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Medical Physics Program wins full accreditation by national group

For several years, the University of Rhode Island, partnering with Rhode Island Hospital, has offered a program for students with a passion for physics and medicine Ė and now itís reached a milestone.

The five-year medical physics degree, which combines a bachelor of science in physics with a master of science in medical physics, has won accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs.

The accreditation from the nonprofit group is especially noteworthy since the URI program is one of only two accredited medical physics programs in New England. (The other program is at theÖ


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