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Candace Perry

Candace (Osborne) Perry

Candace (Osborne) Perry graduated with majors in both physics and mathematics in 1999 and completed a Master of Science in Medical Physics at the University of Kentucky in 2002. As a medical physicist she applies her physics background in the field of Radiation Oncology to diagnose and treat various types of cancer. She has been employed at the Lexington Clinic in Lexington, Kentucky and McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina. Currently, Candace is taking time off to be a mother for her two young daughters. She is also very involved with women’s ministries in her church and the community.

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"I cannot say enough good things about my time at the University of the Cumberlands. Through my education there I was given a solid foundation in both physics and mathematics. One of the most beneficial aspects that I was taught was the ability to problem solve. Learning how to take information, categorize and search for the solutions allowed me to not only excel in medical physics but also in other areas in the Radiation Oncology field. The training that I received at UC was invaluable to my professional performance. Personally speaking, the care and dedication that was shown to me concerning my education, by all of my professors, is something that I will never forget. To be able to learn under such godly, talented people was a true gift that I am very grateful to have received."