Find out more about the ProPhysics Staff:

William DeForest

Scott Pangburn

Michelle Hernandez

Elizabeth Carey

Adam Smith

Doina Popescu

David Fentner

Thomas Fernandez

William DeForest
William DeForest serves as President and principle health physicist at ProPhysics Innovations, Inc. Mr. DeForest is an AAHP certified health physicist and is ABR certified in diagnostic radiological physics. He has held health physics positions in nuclear power, research, nuclear fuel fabrication, DOE and medical settings. As a graduate of UNC – Chapel Hill, he earned a Master of Science in Public Health and has since accumulated over twenty-five years of experience as a medical physics consultant, specializing in radioactive materials licensing, radiation protection, regulatory consulting and multiple modality accreditations (including CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Mammography and Nuclear Medicine). View Credentials

Scott Pangburn
Scott C. Pangburn began his career in radiologic science as an Airman in 1982, retiring as a Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force in 2002. During his active duty career, Scott served as staff radiographer, staff radiation therapy technologist and manager of radiology. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science in 1991 from Midwestern State University. He maintains his ARRT certification in Radiography, Radiation Therapy and Quality Management. His current duties include diagnostic facility shield design and inspection, performance testing of diagnostic radiographic units and regulatory audits of nuclear medicine labs.View Credentials

Michelle Hernandez
Michelle Hernandez has been a Health Physicist with ProPhysics Innovations for the last eight years. Before joining PPI, Ms. Hernandez held associate radiation safety officer positions with both UNC – Chapel Hill and NC State University. Ms. Hernandez is a graduate of UNC – Chapel Hill with a Master of Science in Industrial and Radiation Hygiene and has over 20 years experience in radiology, health physics, and radiation safety. View Credentials

Elizabeth Carey
Elizabeth Carey is a Medical Physicist with ProPhysics Innovations. Ms. Carey is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics and the American Board of Medical Physics. Ms. Carey is a graduate of UNC - Chapel Hill with a Master of Science in Public Health and has over 20 years experience in medical physics, radiation safety and therapy. View Credentials

Adam Smith
Adam Smith is a Medical/Health Physicist with ProPhysics Innovations. Mr. Smith is a graduate of East Carolina University with a Master of Science in Medical Physics. Mr. Smith conducts MQSA mammography surveys; nuclear medicine physics audits; and physics inspections, shield designs and area surveys for radiation equipment. View Credentials

Doina Popescu

Doina Popescu is a Medical/Health Physicist with ProPhysics Innovations. Ms. Popescu is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Medical Physics. Ms. Popescu is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a Master of Science in Physics and Practicum in Diagnostic Physics Department at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Ms. Popescu has over 7 years experience as MRI and X ray Technologist and maintains her ARRT certification in Radiography and MRI. Ms. Popescu was born in Romania and has been in the USA since 2001.View Credentials

David Fentner

David Fentner is a Medical/Health Physicist with ProPhysics Innovations. Mr. Fentner completed his Master’s degree at The University of Toledo’s CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics program.  While there, Mr. Fentner focused his graduate studies in the area of diagnostic imaging and performed a  research thesis project analyzing CT and Cone Beam CT image quality. He has been involved in a variety of medical physics services in the past 5 years and is currently seeking ABR certification.View Credentials

Thomas Fernandez

Thomas Fernandez is a Medical/Health Physicist with ProPhysics Innovations. Mr. Fernandez is a graduate of Stony Brook University with a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in Medical Physics. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Physics and has over five years of experience in Medical Physics.View Credentials

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