John Sunderland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director, PET Imaging Center
Research Interests: 

Medical physics

  • 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
Research areas
  • Medical and Biomedical Physics
John Sunderland
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

3861 Colloton Pavilion (JCP)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States