In the Name of God

Dr. Rahmim is Professor of Radiology, Physics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC), as well as Distinguished Scientist and Provincial Medical Imaging Physicist at BC Cancer. He received his MSc in condensed matter physics and PhD in medical imaging physics at UBC. Following doctoral studies, he was recruited by Johns Hopkins University (JHU), leading the high resolution brain PET imaging physics program and pursuing research at the JHU Departments of Radiology and Electrical Engineering. In 2018, he was recruited back to Vancouver, where his laboratory (Qurit Lab) pursues research in molecular imaging & therapy. He has published a book and over 260 journal articles, and delivered more than 160 invited lectures worldwide. He has participated as principal investigator on a range of funded research efforts towards quantitative imaging and personalized therapies. He is also Scientific Lead of the BC Cancer Medical Imaging Core (CanMIC) Lab, aiming to translate state-of-the-art imaging solutions to clinical trials and research. Additionally, he is Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Ascinta Technologies, working to develop easy-to-use, adaptable, and AI-enabled software for medical image analysis in research, clinical trials, and clinical care. Dr. Rahmim was awarded in 2016 the John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), in 2022 the Presidential Distinguished Service Award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) for significant contributions to the field of nuclear medicine & molecular imaging, was Vice President (2017-18) and President (2018-19) of the SNMMI Physics, Instrumentation and Data Sciences Council (PIDSC), Chair of the SNMMI Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task Force (2020-2024) as well as the SNMMI Dosimetry-AI working group (2022-).

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