Terry Button, PhD

Terry Button, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Radiology
Director of Medical Physics Track, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Director of Medical Imaging Technology Program, School of Health Technology and Management

 Board Certification:

  • American Board Medical Physics Certification in Magnetic Resonance 
  • American Board Medical Physics Certification in Diagnostic Imaging Physics 
  • American Board Medical Physics Certification in Diagnostic Medical Physics 
  • New York State Certified Radiation Equipment Safety Office (CRESO License)
  • American Board of Health Physics- Part 1 


  • Ph.D. Biophysics, SUNY at Buffalo
  • M.S. Nuclear Physics, North Texas State University 
  • B.S. Physics and Mathematics, Minor in Education, SUNY at Cortland


  • 2013, SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2011, Outstanding Teacher (Biomedical Engineering Department)
  • 1991 & 1996, Teacher of the Year for the University Hospital Radiology Residency Program 


  • Please click here to see a full list of articles published by Dr. Button on PubMed

Research Interest:

  • Dr. Button's research work in the past has focused on Advanced Magnetic Resonance Mammography and Dynamic Infrared Imaging. His current research projects are infrared imaging, breast cancer detection, magnetic resonance and computer aided diagnosis (CAD)

Contact Information:

Stony Brook Medicine
Department of Radiology
HSC Level 4, Room 120
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8460
Phone: 631-444-3841
Fax: 631-444-7538
Email:  terry.button@stonybrook.edu