Douglas Prah, PhD

Douglas Prah, PhD Senior Medical Physicist

Department of Radiation Oncology
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 805-0565


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biophysics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2008).
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI (2002).


  • Medical Physics Resident, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2009-2011).
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical Physics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2008-2009).


  • Therapeutic Radiology Physics, American Board of Radiology (2012). 

Clinical Appointments

  • Staff Physicist: Department of Radiation Oncology, Froedtert Hospital,Milwaukee, WI, 2011 – present
  • Staff Physicist: Senator Joseph Andrea Cancer Center, St. Catherine’s Campus, United Healthcare Systems, Kenosha,WI, 2011 – present

Clinical Responsibilities

Froedtert Hospital:

  • QA and Clinical services
  • IMRT/ART Prowess
  • IMRT Monaco
  • remote connections for MCW support
  • data processing

Senator Joseph Andrea Cancer Center:

  • QA and Clinical services
  • Primus
  • CT sim
  • CMS Focal Sim
  • CMS Xio TPS QA

Representative Publications

  • Prah DE, Kainz K, Peng C, Li XA. The dosimetric and delivery advantages of a new 160-leaf MLC.  Technol Cancer Res Treat, 10(3):219-29, 2011.
  • Prah DE, Paulson ES, Nencka AS, Schmainda KM. A Simple Method for Rectified Noise Floor Suppression: Phase-Corrected Real Data Reconstruction with Application to Diffusion Weighted Imaging. Magn Reson Med 64(2):418-29, 2010.

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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