Adel Mustafa, PhD
Research & Publications
Dr. Mustafa has obtained his Ph.D. in medical physics from Surrey University, England, UK. His past hospital and academic carriers include faculty positions at Kuwait University School of Medicine, New York Medical College, and currently at Yale University School of Medicine. He is Yale New Haven Health System chief of diagnostic radiology physics and program director of Yale Medical Physics residency program.
Dr. Mustafa is board certified by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and the American Board of medical Physics (ABMP) in diagnostic imaging physics. Dr. Mustafa is an elected Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
For many years he served as member, co-chair or chair of several AAPM scientific and professional committees. Dr Mustafa is examiner with the American Board of Radiology in diagnostic imaging physics conducting Part 3 oral examination since 2004. He is Chairman of the Accreditation Committee and the Chief Examiner for the International Medical Physics Certification Board (IMPCB).
His current clinical, teaching and research interests include image quality optimization, radiation dose management and quantification of disease conditions using multiple imaging modalities with particular interest in CT imaging. Currently leading a team of medical physicists and collaborating with scientists, radiologists and clinicians in areas of CT detection, quantification and optimization
Established Yale Diagnostic Medical Physics Residency under GMEC of Yale New Haven Hospital. He is currently the residency program director.
Education & Training
- Postdoctoral fellowSurrey University (1982)
Honors & Recognition
|Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine||2007|
|YSM||Medical Physics Residency program as Faculty for MRI rotations of Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists.||2018 - Present|
|YSM||- Directing the medical physics curriculum for teaching of radiology residents - Member of the radiology residency programmatic committee - Teaching faculty||2016 - Present|
|Yale New Haven Hospital||YNHH radiation safety committee, YNHH/Radiology equipment specification and selection committee, YNHHS Informatics, YNHHS radiation dose managagement and reporting committee, Connecticut Hospital Administration (CHA) dose management committee, YNHHS MRI safety committee||2015 - Present|
|International Medical Physics Certification Board, IMPCB||Member of the IMPCB Accreditation Committee, Chairman of the Oral Board examination committee, Examiner for Parts I, II and the Oral Boards, Conduct board exams given internationally||2014 - Present|
|the American Board of Radiology||Oral Board Examiner for Diagnostic Radiology Physics||2002 - Present|
|American Association of Physicists in Medicine||Served in multiple scientific and professional committees. Authored published work for the training of radiology residents and medical physicists through NY chapter of the AAPM RAPHEX. Chaired the International Scientific Exchange Program. Program director and speaker in 8 AAPM international medical physics programs in 8 countries.||1992 - Present|
Departments & Organizations
- Clinical Radiology
- Medical Physics
- Radiology & Biomedical Imaging