John J. Sunderland

 John J. Sunderland
Associate Professor and Director of PET Imaging (also in Department of Radiology)
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990
Office: 
3881 JPP
Office Phone: 
(319) 356-1092
Research Interests: 
Medical physics.
Research: 
  • Radiation Detector Development for Positron Emission Tomography Applications
  • Nuclear spectroscopy applications in medical physics
  • Image analysis algorithm development including physiological modeling of radiopharmaceutical kinetics in both human and animal models
  • Associate Professor of Radiology and Adjunct Professor of Physics, is eligible to advise physics theses
  • PET Facilities include a medical cyclotron, three hybrid PET/CT scanners, one research PET scanner
  • Students have opportunities to interact with a multidisciplinary group of scientists including radiochemists, engineers, physiologists, physicians and physicists
  • Students learn how to operate the cyclotron and PET imaging instruments and software for image processing and simulation