Joseph (John) J. Lucido, III, Ph.D.

  1. Medical Physicist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



John Lucido, PhD, is a medical physicist in Radiation Oncology, with a focus on x-ray external beam radiation therapy. His clinical and research interests include:

  • Creating advanced tools to enhance, streamline, and automate the treatment planning process to ensure that patients receive the highest quality therapy.
  • Designing techniques for the delivery of complex special procedures to broaden the scope of therapy available to patients.
  • Developing quality assurance procedures to ensure that the delivery of radiation therapy is accurate, effective, and safe.

Dr. Lucido is also involved the education of radiation oncology residents, physics residents, and radiation therapy technologists.

  • Treatment planning for radiation therapy
  • Special procedures in radiation therapy
  • Quality assurance in radiation therapy
  1. 2013
    PhD - Medical Physics; Radiation Therapy; Advanced techniques in treatment planning with multi-scale Monte Carlo simulations and radiobiological modeling.University of British Columbia
  2. 2008
    MS - Mathematical Physics; Probabilistic modeling of theoretical systems in high-energy physics, condensed matter physics, and statistical physicsRutgers University
  3. 2008
    BSE - Engineering Physics - Electrical Engineering; Solid State FabricationUniversity of Michigan


  1. 2016
    Therapeutic Medical PhysicsAmerican Board of Radiology

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2009
    International Graduate Student FellowshipUniversity of British Columbia
  2. 2005
    Graduate Aid in Areas of National Need FellowshipRutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
  2. 2018 - present
    ChairQuality Assurance Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  3. 2015 - present
    MemberARIA Implementation Team, Department of Radiation Oncology
  4. 2015 - present
    MemberTreatment Planning Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberMachine Group, Department of Radiation Oncology