Medical Physicist, Department of Medical Physics at Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney, Australia
Roger is a Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (ANZSNM), an Accredited Nuclear Medicine Physicist of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM), and a Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has held several honorary positions on professional societies including founding Chairman of the Physics Special Interest Group of the ANZSNM, Chairman of the NSW Branch of the ANZSNM, and Chairman of the NSW Branch of the ACPSEM. He also served as Chairman of the ACPSEM Nuclear Medicine Physics Accreditation Panel from 2005-2007, and until 2007 was an elected member of the Radiation Instrumentation Steering Committee and the Nuclear Medical and Imaging Sciences Council of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society. He serves as a frequent reviewer for international scientific journals. He has supervised numerous undergraduate and postgraduate research students. He regularly undertakes missions on behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region to conduct training courses on nuclear medicine and PET physics. He is currently a major contributor to the development and trialling of an IAEA training scheme for nuclear medicine physicists.
Since the mid-1980’s, Roger Fulton’s research has focussed on improving the quantitative accuracy of SPECT and PET, especially through motion compensation, for which he has received a number of research awards. He has authored over 50 refereed journal articles, 114 conference papers and abstracts, and 5 book chapters. He has an h-index of 17and his papers have attracted over 900 citations.