Resident Presentations

2014

Nawrocki, J., Chino, J., Light, K., Vergalasova, I., Craciunescu, O., FDG PET Metrics Analysis in the Context of An Adaptive PET Protocol for Node Positive Gynecologic Cancer Patients. Selected for Poster Viewing Session at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). July 19-24, 2014.

Y. Mowery, I. Vergalasova, J. Pura, B. Peterson, D. Yoo, S. Das, D. Brizel., Changes in Tumor Volumes and 18F-FDG PET characteristics during Radiotherapy for HPV+ and HPV- Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Selected for Poster Viewing Session at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). September 14-17, 2014.

Taoran Li, Yang Sheng, W Robert Lee, Q Jackie Wu, SBRT for Prostate + Seminal Vesicles: Fixed Margin or Online Adaptation, ASTRO’s 56th Annual Meeting 2014, San Francisco, CA

Taoran Li, Lulin Yuan, Yang Sheng, Q Jackie Wu, Prostate SBRT Delivery with Flattening-Filter-Free Mode: Benefit and Accuracy, AAPM Annual Meeting 2014, Austin, TX

Yang Sheng, Taoran Li, You Zhang, Fang-Fang Yin, Yaorong Ge, Q Jackie Wu, Building Atlas for Automatic Prostate IMRT Planning: Anatomical Feature Parameterization and Classification, AAPM Annual Meeting 2014, Austin, TX

Yang Sheng, Taoran Li, Fang-Fang Yin, Yaorong Ge, Q Jackie Wu, Understanding the Seminal Vesicle's Motion Relative to the Prostate: Range and Pattern, AAPM Annual Meeting 2014, Austin, TX

Vergalasova, I., Mowery, Y., Brizel, D., Das, S., Using 18F-FDG-PET-CT and deformable registration during head-and-neck cancer (HNC) intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) to predict treatment response. Oral Presentation at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). July 19-24, 2014.

2013

Yun Yang, Taoran Li, Lulin Yuan, Yaorong Ge, Fang-Fang Yin, W Robert Lee and Q Jackie Wu, “Quantitative comparison of knowledge-guided IMRT planning to expert planning for prostate cancer”. ASTRO Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 24 (2013).

2012

Bowsher J, Yan S, Roper J, Giles W, Yin F. “A Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT System for Onboard and Other Region-of-Interest Imaging.” Published Abstract, 2012. Medical Physics, Vol. 39, p 3887. (Featured on medicalphysicsweb.org)

2011

Roper J, Bowsher J, Yin F. “SPECT-Based Target Localization: Comparison between Full-Size and Compact Detectors.” Published Abstract, 2011. Medical Physics, Vol. 38, p 3484.

2010

McMahon R, Zhuang T, Steffey B, Song H, Craciunescu O, “Commissioning of Varian Ring & Tandem HDR Applicators: Reproducibility and Inter-Observer Variability of Dwell Position Offsets,” Med. Phys. 37, 3197 (2010); Presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the AAPM, Philadelphia PA

Wu QJ, Yin FF, McMahon R, Zhu X, Das SK, “Similarities between static and intensity-modulated plans,” Med. Phys. 37, 3197 (2010); Presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the AAPM, Philadelphia PA

Zhu X, Thongphiew D, McMahon R, Li T, Chankong V, Yin FF, Wu QJ, “Arc-modulated radiation therapy based on linear models,” Med. Phys. 37, 3197 (2010); Presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the AAPM, Philadelphia PA

McMahon R, Wu QJ, Xiao Y, Ezzel G, Yin FF, “Evaluating the Commissioning and QA of Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy Using a Benchmark IMRT Planning Suite,” Presented at the 51st annual meeting of ASTRO, Chicago IL.

2009

Q. Wu, J. Kirkpatrick, S. Yoo, R. McMahon, D. Thongphiew, F. Yin, F. Yin, “Comparing Static vs. Rotational IMRT for Spine Body Radiotherapy,” Int Journal Rad Oncol Biol Phys75, S672 (2009).  Presented at the 51st annual meeting of ASTRO, Chicago IL.

Thomas A, Clift C, O’Daniel J, McMahon R, Sakhalkar H, Brown W, Adamovics J, Washington A, Oldham M, “A 3D solution for Advanced photon arc therapy quality assurance”, Med. Phys. 36 2748 (2009), Presented at the 51st  Annual meeting of the AAPM, Anaheim CA

Wu Q, Yoo S, Kirkpatrick J, McMahon R, Thongphiew, Yin F, “Volumetric Modulated arc therapy for spine body radiotherapy: Comparison with static intensity modulated treatment”, Med. Phys. 36 2655 (2009),  Presented at the 51st  Annual meeting of the AAPM, Anaheim CA

Wu Q, McMahon R, Chang Z, Zhuang T, O’Daniel J, Yoo S, Zhu X, Yin F, “Clinical implementation and commission of volumetric modulated arc therapy,” Med. Phys. 36 2590 (2009), Presented at the 51st  Annual meeting of the AAPM, Anaheim CA

O’Daniel J, McMahon R, Chang Z, Yan H, Sakhalkar H, Das S, Wu Q, Yin F, “Patient-specific quality assurance techniques for rapidarc radiotherapy,” Med. Phys. 36 2593 (2009), Presented at the 51st  Annual meeting of the AAPM, Anaheim CA

Sakhalkar H, Thomas A, McMahon R, Washington A, Adamovics J, Oldham M, “First experience of high resolution 3D Optical-CT scanning of an anthropomorphic, leuco-dye doped, radiochromic plastic dosimeter,” Med. Phys. 36 2470 (2009),  Presented at the 51st  Annual meeting of the AAPM, Anaheim CA

O’Daniel J, Wu QJ, McMahon R, Maurer J, Lee WR, Yin F, “Acceptance testing and quality-assurance protocols for the Calypso 4D localization System and Q-Fix/Calypso Couchtop,” Med. Phys. 36 2488 (2009),  Presented at the 51st  Annual meeting of the AAPM, Anaheim CA