Tod has worked as a Diagnostic Medical Physicist with MPC for the past 10 years. He has a B.S. degree in Physics from Hope College and an M.S. in Radiation Health Physics from Oregon State University.
Tod specializes in the performance testing of all modalities of x-ray imaging systems. He specializes in MQSA mammography surveys, ACR CT accreditation surveys, x-ray shielding design and evaluation, patient and staff dosimetry and dose optimization. His master’s thesis was on “Patient Radiation Exposure Variability and Minimization in Mobile, C-arm Fluoroscopy”. He also provides radiation physics lectures and radiation safety in-services.
Previously, Tod has worked for over 20 years as a health physicist for the State of Michigan. His job duties included x-ray machine and facility inspection, FDA certified mammography inspections, radiation shielding plan approval, radiation safety guidance, and nuclear power plant emergency response.
Tod is approved by American College of Radiology, The Joint Commission, and the MQSA as a diagnostic physicist. He is a full-member member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.