Yixiang Liao, PhD

Yixiang Liao, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology, Rush Medical College
Role: Faculty
Joined Rush in 2007


Yixiang Liao, PhD, joined the Department of Radiation Oncology in June 2007 and currently serves as the associate director of the Medical Physics Residency Program. She is a board-certified therapeutic medical physicist by the American Board of Radiology. She belongs to several organizations, including the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, American Society for Radiation Oncology and American Brachytherapy Society.

What inspired you to get into your field?

Applying my knowledge in physics in patient care.

What excited you about your work at Rush?

Great colleagues.

What is your opinion of mentoring and sponsorship? Please comment about your experiences.

Having a mentor/sponsor is crucial to successful career.

Do you have tips or advice you would recommend for someone looking to enter your field of work?

Find a mentor/sponsor early on.

What are your hobbies? How do you like to spend your free time?

Reading, watching movies.