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medical physicist

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.


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.


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

Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh, 1978.


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.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


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).


Married Annapurna Trivedi, December 12, 1967. 1 child, Urvashi.

Purshottam D. Shukla

Chandrakala P. (Dave) Shukla

Annapurna Trivedi

Urvashi Shukla