Poster # 3341 Isocentricity Of Gantry Rotation Beam Lines And Its Effect On Dose Delivery In Proton Therapy

Presenter: Chee-Wai Cheng, PhD

About the Presenter:
Chee-Wai Cheng POSITION TITLE Professor, Clinical Radiation Oncology Director of Medical Physics, MPRI EDUCATION University of Hong Kong B.Sc. 1973 Physics (Honors) University of Toronto M.Sc. 1976 Physics University of Toronto Ph.D. 1979 Physics ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 2009-present Professor, Clinical Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN Adjunct professor, Department of Health Sciences, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN. 1995-1999 Associate Professor, Clinical Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1990-1995 Assistant Professor, Clinical Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 1986-1990 Instructor, Department of Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 1985-1986 Clinical Fellow, Department of Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS 2009-present Director of Medical Physics, Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 2005-2009 Chief Physicist, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ 2001-2005 Chief physicist, Arizona Oncology Associates, Tucson, AZ. 1999-2001 Lead Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ 1995-1999 Clinical Director, Physics Section, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona 1990-1999 Radiation Physicist, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ 1986-1990 Staff Physicist, New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Deputy Chief, Treatment Planning Section, Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Boston, MA HONORS AND AWARDS 1973-1979 Edwards Christie Stevens Scholarship for Research in Nuclear Physics. 1979-1981 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. 1984 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Manitoba Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation, Winnipeg, Manitoba. 1992 AAPM Medical Physics Travel Award. 1995, 1996 Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. 1997 Foreign Travel Grant, University of Arizona. 2007 Fellow of AAPM. MEMBERSHIPS, OFFICES AND COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS: 1996-present Member, Radiation Safety Committee, Tucson Medical Center. Reviewer, Physics Division, National Science Foundation (NSF). 2005-present Member, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Subcommittee, Therapy Physics Committee. 2005-2006 Member, Working Group on Recommendations for Radiotherapy External Beam Quality Assurance 2006 Chair, TPC ad hoc committee to site visit RPC. 2007-present Member, Task Group 155, AAPM. Small Fields and Non-Equilibrium Condition Photon Beam Dosimetry 2010 Member, Work group of Radiation Dosimetry, AAPM. Publications in peer review journals: 68 Abstracts : 150

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