Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Williams

Christopher Leigh

USA

Christopher Williams

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Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.10.1983
Birthplace:  New York City, New York
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Selection date:  06.12.2021
Selection group:  NASA-23
Position:  PLT
Status:  active

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Additional information

He grew up in Potomac, Maryland. He graduated from Stanford University in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in physics and a doctorate in physics from MIT in 2012, where his research was in astrophysics. Williams is a board-certified medical physicist, completing his residency training at Harvard Medical School before joining the faculty as a clinical physicist and researcher. He most recently worked as a medical physicist in the Radiation Oncology Department at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. He was the lead physicist for the Institute's MRI-guided adaptive radiation therapy program. His research focused on developing image guidance techniques for cancer treatments.

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