NAMP celebrates International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP) – Calls for sustainable healthcare at the 2022 NAMP Conference in Ibadan

The Nigerian Association of Medical Physicists (NAMP), on Monday, November 7 celebrated the International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP), a day set aside by International Organisation for Medical Physics (IOMP) to celebrate the role of physicists in medicine and related fields. It is a day that commemorates the birthday of Marie Curie a two-time Nobel Laureate who discovered Radioactivity. The event, tagged Ibadan 2022 with the theme; “Medical Physics for Sustainable Healthcare,” as celebrated worldwide, was held at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. The National President of NAMP, Professor Fatai Balogun, who gave the opening speech, said the association […]

Invitation to the October edition of NAMP webinars: What Medical Physicists do in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

Speaker: Mr Akintayo Omojola Medical Physicist, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, NHS Lothian, Scotland REGISTER HERE Brief Profile: Omojola, Akintayo had his BSc in Physics from the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta and MSc in Medical Physics from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. He has worked for 8 years in diagnostic radiology at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State. He is currently working at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, Scotland under Radiation Protection and Imaging Physics. His area of focus is Interventional radiology, Computed Tomography (CT) and shielding.

Invitation to the September edition of NAMP webinars: Total Skin Electron Irradiation Treatment Techniques: How best can it be Clinically Achievable?

Speaker: Mr Adebayo Abe, Medical Physicist, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH)/NSIA-LUTH Register Here Mr Adebayo Abe, had his B.Sc in Physics and Electronics at the Adekunle Ajasin University and M.Sc in Medical Physics at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. He has 14 years experience as a Clinical Physicist at the Departments of Radiotherapy and Diagnostic Radiology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). He has worked and consulted for various Diagnostic centres in South Western Nigeria. His main area of interest in Medical Physics is Dosimetry as well as the design and fabrication of QA accessories.

Invitation to the August edition of NAMP webinars: Radionuclide Therapy and Dosimetry in Nuclear Medicine.

Speaker: Dr John E. Ejeh (Department of Nuclear Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan) Register here Dr John E. Ejeh, Assistant Director Medical Physics, can easily be described as the first Nuclear Medicine Physicist in the country as he was the pioneer Physicist when the first department of Nuclear Medicine in the country was established in 2006 at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. He obtained his BSc Physics at the Benue State University, MSc Physics at the University of Ibadan and PhD in Medical Physics (specialising in Nuclear Medicine Physics) at the University of Free state, Bloemfontein, South Africa specialising in […]

Invitation to the March & April Edition of NAMP webinars: Our LINAC Commissioning Experience I & II

You are invited to join us in our monthly webinar series. We continue the second part of our discussion on the commissioning experience of a Linear Accelerator, specifically the varian model. Our speaker is a Medical Physicist at the Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre, Lagos, one of the newest private Radiotherapy centres in Nigeria. Please find more details below in the poster.

Call for Applications: 2022 Medical Physics Harmattan School

Do you think you could be the next scientist to change the world with your innovation like Wilhelm Roentgen who discovered X-Rays or the two-time Nobel Laureate Marie Curie who discovered radioactivity? Are you an undergraduate student and would you like to know the role of physics in medicine? The journey starts now! Apply for the 2nd medical physics harmattan school and be inspired! Theme: More application of physics in medicine. Download program brochure below Apply here 👉🏽 https://forms.gle/PiGwZUqpmoNZQBtL8 APPLICATION DEADLINE (EXTENDED): FEBRUARY 3, 2022 INSTRUCTIONS Click on the application form link. Fill and submit. Successful applicants will receive an […]