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Emory's director of medical physics to speak at Commencement

In keeping with the tradition of spotlighting APSUs own alumni and their myriad success stories, APSU officials again have chosen an alumnus as keynote speaker for Winter Commencement, which will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17 in the Winfield Dunn Center.

Dr. Tim Fox, Atlanta, will speak to almost 500 candidates for graduation, as well as their family and friends. He is a 1990 graduate of APSU with a major in physics.
In keeping with the tradition of spotlighting APSU's own alumni and their myriad success stories, APSU officials again have chosen an alumnus as keynote speaker for Winter Commencement, which will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17 in the Winfield Dunn Center.

Dr. Tim Fox, Atlanta, will speak to almost 500 candidates for graduation, as well as their family and friends. He is a 1990 graduate of APSU with a major in physics.

Besides his academic appointment as assistant professor of radiation oncology at Emory University School of Medicine, Fox is the director of the Division of Medical Physics and the Division of Computational Research and Informatics, both within Emory University School of Medicine's Department of Radiation Oncology.

Fox was named a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology for Therapeutic Radiologic Physics in 1997, after earning both his M.S. in Radiological Engineering/Health Physics and his Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta.

Among his many fellowships, scholarships and other special appointments, Fox received the 1990 Ohio Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Award. He is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

He serves as a reviewer for the “International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Physics,” “Medical Physics” and “Physics in Medicine and Biology.”

Besides holding two U.S. patents on systems and methods for providing radiation therapy, Fox is the author and/or co-author of 41 research articles and abstracts and the author and/or co-author of five book chapters.

He has authored numerous successful grants, written a book review, made six presentations at national professional meetings and is the primary developer of seven computer programs.
—Dennie Burke