Professor Steve Keevil


Professor Stephen Keevil holds an MA in physics from Oxford University, an MSc in medical physics from Surrey University and a PhD in nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy from the University of London.

He trained as a medical physicist in the NHS, followed by a series of research and academic posts in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) physics. Research interests have included spatial localisation in magnetic resonance spectroscopy, interventional MRI and applications of MRI in biomechanics and in radiotherapy. Prof Keevil is currently Head of Medical Physics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, leading a multidisciplinary team of around 140 staff providing a full range of medical physics and clinical engineering services. He is also Professor of Medical Physics at King’s College London and Director of KiTEC  He is a former President of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), the professional body for medical physics and clinical biomedical engineering in the UK, and currently Chair of the Health Technology Task Group of the International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (IUPESM).

Steve also holds the Licence in Theology (LTh) from the University of Wales Lampeter and is a church warden of St James' Church, Tunbridge Wells. He is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers.

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