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Derek Smith

Technical Imaging Supervisor


Background / Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology (Nuclear Medicine) with Distinction
    OU Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Bachelor of Science
    Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK

Memberships / Honors / Awards

  • Society of nuclear medicine member
  • Certified nuclear medicine technologist (CNMT)
  • American registry of radiologic technologist (Nuclear medicine)


Derek Smith serves as the technical imaging supervisor at Texas Center for Proton Therapy. In this role, Derek oversees the advanced, high resolution imaging equipment, including the Center’s 3 Tesla MRI and PET/CT technology. Prior to joining Texas Center for Proton Therapy, he served as a radiology manager for two nuclear labs for a cardiovascular clinic in North Texas. Derek also served as a clinical applications specialist at Siemens Healthcare and has a special interest in Siemen’s advanced technology – an important piece of the imaging suite at Texas Center for Proton Therapy.

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