Dr. Heather Williams MBE, on working in Medical Physics

Season 3, Episode 1,   Jun 21, 2021, 11:02 AM

Heather is interviewed by Peter Charlton, a Biomedical Engineering Researcher at the University of Cambridge., in December 2020. This fascinating discussion explores such issues as: - Heather's early interest in medical physics - Early career - Progress in Nuclear medicine - Teaching in the profession - Student recruitment and retention in medical physics - Women in physics - The value of the profession to UK health - The opportunity to make real changes in your profession - The impact of Covid-19 on the profession - Showcasing medical physics to external audiences - Improving gender representation in medical physics

Dr. Heather Williams is a Consultant Medical Physicist in nuclear medicine. She works for Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Lecturer at the University of Manchester, Guest Lecturer at the University of Salford and Visiting professor at the University of Cumbria.

Further soundbites are provided by Rebecca Jewitt, a  Trainee Radiotherapy Physicist, who talks about how we might encourage young people into medical physics at this crucial time.