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Keith J. Strauss, MSc, FACR, FAAPM

  • Section Head, Clinical Medical Physics, Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Radiology


BA: Physics, Manchester College, North Manchester, IN

MSC: Radiological Physics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Services and Specialties



Pediatric radiation dose reduction

Research Areas



Application of reference air kerma alert levels for pediatric fluoroscopic examinations. Somasundaram, E; Brady, SL; Strauss, KJ. Journal of applied clinical medical physics / American College of Medical Physics. 2022; 23:e13721.

Reducing Pediatric Intraoral Radiography Radiation Dose Using Reduced-Power Dental X-Ray Units: A Randomized Trial. Cully, JL; Somasundaram, E; Campbell, R; Brady, SL; Gosnell, ES; Specht, S; Candon, LA; Strauss, KJ. Journal of Dentistry for Children. 2022; 89:95-103.

Comparison of technical errors in pediatric bitewing radiographs acquired with round vs rectangular collimation. Campbell, RE; Anderson, D; Strauss, K; Brown, C; Fenchel, M; Wilson, S; Scarfe, W. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. 2022; 133:333-342.

Changing the practice of routine gonadal shielding during radiography: 'Y'?. Frush, DP; Strauss, KJ. Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI. 2022; 52:7-9.

Quantification of Increased Patient Radiation Dose When Gonadal Shielding Is Used With Automatic Exposure Control. Kaplan, SL; Strauss, KJ; Magill, D; Felice, MA; Francavilla, ML; Xiao, R; Zhu, X. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020; 17:1698-1704.

Achievable dose reductions with gonadal shielding for children and adults during abdominal/pelvic radiographic examinations: A Monte Carlo simulation. Somasundaram, E; Brady, SL; Strauss, KJ. Medical Physics. 2020; 47:5514-5522.

Clinical Fluoroscopy Physics. Schueler, BA; Strauss, KJ. Clinical Imaging Physics. : Wiley; Wiley; 2020.

Clinical Fluoroscopy Physics. Strauss, KJ; Schueler, BA. Clinical Imaging Physics. : Wiley; Wiley; 2020.

Improved Estimates of Trunk and Head CT Radiation Dose: Development of Size-Specific Dose Estimate. Strauss, KJ; McKenney, SE; Brady, SL. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020; 17:560-562.

Radiation Dose for Pediatric CT: Comparison of Pediatric versus Adult Imaging Facilities. Strauss, KJ; Somasundaram, E; Sengupta, D; Marin, JR; Brady, SL. Radiology. 2019; 291:158-167.