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Thu, Mar 21


MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

2019 Young Investigators Symposium and Med Phys Slam

2019 YIS and Med Phys Slam at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

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Time & Location

Mar 21, 2019, 1:00 PM

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, 2 Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103, USA

About the Event

Almost 30 physicists attended the 2019 Young Investigator Symposium at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper on March 21. 12 YIS presentations and 1 MedPhys Slam presentation were given.

The YIS judges, Winnie Zhu, Paula Salanitro, and Badal Juneja, chose 3 winners and 2 honorable mentions.

Barufaldi, Bruno - Determining the Limit of Calcification Detection in Tomosynthesis Using Virtual Clinical Trials (Winner)

Harris, Wendy - Association of local lung ventilation change with radiation dose

Hubley, Emily - Geometric and Dosimetric differences due to image registration workflows for frameless GammaKnife Icon patients (Winner)

Huynh, Kiet - A statistical process control based Daily QA3 warning and notification system

Irmen, Peyton - Characterization of small field output factors for a medical linear accelerator with a dual-layer stacked and staggered MLC system

Kim, Michele - Commissioning and Quality Assurance of an Image-Guided Small Animal Proton/Photon Radiation Research Platform for Radiobiological Studies (Winner)

Kubli, Alexander - A single institution's experience using optically stimulated luminescent dosimeters for in-vivo dosimetry of total skin electron therapy

Lau, Kristen - Evaluation of silver sulfide nanoparticles as a contrast agent for spectral photon-counting mammography (Honorable Mention)

Lin, Hui - Lung Tumor Motion Prediction Prior to 4DCT Simulation: Super-Learner Model Development and Clinical Assessment

Malajovich, Irina - Clinical performance and organ doses for IGRT with Halcyon

O'Grady, Fionnbarr - Increase in superficial dose in whole-breast irradiation with Halcyon Straight-through linac compared to traditional c-arm linac with flattening filter: in-vivo dosimetry and planning study

Petroccia, Heather - Summation of Cherenkov Images acquired during Total Skin Electron Therapy (TSET) for Cumulative Surface Dose using Elliptical Cylinder (Honorable Mention)

Shutler, Alisha - Scripting solutions for tumor motion management (Med Phys Slam)

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