Stephen Sawchuk, PhD, MSc, BSc


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Senior Medical Physicist, London Regional Cancer Program

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario

Major Clinical Duties

Treatment Planning QA, Linac responsibility, Tomotherapy unit responsibility, Dep. Radiation Safety Officer

Daily Clinical

Treatment Planning Checks, Linac and tomotherapy responsibilities, radiation safety, Low Dose Rate prostate brachytherapy, Total Body Irradiation

Medical Physics Career Path

Monte Carlo Methods at LRCP as research assoc; Medical Physics Residency in Kingston ON (1993-1996); Kingston (KRCC), Calgary (TBCC), Seattle (Swedish Medical Inst.) and LRCP as Medical Physicist




Ph.D. Applied Mathematics Western (1990), M.Sc. Appl. Math Western (1985), B. Sc. Hon Appl. Math Western (1983)

Academic Interests

Educational: Medical Physics Certification Examiner and Question Composer

Research: Monte Carlo Methods and Algorithms for Treatment Planning and particle transport, radiation safety