Basil Proimos, PhD

University of Patras, Greece 
 1958 Electrical Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States 
 1965 Medical Physics National Technical University of Athens, Greece 
"Basil Proimos"

Basil Proimos was born in February 1930 and died in June 2011 in Chania, Crete.

He received his degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineer from the Technical University of Athens in 1953, followed by a Master of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA in 1958. Prof. Proimos completed his PhD thesis and obtained a Doctorate on Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Athens in 1965.

From 1959 to 1977, he was the Director of the Medical Physics Department of the Greek Anticancer Institute in Athens. In 1977, he became a Professor of Medical Physics and the Director of the Medical Physics Laboratory, School of Medicine, at the University of Patras, Greece, a position he kept until 1997, when he became an Emeritus Professor. In the period 1986-1988, he was the Rector of the University of Patras.

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John George Trump grad student 1958 MIT
 (M.Sc. Thesis: "Modification of Sr 90 emission for superficial therapy".)
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Danciu C, Proimos BS, Rosenwald JC, et al. (2001) Variation of sensitometric curves of radiographic films in high energy photon beams. Medical Physics. 28: 966-74
Mavroidis P, Lind BK, Van Dijk J, et al. (2000) Comparison of conformal radiation therapy techniques within the dynamic radiotherapy project 'Dynarad'. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 45: 2459-81
PROIMOS BS, WRIGHT KA, TRUMP JG. (1960) Modification of strontium 90 emission for superficial therapy. The British Journal of Radiology. 33: 640-3
WRIGHT KA, PROIMOS BS, TRUMP JG. (1959) Physical aspects of two million volt x-ray therapy. The Surgical Clinics of North America. 39: 567-78
Wright KA, Proimos BS, Trump JG, et al. (1959) Field Shaping and Selective Protection in Megavolt Radiation Therapy Radiology. 72: 101-101
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