Members of Radiotherapy Physics Residency Program Faculty (2016)

Medical Physics Faculty of the Radiatherapy Physics Residency program function as course leaders, mentors, and supervisors. The faculty members participate in scholarly activities such as scientific societies and meetings, scientific presentations and publications, and continuing education.

Medical Physicists

Mauro Tambasco, Ph.D.

Mauro Tambasco, Ph.D., MCCPM*†

Associate Director, Medical Physics Residency
Associate Professor, Physics
Associate Director, Medical Physics
San Diego State University

Office: Physics 139, SDSU
Phone: (619) 594-6161
E-mail: mtambasco@mail.sdsu.edu

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Calgary (2004-2012); Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Calgary (2004-present); Clinical Medical Physicist, Tom Baker Cancer Centre (2004-2012).

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Usha Sinha, Ph.D.

Usha Sinha, Ph.D.†

Chair and Professor, Physics
Director, Medical Physics
Associate Director, Medical Physics
San Diego State University

Office: Physics 131, SDSU
Phone: (619) 594-1791
E-mail: mtambasco@mail.sdsu.edu

Professional Experience

Chair SDSU Physics Department (2007-present); Director of RHP; SDSU (2007-present); Adjunct Associate Prof., BioMedical Physics, UCLA (2002-2008); Associate Prof., BioMedical Physics,UCLA(2002-2007); Assistant Prof., BioMedical Physics,UCLA(1993-2002).

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Patrick Papin, Ph.D.

Patrick Papin, Ph.D.

Professor, Physics
San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 594-5142
E-mail: ppapin@sciences.sdsu.edu

Professional Experience

Chair SDSU Physics Department (2007-present); Director of RHP; SDSU (2007-present); Adjunct Associate Prof., BioMedical Physics, UCLA (2002-2008); Associate Prof., BioMedical Physics,UCLA(2002-2007); Assistant Prof., BioMedical Physics,UCLA(1993-2002).

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Richard L. LaFontaine, Ph.D.

Richard L. LaFontaine, Ph.D., DABR**†

Senior Radiation Therapy Physicist, Naval Medical
Associate Director, Medical Physics Residency
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 532-8185
E-mail: richard.l.lafontaine.civ@mail.mil

Professional Experience

CAPT MSC USN (ret.)
Radiation Oncology Division
Senior Radiation Therapy Physicist
Naval Medical Center (-present)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Lt. Larry Burns, M.S

Lt. Larry Burns, M.S

Director of Clinical Physics, Naval Medical Center
Radiation Oncology Division
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619)-532-8183
E-mail: larry.p.burns.ctr@mail.mil

Chris Campen, M.S.

Chris Campen, M.S.

Medical Physicist, Naval Medical Center
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University
Radiation Oncology Division

George Mardirossian, Ph.D., DABR (T)**, NMTB†

George Mardirossian, Ph.D., DABR (T)**, NMTB†

Chief Medical Physicist, Genesis Healthcare Partners
Director, Medical Physics Residency
Lecturer, San Diego State University

Phone: (858) 505-4100
Fax: (858) 888-7733
E-mail: gmardirossian@genhp.com

Guo Long Chu , Ph.D., DABR (T)**

Guo Long Chu, Ph.D., DABR (T)**

Senior Medical Physicist, Genesis Healthcare Partners
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 230-04000
Fax: (858) 888-7733
E-mail: gchu@genhp.com

Patrick Guo, Ph.D., DABR (T)**†

Patrick Guo, Ph.D., DABR (T)**†

Medical Physicist, Sharp Grossmont Hospital
Associate Director, Medical Physics Residency
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 740-3041
E-mail: patrick.Guo@sharp.com

Adam Torres, M.S.

Adam Torres, M.S.

Medical Physicist, Sharp Grossmont Hospital
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Fax: (858) 888-7733
E-mail: Adam.Torres@sharp.com

† Steering Committee Member.
*MCCPM is membership to Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine (Radiation Oncology Physics Subspecialty).
**DABR (T) is diplomat of ABR in Therapeutic Radiological Physics.


Radiation Oncologists

Harvey Wilds, M.D., CAPT, MC. USN†

Harvey Wilds, M.D., CAPT, MC. USN†

Division Chief of Radiation Oncology,
Naval Medical Center
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Donald B. Fuller, M.D.

Donald B. Fuller, M.D.

Radiation Oncologist, Genesis Healthcare Partners
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 230-0400

Reza Shirazi, M.D.

Reza Shirazi, M.D.

Radiation Oncologist, Genesis Healthcare Partners
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 230-0400
Fax: (858) 888-7764
rshirazi@genhp.com

Ijaz Tahir, M.D., FRCP, FACRO

Tahir Ijaz, M.D., FRCP, FACRO

Radiation Oncologist, Genesis Healthcare Partners
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 230-0400

Damon E. Smith, M.D., FACRO

Damon E. Smith, M.D., FACRO

Radiation Oncologist, Genesis Healthcare Partners
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 230-0400
Fax: (858) 888-7936
dssmith@genhp.com


Dosimetrists

Steven Hardy, M.S., CMD, RT (R)(T)(CT)

Steven Hardy, M.S., CMD, RT (R)(T)(CT)

Director of Imaging/RO Operations,
Genesis Healthcare Partners
Chief Dosimetrist, Genesis Healthcare Partners
Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University

Phone: (619) 230-0400
Fax: (858) 888-7733
shardy@genhp.com