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program contact information

If you have questions about the Medical Physics and Health Physics Program, please contact us.  Send general questions to or call (225) 578-2163.

  • APPLICANT LIAISON (for questions about applying to the MS and PhD programs)
    Kenneth L. Matthews II, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor and Deputy Director
    Medical Physics and Health Physics Program
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    459-B Nicholson Hall, Tower Dr.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803-4001
    Phone: (225) 578-2740
    E-mail:
  • PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR
    Katie Bailey
    Medical Physics and Health Physics Program
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    439 Nicholson Hall, Tower Dr.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803-4001
    Phone: (225) 578-2163
    E-mail:
  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR

    Wayne D. Newhauser, Ph.D.
    Dr. Charles M. Smith Chair in Medical Physics
    Professor and Director
    Medical Physics and Health Physics Program
    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    439-B Nicholson Hall, Tower Dr.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70803-4001

Last updated: April 22, 2014