Nima Kasraie
Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicist, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City

Current academic appointment


Current professional appointments (2018-2019)

Professional boards and certificates


  • September 2018: Interview with Bioengineering Today (published by the American Institute of Physics)  (link)
  • March 2018: In the news: How to effectively communicate radiation risks, benefits in pediatric imaging. Health Imaging.  (link)
  • March 2018: In the news: 5 ways to communicate the benefits, risks of radiation in pediatric radiology. Radiology Business. (link)
  • January 2016: Interview with RadioMD: Image Gently: Why it Matters. (link 1) (link 2)
  • March 2018: Interview with Missouri Public News Service: More Hospitals Call on Physicists to Keep Kids Safe. (link)
Where Michael Faraday used to stand! The Royal Institution, London, UK

State Licenses

  • Kansas: Qualified Expert License KS-085 (link)
  • Missouri: Qualified Expert License QE-107 (link)
  • Nebraska: Qualified Expert


Courses taught

  • Physics for radiology residents (ABR based curriculum). Regularly taught 2-3 a month on two campuses (St. Lukes Hospital and Children's Mercy Hospital)
  • ABR Physics Core Review: We offer an annual 4-day crash course at Children's Mercy to help residents prepare for the ABR exam. Held during spring (usually late March). It is open to all residents, including applicants outside the University of Missouri system. For inquiries, contact Alex Gill at:

Interesting stuff



Office location

Children's Mercy Hospital, room M501.08 in the Annex building. Contact email: