Resident Presentations

2017

Rodrigues A, Yoon S, Morales-Medina N, Oldham M, Adamovics J, Meltsner S, Craciunescu O. SU-E-205-02: 3D Printing and 3D Dosimetry for LDR I-125 Eye Plaque Brachytherapy Quality Assurance (AAPM 2017)

Rokni M, Rodrigues A, Moore B, Yoshizumi T, Craciunescu O. TU-FG-205-08: Feasibility of Real-Time Dosimetry for HDR Prostate Brachytherapy Using a Nano-Fiber Optic Detector (AAPM 2017)

Wang X, Rodrigues A, Wu Q. TU-RPM-GePD-T-06: Small Field Electron Beam Dose Calculation Using VirtuaLinac Monte Carlo Simulation Platform (AAPM 2017)

Carpenter D, Mowery Y, Broadwater G, Rodrigues A, Wisdom A, Dorth J, Patel P, Shortell C, Clough R, Brizel D. The Incidence of Carotid Stenosis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients After Radiation Therapy (ASTRO 2017)

Rodrigues  A, Yoon S, Oldham M, Adamovics J, Meltsner M, Craciunescu O: High Resolution 3D Dosimetry for LDR Ocular Brachytherapy, Brachytherapy 16 (3), S92 (2017)

Chino J, Rodrigues A, Craciunescu O: Deformable Registration for MRI Based Brachytherapy-Ready to Replace MRI with Applicator in Place? Brachytherapy 16 (3), S60-S61 (2017)

Meltsner S, Rodrigues A, Chang Z, Craciunescu O: Commissioning Considerations When Implementing Eye Physics Eye Plaques and Plaque Simulator Treatment Planning System Brachytherapy 16 (3), S87 (2017)

Wang C, Harris W, Yin F-F, Chang Z, Cai J, Ren L. A novel method of generating on-board 4D-MRI for liver SBRT target localization using prior 4D-MRI simulation and on-board limited angle kV acquisition from a conventional LINAC. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), San Diago, CA 2017

Lafata K, Wang C, Hong J, Kelsey C, Yin F-F. Sensitivity of Radiomic Features to Acquisition Noise and Respiratory Motion. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), San Diago, CA 2017

Wang C, Yin F-F, Chang Z, Cai J. Development of a Motion-Robust 4D-MRI Technique Based On a Golden-Ratio Optimized Sparse Acquisition and Spatiotemporal-Constrained Sorting. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Denver, CO 2017

Wang C, Yin F-F, Segars P, Chang Z, Ren L. Development of a Computerized 4D MRI Phantom for Liver Motion Study. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Denver, CO 2017

Lafata K, Cai J, Wang C, Hong J, Kelsey C, Yin F-F. Sensitivity of Radiomics Features to Image Noise and Respiratory Motion. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Denver, CO 2017

Harris W, Wang C, Yin F-F, Cai J, Ren L. A Novel Method to Generate On-Board 4D MRI Using Prior 4D MRI and On-Board Limited Angle KV Projections From a Conventional LINAC for Liver SBRT Target Localization. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Denver, CO 2017

Harris W, Wang C, Cai J, Ren L. A Technique to Generate Ultrafast Volumetric Cine MRI (UVC-MRI) Through Direct K-Space Matching for On-Board Target Localization. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Denver, CO 2017

Sun W, Wang C, Chang Z, Kirkpatrick J, Yin F-F. Assessment of Concurrent Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Bevacizumab Treatment of Recurrent Malignant Gliomas Using Multi-Modality MRI Imaging and Radiomics Analysis. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Denver, CO 2017

Zhang Y, Ding G, Liu X, Yin F, Ren L, Clinical Implementation and Evaluation of a Limited-Angle Intrafraction Verification (LIVE) System for Lung Radiotherapy. 59th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Denver, CO 2017

2016

Wang, C., Horton, J., Yin, F.,  Subashi, E., Chang, Z., “Early-Stage Breast Radiation Therapy Assessment Using Transcytolemmal Water Exchange Analysis of DCE-Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Initial Results,” American Society of Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, September 2016.

Subashi, E., Liu, L., Robertson, S., Segars, P., Driehuys, B., Yin, F., Cai, J., “High Spatiotemporal Resolution Self-Sorted 4D MRI,” American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington DC, July 2016.

Liu, L., Subashi, E., Yin, F., Cai, J., “A Novel Retrospective 3D K-Space Sorting 4D-MRI Technique Using a Radial K-Space Acquisition MRI Sequence,” American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington DC, July 2016.

Belley, M., Faught, A., Moore, B., Subashi, E., Langloss, B., Therien, M., Yoshizumi, T., Chino, J., Craciunescu, O., “Measurement of Real-Time Dose for Tandem and Ovoid Brachytherapy Procedures Using a High Precision Optical Fiber Radiation Detector,” American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington DC, July 2016.

Wang, C., Subashi, E., Liang, X., Yin, F., Chang, Z., “Evaluation of Transcytolemmal Water Exchange Analysis For Therapeutic Response Assessment Using Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI,” American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington DC, July 2016.

Duan, J., Yang, Y., Faught, A., Subashi, E., Wu, Q., Yin, F., “Performance of 2.5MV Portal Imaging in Comparison with KV X-Ray and 6MV and Flattening-Filter-Free 6MV Portal Imaging,” American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington DC, July 2016.

Subashi, E., Liu, Y., Segars, P., Yin, F., Cai, J., “Optimal k-Space Filtering for View-Sharing Techniques in Projection Encoding 4D MRI,” MR in RT Symposium, Ann-Arbor, MI, June 2016.

Rodrigues A, Craciunescu O, Nawrocki J, Chino J. Evaluation of Dose-Volume Metrics of an 18F-FDG PET Adaptive Treatment Planning Protocol for Gynecological Malignancies. Int. Journal of Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys. 96(2), E296 (2016)

Rodrigues A, Sawkey  D, Wu  Q. SU-G-BRC-10: Feasibility of a Web-Based Monte Carlo Simulation Tool for Dynamic Electron Arc Radiotherapy (DEAR).  Med.  Phys. 43, 3629-3629 (2016)

Hendrickson K, Burmeister J, Rodrigues A, Juang T, Vimolchalao S: TU-D-201-10: Ethics and Discriminatory Behavior in the MedPhys Match. Med. Phys. 43, 3745-3745 (2016)

Rodrigues A, Juang T, S Vimolchalao S, Burmeister J, Hendrickson K; Improving the MedPhys Match and Interview Process: Results From An Independent Survey of Applicants and Programs. Med. Phys. 43, 3745-3745 (2016)

Juang T, Rodrigues A, Vimolchalao S, Burmeister J, Hendrickson K: SU-F-P-17: Making the Match: Selection Factors in the Medical Physics Residency Match. Med. Phys. 43, 3361-3362 (2016)

Belley, M. D., Faught, A., Moore, B., Subashi, E., Langloss, B., Therien, M. J., ... & Craciunescu, O. (2016). WE-DE-201-07: Measurement of Real-Time Dose for Tandem and Ovoid Brachytherapy Procedures Using a High Precision Optical Fiber Radiation Detector. Medical physics, 43(6), 3809

Wang C, Yin F-F, Harris W, Cai J, Chang Z, Ren L. A Novel Method of Generating Ultrafast Volumetric Cine MRI (VC-MRI) Using Prior 4D-MRI and On-Board Phase-Skipped Encoding Acquisition for Radiotherapy Target Localization. In 58th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Washington, DC 2016

Harris W, Yin F-F, Wang C, Chang Z, Cai J, Zhang Y, Ren L. A Novel Technique for Estimating Volumetric Cine MRI (VC-MRI) From Multi-Slice Sparsely Sampled Cine Images Using Motion Modeling and Free Form Deformation. In 58th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Washington, DC 2016

Liang X, Wang C, Chang Z, Fang-Fang Yin, Cai J. Development of a Deformable Image Registration (DIR) Error Correction Method Employing Kolmogorov-Zurbenko (KZ) Filter. In 58th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Washington, DC 2016

Wang C, Sun W, Kirkpatrick J, Sampson J, Chang Z, Yin F-F. Assessment of concurrent stereotactic radiosurgery and Bevacizumab treatment of recurrent malignant gliomas using multi-parametric MRI imaging and radiomics analysis. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), San Diago, CA 2017

Wang C, Yin F-F, Cai J, Craciunescu O, Faught A, Chang Z. Commissioning of a 3.0T MR Simulator Dedicated for Radiation Oncology Application. In 59th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Denver, CO 2017

Wang C, Subashi E, Liang X, Yin F-F, Chang Z. Evaluation of Transcytolemmal Water Exchange Analysis For Therapeutic Response Assessment Using Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI. In 58th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Washington, DC 2016

Xie Y, Wang J, Wang C, Chang Z. Evaluation of MRI Acquisition Parameter Variations On Texture Feature Extraction Using ACR Phantom. In 58th Annual Meeting of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Washington, DC 2016

Harris W, Yin F-F, Wang C, Chang Z, Cai J, Zhang Y, Ren L. Volumetric cine MRI (VC-MRI) using ultrafast 2D cine MRI for real-time 3D target localization/tracking. In 24th  Annual Meeting of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Singapore, 2016

2015

Wang, C., Subashi, E., Yin, F., Chang, Z. “Evaluation of Dynamic Fractal Signature Dissimilarity as a Novel Biomarker in Therapeutic Response Assessment Using Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI,” American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, July 2015.

Wang, C., Subashi, E., Yin, F., Chang, Z. “Therapeutic Response Assessment Using a Novel Gray Level Local Power Matrix (GLLPM) in DCE-MRI Texture Analysis: Feasibility Study,” American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, July 2015.

Subashi, E., Yan, S., Song, H., Wu, Q., “Novel Use of Three-Dimensional Diode Array for Linear Accelerator Quality Assurance,” Southeast American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Raleigh, NC, April 2015.

Faught, A., and Q. Wu. "SU-ET-317: Dosimetric Evaluation of Acuros XB Advanced Dose Calculation Algorithm in Head and Neck Patients." Medical Physics 42, no. 6 (2015): 3406-3406.

Yuan L, Ge Y, Sheng Y, Hedrick K, Yin F, Wu Q J, Knowledge based automatic lung IMRT planning with non‐coplanar beams. Oral Presentation at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). Anaheim, CA, July 12-16, 2015

Yuan L, Ge Y, Sheng Y, Yin F, Wu Q J, Development of knowledge models for IMRT treatment planning utilizing a rapid learning approach. Oral Presentation at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). Anaheim, CA, July 12-16, 2015

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