Medical physicists use analytical and applied scientific techniques to assist healthcare workers in the safe diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Medical physicists use a variety of analytical, computer-aided and bioengineering techniques in their work such as radiotherapy, x-ray imaging, ultrasound, tomography, radiology, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and lasers.
planning and ensuring safe and accurate treatment of patients
providing advice about radiation protection
training and updating health care, scientific and technical staff