Eva Bezak is a Professor in Medical Radiation at the University of South Australia. Previously she was the Chief Physicist at the Department of Medical Physics, Royal Adelaide Hospital, providing services to radiation oncology in South Australia (SA). Her current research topics include: investigation of second primary cancers risks due to radiotherapy, radiobiology, stochastic modelling of tumour growth and response to treatment, novel dosimetry and microdosimetry techniques for verification of patient doses, proton therapy modelling, targeted therapies and others.
Eva has authored and co-authored over 100 publications and books on radiotherapy physics. She has been actively involved in a number of development projects and organising committees related to radiotherapy infrastructure, establishment of new radiotherapy centres, staff education and training, scientific meetings, development of national and state cancer plans for radiation oncology and others. She is currently appointed a member on the South Australian Radiation Protection Committee. Recently, she was a member of the expert working group under the Australian Academy of Sciences to prepare a report on future accelerators in Australia. In May 2015 she was elected to the Administrative Council of the International Union of Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, and appointed to chair the Women in Physics and Biomedical Engineering Task Group. She is also a scientific committee member of Asian Federation of Medical Physics and a director on the ACPSEM Foundation board.