Todd Peterson, Ph.D.

Todd Peterson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

(615) 322-2648 (office)

Research Description

Todd Peterson, PhD, earned his MS and PhD in Physics from Indiana University Bloomington. Following three years as a Postdoctoral Research at the Center for Gamma-Ray Imaging, University of Arizona, he joined the Vanderbilt faculty as Assistant Professor and Director of Nuclear Imaging in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012. From 2010 to 2017, he also served as Faculty Directory for the Office of Honor Scholarships. Dr. Peterson's research interests extend from the development of semiconductor radiation detectors for high-resolution nuclear imaging to preclinical and clinical applications of PET, SPECT, and CT imaging in oncology, pharmacology, and diabetes.

Section: Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science

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Selected Publications