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Episode 55: The Medical Physicist

Her Stem Story

Release Date: 05/29/2019

Our guest today, Sonal Bhadane is a Medical Physicist and works in the radiation therapy industry. When she is not saving lives from cancer, she is a mother to a 2-year-old son. She grew up in India & Canada and now lives in Middleborough, UK.

Her story is about her experiences of being an immigrant as a teenager, how she pivoted from being a radiation therapist to following her curiosity to go behind the scenes on how these machines work. She has MSc Biomedical Physics, BSc Medical Radiation Science and a Diploma in Radiation Therapy. She talks about how she manages to be a mom in STEM and being a superstar at work! She also runs an Instagram account to promote scicomm, and is launching a "Moms in STEM" support community soon. Listen to this episode to learn more about Sonal's amazing STEM story.

 

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