University of Nebraska Medical Center

Mahmoud Yaqoub, MS

Assistant Professor, UNMC Radiation Oncology Department

Mahmoud Yaqoub

Mahmoud Yaqoub is an assistant professor on the medical physics faculty in the Department of Radiation Oncology of the UNMC College of Medicine, where he contributes to the medical physics residency program and teaches courses in radiation therapy physics. He joined UNMC in 2023 after completing a medical physics residency in radiation oncology at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, where he also served as a clinical instructor faculty member from 2021 to 2023.

Before starting his residency, he worked as a clinical physicist assistant in the radiation oncology department at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, from 2018 to 2021. Previously, he was a medical physicist at Amman Gamma Knife Center in Jordan. He received his Master of Science in Medical Physics from a CAMPEP-accredited program at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas in 2018.

  • Master's: Medical physics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2018
  • Master's: Electrical engineering with an emphasis in biomedical engineering, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 2016
  • Master's: Applied physics, Texas Tech University, 2013
  • Bachelor's: Applied physics with an emphasis in nuclear and radiation techniques, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, 2001
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Clinical medical physicist