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Kapil P. Shukla

Kapil P. Shukla, Indian, American medical physicist. Bhabha Atomic Energy scholar for postgraduates, Bombay, India, 1966-1968; graduate fellow University Scranton, 1976; special vice-chancellor grantee for medical physics studies University Pitt., 1978.

Background

  • Shukla, Kapil P. was born on March 15, 1943 in Morbi, Gujarat, India. Came to the United States, 1974. Son of Purshottam D. and Chandrakala P. (Dave) Shukla.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Gujarat University, 1966. Master of Science, Gujarat University, 1968. Master of Science in Physics, University Scranton, 1976.

      Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh, 1978.

    Career

    • Professor physics Saurashtra University, India, 1967-1974. Assistant professor clinical Wheeling (West Virginia) College, 1979-1981. Clinical coordinator University Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, 1981-1982.

      Medical physicist Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Florida, 1983-1985, West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1985-1988, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tucson, 1988-1989, Wilkes-Barre (Pennsylvania) General Hospital, since 1989.

    Works

    • Co-author: (textbooks) Physics Lab Guide for Freshman, 1971, Physics Problems for Sophomores, 1972, Physics Textbook for Juniors, 1973, (research publication) Emmision Computed Tomography, 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Hindu

    Membership

    Member American Association Physicist in Medicine (nuclear medicine committee 1980, radiation protection committee 1987-1990, diagnostic x-ray imaging task group 1990), Health Physics Society (plenary member).

    Connections

    • Married Annapurna Trivedi, December 12, 1967. 1 child, Urvashi.
    • father: Purshottam D. Shukla
    • mother: Chandrakala P. (Dave) Shukla
    • spouse: Annapurna Trivedi
    • child: Urvashi Shukla
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    Born March 15, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Gujarat University
    • 1968
      Gujarat University
    • 1976
      University Scranton
    • 1978
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1967 - 1974
      Professor, physics Saurashtra University
      India
    • 1979 - 1981
      assistant, professor clinical Wheeling (West Virginia) College
    • 1981 - 1982
      clinical coordinator, University Massachusetts Medical Center
      Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      medical physicist, Morton Plant Hospital
      Clearwater, Florida, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      medical physicist, Morton Plant Hospital
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      medical physicist, Morton Plant Hospital
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1989
      medical physicist, Morton Plant Hospital
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