A graduate of North Texas State University, Dr. Rice completed his post-doctoral fellowship in Medical Physics at Harvard’s Joint Center for Radiation Therapy (JCRT). A long-time San Diegan, Dr. Rice joined UCSD in 1988 and with the establishment of the Department of Radiation Oncology was promoted to Full Professor. A dedicated clinical physicist and educator, he serves as the Chief of Physics at the Encinitas Treatment Facility. Beginning with the implementation of Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) of the brain on a medical linear accelerator at Harvard, Dr. Rice has been actively involved with the evolution of SRS since 1986. Current research interests include small field dosimetry and all aspects of Quality Assurance (QA) in Radiation Therapy.