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Medical Physics Special Libraries & Museums
I am a huge fan of special libraries, and I have a couple of medical physicists in the family, so I thought I would see how many relevant libraries and museums I could find. Medical physicists work in hospitals, and they work on developing treatments for cancer. Medical physicists are required to complete a master's degree, and they usually become board certified, meaning that they pass a three-part test, which they must take in three separate years.
from the Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers, 40th ed., 2012
American Association of Physicists in Medicine Library
1 Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740 USA
Staff: 15. Subjects: Medical physics from acceptance testing to x-ray imaging. Publications: Yes. Also Known As: AAPM.
Cancer Research Wales Library
Cardiff University Information Services
Velindre Cancer Centre
Cardiff CF14 2TL, United Kingdom
Phone: 40 29 20316291
Fax: 44 29 20316927
Founded: 1969. Staff: 2. Subjects: Cancer, Palliative Care, Medical Physics.
Ontario Cancer Foundation - Hamilton Regional Centre Library
699 Concession St.
Hamilton, ON, Canada L8V 5C2
Staff: Prof 1. Subjects: Cancer, medical physics. Electronic Resources: Yes. Networks/Consortia: Member of Hamilton & District Health Library Network.
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Medical Physics Department Library
1111 Highland Ave., Rm. 1005
Madison, WI 53705-2275 USA
Phone: 608-262-2170.Fax: 608-262-2413.
Founded: 1982. Staff: Prof 1. Subjects: Medical physics, biomedical engineering, physics, radiology. 119680
- National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
- University @ Buffalo SUNY Museum of Radiology and Medical Physics