Rasika Rajapakshe

Adjunct Professor

Computer Science, Medical Physics
Other Titles: Senior Medical Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Centre for the Southern Interior; Clinical Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Email: rasika.rajapakshe@ubc.ca

Graduate student supervisor

Research Summary

Medical imaging; deep learning in medical imaging; web and mobile technologies in health care; health and medical imaging informatics; cancer risk modeling; decision support systems in oncology.

Courses & Teaching

PHYS 336, COSC 335. Introduction to medical imaging; medical imaging informatics; deep learning in medical imaging.


Dr. Rasika Rajapakshe is a senior medical physicist at BC Cancer, Kelowna and serves as the Lead Medical Physicist for the BC Cancer Breast Screening Program. He is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine and is certified in Radiation Oncology and Mammography Physics. He is also certified as a Health Care Information Security and Privacy Practitioner from (ICS)2.

I am currently accepting graduate studentsĀ in Computer Science, Data Science, and Medical Physics for Health AI research projects. I am also accepting BSc undergraduate students for Directed Studies and Capstone Projects in Data Curation for Health AI.


PhD University of Manitoba

Research Interests & Projects

Early Detection

Selected Publications & Presentations

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