University of Nebraska Medical Center

Megan Hyun, PhD, DABR

Associate Professor, UNMC Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical Physics Residency Director

Dr. Megan Hyun

Megan Hyun, PhD, DABR, is an associate professor and therapeutic medical physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology department in the UNMC College of Medicine, where she serves as the medical physics residency program director. Passionate about educational innovation and scholarship, she is a member of UNMC's Interprofessional Academy of Educators and was the inaugural winner of the UNMC medical physics teacher of the year award in 2020.

Her research focuses on interdisciplinary collaborations, such as with bioethics and pharmacy, that can push the field of medical physics toward a future grounded in both high-quality patient care and solid ethical principles. She is a former president of the Missouri River Valley Chapter of AAPM, and serves on a number of AAPM committees related to ethics, education, and the future of medical physics.

  • Bachelor's: Physics, Taylor University, 2010
  • Master's: Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
  • PhD: Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016
  • DABR: Therapeutic Medical Physics, 2019
Research Interests
  • Adaptive radiotherapy
  • Education innovation and research
  • Bioethics and medical physics
  • Radiation dosimetry
  • Image-guided therapy
Professional Memberships
  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine