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Adam B. Paxton, Ph.D.

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Radiation Oncology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Radiology (Therapeutic Medical Physics)

Research Interests

  • Patient Safety
  • Motion Management in Radiation Therapy
  • Radiosurgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Protons

Adam Paxton, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Utah and a Medical Physicist at Huntsman Cancer Hospital (HCH). Dr. Paxton received his BS from the College of Idaho and his MS and PhD from the University of Wisconsin. He completed his residency training in Medical Physics at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Paxton’s clinical and research interests include implementing new technologies in the clinic, patient safety, motion management, radiosurgery, and proton therapy.

Education History

Residency University of California, San Diego
Radiation Therapy
Doctoral Training University of Wisconsin
Medical Physics
Graduate Training University of Wisconsin
Medical Physics
Undergraduate College of Idaho
Physics and Mathematics