In the Name of God
Arman Rahmim, PhD, DABSNM
Associate Professor of Radiology and Physics, University of British Columbia
Provincial Medical Imaging Physicist, BC Cancer Agency
Senior Scientist, Department of Integrative Oncology, BC Cancer Research Centre
email: arman.rahmim AT ubc DOT ca
Dr. Rahmim is Associate Professor of Radiology and Physics at the University of British Columbia (UBC) as well as Senior Scientist and Provincial Medical Imaging Physicist at the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA). 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) to lead the high resolution brain PET imaging physics program and to pursue research at the JHU Department of Radiology. In 2018, he was recruited back to Vancouver (UBC/BCCA), where he conducts research in tomographic image generation and analysis, including oncologic and brain applications. He has published a book and over 110 journal articles and 230 conference proceeding papers/abstracts, and has delivered more than 50 invited lectures worldwide. He has participated as principal investigator or co-investigator on a range of grants towards quantitative tomographic imaging, including translation to clinical applications. Dr. Rahmim was elected as IEEE Senior Member in 2012, is President of the Physics, Instrumentation and Data Sciences (PIDS) Council (formerly known as CaIC) of the Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), and was awarded the John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) in 2016.