PhD Graduates


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1. FALLONE, B. Gino (1983: Physics - E.B. Podgorsak)

Charge transport in electrostatic radiography
Currently employed: Director, Medical Physics, Cross Cancer Institute,
Edmonton, Alberta

2. MAWKO, George (1989: Ad Hoc: Neurology - T.M. Peters)

Three dimensional analysis of digital subtraction angiograms for stereotactic
neurosurgery planning

Currently employed: Dept. of Diagnostic Imaging, Queen Elizabeth II Health Centre,
Halifax, Nova Scotia

3. PIKE, G. Bruce (1990: Electrical Engineering - T.M. Peters)

Signal behavior in MR angiography using rapid field-echo sequences
Currently employed: Head - Image Science & Deputy Head - Research / Department of Radiology,
Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

4. BLAIS, Noël (1990: Physics - E.B. Podgorsak)

Modified Fermi-Eyges electron scattering in tissue-equivalent media
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Radio-Oncologie, CHUM/Pavillon Notre-Dame,
Montreal, Québec

5. SIXEL, Katharina (1993: Physics - E.B. Podgorsak)

Measurements and Monte Carlo simulations of x-ray beams in radiosurgery
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Medical Physics, Sunnybrook Health Science Center,
Toronto, Ontario

6. HENRI, Chris (1993: Biomedical Engineering - T.M. Peters)

Three-dimensional modelling and reconstruction of cerebral vasculature
Currently employed: Co-Founder, IntelRad, Montreal, Québec

7. MACDONALD, Brennan (1994: Physics - B.G. Fallone)

Charge transport and storage in the radiation
Currently employed: Chief Medical Physicist, Medical Physics, Elliot Hospital, Manchester, New Hampshire

8. AUDET, Chantal (1995: Physics - L.J. Schreiner)

NMR-dose response studies of gel systems for 3-D dosimetry with MRI
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, California

9. WANG, Hui (1996: Physics - B.G. Fallone)

Development of a portal imager and of tools for radiation treatment verification
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Upstate Medical Physics Inc., Victor, New York

10. WANG, Bing (1997: Physics - C.J. Thompson)

Measurement of evoked vascular response to cerebral activation PET
Currently employed: Clerical college, Kentucky

11. ZANKOWSKI, Corey (1997: Physics - E.B. Podgorsak)

Calibration of photon and electron beams with an extrapolation chamber
Currently employed: Product Manager-Treatment Planning Systems, Varian Oncology Systems, Las Vegas, Nevada

12. HRISTOV, Dimitre (1998: Physics - B.G. Fallone)

Development of techniques for optimization and verification of radiation tomography
Currently employed: Siemens Medical Solutions Inc., Oncology Care Sytems, Concord, California

13. CURTIN-SAVARD, Arthur (1998: Physics - E.B. Podgorsak)

Delivery and verification of intensity-modulated x-ray beams in radiotherapy
Currently employed: Co-Founder, Cardinal Medical Physics Services, Montpelier, Vermont

14. FALCO, Tony (1999: Physics - B.G. Fallone)

Analysis of metal/film and novel metal/a-Se portal detectors
Currently employed: Co-Founder, Resonant Medical Inc., Montreal, Québec

15. LACHAÎNE, Martin (2001: Physics - B.G. Fallone)

Portal imaging with a direct-detection active matrix flat panel imager
Currently employed: Consultant, Resonant Medical Inc., Montreal, Québec

16. DEBLOIS, François (2001: Physics - E.B. Podgorsak)

Dose measurement in heterogeneous phantoms with an extrapolation chamber
Currently employed: Chef de service de physique, Radio-oncologie, CHUM, Montréal, Québec

17. BERCIER, Yanic (2002: Physics - D.H. Hristov)

Image fusion for radiosurgery of arteriovenous malformations
Currently employed: Physicist, Systems Engineering (PET/CT), CTI, Knoxville, Tennessee

18. ABDEL-RAHMAN, Wamied (2004: Physics - E.B. Podgorsak)

A study of the build-up region of megavoltage radiation beams
Currently employed: Chief Radiation Oncology Physicist, King Fahad Specialist Hospital - Damman, Saudi Arabia

19. JARRY, Geneviève (2007: Physics - F. Verhaegen)

Study of novel techniques for verification imaging and patient dose reconstruction in external beam radiation therapy
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Radio-oncologie, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montreal, Québec

20. AL-YAHYA, Khalid (2007: Physics - J. Seuntjens)

Energy modulated electron therapy: Design, implementation and evaluation of a novel method of treatment planning and delivery
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Radiation Oncology, King Fahd University of Petroleum
& Minervals, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

21. STEWART, Kristin (2007: Physics - J. Seuntjens)

The development of new devices for accurate radiation dose measurement: A guarded liquid ionization chamber and an electron sealed water calorimeter
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Regina, Saskatchewan

22. HEATH, Emily (2008: Physics - J. Seuntjens)

4D Monte Carlo investigation of organ motion in radiotherapy for lung cancer (thesis submitted October 2007)
Currently employed: Associate Professor, Medical Physics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

23. SHAM, Edwin (2008: Physics - E.B. Podgorsak, J. Seuntjens)

Physical parameters of very small diameter 10 MV x-ray beams for linac-based stereotactic radiosurgery
Currently employed: Medical Physicist, QE II Health Sciences Centre, Nova Scotia Cancer Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia

24. BAZALOVA, Magdalena (2008: Physics - F. Verhaegen)

The use of computed tomography images in Monte Carlo treatment planning
Currently employed: Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia

25. JABBARI, Keyvan (Physics - J. Seuntjens)

Development of a fast Monte Carlo code for dose calculation in a treatment planning and feasibility study of high contrast portal imaging
Currently employed: Clinical Medical Physicist, Radiation Oncology, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, Plattsburgh, New York

26. LEVESQUE, Ives (2009: Physics - G.B. Pike)

Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging of magnetization transfer and T2 relaxtion in human white matter pathology
Currently employed: Assistant Professor, Oncology / Medical Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Québec

27. POON, Emily (2009: Electrical Engineering - F. Verhaegen)

Patient-specific dose calculation methods for high-dose-rate iridium-192 brachytherapy
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec

28. SARFEHNIA, Arman (2010: Physics - J. Seuntjens)

Water calorimetry-based radiation dosimetry in iridium-192 brachytherapy and proton therapy
Currently employed: Medical Physicist, Department of Medical Physics, Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario

29. FRASER, Danielle (2010: Physics - F. Verhaegen)

Image guided radiation therapy applications for head and neck, prostate, and breast cancers using 3D ultrasound imaging and Monte Carlo dose calculations
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Medical Physics, Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

30. ALEXANDER, Andrew (2012: Physics - J. Seuntjens, F. DeBlois)

Monte Carlo treatment planning with modulated electron radiotherapy: Framework development and application
Currently employed: Medical Physicist, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

31. CHUNG, Eunah (2013: Physics - J. Seuntjens)

Development of radiation dosimetry techniques for nonstandard beam radiotherapy
Currently employed: Assistant Professor / Clinical Medical Physicist, Radiation Oncology, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

32. CONNELL, Tanner (2014: Physics - J. Seuntjens)

The feasibility and accuracy of Modulated Electron Radiation Therapy delivery and the design of novel scattering foils
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Québec

33. PAPACONSTADOPOULOS, Pavlos (2016: Physics - J. Seuntjens)

On the detector response and the reconstruction of the source intensity distribution in small photon fields
Currently employed: Clinical Scientist - Radiation Oncology, Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

34. LEE, Sangkyu (2016: Physics – I. El Naqa, J. Seuntjens)

System radiobiology modelling of radiation induced lung disease
Currently employed: Medical Physicist, Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Medical Centre, New York, New York

35. MARKEL, Daniel (2016: Physics – J. Seuntjens)

Simultaneous registration and segmentation coupling using the Jensen Rényi divergence for adaptive radiotherapy
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

36. PATER, Piotr (2016: Physics – I. El Naqa, J. Seuntjens)

Numerical models for radiation-induced DNA damage
Currently employed: Physicist, Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec

37. RENAUD, James (2016: Physics – J. Seuntjens, A. Sarfehnia)

On the development of absorbed dose calorimeter systems for absolute clinical dosimetry
Currently employed: Research Associate, Metrology Research Centre, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

38. ALONSO ORTIZ, Eva (2017: Physics – I. Levesque, G.B. Pike)

Gradient echo-based quantitative myelin water imaging
Currently employed: Physicist, Ottawa General Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario

39. CARRIER-VALLIÈRES, Martin (2017: Physics – I. El Naqa, J. Seuntjens)

Radiomics: Enabling factors towards precision medicine
Currently employed: Assistant Professor, Computer Science, U Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec

40. PEREZ, Jessica (2017: BBME – I. El Naqa, J. Seuntjens)

Molecular imaging of radiation-induced lung injury
Currently employed: Project manager, Varian Medical Systems, Bern, Switzerland

41. HICKLING, Susannah (2018: Physics – I. El Naqa, J. Seuntjens)

Demonstration of x-ray acoustic computed tomography as a radiotherapy dosimetry tool
Currently employed: Clinical Physicist, Medical Physics, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

42. WATSON, Peter (2018: Physics – J. Seuntjens)

Dosimetry of a miniature x-ray source used in intraoperative radiation therapy
Currently employed: Physicist, Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec

43. ZLATEVA, Yana (2019: BBME – I. El Naqa, J. Seuntjens)

Cherenkov emission-based photon and electron beam dosimetry
Currently employed: Resident, Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

44. RENAUD, Marc-André (2019: Physics – J. Seuntjens)

Mixed electron-photon radiation therapy treatment planning and delivery
Currently employed: Co-founder & CSO, Gray Oncology Solutions, Montréal, Québec

45. MIRZAKHANIAN, Lalageh (2019: Physics – J. Seuntjens)

Reference dosimetry of static, nonstandard radiation fields: Application to biology-guided radiotherapy and cranial radio surgery generators
Currently employed: Physicist, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario

46. DIAMANT, André (2020: Physics – J. Seuntjens)

Radiation therapy outcome prediction using statistical correlations & deep learning
Currently employed: Co-founder & CEO, Gray Oncology Solutions, Montréal, Québec

47. XING, Stella (2020: Physics – I. Levesque)

Characterization of tumor microstructures with diffusion weighted MRI
Currently employed: Residency, Medical Physics, Harvard University, Boston, Massachussetts)

48. AHMED, Zaki (2020: Physics – I. Levesque)

Advancements to the reference region model for dynamic contrast enhanced MRI
Currently employed: Residency, Imaging, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

49. FAMULARI, Gabriel (2020: Physics – S. Enger

Dynamic-shield intensity modulated brachytherapy for prostate cancer
Currently employed: Resident, Medical Physics, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

50. MULLINS, Joel (2020: Physics – J. Seuntjens, F. DeBlois)

Treatment plan optimization and delivery using dynamic gantry-couch trajectories
Currently employed: Clinical Resident, Medical Physics, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario

51. ALDELAIJAN, Saad (2020: BBME – S. Devic)

Advanced quality assurance methodologies in image-guided high-dose-rate brachytherapy
Currently employed: Biomedical Physics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

52. WANG, Judy (2020: Physics – J. Seuntjens)

Electron and photon cross sections for accurate Monte Carlo simulations of biological radiation damage
Currently employed: Clinical resident, Medical Physics, Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

53. FORTIER, Véronique (2021: BBME – I. Levesque)

Evaluation of tumor hypoxia with magnetic resonance imaging
Currently employed: MRI physicist, Medical Imaging, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec

54. MONTGOMERY, Logan (2021: Physics – J. Kildea)

Spectral measurements and carcinogenic effects modeling of secondary neutrons in radiation therapy
Currently employed: Resident, Medical Physics, Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario (CCSEO), Kingston, Ontario

55. MORCOS, Marc (2021: Physics – S. Enger)

Intensity modulated brachytherapy for the treatment of cervical cancer
Currently employed: Senior Physicist/Brachytherapy Lead, Miami Cancer Institute - Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, Florida


Current Ph.D. students (September 2022)

  • ALVAREZ, Diane (U Florida) (Enger)
  • AYALA ALVAREZ, David (Santiago) (Seuntjens)
  • BANCHERI, Julien (Seuntjens)
  • BERUMEN-MURILLO, Francisco (U Laval) (Enger)
  • BIAN, Jingyi (Enger, Bekerat)
  • CAMPOS PAZMINO, Jorge (Levesque)
  • CARROLL, Liam (Enger)
  • CYR, Mélodie (Enger)
  • DIAZ MARTINEZ, Victor (Enger, Devic)
  • ESMAELBEIGI, Azin (Enger)
  • HENG, Veng (Seuntjens)
  • JAFARZADEH, Seyedhossein (Enger, Devic)
  • LUND, Christopher (Seuntjens)
  • MAHER, Morgan (Seuntjens)
  • MATHEW, Felix (Kildea)
  • NASERI, Hossein (Kildea)
  • O'SULLIVAN-STEBEN, Kayla (Kildea)
  • PATERSON, Laura (Ybarra, Kildea)
  • PATRICK, Haley (Kildea)
  • QUÉTIN, Sébastien (Enger)
  • RODRIGUES MACHADO, Fernanda (Enger)
  • SVAHN, Fabian (Enger)
  • WANG, Tony (Ybarra, Seuntjens)
  • ZOU, Yujing (Enger, Bekerat)
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