Jason Rownd, MS

Jason Rownd, MS Senior Medical Physicist

Department of Radiation Oncology
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 805-4363


  • Master of Science, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (1995).
  • Master of Science, Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (1989).
  • Bachelor of Science, Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (1987).


  • Medical Physics Residency, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Department of Human Oncology (1995-1996).


  • Radiation Oncology Physics, American Board of Medical Physicists, (2000).

Clinical Appointments 

  • Senior Physicist: Department of Radiation Oncology, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee,WI, 1997 – present
  • Staff Physicist: Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls,WI, 1997 – present

Clinical Responsibilities

Froedtert Hospital:

  • QA and Clinical Services
  • Nucletron HDR unit
  • IGRT CT on Rails
  • HDR planning and treatment
  • Brachytherapy
  • TLD/ in vivo/OSL

Community Memorial Hospital:

  • Prostate seed

Representative Presentations

3-T MRI-based adaptive brachytherapy for cervix cancer: treatment technique and initial clinical outcomes.
Kharofa J, Morrow N, Kelly T, Rownd J, Paulson E, Rader J, Uyar D, Bradley W, Erickson B. Brachytherapy. 2014 Jul-Aug;13(4):319-25. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2014.03.001. Epub 2014 May 14.PMID:24837024

American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for interstitial brachytherapy for vaginal cancer.Beriwal S, Demanes DJ, Erickson B, Jones E, De Los Santos JF, Cormack RA, Yashar C, Rownd JJ, Viswanathan AN; American Brachytherapy Society. Brachytherapy. 2012 Jan-Feb;11(1):68-75. doi:10.1016/j.brachy.2011.06.008 PMID:22265440

American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for adjuvant vaginal cuff brachytherapy after hysterectomy.Small W Jr, Beriwal S, Demanes DJ, Dusenbery KE, Eifel P, Erickson B, Jones E, Rownd JJ, De Los Santos JF, Viswanathan AN, Gaffney D; American Brachytherapy Society.Brachytherapy.  2012 Jan-Feb;11(1):58-67. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2011.08.005.PMID:22265439

Variation of treatment planning parameters (D90 HR-CTV, D 2cc for OAR) for cervical cancer tandem ring brachytherapy in a multicentre setting: comparison of standard planning and 3D image guided optimisation based on a joint protocol for dose-volume constraints.Jürgenliemk-Schulz IM, Lang S, Tanderup K, de Leeuw A, Kirisits C, Lindegaard J, Petric P, Hudej R, Pötter R; Gyn GEC ESTRO network. Radiother Oncol. 2010 Mar;94(3):339-45. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2009.10.011. Epub 2009 Nov 26. PMID:19944471

Recommendations from gynaecological (GYN) GEC ESTRO working group (II): concepts and terms in 3D image-based treatment planning in cervix cancer brachytherapy-3D dose volume parameters and aspects of 3D image-based anatomy, radiation physics, radiobiology.Pötter R, Haie-Meder C, Van Limbergen E, Barillot I, De Brabandere M, Dimopoulos J, Dumas I, Erickson B, Lang S, Nulens A, Petrow P, Rownd J, Kirisits C; GEC ESTRO Working Group. Radiother Oncol. 2006 Jan;78(1):67-77. Epub 2006 Jan 5. PMID:16403584

Patterns of brachytherapy practice for patients with carcinoma of the cervix (1996-1999): a patterns of care study. Erickson B, Eifel P, Moughan J, Rownd J, Iarocci T, Owen J.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Nov 15;63(4):1083-92. Epub 2005 Aug 15. PMID:16099599

Recommendations for image-based intracavitary brachytherapy of cervix cancer: the GYN GEC ESTRO Working Group point of view: in regard to Nag et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2004;60:1160-1172). Pötter R, Dimopoulos J, Kirisits C, Lang S, Haie-Meder C, Briot E, Dumas I, Van Limbergen E, De Brabandere M, Nulens A, Erickson B, Rownd J, Petrow P. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2005 May 1;62(1):293-5; author reply 295-6. PMID:15850940

CT-guided high-dose-rate dose prescription for cervical carcinoma: the importance of uterine wall thickness. Mai J, Rownd J, Erickson B.  Brachytherapy. 2002;1(1):27-35. Review. PMID: 15062184

Clinical implementation of AAPM TG61 protocol for kilovoltage x-ray beam dosimetry. Yoo S, Grimm D, Zhu R, Jursinic P, Lopez F, Rownd J, Gillin M. Med Phys. 2002 Oct;29(10):2269-73. PMID: 12408301

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