John Hazle2024-02-02T12:26:48-05:00
John D. Hazle, PhD, FAAPM

John D. Hazle, PhD, FAAPM

Dr. John D. Hazle obtained his undergraduate and Master degrees in Physics and Medical Physics from the University of Kentucky. He received his PhD in biophysics from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. While developing a research program in magnetic resonance imaging, he rose to Section Chief of Diagnostic Imaging Physics in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and eventually became the inaugural Chair of the Department of Imaging Physics in the Division of Diagnostic Imaging in 2002. He still holds this position today. Dr. Hazel was the founding Director of the Residency Program in Imaging Physics, preparing the next generation of leaders in academic medical physics. While he has been active in several organizations throughout his career, Dr. Hazel has been the most active in the American Association of Physicists in Medicine where he has served as President and Chairman of the Board. 

 

Dr. Hazel is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Imaging Physics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He holds the Bernard W. Biedenharn Chair in Cancer Research and has a joint appointment as Professor in the Department of Radiation Physics. He also serves as the AAPM representative to the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research.

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