Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Staff, Residents, Research Associates and Postdoctoral Fellows
Katherine Albano, MS, is a senior physicist, lead physicist for the Drexel Town Square Health Center, Radiation Oncology and a lead physicist for the Gamma Knife program.
George Noid, PhD, is a medical physics resident with research interests including image quality assessments of model-based iterative CT reconstruction and development of a transabdominal ultrasound probe for tracking intrafractional pancreatic motion.
Xingfeng Chen, PhD, is a medical physics resident focusing on MR-linac dosimetric effects of magnetic field and electron density assignment as well as MRI-based IMRT planning and evaluation of treatment planning systems.
Tia Plautz, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow studying texture stability in CT and MRI using radiomics techniques.
Dan Grimm, MS, is a senior medical physicist working at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.
Diane Schott, PhD, is a medical physics resident focusing on tracking physical qualities of the pancreas over treatment duration and exploring possible correlations between physical qualities and treatment response for pancreatic cancer.
Sara Lim, PhD, is a medical physics resident focusing on using CT radiomics to predict and track radiation treatment response in lung cancers.
Ranjeeta Thapa, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow focusing on image-guided adaptive radiation therapy and also studying the CT radiomics to track the response in the heart during radiation.
Farshad Mostafaei, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow focusing on improving respiration motion management during radiation therapy delivery for abdominal and thoracic cancer and real-time organ motion monitoring using ultrasound and kV fluoroscopy during lung SBRT delivery.
JingQiao Zhang, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow focusing in automation of fast on-line adaptive therapy and auto contour with machine learning and computer vision.
Haidy Gerges Nasief, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow focusing on developing machine learning algorithms utilizing CT radiomics to classify and predict treatment response for pancreatic cancer.
Ying Zhang, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow working on contour quality assurance for adaptive radiation therapy.