Certificate in Medical Physics - Radiation Biology MEDP 6430   Radiation Biology
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Radiobiology topics include: basic physical and chemical mechanisms, cellular radiation biology, mechanisms of cancer induction, the effects of radiation on normal tissues and malignant cells, and competing treatment modalities. Radiation protection and health physics topics include: risk versus benefit, radiation shielding properties and design, and radiation monitoring of personnel.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: Permission of instructor
CROSS-LISTING: PHYC 6430.03