Director, Technical Operations
Licensed Medical Physicist
Joe has over 25 years of diversified experience working with sources of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and management of their safe use in medical, manufacturing, R&D, and fusion reactor environments. After receiving his degree in Biology, Joe began his professional career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. He then attended graduate school and received his Master’s degree in Radiological Hygiene. He spent 5 years as an operational health physicist at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab research reactor in New Jersey. He then joined Eastman Kodak in Rochester and served as their Radiation and Laser Safety Officer for 14 years.
Joe joined Upstate Medical Physics in 2006. His specialties include nuclear medicine & PET support (assessments, acceptance testing), shielding design and calculations for various imaging modalities, radiation safety training, dosimetry, licensing and regulatory support, health physics, and laser and non-ionizing radiation safety.
Joe is a native of Buffalo, NY.
M.S. Public Health – Radiological Hygiene, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. Biology, State University College at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Nuclear Medicine Institute, Cleveland, Ohio
Certifications, Licenses, and Professional Organizations
New York State Licensed Medical Physicist – Medical Health Physics subspecialty
New York State Limited Permit to Practice as a Medical Physicist in Medical Nuclear Physics
Certified by the American Board of Health Physics
- Part 1 Exam Chair
- Part 1 Examination Board Member
Certified Radiation Equipment Safety Officer (CRESO) for NY State
American Association of Physicists in Medicine member
Society of Nuclear Medicine member
Health Physics Society, Plenary member
- Board of Directors, RSO Section
- Membership Committee
Western New York Chapter of the Health Physics Society member
Certified Laser Safety Officer, Board of Laser Safety
Laser Institute of America member