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Ehsan Samei, PhD

Division Chief, Radiation Physicist


  • Full Faculty in Medical Physics

Telephone: 919-684-7852
Website: Lab Website, Scholars@Duke, Center for Virtual Imaging Trials (CVIT)


Ehsan is a Persian-American medical physicist. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), the International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE), and the American Institute of Medical and Biomedical Engineering (AIMBE). He has an active interest in bridging the gap between scientific scholarship and clinical practice, in the meaningful realization of translational research, and in healthcare that is informed by scientific evidence. He has mentored over 100 trainees, has published over 230 referred journal papers, and been the recipient of over 30 extramural grants. He is also a musician and has an active interest in common traits and interactions between science, art, and faith. He has run five marathons (3:17 PR), including the 2013 Boston Marathon, is married to Dr. Maija Samei, a scholar of medieval Chinese literature, and is blessed with four energetic children!


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