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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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The Council of Medical Physicists is an advisory council to the Department of Health made up of nine members – one member is a medical physicist who specializes in diagnostic radiological physics, one member is a medical physicist who specializes in therapeutic radiological physics, one member is a medical physicist who specializes in medical nuclear radiological physics, one member is a physician who is board certified by the American Board of Radiology, one member is a chiropractic physician who practices radiology, and three consumer members. Despite the expiration of their term, Council members continue to serve until they have been replaced. Members are appointed by the State Surgeon General.

Libby Brateman, PH.D.
Diagnostic Radiological Physics

Ignacio A. Ferras, M.MSc.
Medical Nuclear Physics

Therapeutic Radiological Physics

Radiation Oncologist

Osteopathic Physician

Chiropractic Physician

Consumer Member
Ms. Bettye Joyce Bradshaw, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Since this Council serves as a "quasi-judicial" entity on licensure issues,contact with the members may cause the members to be recused from administrative proceedings. Staff will direct inquiries, when appropriate to the full Council for review. All correspondence and inquiries should be directed to the:

Advisory Council on Medical Physicists
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C07
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3257

Board Staff
Adrienne Rodgers, Executive Director Responsible for Legislative and Budget matters
Sharon Guilford, Program Operations Administrator Responsible for council policy
Michele Jackson, Regulatory Supervisor/Consultant Responsible for the daily supervision and operation of the Council of Medical Physicists
Sherra Mears, Regulatory Specialist II Agendas, meeting set-up, general office questions
Vacant, Regulatory Specialist I Responsible for processing licensure applications and renewals
Keri Meany, Regulatory Specialist II Responsible for continuing education provider/course approval and reactivations
Martha Gold, Regulatory Specialist I Receptionist and incoming mail