The Ottawa Medical Physics Institute (OMPI) is the dynamic network of medical physicists in Canada's capital region. It is a Carleton University Research Centre.

In Ottawa, graduate studies in medical physics are offered at the MSc and PhD level, with specializations in imaging, therapy, and biophysics. Medical physics studies comprise one component of the graduate program of the  Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Physics, which combines the resources of the Physics Departments at  Carleton University and the  University of Ottawa. The medical physics program is focused at Carleton University.

Prospective students: Information is available here.

News Stories

Carleton medical physics grad student presentations at the 2024 COMP ASM

Congratulations to all our graduate student who were accepted for talks at the COMP meeting in Regina, including 3 students participating in the Young Investigators Symposium.


Here is a full list of our student presentations (grad students names italicized):


Young Investigators Symposium


Passing of Ian Smith

We are saddened to announce that Ian Smith passed away on May 9. Ian was the sole Director General of the NRC Institute of Biodiagnostics in Winnipeg (with satellite locations in Halifax and Calgary) from its opening in 1992 until it closed in 2013.

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