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Medical Physicists - Academic

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Jan Seuntjens
Director, MPU                 Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology
PhD (Ghent, Belgium '91)

Radiation dosimetry, Monte Carlo simulation, 4D radiation therapy, ionization chambers.

jan.seuntjens [at] mcgill.ca

D. Louis Collins
Associate Member, MPU Professor, Biomedical Engin
PhD (McGill '94)
Image processing, registration, segmentation, MRI, image guided neurosurgery, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy. louis.collins [at] mcgill.ca
Shirin Abbasi Nejad Enger
Associate Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD ((Uppsala, Sweden '08)
Monte Carlo based dose planning systems, radiation dosimetry, brachytherapy, detector development, radiation protection. shirin.enger [at] mcgill.ca

John Kildea
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Dublin '03), MSc (McGill '10), Residency (McGill '12)

Radiation Oncology Knowledge Sharing - translational research 

Neutron-Induced Carcinogenic Effects - fundamental research

john.kildea [at] mcgill.ca

Ives Levesque
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (McGill '09)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) physics, acquisition, and image reconstruction. Magnetization transfer and relaxation mapping. Applications in oncology, neuroimaging, and musculoskeletal imaging. MR imaging methods for radiation oncology treatment planning.

ives.levesque [at] mcgill.ca

Norma Ybarra
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU      Associate Member, Dept Medicine, Div Experimental Med
BSc (National U, Mexico '03), PhD (Montréal '10)

Detection of different biomarkers present in serum or plasma samples and tissues that are related to radiation related toxicities or tumor malignancy.

In vivo and in vitro studies that involve the use of compounds that aim to reduce the side effects of irradiation, without reducing the efficacy of radiotherapy.

norma.ybarra [at] mcgill.ca

 

 

Emeritus Professors

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Shirley Lehnert
Emeritus Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (London, England)

Radiobiology, tumor biology, drug delivery, functional imaging.

 
Ervin B. Podgorsak
Emeritus Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
Postdoc (Toronto '73)
Photon and electron beam dosimetry; stereotactic radiosurgery; general applications of physics to radiotherapy.  

 

Medical Physicists - Clinical/Hospital

Hospital Faculty

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Laurie Archambault
Course Lecturer, MPU
MSc (McGill '12)
Quality assurance, calibration; Linac, Flexitron, CT-Sim commissioning; Management of clinical projects; Dosimetric planning; Technique development larchambault.hmr [at] ssss.gouv.qc.ca
Krum Asiev
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
MSc (McGill '06), Residency (McGill '09)
Quality control of Varian linear accelerator, Theratron T780 cobalt unit, Gulmay orthovoltage machine, Nucletron MicroSelectron HDR brachytherapy afterloader kasiev [at] jgh.mcgill.ca
Hamed Bekerat
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Utah '06), MSc (McGill '09)
Monte Carlo simulations of CT x-ray energy spectra, dose measurements using radiochromic film, optimization of HDRBT boost dose delivery hbekerat [at] jgh.mcgill.ca
Tanner Connell
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (McGill '15)
Modulated electron therapy; MV imaging with low-Z targets. tanner.connell [at] mcgill.ca
Slobodan Devic
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Belgrade '97), Residency (McGill '02)
Radiochromic film dosimetry; biological target volumes for radiotherapy treatment planning. slobodan.devic [at] mcgill.ca
Michael D.C. Evans
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
MSc (McGill '85)
Linac calibration and measurement, HDR brachtherapy, total body irradiation, radiation safety. Radiation safety and management of safety programs for Class II nuclear facilities. Development of total body irradiation techniques. Development of treatment and dosimetry for eye plaques. Linac calibration and measurement with novel detectors. michael.evans [at] mcgill.ca
Christophe Furstoss
Course Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Paris, France '03)
Clinical and research projects; Canadian Partnership for quality radiotherapy; new treatment techniques (IGRT, SRT, SBRT) cfurstoss.hmr [at] ssss.gouv.qc.ca

Alain Gauvin
Course Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
MSc (McGill '92)

Medical imaging informatics. alain.gauvin [at] mcgill.ca
Dominique Guillet
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
Residency (McGill '16)
ARIA, Eclipse TPS, Varian TrueBeam & Clinac & Acuity simulator, Cobalt Theratron T780, Orthovoltage x-ray unit Gulmay D3225/Xstrahl 200, Elekta/Nucletron microselection HDR unit remote afterloader. dguillet [at] jgh.mcgill.ca
Gyorgy Hegyi
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Babes-Bolyai Cluj '91), MSc (McGill '96)
Dose optimization in CT procedures. gyorgy.hegyi [at] mcgill.ca
Li Heng Liang
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
MSc (McGill '04), Residency (McGill '06)
Low energy beam, film dosimetry. lliang [at] jgh.mcgill.ca

William Parker
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
Clinical Chief, M-Ph, MUHC MSc (McGill '95)

Pediatric radiotherapy, quality assurance and dosimetric measurements of IMRT. william.parker [at] mcgill.ca
Piotr Pater
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (McGill '17)
Lung cancer imaging & treatment. Planning experience for SRS & SBRT on MULTIPLAN treatment planning station (CyberKnife). piotr.pater [at] mcgill.ca

Horacio Patrocinio
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
MSc (McGill '93)

Stereotactic radiosurgery, image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy, motion and margin assessment in radiotherapy, image-guided brachytherapy. horacio.patrocinio [at] mcgill.ca
Emily Poon
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (McGill '09)
Monte Carlo dose calculations; adaptive radiotherapy; treatment planning software development; brachytherapy dosimetry; deformable image registration. emily.poon [at] mcgill.ca

Marija Popovic
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (McMaster '07)

Adaptive radiation therapy. Image guided radiation therapy. Advancing treatment planning techniques for head and neck cancer. The tools for decision making processes in the context of radiotherapy. Biases with the treatment planning process. Intraoperative radiotherapy.

marija.popovic [at] mcgill.ca
Russell Ruo
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
MSc (McGill '01)
SRS, SBRT/SABR, IMRT, IGRT. russell.ruo [at] mcgill.ca
Monica Serban
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
MSc (McGill '07)
Commissioning and validation of Eclipse electron Monte Carlo Treatment Planning System monica.serban [at] mcgill.ca
Gabriela Stroian
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Montpelier, France '01)
Monte Carlo simulations for brachytherapy, Lung cancer therapy - breathing motion management, outcome, complications, Breast cancer therapy - brachytherapy, IORT. gabriela.stroian [at] mcgill.ca
Nada Tomic
Faculty Lecturer, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
Residency (McGill '06)
Radiochromic film dosimetry; image guided radiotherapy.

ntomic [at] jgh.mcgill.ca

Peter Watson
Assistant Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (McGill '18)
kV dosimetry, IORT, Monte Carlo simulation. peter.watson [at] mcgill.ca

External Members

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François DeBlois
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU; Clinical Chief, M-Phys, CHUM
PhD (McGill '01), M-Phys Residency (McGill '03)

Applications of 3D printing in medicine, photon and electron beam dosimetry, stereotactic radiosurgery, Monte Carlo treatment planning and medical physics software.

francois.deblois [at] mcgill.ca
Issam El Naqa
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Illinois '02)
Oncology bioinformatics, computational and systems biology, multimodality imaging, adaptive radiotherapy ielnaga [at] med.umich.edu
Christian Janicki
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Montréal '88)
Effect of radiation on restenosis; use of radioactive coils for aneurysm embolization. christian.janicki [at] mcgill.ca
Belal Moftah
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (British Columbia '96), M-Phys Residency (McGill '99)
Developing of 3D polymer gel dosimeter for advanced radiotherapy treatment planning and verification systems. bmoftah [at] kfshrc.edu.sa

G. Bruce Pike
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU; Dept Neurology & Neurosurgery
PhD (McGill '90)

Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging: MRI acquisition physics, magnetization transfer theory and applications,
functional MR brain imaging , cerebral blood flow imaging, neuronal activation physiology, diffusion tensor imaging, image guided neurosurgery.
bruce.pike [at] ucalgary.ca
James Renaud
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (McGill '16)
Radiation therapy physics, radiation metrology (small & non-standard fields, hadron therapy, MRgRT), calorimetry james.renaud [at] hrc-cnrc-gc.ca

Richard B. Richardson
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Bristol '92)

Neutron quality factors, mitochondrial effects in cancer/aging, radiation-induced cataracts, radon biomarkers richard.richardson [at] cnl.ca

Arman Sarfehnia
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
Residency (McGill '12)

Water calorimetry, particle therapy dosimetry, detector design and optimization, beam quality, absolute dosimetry. arman.sarfehnia [at] mcgill.ca
Emilie Soisson
Adjunct Professor, Bronfman Dept Oncology & MPU
PhD (Wisconsin '05)
Lung SBRT, Monte Carlo Treatment Planning, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Tomotherapy, IGRT. emilie.soisson [at] mcgill.ca

 

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