Title: Certified Medical Physicist, Vice President
Location: Redondo, California, United States
Melissa C. Martin, Certified Medical Physicist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of radiology.
An accomplished radiological physicist, Dr. Martin has spent her career leading others with honesty, consideration, and integrity. She appreciates working with others to achieve a common goal and is proud of the support she has received and given to others in the field of medical physics. In order to prepare for her professional undertakings, she earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering technology with foci in radiation and nuclear studies from Oklahoma State University as well as a Master of Science in medical physics from the University of California Los Angeles in 1971. Furthermore, Dr. Martin holds certification with the American Board of Radiology in radiological physics as well as with the American Board of Medical Physics in radiation oncology physics.
Dr. Martin has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology since 2006 and has also lectured within the health sciences program at the California State University Long Beach. Over the course of her career, Dr. Martin has held numerous positions such as radiological physicist within the Departments of Radiology and Radiation Oncology at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, California, from 1983 to 1992. She has also worked as a radiological physicist and radiation safety officer within the departments of radiology, radiation oncology, and nuclear medicine at the Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California, from 1980 to 1983 and as an assistant radiological physicist and assistant radiation safety officer at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan in Los Angeles from 1975 to 1980.
Sharing her knowledge with others, Dr. Martin’s creative works are vast and include “Ongoing Quality Control in Digital Radiography: Report of AAPM Imaging Physics Committee Task Group 151” for the November 2015 issue of the Journal of Medical Physics, and has had her work published in the Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. Dr. Martin holds a membership with organizations such as American Association of Physicists in Medicine, the American College of Medical Physics, the American College of Radiology, and the American Society for Radiation Oncology, among other organizations. She is proud of the success she has achieved and would advise others in her profession to be considerate of colleagues, family, and patients and to remain professional and knowledgeable.
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