Beth Bradshaw Ghavidel, MS, DABR

Lead Medical Physicist

Department of Radiation Oncology


(404) 686-1595


Winship at Emory University Hospital Midtown



Beth Bradshaw Ghavidel, MS, DABR joined the Department of Radiation Oncology as a clinical medical physicist in 2007. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Piedmont College with a BS in Biology in 1998 (Minors: Math and Physical Science). She received her MS degree in Health Physics form the Georgia institute of Technology in 1999. While at Georgia Tech, she worked in the campus Radiation Safety Office as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Neely Nuclear Research Center. She received her certification from the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Medical Physics in 2005. Prior to joining Emory, she worked at several hospital and clinic sites in the metro Atlanta area for 10 years, with an extensive background in machine quality assurance, EBRT, IMRT, HDR, LDR prostate, electron skin treatments, and radiation safety.

She is involved in all areas of radiation oncology at Emory with current focus in stereotactic radiotherapy (SBRT), breast intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT), LDR prostate, clinical trials, and quality assurance. She is an active member of several Emory Radiation Oncology Committees including Safety, RO-ILS, Apex Credentialing, and Physics Standardization. She enjoys teaching the Medical Physics residents, as well as the Georgia Tech, Medical Dosimetry, and Therapy students that rotate through Emory.


Her research interests include:

  • Clinical optimization of Dual Energy CT in Radiation Oncology
  • Breast IORT
  • Prostate LDR Brachytherapy