Dr Emma Chung

Lecturer in Medical Physics (University of Leicester)

Medical Physics Academic Lead (UHL NHS Trust)Emma Chung

MPhys (Hons), PhD (Physics), PGDip (Med Stats), FHEA, Clin Sci, FInstP, MIPEM

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
University of Leicester
Level 2 Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building (Rm 226)
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester, LE1 7RH

Tel: +44 (0)116 252 5839

Email: emlc1@le.ac.uk, emma.chung@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Personal details

  • MPhys (Physics), First Class, 1999, University of Kent
  • PhD (Physics), 2003, University of Warwick
  • PGDip (Medical Statistics), 2016, University of Leicester
  • Registered Clinical Scientist, 2018

Honorary positions

  • Academic lead - Medical Physics Department, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • Ethics Officer - Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Honorary Secretary of the British Medical Ultrasound Society
  • Member of the Cerebral Haemodynamics in Ageing and Stroke Medicine (CHIASM) Cardiovascular Sciences Research Group
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Ambassador
  • Associate Editor, and former Editor in Chief, of Ultrasound
  • University and Colleges Union (UCU) representative for the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

Membership of societies



  • Applied Physics: 'Introduction to Medical Physics' (3rd year Physics, PA3601)
  • Author: Department of Health (DoH) e-learning for Healthcare module: 'Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound'
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) - Part 1 exam



I lead a small research group investigating the following topics:

  • Health technology adoption within the NHS
  • Novel applications of Doppler ultrasound
  • Imaging of brain injury
  • Cerebrovascular physiology
  • Laboratory and computational vascular models of brain blood flow


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