Diana E. Carver, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

diana.e.carver@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Education
Ph.D., Physics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.A., Physics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.M.P., Medical Physics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.S., Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, ArizonaB.S., Physics, Astronomy, Geophysics, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
Clinical Description
Diana E. Carver, Ph.D., DABR earned masters degrees in Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physics and Physics and a doctorate in Physics from Vanderbilt University. She completed a residency in Imaging Physics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2017 as Instructor in Radiology and Radiological Sciences, and was promoted to Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences in 2018. Dr. Carver is board certified in Diagnostic Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Carver is a member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Society of Pediatric Radiology, American College of Radiology, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, and Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Honor Society.


Section: Radiological Sciences
Publications
Carver DE, Willis CE, Stauduhar PJ, Nishino TK, Wells JR, Samei E. Medical physics 3.0 versus 1.0: A case study in digital radiography quality control. J Appl Clin Med Phys [print-electronic]. 2018 Sep; 19(5): 694-707. PMID: 30117273, PMCID: PMC6123149, DOI: 10.1002/acm2.12425, ISSN: 1526-9914.

Carver DE, Kost SD, Fraser ND, Segars WP, Pickens DR, Price RR, Stabin MG. Realistic phantoms to characterize dosimetry in pediatric CT. Pediatr Radiol [print-electronic]. 2017 May; 47(6): 691-700. PMID: 28283725, PMCID: PMC5420344, PII: 10.1007/s00247-017-3805-1, DOI: 10.1007/s00247-017-3805-1, ISSN: 1432-1998.

Kost SD, Fraser ND, Carver DE, Pickens DR, Price RR, Hernanz-Schulman M, Stabin MG. Patient-specific dose calculations for pediatric CT of the chest, abdomen and pelvis. Pediatr Radiol [print-electronic]. 2015 Nov; 45(12): 1771-80. PMID: 26142256, PMCID: PMC4623993, PII: 10.1007/s00247-015-3400-2, DOI: 10.1007/s00247-015-3400-2, ISSN: 1432-1998.

Carver DE, Kost SD, Fernald MJ, Lewis KG, Fraser ND, Pickens DR, Price RR, Stabin MG. Development and validation of a GEANT4 radiation transport code for CT dosimetry. Health Phys. 2015 Apr; 108(4): 419-28. PMID: 25706135, PMCID: PMC4339227, PII: 00004032-201504000-00003, DOI: 10.1097/HP.0000000000000243, ISSN: 1538-5159.