Dr Emma Chung

Lecturer in Medical Physics (University of Leicester)

Medical Physics Research Lead (UHL NHS Trust)Emma Chung


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

Honorary positions

  • Research lead - University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Medical Physics Department
  • 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 - published by the Royal Society of Medicine Press
  • University and Colleges Union (UCU) representative for the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences

Membership of societies


You can also view the Medical Physics Annual Report online.


  • Module co-ordinator: 'Introduction to Medical Physics' (3rd year Physics Option 3675)
  • Author: Department of Health (DoH) e-learning for Healthcare module: 'Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound'
  • Guest lecturer: 'Vascular Biology' Special Study Module
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) training



I lead a small research group investigating the following topics:

  • Health technology adoption within the NHS
  • Doppler ultrasound
  • Stroke and cerebral haemodynamics
  • Virtual patient simulations of cardiovascular physiology
  • Laboratory and computational models of blood flow and embolisation


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