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Richard Fox

Adjunct Professor, BSc W.Aust., DPhil Oxf., CPhys., FInstP, FAIP, MACPSM

  • The University of Western Australia (M013), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 39 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
19982015
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Personal profile

Biography

Richard Fox has a DPhil in physics from the University of Oxford and was appointed Head of The Department of Medical Physics at Royal Perth Hospital in 1980. He commenced teaching medical students in 1980 initially giving a full course of 78 lectures per year and continued with a lesser teaching load until 2012. He retired from RPH in 2002 but continued as a member of the Radiological Council of WA and Chairman of its Compliance Testing Working Party, he is also chairman of the Cancer Council's Medical Radiation and Cancer Working Party. He is an examiner for the College of Radiologists Part I exam.

Roles and responsibilities

Providing a web-based lecture course in physics for medical students undertaking the postgraduate degree in medicine.

Previous positions

Research Fellow University of Sussex (1970-74), Scientific Assistant Institute of Cancer Research and Lecturer at London University (1974-78), Deputy Head, Department of Medical Physics Royal Perth Hospital (1978-80), Head of Department of Medical Physics, Royal Perth Hospital (1980-2002)

Research

CT scanner dosimetry

Keywords

  • Medical physics

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Projects 2011 2013

Research Output 1998 2015

  • 39 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 6 Article
  • 1 Review article

The impact of iterative reconstruction on computed tomography radiation dosimetry: Evaluation in a routine clinical setting

Moorin, R., Gibson, D. A. J., Forsyth, R. K. & Fox, R. 2015 In : PLoS ONE. 10, 9, p. 1-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Radiometry
computed tomography
Dosimetry
Tomography
Thorax
1 Citations
Open Access
Clinical Protocols
computed tomography
Tomography
Demonstrations
dosage
11 Citations

Radiation dosimetry assessment of routine CT scanning protocols used in Western Australia

Moorin, R., Forsyth, R. K., Gibson, D. & Fox, R. 2013 In : Journal of Radiological Protection. 33, 2, p. 295-312

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radiometry
Western Australia
Radiation
Population
CT protocol

Towards reducing population radiation exposure

Fox, R. 2013 In : Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine. 36, 3, p. 265-267

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations

A simple method to measure proton beam energy in a standard medical cyclotron

Burrage, J. W., Asad, A. H., Campbell, A. M., Fox, R. & Price, R. 2009 In : Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine. 32, 2, p. 92-97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclotrons
Proton beams
Metal foil
Protons
Zinc Isotopes