Brett Bouma, Ph.D.

Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Mass General Research Institute
Professor of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Research Staff
Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Health Sciences and Technology
Harvard Medical School
PhD University of Illinois Chicago 1993
artifacts; coronary vessels; image enhancement; interferometry; lasers; optical fibers; optical phenomena; optics and photonics; tomography; tomography, optical coherence

Brett E. Bouma, PhD, is an Professor of Dermatology and Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physicist in the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His doctoral dissertation research, in the physics department of the University of Illinois, Chicago, focused on understanding the interaction of ultrafast laser pulses with optical materials and plasmas.

Following the completion of his graduate work, he entered a post-doctoral fellowship in the EECS department at MIT where he continued his work with ultrafast lasers and began to explore applications in medicine and biology. Since starting a lab at MGH in 1998, he has focused his research on the development and clinical application of novel optical technologies for diagnosis and therapy. Professor Bouma is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.

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