Nathan Yanasak

Associate Professor

Nathan Yanasak

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Radiology and Imaging

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Radiation Oncology

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-4189
  • BA 1411


  • Ph.D., Physics, General University of Utah, 1997

  • MS, Physics, General University of Illinois at Urba, 1993

  • BA, Physics, General University of Chicago The, 1991

Awards & Honors

  • MCG Exemplary Teaching Award for Residency Education 2013

  • Winner, AAPM Innovation in Medical Physics Education Competition 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENGR 2060

    Programming for Science & Eng
  • ASTR 1000

    Intro to the Universe
  • RRAD 5000

    Radiology Diagnostic


Selected Recent Publications

  • Findings of the AAPM Ad Hoc Committee on Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Radiation Therapy: Unmet needs, opportunities and recommendations., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • An Introduction to MRI Physics for Physicists and Engineers, 2019
    Book, Textbook-New
  • Secret-Lives-Nathan-Yanasak-and-Wendy-Turner, 2019
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • Diffusive Quantitative Imaging Phantom (DQIP): Thermal and Longitudinal SNR Characteristics using Four Clinical Protocols. 2015 Medical Physics , 2015
  • Frequently Asked Questions: MRI SAR, 2015

Professional Service

  • Associate Editor for Medical Physics (journal) 2011 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • Medical Physics (journal) 2011 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Radiology (journal) 2011 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Working Group on MR Testing and Quality Assurance 2005 - Present

    Role: Member
  • International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine - 2015

    Role: Member