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Marvin C. Ziskin, MD

Director, Center for Biomedical Physics
Professor, Radiology and Medical Physics

Marvin Ziskin
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Contact Information

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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Biomedical physics
  • Safety of non-ionizing radiation
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Theoretical Biophysics, Colorado State University, 1965
  • MSBmE, Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University of Technology, Philadelphia, PA, 1965
  • Internship, West Jersey Hospital, Camden, NJ, 1963
  • MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1962
  • BA, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1958


  • President, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • American College of Radiology Committee on Research and Technology
  • Monitoring Board of the NIH NHLBI Cardiovascular Health (CHS) Study
  • FDA Panel on Radiological Devices
  • Co-Chair, ICES Committee on Safety of Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Radiation

Honors & Awards

  • Sherman Mills Fairchild Award, Society of Photo-Optical Instrument Engineers, 1972
  • Recipient of the AIUM William J. Fry Memorial Lecture Award, 1993
  • AIUM Joseph Holmes Basic Science Award, 2003

PubMed Publications

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Additional Publications

Ziskin MC:  Intrauterine Effects of Ultrasound: Human Epidemiology. Teratology 59:252-260, 1999. 

Ziskin MC:  Specification of Acoustic Output Level and Measurement Uncertainty in Ultrasonic Exposimetry.  IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 50:1023-1034, 2003.
Ziskin, MC:  Physiological Mechanisms Underlying Millimeter Wave Therapy.  In Current Concepts in Bioelectromagnetics.  Edited by S. Ayrapetyan and M. Markov.  Springer Pub.  Pp 241-251, 2005... Expand