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J. Adam M. Cunha

PhD
Clinical Instructor, Division of Physics,
Department of Radiation Oncology

Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Box 1708, 1600 Divisadero St, MZ Bldg R H1031
San Francisco, CA 94143 - 1708
Phone: 415-353-7031
Fax: 415-353-9883
Email: CunhaA[at]RadOnc.ucsf.edu

Professional Focus

Dr. Cunha is the most recent addition to our group. He received a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His thesis work was done as a member of the BaBar collaboration based at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center in Palo Alto, CA. He continued his experimental particle physics research with a post-doctoral position at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York working on code development for the ATLAS detector.

New in the Medical Physics field and exited about the opportunity of working at UCSF , Dr. Cunha is confident that his experience in hardware and software development will quickly be beneficial to the group. His main research will be focused on additional developments with Inverse Planning Techniques related to HDR (High Dose Rate Brachytherapy).