Professor Zuofeng Li, PhD

Zuofeng Li


Zuofeng Li is a Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine, and serves as the Director of Physics at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute.  He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree of D.Sc. in Systems Science and Mathematics, and entered medical physics field as a post-doctoral research associate at Washington University School of Medicine.  Following completion of medical physics residency training from Washington University, he held successive faculty appointments at University of Florida and Washington University, during which time he led the brachytherapy physics services at these institutions and performed Monte Carlo brachtherapy dosimetry research.  Dr. Li returned to University of Florida in 2005 to lead its proton therapy system installation, acceptance testing and commissioning, and subsequent clinical physics operations.  Dr. Li had served on various AAPM task groups on brachytherapy and proton therapy topics, and as the chairman of the AAPM Brachytherapy Subcommmittee, among other AAPM appointments. Dr. Li participated in the training and supervision of 8 PhD graduate students, and more than 20 medical physics residents; and is an author or co-author of over 120 peer-reviewed journal publications.  He is a co-recipient of the 1993-1994 Farrington Daniel Award of Medical Physics Journal, and was named a Fellow of AAPM in 2012.