Bradley Roth

Bradley Roth

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Bradley Roth
Department of Physics

OU physics professor Bradley Roth’s career is noted for leadership in both research and teaching. Dr. Roth spent seven years at the Maryland-based National Institutes of Health, where he helped develop transcranial magnetic stimulation of the brain, a method to activate the brain painlessly and non-invasively. He also has contributed to the use of the bidomain model to describe the electrical properties of cardiac tissue. This model has become the state-of-the-art for simulating defibrillation of the heart. 

Dr. Roth’s research has been supported by grants from renowned institutions, such as the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, American Heart Association and Whittaker Foundation. 

Since Joining OU in 1998, Dr. Roth has taught a variety of courses, including biological physics and medical physics. He is co-author of the fourth edition of the textbook Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology.

Dr. Roth holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Kansas and a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University .

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