AAPM Education and Research Fund Recipients

Sponsor Type Term Host Institution Recipient Supervisor Project Title
AAPM Fellowship 2016-2018 Wayne State University School of Medicine Rebecca Meerschaert L. Zhuang
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2016-2017 The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center Radiation Physics Fada Guan Characterizing the biologic response of therapeutic protons at the cellular and DNA level in terms of their physical interactions
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2016-2017 Massachusetts General Hospital Yoann Petibon Imaging of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques Using Simultaneous PET-MR
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2016-2017 Mayo Clinic Radiology Andrea Ferrero Biomarkers of kidney stone fragility from routine single and dual energy CT
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2017-2018 University of Stanford Radiation Oncology Don Vernekohl Enhanced X-ray Fluorescence Instrumentation for Fast High-Resolution Imaging
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2017-2018 Johns Hopkins University Biomedical Engineering Hao Zhang Ultra-Low-Dose Lung Nodule CT Surveillance Using Prior-Image-Based Reconstruction
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2017-2018 CHI St Luke's Health Baylor St Luke's Medical Center Jiming Zhang Intra-Treatment Monitoring of Magnetic Resonance Imaging guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Surgery (MR-HIFU) using Acoustic Radiation Force Imaging to Improve Outcomes
AAPM and ERF-SNMMI Nuclear Medicine Residency Grant 2016-2018 Henry Ford Hospital System Department of Radiology Beth Harkness
AAPM and ERF-SNMMI Nuclear Medicine Residency Grant 2016-2018 SUNY Stony Brook Department of Radiology Nand Relan
Best Medical/AAPM Fellowship 2017-2017 Duke University Medical Center Radiation Oncology Chunhao Wang
Best Medical/AAPM Fellowship 2017-2017 University of Colorado School of Medicine Radiation Oncology Timur Alexeev
Best Medical/AAPM Fellowship 2017-2017 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Medical Physics Sang Ho Lee
Best Medical/AAPM Fellowship 2017-2017 Department of Radiology Radiology Duke University Medical Center James Spencer
Best Medical/AAPM Fellowship 2017-2017 University of Wisconsin Medical Physics Juan Montoya
RSNA / AAPM Fellowship 2017-2019 University of Chicago Qiyuan Hu
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2015 U. of Maryland School of Medicine John Ely Microbeam Therapy with Light Ions
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2015 U. of Wisconsin-Madison Ke Li High Quality and Sub-mSv Cerebral CT Perfusion Imaging
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2015 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Stephen Yip Association between PET radiomic features and genetic mutations in NSCLC
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 2015-2017 U. of Victoria Dylan Breitkreutz M. Bazalova-Carter
AAPM Fellowship 2014-2016 U. of Wisconsin Erin Adamson S. Fain
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2014 UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Jongmin Cho Design of practical proton-activated implantable markers for proton range verification using PET
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2014 Johns Hopkins University Grace Jianan Gang Task-Driven, Patient-Specific Imaging for CT and Cone-Beam CT
RSNA/AAPM Imaging Residency 2014-2016 U. of Chicago Z. Lu
RSNA/AAPM Imaging Residency 2014-2016 Duke University Medical Center E. Samei
RSNA/AAPM Imaging Residency 2014-2016 Emory University J. Nye
RSNA/AAPM Imaging Residency 2014-2016 Indiana University School of Medicine Y. Liang
RSNA/AAPM Imaging Residency 2014-2016 U. of Oklahoma Health Science Center J. Sonnad
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2013 Johns Hopkins University Adam Wang Low-Dose C-arm Cone-Beam CT with Model-Based Image Reconstruction for Neurosurgical Interventions
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2013 Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School Stephen Dowdell Quantification of Proton and Ion track structures using Monte Carlo simulations and FNTDs
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 2013-2015 UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Xenia Fave L. Court
RSNA/AAPM Imaging Residency 2013-2015 U. of Alabama Birmingham S. White
RSNA/AAPM Imaging Residency 2013-2015 U. of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health F. Ranallo
RSNA/AAPM Imaging Residency 2013-2015 Mem. Sloan Kettering L. Rothenberg
AAPM Fellowship 2012-2014 UT Health Science Center David Fried
AAPM Imaging Residency 2012-2012 Mayo Clinic B. Schueler
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2012 University of California, Irvine Huanjun Ding Quantification of breast density using photoncounting spectral mammography
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2012 Stanford University Magdalena Bazalova Towards radiation therapy with very high-energy electron beams
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2011 University of California, Irvine Yahya Alivov DEVELOPMENT OF TiO2 NANOTUBE FIELD EMISSION X-RAY SOURCE
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2011 University of Maryland Baltimore Hao Howard Zhang Towards Physiological Radiotherapy to Improve Patient Outcome
AAPM Residency 2011-2011 Duke University Medical Ctr Joshua M. Wilson E. Samei
RSNA Residency 2011 UT MD Anderson C. Willis
RSNA Residency 2011 Upstate Medical Physics R. J. Pizzutiello, Jr.
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 2011-2013 Duke University Scott Haile Robertson
AAPM Fellowship 2010-2012 U. of Wisconsin-Madison Edward Wunder G-H. Chen
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2010 Stanford University Guillem Pratx X-Ray Luminescence Computed Tomography
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2009 Stanford University Kang-Hyun Ahn Development of multi-parametric molecular imager by integrating Overhauser-enhanced MRI with prepolarized MRI
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2009 Stanford University Dan Ruan Developing a Hybrid IGRT System with Adaptive Measurements Accurate and ALARA
AAPM Imaging Residency 2009-2011 UT M.D. Anderson Charles E. Willis N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2009-2009 Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center John Gibbons, Jr. N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2009-2009 The Cancer Inst. of NJ, UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Med. School Ning Yue N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2009-2009 The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine John Wong N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2009-2009 Karmanos Cancer Center Jay Burmeister N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2009-2009 Medical College of Wisconsin X. Allen Li N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2009-2009 Columbia University Cheng-Shie Wuu N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2009-2009
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 2009-2011 UT HSC at San Antonio Courtney Knaup G. Clarke
AAPM Fellowship 2008-2010 University Of Wisconsin Dustin Jacqmin N/A
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2008 Johns Hopkins Unversity Zejian Liu Noninvasive imaging of radiation-induced lung inflammation via peripheral benzodiazepine receptor based nuclear imaging
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2008 Stanford University Amit Sawant 4D adaptive radiotherapy Using In-Room MRI for Treating Moving and Deforming Target
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2008-2008 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Timothy Solberg N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2008-2008 Kansas City Cancer Center Brian Wichman N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2008-2008 Henry Ford Health System Indrin J. Chetty N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2008-2008 Rush University Medical Center James C.H. Chu N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2008-2008 Thompson Cancer Survival Center Chester Ramsey N/A
RSNA Residency 2008-2008
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2007 Cross Cancer Institute Marco Carlone Study of RF-Interference for Real Time Image Guided Adaptive Radiotherapy
AAPM Imaging Residency 2007-2009 Henry Ford Health Systems Kenneth Nkongchu D. Peck
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2007-2007 Duke University Medical Center Fang-Fang Yin N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2007-2007 UC San Diego Todd Pawlicki N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2007-2007 Medical Univ. of South Carolina Kenneth Vanek N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2007-2007 U. of Michigan Joann Prisciandaro N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2007-2007 Scott & White Memorial Hospital Arthur Boyer N/A
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 2007-2009 U. of Florida Bart Lynch D. Hintenlang
Varian Residency 2007-2007
AAPM Fellowship 2006-2008 UC Los Angeles David Bennett M. McNitt-Gray
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2006 Medical College of Georgia Tom C. Hu Monitoring Myocardial Ischemic-Reperfusion Induced Calcium Homeostasis Alteration by MRI in Small Murine Model
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2006-2006 Nebraska Medical Center Timothy Solberg N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2006-2006 MD Anderson Cancer Ctr Orlando Sanford Meeks N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2006-2006 UC Davis Medical Center James Purdy N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2006-2006 Stony Brook University Lawrence Reinstein N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2006-2006 Memorial Hospital Jennifer Hann Fisher N/A
AAPM/ASTRO Residency 2006-2006 Brody School of Medicine Melodee Wolfe N/A
ASTRO Residency 2006-2006
RSNA Residency 2006-2008 UT M.D. Anderson S. Cheenu Kappdath J. Hazle
AAPM Research Seed Grant 2005 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Andrei Pugachev Validation of PET Hypoxia Tracers by Autoradiography and Fluorescent Microscopy
AAPM Imaging Residency 2005-2007 UC Davis Jennifer Stickel J.A. Seibert
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 2005-2007 U. of Wisconsin Matt Vanderhoek J. Zagzebski
Varian Residency 2005-2007 U. of Florida Zhong Su J. Palta
Varian Residency 2005-2007 Mallinckrodt Inst. Mark Wiesmeyer, Lisha Zhang, Anna Kress and Dharani Rangaraj E. Klein
AAPM Fellowship 2004-2006 UT Health Science Center Rachelle Ramer G. Fullerton
ASTRO Residency 2004-2006 Barnes Jewish Hosp. Mark Wiesmeyer and Lisha Zhang E. Klein
ASTRO Residency 2004-2006 U. of Chicago Desiree Jangha M. Martel
RSNA Research and Education Fund Residency 2004-2006 UT M.D. Anderson Ruijie Rachel Liu J. Hazle
RSNA Research and Education Fund Residency 2004-2006 Cross Cancer Inst. Hans S. Jans B. G. Fallone
AAPM Imaging Residency 2003-2005 UT M.D. Anderson Anthony Liu J. Hazle
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 2003-2005 U. of Wisconsin Joshua James J. Zagzebski
Varian Residency 2003-2005 UT M.D. Anderson Homayoun Hamidian X. Zhu
Varian Residency 2003-2005 Mallinckrodt Inst. Carnell Hampton and Roy Wood E. Klein
AAPM Fellowship 2002-2004 UT Health Science Center Jennifer O'Daniel G. Fullerton
AAPM/Elekta Oncology Residency 2002-2002
ASTRO Residency 2002-2004 U. of Florida Hilary Akapati J. Palta
ASTRO Residency 2002-2004 U. of Wisconsin Yankhua Fan R. Das
RSNA Research and Education Fund Residency 2002-2004 UT M.D. Anderson John Rong J. Hazle
RSNA Research and Education Fund Residency 2002-2004 UAB Medical Center Benjamin W. Zeff M. Yester
AAPM Imaging Residency 2001-2003 UT M.D. Anderson Ishtiaq Hussain J. Hazle
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 2001-2003 McGill University Kristin Stewart E. Podgorsak
Varian Residency 2001-2003 U. of Minnesota Lai Leong F. Khan
Varian Residency 2001-2003 McGill University Siobhan Ozard E. Podgorsak
AAPM Fellowship 2000-2002 UT M.D. Anderson Stephen Kry K. Hogstrom
AAPM/Elekta Oncology Residency 2000-2002 U. of Minnesota Nina Hoan T. Nguyen F. Khan
ASTRO Residency 2000-2002 Barnes-Jewish Hosp. Jacqueline Esthappan E. Klein
ASTRO Residency 2000-2002 U. of Wisconsin Syed Farooq Akber Rupak Das
RSNA Research and Education Fund Residency 2000-2002 UT M.D. Anderson Kerry Krugh J. Hazle
RSNA Research and Education Fund Residency 2000-2002
AAPM Imaging Residency 1999-2000
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 1999-2001 U. of Wisconsin Susan Richardson P.M. Deluca
Varian Residency 1999-2001 U. of Kentucky Stephen Klash G. Ibbott
Varian Residency 1999-2001 Mallinckrodt Inst. James Dempsey J. Purdy
AAPM Imaging Residency 1998-2000
AAPM/Elekta Oncology Residency 1998-2000 Mallinckrodt Inst. Miranda Garcia/Ramirez J. Purdy
ASTRO Residency 1998-2000 Vanderbilt Univ. Chris Scarfone C. Coffey
ASTRO Residency 1998-2000 U. of Florida Siyong Kim J. Palta
RSNA Research and Education Fund Residency 1998-2000 U. of Wisconsin Kimberly Howell J. Vetter
RSNA Research and Education Fund Residency 1998-2000 U. of Michigan Neal Vittitoe M. Goodsitt
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 1997-1999 McGill University Martin Lachaine E. Podgorsak
Varian Residency 1997-1999 McGill University Belai Moftah E. Podgorsak
Varian Residency 1997-1999 Mallinckrodt Inst. S. Marty Goddu J. Purdy
AAPM Imaging Residency 1996-1998 Mayo Clinic Kalpana Kanal J. Felmlee
ASTRO Residency 1996-1998 Wayne State Mark Rivard C. Orton
ASTRO Residency 1996-1998 UC San Francisco Jenny Hai L. Verhey
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 1995-1997 U. of Wisconsin Mike Schuler P.M. DeLuca, Jr.
Varian Residency 1995-1997 Mem. Sloan Kettering Ken Forster C. Ling
Varian Residency 1995-1997 U. of Minnesota L. Lewandowski F. Khan
ASTRO Residency 1994-1996 Mallinckrodt Inst. Steen Madsen J. Purdy
ASTRO Residency 1994-1996 T. Jefferson Hospital Jeff Yue T. Suntharalingam
Varian Residency 1993-1995 Mem. Sloan Kettering John Willins C. Ling
Varian Residency 1993-1995 U. of Minnesota Anil Sethi F. Khan
ASTRO Residency 1992-1994 Wayne State S. Chungbin C. Orton
ASTRO Residency 1992-1994 U. of Rochester Fang Yin M. C. Schell
ASTRO Residency 1992-1994 U. of Wisconsin Rebecca Kitchen T.R. Mackie
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 1992-1994 U. of Wisconsin Eric Niendorf P.M. DeLuca, Jr.
RSNA/AAPM Fellowship 1990-1992 U. of Wisconsin Jason Polzin P.M. DeLuca, Jr.