Direct from the Director: Biomedical Physics at Ryerson University

Ryerson University in Toronto is a destination for students wanting to study medical and biomedical physics.

What makes Ryerson’s graduate programs in biomedical physics so desirable? It’s a combination of factors

– a friendly environment in a great city, your choice of excellent graduate programs, not to mention that the stuff you’ll learn there is in high demand out there in the professional world.

Dr. Carl Kumaradas, Director, Graduate Programs in Biomedical Physics, Ryerson University

Dr. Carl Kumaradas, Director, Graduate Programs in Biomedical Physics

But don’t just take our word for it. GradSchoolShopper.com recently spoke with the director of these programs, Dr. J. Carl Kumaradas.

The full interview has lots of program info, admissions details, and more. But for the busy among you, here are some highlights:

  • Degrees offered: BSc in Medical Physics, MSc and PhD in Biomedical Physics
  • Faculty: 16, 8 staff members
  • Students: 22 MSc, 12 PhD
  • Research groups: Ultrasound, Optics and Biophotonics, Nanotechnology, Computational Modeling, Health and Radiation Physics
  • Hospital affiliations: University Health Network, Sunnybrook Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital
A happy bunch: Ryerson's Biomedical Physics grad students

A happy bunch: Ryerson’s Biomedical Physics grad students

Think biomedical physics might be for you? Take a look at Ryerson University’s profile on GradSchoolShopper.com or use our search tool to find similar programs.

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