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Richard Fox

Adj/Prof Richard Fox

Adjunct Professor
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (Physics)

Contact details
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (Physics)
The University of Western Australia (M013)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 9386 7079
+61 8 9386 7076
BSc W.Aust., DPhil Oxf., CPhys., FInstP, FAIP, MACPSM
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.
Key research
CT scanner dosimetry
Moorin R, Forsyth R, Gibson D, Fox R Radiation dosimetry assessment of routine CT scanning protocols used in Western Australia J Radiol Prot (2013) 33, 295-312.
Fox R Towards reducing population radiation exposure Australas Phys Eng Sci Med (2013) 36(3), 265-7
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Providing a web-based lecture course in physics for medical students undertaking the postgraduate degree in medicine.
Fellow of The Institute of Physics (London), Fellow of the Australian Institute of Physics, Fellow of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (UK), Fellow of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers 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)
Current external positions
Emeritus Consultant, Royal Perth Hospital
Research profile
Research profile and publications

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