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The Department of Radiological Sciences Graduate Program in Medical Physics is comprised of faculty physicists from both the Department of Radiological Sciences and the Department of Radiation Oncology. With over a century of combined experience in the field of Medical Physics, the faculty governing the program provides both state-of-the-art research opportunities and education experience. The faculty in each department provide mentoring to graduate students who gain experience both in the clinical and scientific realms.

Isaac Rutel, Ph.D., DABR
Radiological Sciences

Isaac Rutel, Ph.D., DABR

Ass​ociate Professor


  • B.S., Engineering Physics, High Distinction, Worcester Clinic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts
  • M.Sc., Physics,  Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
  • Ph.D., Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Radiology  (Diagnostic)


Fellowship, Medical Physics (Diagnistic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine), Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Clinical/Research Interests:

Development and design of novel diagnostic phantoms, magnetic delivery of nanomedicine in diabetic foot and sensorineural hearing loss models, optimization of x-ray devices used in explosive device detection, dead detector element identification and graduate instruction education methodology.