Alumni Highlights

Meet a few of our graduates


Christopher Johnstone

Christopher’s research aims to standardize microCT image quality and to establish imaging dose in preclinical image-guided radiation therapy. He has also characterized a novel dosimeter for real-time small field measurements during his PhD at the University of Victoria.

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Samantha Van Nest

Samantha's interest in physics and cancer research was fueled by a series of encyclopedias purchased by her dad one Saturday afternoon at a used book sale. A decade or so later, this led her to study Medical physics in an effort to blend these two interests together.

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Chelsea A.S. Dunning

Chelsea Dunning is a recent PhD graduate from the XCITE lab at the University of Victoria. Her research explored the design and optimization of a benchtop x-ray imaging system capable of simultaneous x-ray fluorescence and photon-counting-detector computed tomography.

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