Enrique Wilmar Izaguirre, PhD, DABR, MBA, ACHE

Academic Title

Director of Medical Physics and Biophysics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Certification

American Board of Radiology
Fellowship

Biomolecular Electronics & Proteins, Syracuse University; Radiology, University of California San Francisco
Residency

Radiotherapeutic Medical Physics, Washington University in St. Louis
Education

PhD in Physics, Drexel University

Enrique Wilmar Izaguirre is a board-certified radiotherapeutic medical physicist and Director of Medical Physics at Regional One Health. In his academic role, he is Director of Medical Physics and Biophysics and associate professor of radiation oncology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Dr. Izaguirre earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees in physical sciences at University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. He continued his studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia, earning a master’s degree and doctorate in physics.

He completed a biomolecular electronics and proteins fellowship at Keck Center of Molecular Electronics at Syracuse University in New York and a diagnostic imaging and nuclear medicine fellowship at University of California in San Francisco. He completed a radiotherapeutic medical physics residency at Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Izaguirre has over 20 years of experience in the fields of medical imaging and radiotherapy.

His clinical interests include precision radiotherapy based on dual energy and MRI imaging, dual energy and MRI based adaptive radiotherapy, high-resolution micro-dosimetry for eye plaque, and novel clinical instrumentation.

His research in radiation oncology advanced cancer treatment through clinical instrumentation and testing novel chemotherapeutic drugs. Dr. Izaguirre has over 70 presentations and published abstracts and over 20 peer reviewed publications. He has received numerous invitations from prestigious institutions, including the Nobel Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden, where he presented research in chemo-radiotherapeutic preclinical techniques for drug discovery.

Dr. Izaguirre is a member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, the International Business Honor Society Beta-Gamma-Sigma, and the American College of Health Administrators.

He lives in Germantown with his wife and two children. Outside of work, he has a passion for classical and original music and teaches piano to his kids.

Locations

Regional Medical Center

877 Jefferson Avenue

Memphis, TN 38103

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