health physics

Summary

Summary: The science concerned with problems of radiation protection relevant to reducing or preventing radiation exposure, and the effects of ionizing radiation on humans and their environment.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Operational health physics
    Kenneth L Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 88:638-52. 2005
  2. doi New recommendations from the International Commission on Radiological Protection--a review
    A D Wrixon
    Castellezgasse 25 2 6, 1020 Vienna, Austria
    Phys Med Biol 53:R41-60. 2008
  3. doi American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and American College of Radiology (ACR) practice guideline for the transperineal permanent brachytherapy of prostate cancer
    Seth A Rosenthal
    Radiation Oncology Centers, Radiological Associates of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95815 4227, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:335-41. 2011
  4. doi International perspectives on quality assurance and new techniques in radiation medicine: outcomes of an IAEA conference
    Ken Shortt
    Division of Human Health, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:S80-4. 2008
  5. ncbi Health physics considerations in medical radiation emergencies
    Ken Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 87:S19-24. 2004
  6. ncbi Reflections on CERRIE
    J A Simmons
    J Radiol Prot 25:106-7. 2005
  7. ncbi The CERRIE majority and minority reports and the COMARE response
    Marion D Hill
    J Radiol Prot 25:103-6. 2005
  8. ncbi External dosimetry and personnel monitoring
    John W Poston
    Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A and M University, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Mail Stop 3133, College Station, TX 77843 3133, USA
    Health Phys 88:557-64. 2005
  9. ncbi Health physics challenges involved with opening a "seventeen-inch" concrete waste vault
    Patrick T Sullivan
    Radiological Control Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, PO Box 5000, Building 860, Upton, NY 11973, USA
    Health Phys 88:S97-S103. 2005
  10. ncbi Gioacchino Failla
    Otha Linton
    Potomac, MD 20854, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:151-2. 2006

Research Grants

  1. A microSPECT scanner for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Non-Invasive Localization of Vulnerable Plaques
    Cynthia McCollough; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Eliciting Truly Informed Consent
    William Hendee; Fiscal Year: 2003
  4. E-Learning of Informed Consent
    William Hendee; Fiscal Year: 2002
  5. HETEROGENEITY CORRECTIONS IN BRACHYTHERAPY DOSIMETRY
    Jeffrey Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2005
  7. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. TOMOGRAPHIC DOSIMETRY PHANTOMS FOR PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2001
  10. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications129 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Operational health physics
    Kenneth L Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 88:638-52. 2005
    A review of the operational health physics papers published in Health Physics and Operational Radiation Safety over the past fifteen years indicated seventeen general categories or areas into which the topics could be readily separated...
  2. doi New recommendations from the International Commission on Radiological Protection--a review
    A D Wrixon
    Castellezgasse 25 2 6, 1020 Vienna, Austria
    Phys Med Biol 53:R41-60. 2008
    ..Eventually, new recommendations were agreed by the Commission at its meeting in Essen in March 2007. This paper provides a review of these new recommendations and their possible implications...
  3. doi American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and American College of Radiology (ACR) practice guideline for the transperineal permanent brachytherapy of prostate cancer
    Seth A Rosenthal
    Radiation Oncology Centers, Radiological Associates of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95815 4227, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:335-41. 2011
    ..Adherence to these practice guidelines can be part of ensuring quality and safety in a successful prostate brachytherapy program...
  4. doi International perspectives on quality assurance and new techniques in radiation medicine: outcomes of an IAEA conference
    Ken Shortt
    Division of Human Health, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:S80-4. 2008
    ..How shall the dual gaps, one in access to basic medical services and the other in access to high-quality modern technology, be addressed?..
  5. ncbi Health physics considerations in medical radiation emergencies
    Ken Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 87:S19-24. 2004
    Preplanning and organization can facilitate the health physics response in the event of a medical radiation emergency...
  6. ncbi Reflections on CERRIE
    J A Simmons
    J Radiol Prot 25:106-7. 2005
  7. ncbi The CERRIE majority and minority reports and the COMARE response
    Marion D Hill
    J Radiol Prot 25:103-6. 2005
  8. ncbi External dosimetry and personnel monitoring
    John W Poston
    Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A and M University, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Mail Stop 3133, College Station, TX 77843 3133, USA
    Health Phys 88:557-64. 2005
    ..federal regulations and the impact of the regulations on personnel dosimetry. Finally, there will be a discussion of what the future may hold in terms of the types of dosimeters and the approaches to personnel monitoring, in particular...
  9. ncbi Health physics challenges involved with opening a "seventeen-inch" concrete waste vault
    Patrick T Sullivan
    Radiological Control Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, PO Box 5000, Building 860, Upton, NY 11973, USA
    Health Phys 88:S97-S103. 2005
    ..describes the various activities involved with opening a sealed legacy "Seventeen-inch" concrete vault and the health physics challenges and solutions employed...
  10. ncbi Gioacchino Failla
    Otha Linton
    Potomac, MD 20854, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:151-2. 2006
  11. ncbi The plenary session on the ICRP recommendations for the 21st century at IRPA-11, Madrid
    Geoffrey A M Webb
    Brunswick, Cornwall Gardens, Brighton BN1 6RJ, UK
    J Radiol Prot 24:413-22. 2004
    ..This memorandum summarises the initial presentation of the main ideas in the draft recommendations by the ICRP Chairman, Roger Clarke, and then presents the views of the six panellists...
  12. ncbi Units in radiation medicine
    D A Freshwater
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University of Birmingham
    J R Army Med Corps 150:10. 2004
  13. ncbi A commentary on some inconsistencies in the icrp 2005 recommendations: exclusion levels
    Gary H Kramer
    Human Monitoring Laboratory, Radiation Protection Bureau, 775 Brookfield Road PL6302D1, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 1C1, Canada
    Health Phys 91:1-6. 2006
    ..It is suggested that the International Atomic Energy Agency's approach is more balanced where each nuclide receives its own exclusion level instead of the incomplete and arbitrary categories proposed by the ICRP...
  14. ncbi Priority list of research areas for radiological nuclear threat countermeasures
    Terry C Pellmar
    Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland 20889 5603, USA
    Radiat Res 163:115-23. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi Operational health physics
    Kenneth L Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 88:1-15. 2005
    A review of the operational health physics papers published in Health Physics and Operational Radiation Safety over the past fifteen years indicated seventeen general categories or areas into which the topics could be readily separated...
  16. ncbi Light water reactor health physics
    Robert J Prince
    U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 475 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA
    Health Phys 87:469-79. 2004
    In this article an overview of the historical development of light water reactor health physics programs is presented...
  17. ncbi Medical ethics, clinical research, and special aspects in nuclear medicine
    S Corrao
    Unit of Clinical Methodology, Epidemiology and Statistics Civico e Benfratelli, G Di Cristina, M Ascoli, Hospital Trust, Palermo, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 48:175-80. 2004
    ..108 of L.D. no. 230 of March 17, 1995 and, art. 4 and attachment III of L.D. no. 187 of May 26). In this paper medical ethics, research, methodological issues and aspects of ionizing radiation are discussed...
  18. ncbi [The evolution of the system of radiological protection: outline of new ICRP recommendations]
    Hidehiro Kawasaki
    Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 60:796-801. 2004
  19. ncbi The current NRC definitions of therapy misadministration are vague, do not reflect the norms of clinical practice, and should be rewritten. Against the proposition
    Jeffrey F Williamson
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Radiation Oncology, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Med Phys 31:693-4. 2004
  20. ncbi The current NRC definitions of therapy misadministration are vague, do not reflect the norms of clinical practice, and should be rewritten. For the proposition
    Howard Amols
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Medical Physics, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Med Phys 31:691-3. 2004
  21. ncbi Medical health physics: a review
    Richard J Vetter
    Radiation Safety Office, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Phys 88:653-64. 2005
    Medical health physics is the profession dedicated to the protection of healthcare providers, members of the public, and patients from unwarranted radiation exposure...
  22. ncbi A review of educational philosophies as applied to radiation safety training at medical institutions
    Lawrence T Dauer
    Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Phys 90:S67-72. 2006
    ..The paper also suggests that other educational philosophies, such as the progressive philosophy, should be examined to provide a rich foundation for improving the educational experience and outcomes...
  23. ncbi An analysis of 20 years of radiation-related health care complaints in Texas for the purposes of quality improvement
    P J Thommen
    The University of Texas School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Phys 90:S62-6. 2006
    ..Possible options for improving the means of systematically collecting initial compliant data in the future are also discussed...
  24. ncbi A nontraditional method of providing radiation protection instruction at a large health science center
    Bradley S Brinkley
    Occupational Health and Safety, Radiation Safety Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Phys 90:S40-3. 2006
    ..This article also reviews steps under consideration to improve the current online course to make it a more effective tool in radiation safety instruction...
  25. ncbi [Regulating radiological protection and the role of health authorities]
    César F Arias
    Departamento de Fisica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paseo Colón 850, CP1063, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 20:188-97. 2006
    ....
  26. pmc Radiation in the cardiac catheter laboratory
    John Partridge
    Department of Medical Imaging, Harefield Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, Hill End Road, Harefield, Middlesex UB9 6JH, UK
    Heart 91:1615-20. 2005
  27. ncbi The international scope of Medical Physics: an editorial
    William R Hendee
    Med Phys 33:4770-1. 2006
  28. ncbi Diagnostic medical physicists and their clinical activities
    Yasmin S Cypel
    Research Department, American College of Radiology, Reston, Virginia 20191, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:120-6. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi The role of COMARE in the light of the CERRIE report and the COMARE response
    Bryn Bridges
    J Radiol Prot 25:194-5. 2005
  30. ncbi X-ray dose training: are we exposed to enough? A reply to Dr McCoubrie's letter published in Vol 60 No 6 (2005) on p. 730
    K Jacob
    Clin Radiol 60:936. 2005
  31. ncbi Concepts and simple rules of thumb, the best tools for training responders
    Allen Brodsky
    Health Phys 89:S16-8. 2005
  32. ncbi Radiation safety
    Stewart C Bushong
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 3498, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:144-5. 2004
  33. ncbi Medical physicists as radiation safety officers: a conflict of interest?
    Don D Tolbert
    Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:286. 2004
  34. ncbi A history of the international commission on radiological protection
    Roger Clarke
    International Commission on Radiological Protection, SE 171 16 Stockholm, Sweden
    Health Phys 88:717-32. 2005
    ..The key features of the Recommendations made by ICRP from 1928 up to the current 1990 version are identified...
  35. ncbi Electromagnetic malfunction of semiconductor-type electronic personal dosimeters caused by access control systems for radiation facilities
    Shizuhiko Deji
    Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Japan
    Health Phys 91:93-100. 2006
    ..0 cm. The electric and magnetic immunity levels ranged from 35.1 to 267.6 V m(-1) and from 1.0 to 16.6 A m(-1), respectively. Electromagnetic immunity levels of SEPDs should be strengthened from the standpoint of radiation protection...
  36. ncbi Environmental health physics: 50 years of progress
    Dade W Moeller
    Dade Moeller and Associates, 257 River Island Road, New Bern, NC 28562 3669, USA
    Health Phys 88:676-96. 2005
    Environmental health physics is an interdisciplinary field, involving study of the release, transport, and fate of radioactive material in the environment...
  37. ncbi Light water reactor health physics
    Robert J Prince
    U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 475 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA
    Health Phys 88:665-75. 2005
    In this article an overview of the historical development of light water reactor health physics programs is presented...
  38. ncbi Health risks of electromagnetic fields. Part III: Risk analysis
    Lynn M Brodsky
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 31:333-54. 2003
    ..Thus it is essential that all stakeholders involved in this issue participate in developing consensus solutions...
  39. ncbi Medical health physics: a review
    Richard J Vetter
    Radiation Safety Office, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Phys 86:445-56. 2004
    Medical health physics is the profession dedicated to the protection of healthcare providers, members of the public, and patients from unwarranted radiation exposure...
  40. ncbi Health physics aspects of neutron activated components in a linear accelerator
    Shuntong Guo
    Radiation Safety Office, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Health Phys 86:S94-S102. 2004
    ..The principal nuclides identified in the irradiated cerrobend block were In, Sn, Cd, Pb. The corresponding nuclear reactions from which the residual radionuclides produced were confirmed by consulting the current literature...
  41. ncbi A review of the history of U.S. radiation protection regulations, recommendations, and standards
    Cynthia G Jones
    U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, Mail Stop T4 D22A, Washington, DC 20555, USA
    Health Phys 88:697-716. 2005
    ..The evolution and roles of international and national scientific recommending and regulatory organizations that shape U.S. radiation protection policy are described and discussed...
  42. ncbi Interview with Gerald Feldman, radiation safety officer
    Gerald Feldman
    Health Phys 85:S70-3. 2003
  43. ncbi [Staffing levels in medical radiation physics in radiation therapy in Germany. Summary of a questionnaire]
    Hans Karl Leetz
    Universitatskliniken, Institut für Radiologische Physik, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 179:721-6. 2003
    ..From the age distribution of DGMP-members and the calculated deficit resulted a training capacity of about 100 medical physicists at all per year (19 in radiation therapy) if the deficit shall be cut back in 10 years...
  44. ncbi Body potassium content and 40K radiation dose to Iranian subjects
    J Karimi Diba
    National Radiation Protection Department, Iranian Nuclear Regulatory Authority, PO Box 14155 4494, Tehran, Iran
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 104:259-62. 2003
    ..The average effective doses due to 40K are 187 +/- 32 microSv y(-1) for males and 150 +/- 27 microSv y(-1) for females...
  45. ncbi Radiation protection and procedures in the OR
    Julie A Chaffins
    Diagnostic Imaging, Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Radiol Technol 79:415-28; quiz 429-31. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi An initial radiation safety needs assessment of Costa Rica: the South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society's strategic planning appraisal for participation in the "Radiation Safety Without Borders" initiative
    Robert J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, Houston 77054, USA
    Health Phys 82:S87-91. 2002
    In response to the Health Physics Society's recent 'radiation safety without borders" initiative, the South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society selected Costa Rica as its partner country of choice...
  47. ncbi Radiation exposure as a reasonable calculated risk. 1958
    Lauriston S Taylor
    Health Phys 82:782-8. 2002
  48. ncbi The international atom: evolution of radiation control programs
    F J Bradley
    Health Phys 83:121-34. 2002
    Under the Atoms for Peace program, Turkey received a one MWt swimming pool reactor in 1962 that initiated a health physics program for the reactor and a Radiation Control Program (RCP) for the country's use of ionizing radiation...
  49. ncbi Health effects of residential radon: a European perspective at the end of 2002
    S C Darby
    University of Oxford, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Harkness Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 104:321-9. 2003
    ..To achieve this, a European Collaborative Group on Residential Radon and Lung Cancer was initiated and its findings should be published in 2004...
  50. doi New ICRP recommendations
    A D Wrixon
    Castellezgasse 25 2 6, 1020 Vienna, Austria
    J Radiol Prot 28:161-8. 2008
    ..As such, no major changes to radiological protection regulations based on the 1990 recommendations should be necessary...
  51. ncbi [Staff requirements in medical radiation physics for diagnostic radiology in Germany: results of a questionnaire]
    H K Leetz
    Universitatskliniken, Institut für Radiologische Physik, Homburg Saar
    Rofo 176:392-7. 2004
    ..Considering the age distribution of the DGMP members, a training capacity of about 100 medical physicists per year is needed to eliminate the calculated deficit within the next 10 years...
  52. ncbi The work of committee 2 of ICRP on internal dosimetry
    J W Stather
    Radiation Protection Division, Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0RQ, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 127:8-11. 2007
    ..The OIR series of publications will be accompanied by a supporting Guidance Document that will give advice on the interpretation of bioassay data...
  53. ncbi Radiation protection in Australia: a thirty year perspective
    R C Smart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, St George Hospital, Kogarah, Australia
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 30:155-9. 2007
    ..Medical physicists have been involved, and continue to be involved, in all aspects of radiation protection in medicine at a national, State and hospital level...
  54. ncbi Name those quantities
    Daniel J Strom
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 108:183-5. 2004
  55. ncbi Legal liability and the health physicist
    Kenneth L Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center 500 University Drive Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 86:S48-52. 2004
  56. ncbi A case control study of multiple myeloma at four nuclear facilities
    S Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 10:144-53. 2000
    ..and occupational exposure data were derived from personnel, occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, and health physics records. Exposure-disease associations were evaluated using conditional logistic regression...
  57. ncbi The Radiological Physics Center's standard dataset for small field size output factors
    David S Followill
    Department of Radiation Physics, Radiological Physics Center, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3962. 2012
    ..Any discrepancies noted between the standard dataset and calculated values should be investigated with careful measurements and with attention to the specific beam model...
  58. doi Certification and licensing of clinical medical physicists in AFOMP countries
    W H Round
    School of Engineering, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 34:309-15. 2011
    ..The existing systems, which are described in this paper, generally conform to the policies. Licensing of medical physicists, which is primarily the responsibility of government bodies, is almost unknown in that region...
  59. ncbi EduGATE - basic examples for educative purpose using the GATE simulation platform
    Uwe Pietrzyk
    Institute of Neurosciences and Medicine, Research Center Juelich, Germany
    Z Med Phys 23:65-70. 2013
    ..A graphical user interface to define a configuration is also included...
  60. ncbi [The physical problems in medicine]
    Shang lian Bao
    Beijing Key Lab of Medical Physics and Engineering, Peking University
    Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 31:157-62. 2007
    ..Therefore, we should pay more attention to the establishment of Medical Physics in China. In order to develop medical physics in china, the bases of R&D and clinical practice should be also built...
  61. ncbi Projecting the radiation oncology workforce in Australia
    Deborah Schofield
    NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW, Australia
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:1159-66. 2012
    ..In 2014, there was projected to be a deficit of 104 radiation oncology medical physicists with a persisting shortfall of 78 in 2019. This future projected shortage highlights the need for radiation oncology workforce planning...
  62. ncbi Annual committed effective dose from olive oil (due to 238U, 232Th, and 222Rn) estimated for members of the Moroccan public from ingestion and skin application
    M A Misdaq
    Nuclear Physics and Techniques Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, University of Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco
    Health Phys 102:335-45. 2012
    ..The maximum total committed effective dose to skin due to 238U, 232Th, and 222Rn was found equal to 0.07 mSy y-1 cm-2...
  63. pmc Isodose curve mappings measured while undergoing rotation for quality assurance testing of a 137Cs irradiator
    Samuel L Brady
    Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Health Phys 102:S8-12. 2012
    ..The authors propose the construction and use of a simple rotational quality assurance device for routine quality assurance of 137Cs irradiators...
  64. doi Equipment for neutron measurements at VR-1 Sparrow training reactor
    Antonin Kolros
    CTU in Prague, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Department of Nuclear Reactors, Prague, Czech Republic
    Appl Radiat Isot 68:570-4. 2010
    ..The methods for non-linearity correction of pulse neutron detection system and reactimeter application are presented...
  65. doi Monte Carlo simulations of neutron spectral fluence, radiation weighting factor and ambient dose equivalent for a passively scattered proton therapy unit
    Yuanshui Zheng
    Department of Radiation Physics, Unit 94, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Phys Med Biol 53:187-201. 2008
    ..Comparisons of in-air calculations with in-phantom calculations indicated that the in-air method yielded a conservative estimation of stray neutron radiation exposure for a prostate cancer patient...
  66. ncbi The contribution of Maria Sklodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie to Nuclear and Medical Physics. A hundred and ten years after the discovery of radium
    Aristidis Diamantis
    Department of Cytopathology, Faculty of Medicine, Athens University, Greece
    Hell J Nucl Med 11:33-8. 2008
    ..Marie received the Nobel Prize twice and later she became the first woman to become member of the French Academy of Sciences. Today, both Pierre and Marie Curie rest in Panthéon, in Paris...
  67. ncbi 2006 Distinguished scientific achievement award--John Auxier
    John Frazier
    Health Phys 91:557-8. 2006
  68. ncbi Computers, p53 and dosimetry: what does this spell?
    Tomas Kron
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 29:xi-xii. 2006
  69. ncbi Anniversary paper: past and current issues, and trends in brachytherapy physics
    Bruce R Thomadsen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Med Phys 35:4708-23. 2008
    ..At the time of this article, the pace of change in the field has never been more rapid, particularly in image-guided brachytherapy and the development of unconventional sources and treatment techniques...
  70. ncbi 2007 Outstanding Science Teacher Award: presented to Lawrence A. Scheckel at the 52nd annual meeting of the Health Physics Society, Portland, Oregon 8-12 July 2007
    Daniel J McGrane
    Health Phys 93:622-3. 2007
  71. doi RSO interview with Ibrahim Syed. Interview by René Michel
    Ibrahim Syed
    Health Phys 94:S1-3. 2008
  72. ncbi 2007 Elda E. Anderson Award: presented to Ali A. Simpkins at the 52nd annual meeting of the Health Physics Society, Portland, Oregon 8-12 July 2007
    Timothy Jannik
    Savannah River National Laboratory Aiken, SC, USA
    Health Phys 93:616-7. 2007
  73. ncbi A time of opportunity in the education of medical physicists: Report of a multi-organizational summit on the education of medical physicists
    William R Hendee
    Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Med Phys 33:3327-32. 2006
  74. ncbi In memoriam: Edward L Gillette (1932-2006)
    Mark W Dewhirst
    Radiat Res 167:745-7. 2007
  75. ncbi Field and bioassay indicators for internal dose intervention therapy
    Eugene H Carbaugh
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, P O Box 999, MSIN B1 60, Richland, WA 99352, USA
    Health Phys 92:S123-6. 2007
    ..It is used by facility radiation protection staff and on-call dosimetry support staff during the first few days following an intake...
  76. ncbi Evaluation of radiological versus chemical toxicity limits for varying enrichments of uranium for Department of Energy facilities
    PETER O'CONNELL
    DOE Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy, Washington, DC 20585, USA
    Health Phys 98:S17-21. 2010
    ..The revised guidance is based on the updated dosimetric models and provides a useful tool for evaluating when either radiological or chemical toxicity concerns are more limiting...
  77. ncbi Management of an affiliated Physics Residency Program using a commercial software tool
    Albert S Zacarias
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 11:2996. 2010
    ..Such tools are a critical and necessary component if the medical physics profession is to meet the projected needs for qualified medical physicists in future years...
  78. ncbi Quality assurance in radiation oncology
    Peter R Hulick
    South Suburban Oncology Center, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:613-6. 2005
    ..The process of QA and the resources available to radiation oncology staff members are described...
  79. ncbi Medical physics in 2020: will we still be relevant?
    K H Ng
    Department of Biomedical Imaging and Medical Physics Unit, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 31:85-9. 2008
    ..To me the future is clear: "To achieve more, we should imagine together."..
  80. doi [Which IMRT? From "step and shoot" to VMAT: physicist point of view]
    C LaFond
    Centre Eugene Marquis, rue de la Bataille Flandres Dunkerque, CS 44229, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
    Cancer Radiother 14:539-49. 2010
    ..VMAT also decreases monitor units as well as treatment delivery time to less than 5 minutes. However, VMAT is an IMRT technique more difficult to master than S&S technique because there are more variable parameters...
  81. ncbi Changes in equipment acceptance testing
    G Donald Frey
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:639-41. 2005
  82. ncbi Reviewing papers for Medical Physics
    William R Hendee
    Med Phys 35:1619-20. 2008
  83. doi American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and American College of Radiology (ACR) practice guideline for the performance of high-dose-rate brachytherapy
    Beth A Erickson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI53226 3596, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:641-9. 2011
    ..Adherence to these practice guidelines can be part of ensuring quality and safety in a successful HDR brachytherapy program...
  84. ncbi [The radiologist's responsibilities for the radiation protection of patients]
    C Etard
    Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, BP 17, 92262 Fontenay aux Roses, France
    J Radiol 91:1207-11. 2010
    ..The imaging technique must be optimized based on published guidelines or law for the most frequent examinations. All radiologists should be familiar with radiation protection. Incidents should be reported to the Nuclear Safety Authority...
  85. ncbi Introduction of the 29th Lauriston S. Taylor Lecturer, John B. Little
    R J Michael Fry
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana School of Medicine, 535 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5298, USA
    Health Phys 91:414-5. 2006
  86. ncbi Comparison of measured and calculated dose for asymmetric x-ray beams defined by independently movable collimators
    S C Prasad
    Department of Radiation Oncology, SUNY Health Science Center 13210, USA
    Med Dosim 21:105-7. 1996
    ..Measurements were made at 5, 10, and 15 cm off-axis for a 20 cm x 20 cm asymmetric field at dmax and 6 cm depths in a solid-water phantom using a 0.6 cc Farmer chamber. Agreement within 3% was found at the measurement points...
  87. ncbi Radiation disaster response: preparation and simulation experience at an academic medical center
    A Robert Schleipman
    Department of Health Physics and Radiopharmacology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Nucl Med Technol 32:22-7. 2004
    ..We report our experience and critique of the planning, training, and execution of the exercise, with special attention to the integrated response of the Departments of Nuclear Medicine, Health Physics, and Emergency Medicine.
  88. ncbi 2003 Robley D. Evans Commemorative Medal presented to Dade W. Moeller at the 48th annual meeting of the Health Physics Society, San Diego, CA 20-24 July 2003
    Edward F Maher
    New England Chapter of the Health Physics Society, USA
    Health Phys 85:654-6. 2003
  89. ncbi Truth or consequence--Bo Lindell's contribution to radiation protection
    J Valentin
    Swedish Radiation Protection Institute (SSI, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 34:1051-4. 1995
    ..In the long run, his continuing personal influence on radiation protection as a branch of science and a kind of role model for other types of environmental protection may attain an even greater importance...
  90. ncbi Methodology issues in epidemiological assessment of health effects of low-dose ionising radiation
    F Lagarde
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 104:297-314. 2003
    ..questions are examined: what are the strictly unavoidable limiting factors in the epidemiological methodology; what is its resolution limit in terms of effect size and what can be done to obtain further supportive evidence from the data?..
  91. ncbi UK laboratory intercomparison on internal dosimetry
    J Speed
    AWE, Aldermaston, Berks, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 104:221-9. 2003
    ..Judgements on the most appropriate data to use in estimating intakes, choice of parameter values for use with the ICRP models and allowing for the effects of treatment with DTPA were important sources of variability between laboratories...
  92. ncbi The provision of consultative physics services as commodities undermines the professionalism of medical physics. Against the proposition
    Lincoln B Hubbard
    HB and A, Ltd and Rush Univeristy, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515, USA
    Med Phys 30:99-100. 2003
  93. ncbi 2002 Outstanding Science Teacher Award. Paul S. Lombardi
    Lisa Bosworth
    University of Utah, Radiological Health Department, Salt Lake City, USA
    Health Phys 83:822-3. 2002
  94. ncbi 2002 Elda E. Anderson Award. Richard R. Brey
    Paul D Ritter
    Health Phys 83:815-6. 2002
  95. ncbi 2002 Founders Award. Charles E. Roessler
    Paul L Ziemer
    Purdue University, School of Health Sciences, W Lafayette, IN, USA
    Health Phys 83:813-4. 2002
  96. ncbi Classical microdosimetry in radiation protection dosimetry and monitoring
    A J Waker
    AECL, Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada KOJ 1JO
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 99:311-6. 2002
    ..reviewed are some of the technological innovations related to the application of microdosimetry in operational health physics and in particular the development of multi-element proportional counters and detectors based on gas microstrip ..
  97. ncbi Distribution of natural and anthropogenic radionuclides in soil and beach sand samples of Kalpakkam (India) using hyper pure germanium (HPGe) gamma ray spectrometry
    V Kannan
    Health Physics Division, BARC, Kalpakkam, India
    Appl Radiat Isot 57:109-19. 2002
    ..7%) and minimum contribution was by 40K (1.3%). 137Cs in Kalpakkam soils ranged from < or = 1.0 to 2.8 Bq kg(-1) dry, which was 1-3 order of magnitude less than the concentration of primordial radionuclides in soil...
  98. ncbi Health physics instrument's shadow
    Ken Kasper
    Health Phys 82:795. 2002
  99. ncbi Point/counterpoint. Medical physicists should not publicly endorse commercial products
    Michael G Davis
    The Greenville Hospital System, Department of Radiation Oncology, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Med Phys 29:441-2. 2002
  100. ncbi Determination of 232Th by neutron activation analysis using isotope-related ki factors
    G Küppers
    Research Center Julich, Operation Management Decontamination, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 97:123-5. 2001
    ..The activities of 232Th measured by applying neutron activation analysis in different samples were compared with the results found by a spectrometry and gamma spectrometry for the daughter nuclides 228Ac and 224Ra...
  101. ncbi Radiation-epidemiological analysis of incidence of non-cancer diseases among the Chernobyl liquidators
    V K Ivanov
    Medical Radiological Research Center of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Obninsk
    Health Phys 78:495-501. 2000
    ..The highest excess relative risk per 1 Gy was found for cerebrovascular diseases; ERR Gy(-1)=1.17 at the 95% confidence interval (0.45; 1.88)...

Research Grants65

  1. A microSPECT scanner for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Non-Invasive Localization of Vulnerable Plaques
    Cynthia McCollough; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Eliciting Truly Informed Consent
    William Hendee; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. E-Learning of Informed Consent
    William Hendee; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. HETEROGENEITY CORRECTIONS IN BRACHYTHERAPY DOSIMETRY
    Jeffrey Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. TOMOGRAPHIC DOSIMETRY PHANTOMS FOR PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  10. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. TOMOGRAPHIC DOSIMETRY PHANTOMS FOR PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  12. TOMOGRAPHIC DOSIMETRY PHANTOMS FOR PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  13. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Non-Invasive Localization of Vulnerable Plaques
    Cynthia McCollough; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  16. Non-Invasive Localization of Vulnerable Plaques
    Cynthia McCollough; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  17. Development of a Small Animal PET Scanner Using Solid State Photomultipliers
    Kanai S Shah; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This translational technology platform will help better identify appropriate new therapeutic and diagnostic agents to move into human clinical trials and may reduce the time and cost of bringing these new agents to the clinic. ..
  18. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. UC Davis Mouse Cancer Imaging Program
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, the MCIP describes a clear structure for governance and for providing imaging-related services to cancer researchers at UC Davis and beyond. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Virtual Patients for Computing Radiation Doses
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These two cores then support four parallel clinical projects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  22. Hyperspectral Optical Tomography for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A series of simulations, phantom and animal experiments will be used to validate the approach and the results will be compared to standard broadband methods that utilize high-pass filters. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. 4D Visible Human Modeling for Radiation Dosimetry
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..4).To establish an internet-based information-sharing resource on virtual-human motion simulation and radiation dosimetry. ..
  24. Standard Database for CT Lung Images
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The ideas resented in this proposal are expected to stimulate the efforts of the Consortium toward that goal. ..
  25. 4D Visible Human Modeling for Radiation Dosimetry
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..4).To establish an internet-based information-sharing resource on virtual-human motion simulation and radiation dosimetry. ..
  26. 4D Visible Human Modeling for Radiation Dosimetry
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..4).To establish an internet-based information-sharing resource on virtual-human motion simulation and radiation dosimetry. ..
  27. Hyperspectral Optical Tomography for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A series of simulations, phantom and animal experiments will be used to validate the approach and the results will be compared to standard broadband methods that utilize high-pass filters. ..
  28. Development of a Small Animal PET Scanner Using Solid State Photomultipliers
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This translational technology platform will help better identify appropriate new therapeutic and diagnostic agents to move into human clinical trials and may reduce the time and cost of bringing these new agents to the clinic. ..
  29. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. Non-Invasive Localization of Vulnerable Plaques
    Cynthia McCollough; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  31. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  32. UC Davis Mouse Cancer Imaging Program
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, the MCIP describes a clear structure for governance and for providing imaging-related services to cancer researchers at UC Davis and beyond. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  34. Hyperspectral Optical Tomography for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A series of simulations, phantom and animal experiments will be used to validate the approach and the results will be compared to standard broadband methods that utilize high-pass filters. ..
  35. Development of a Small Animal PET Scanner Using Solid State Photomultipliers
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This translational technology platform will help better identify appropriate new therapeutic and diagnostic agents to move into human clinical trials and may reduce the time and cost of bringing these new agents to the clinic. ..
  36. 4D Visible Human Modeling for Radiation Dosimetry
    Xie George Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..4).To establish an internet-based information-sharing resource on virtual-human motion simulation and radiation dosimetry. ..
  37. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. 4D Visible Human Modeling for Radiation Dosimetry
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..4).To establish an internet-based information-sharing resource on virtual-human motion simulation and radiation dosimetry. ..
  39. UC Davis Mouse Cancer Imaging Program
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the MCIP describes a clear structure for governance and for providing imaging-related services to cancer researchers at UC Davis and beyond. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING OF MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the reproducibility of imaging anatomy and metabolism will be assessed both in repeat studies of the same subject, and in individual studies across subjects. ..
  41. HIGH RESOLUTION PET IMAGING OF MOUSE MODELS OF CANCER
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. MONTE CARLO DOSIMETRY FOR INTRAVASCULAR BRACHYTHERAPY
    X Li; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS IN CT OF THE THORAX
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  44. HIGH RESOLUTION PET IMAGING
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING IN MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, we will integrate a small number of microPET detectors with the CT system and acquire initial PET/CT studies in phantoms and mice. ..
  46. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING IN MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will integrate a small number of microPET detectors with the CT system and acquire initial PET/CT studies in phantoms and mice. ..
  47. MONTE CARLO DOSIMETRY FOR INTRAVASCULAR BRACHYTHERAPY
    X Li; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS IN CT OF THE THORAX
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  49. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING IN MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will integrate a small number of microPET detectors with the CT system and acquire initial PET/CT studies in phantoms and mice. ..
  50. COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS IN CT OF THE THORAX
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  51. APD BASED PET DETECTOR MODULES FOR BREAST IMAGING
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the two detectors will be mounted on rotation/translation stages to perform imaging experiments with different geometry (ring and rotating plate), allowing the performance of an entire PET system to be projected. ..
  52. HIGH RESOLUTION PET IMAGING OF MOUSE MODELS OF CANCER
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Virtual Patients for Computing Radiation Doses
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These two cores then support four parallel clinical projects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Hyperspectral Optical Tomography for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A series of simulations, phantom and animal experiments will be used to validate the approach and the results will be compared to standard broadband methods that utilize high-pass filters. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  56. COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS IN CT OF THE THORAX
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  57. IEEE Medical Imaging Conference
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The exact number of awards and the amount of each award will depend on the number of applications that we receive. ..
  58. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING OF MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the reproducibility of imaging anatomy and metabolism will be assessed both in repeat studies of the same subject, and in individual studies across subjects. ..
  59. Virtual Patients for Computing Radiation Doses
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These two cores then support four parallel clinical projects. ..
  60. HIGH RESOLUTION PET IMAGING OF MOUSE MODELS OF CANCER
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS IN CT OF THE THORAX
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  62. MONTE CARLO DOSIMETRY FOR INTRAVASCULAR BRACHYTHERAPY
    X Li; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..