Staff Bios and Contact Info

Staff Bios and Contact Info

Patricia G. Collins, PhD, DABR

Diagnostic Medical Physicist, Chair, CT Protocol Review Committee
(Private Inspector, State of Virginia License #RH-15-12-384)

Dr. Collins joined the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging as a Diagnostic Medical Physicist in the fall of 2010, shortly after receiving her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia. As a graduate student she worked as a research assistant in the Department of Radiology, focusing on X-ray and nuclear medicine imaging of the breast and improved guidance techniques for breast surgery.  Since joining the diagnostic physics group, Patty has broadened her scope of work to include general radiography, computed tomography (CT), angiography, fluoroscopy, and nuclear medicine.  She is also actively involved in the Yittrium-90 microsphere program.  Additionally, she provides instruction to the radiology residents in the areas of radiological physics and diagnostic imaging.

pjg7c@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu
Office: 434-243-1477
Pager: 434-982-3500 pic 4668 (dial 500 then the pic # if calling from a UVA phone)

 


Matthew DeLorenzo, M.S., DABR

Diagnostic Medical Physicist
(Private Inspector, State of Virginia License #RH-135-18-509)

Mr. DeLorenzo joined the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging as a Diagnostic Medical Physicist in the fall of 2017. Matthew graduated from The University of Florida in 2013 in Biomedical Engineering and completed his residency in Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics at The University of Oklahoma in 2016. Matthew’s research interests focus on software development and computing in medical physics. The scope of Matthew’s clinical work includes x-ray equipment testing of all x-ray modalities, radiation shielding design, and dose calculations.

md5fw@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu
Office: 434-982-0679
Cell: 434-305-5131

 


William (Bill) Dove, RT(R)

Imaging Physics Specialist
(Private Inspector, State of Virginia License #RH-1-99-34)

William Dove joined the Department of Radiology in 2009 after many years as a Radiation Therapy Service Engineer. He is an expert at dental X-ray tube inspections and serves as our interface to the assorted machine shops used for phantom fabrication or instrument repair. Lastly, Bill’s scope of work includes general radiography, angiography, and fluoroscopy X-ray machine inspections.

wed2n@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu
Office: 434-924-9422
Cell: 434-989-4184

 


Allen R. Goode, MS, DABR

Chief Diagnostic Medical Physicist, Chair HIRE Committee & Co-Chair, Clinical Radiation Safety Committee
(Private Inspector, State of Virginia License #RH-15-05-267)

Allen Goode is the Chief Diagnostic Medical Physicist and joined the department in 2003. Allen received his Masters Degree from the University of Virginia in Biomedical Engineering where his research efforts were focused on dedicated gamma camera imaging of the Breast. His research interests include operator and patient dosimetry during fluoroscopically guided interventions, image analysis, and image processing. Allen is active in the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and provides the physics curriculum for the Radiology Residents for board preparation and education. Lastly, Allen is also one of two qualified MQSA inspectors for the UVA Health System and is Board Certified in Diagnostic Medical Physics.

arg2n@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu
Office: 434-924-2163
Cell: 434-531-2459
Pager: 434-982-3500 pic 2281 (dial 500 then the pic # if calling from a UVA phone)


Robert Mulder, PhD

Diagnostic Medical Physicist

Dr. Mulder joined the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging as a Diagnostic Medical Physicist in the fall of 2008. Prior to joining Radiology and Medical Imaging, Dr. Mulder served as a physicist in the Radiation Oncology department. Before that, Dr. Mulder spent many years as the Director of the UVA Research Nuclear Reactor facility (now decommissioned). Dr. Mulder runs the Yittrium-90 microsphere program, and also provides physics support for Culpeper Regional Hospital.

rum@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu
Office: 434-924-9424
Pager: 434-982-3500 pic 6067 (dial 500 then the pic # if calling from a UVA phone)

 


Andrew M. Polemi, PhD

Diagnostic Medical Physicist Junior

Dr. Polemi joined the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging as a Diagnostic Medical Physicist in the summer of 2018, shortly after receiving his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia. Andrew’s graduate work focused on dedicated breast nuclear medicine systems, x-ray tomosynthesis, and breast dual-energy computed tomography. More specifically, his doctoral work was on the optimization and characterization of a Dual Modality Tomosynthesis system, which includes x-ray and single gamma components, and a dedicated breast ring PET system.  Andrew is actively involved in the Yittrium-90 microsphere program. His scope of work includes nuclear medicine and all other clinical Medical Physics activities.

amp3as@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu
Office: 434-924-4925
Cell: 434-409-3967