Brian Pogue

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Department Chair, Medical Physics, Robert Turell UWMF Professor of Medical Physics Director, Graduate Program


Website: MOXI Lab

Phone: 608-263-8037

Department of Medical Physics
Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
1111 Highland Avenue, Room 1016
Madison, WI 53705

Brian Pogue is a primary advisor in the Department of Medical Physics.

Dr. Brian Pogue photo

Research Interests

Biomedical optics, radiation therapy imaging with Cherenkov light, ultra-high dose rate FLASH radiotherapy; photodynamic therapy; molecular guided surgery; entrepreneurship & leadership in academics & education.


1991 – Master of Science, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada

1996 – Doctor of Philosophy, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

1995-96 – Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Dept of Dermatology

Academic Appointments

  • Professor, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth, 2006 – 2018
  • Dean of Graduate Studies, Dartmouth College, 2008 – 2012
  • Co-Founder & President, DoseOptics LLC, 2014-present
  • Co-Director, Dartmouth Medical Physics PhD Education Program, 2015 – 2021
  • MacLean Professor of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth, 2018 – 2021
  • Adjunct Professor of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth, 2022 – present
  • Professor & Dept. Chair, Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2022 – present
  • Affiliate Professor of Radiology, Human Oncology, Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2022 – present

Honors & Awards

  • Graduate Student Council Mentoring Award, Dartmouth College, 2006
  • American Society of Photobiology – Light Path Award, June, 2012
  • Optical Society of America, Fellow, 2012
  • American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering, Fellow, 2016
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Imaging Sciences Pathway Retreat, Plenary, 2019
  • The Society for Optics & Photonics (SPIE), Fellow, 2019
  • Engineering at Dartmouth, Distinguished Research Award, Thayer School, Dartmouth College, 2021
  • National Academy of Inventors, Fellow, 2022
  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Fellow, 2023

Personal Links

Brian Pogue on PubMed