Resident Roster

The current residents in the program are:

douTai Dou Ph.D. (2016-2019) received his Ph.D. in medical Physics from UCLA in 2016. His thesis topic was on the characterization of lung motion and density variation using fast helical CT imaging. His research project was on radiomics outcome prediction modeling for lung tumors with Dr. Hugo Aerts at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.
VerburgJoost Verburg Ph.D.(2016-2019) received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands on range uncertainty in proton therapy. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow at MGH from 2015 – 2016 exploring the use of prompt gamma-ray detection for in-vivo proton range verification, and continued this work during his research year under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Bortfeld.
LeeHyeri Lee Ph.D.(2017-2020) received her Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University and her doctoral thesis was on photocathodes and electron gun physics. Her residency research work focused on treatment techniques for proton radiotherapy of cardiac sarcomas, under the supervision of Dr. Ken Jee at MGH.
XuYiwen Xu Ph.D. (2017-2020) received her Ph.D. in 2017 from the University of Western Ontario in Medical Biophysics. Her thesis work was on algorithm development for automating the process of vascular image analysis on digitized histology. Her residency research project was on decoding the tumor phenotype through radiomics, with Dr. Hugo Aerts at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.
guthierChristian Guthier Ph.D. (2018-2021) received his Ph.D. in physics in 2015 from Heidelberg University. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Hospital from 2016-2018 examining inverse planning for brachytherapy. His research will study automated treatment planning for brachytherapy using 3D-printed surface molds, under the supervision of Drs. Robert Cormack and Ivan Buzurovic at BWH.
mcclatchyDavid "Bo" McClatchy Ph.D. (2018-2021) received his Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College in 2018. His thesis examined light scatter imaging and micro-CT for guided breast conserving surgery. He is working on bio-mathematical modeling of resistance development in cancer patients under the supervision of Drs. Clemens Grassberger and Harald Paganetti at MGH.

Alumni

  1. Yi Wang Ph.D. (2009-2012) graduated in June 2012 from our CAMPEP-accredited program, and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at MGH, Boston, MA. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
  2. Zhaohui Han Ph.D. (2009-2012) graduated in June 2012 from our CAMPEP-accredited program, and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at BWH, Boston, MA. He received his Ph.D. degree in nuclear physics from the University of Connecticut.
  3. Jennifer Pursley Ph.D. (2010-2013) graduated in June 2013 from our CAMPEP-accredited program and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at the MGH. She received her Ph.D. degree in particle physics from Johns Hopkins University.
  4. Yading Yuan Ph.D. (2010-2013) graduated in June 2013 from our CAMPEP-accredited program, and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at Mount Sinai Hospital, NY. He received his Ph.D. degree in medical imaging from the CAMPEP program at the University of Chicago.
  5. Sara St. James Ph.D. (2011-2014) graduated in July 2014 from our CAMPEP-accredited program, and then joined the medical physics faculty at the University of Washington, WA.  She has since moved to a faculty position at the University of California – San Francisco.  Sara received her Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California at Davis.
  6. Kent Riley Ph.D. (2011 -2014) did not complete the program for medical reasons. He received his Ph.D. degree in Nuclear Engineering from MIT.
  7. Mingyao Zhu Ph.D. (2012-2015) graduated in June 2015 from our CAMPEP-accredited program, and is employed as a faculty physicist at the University of Maryland. She received her Ph.D. in Physics from the College of William and Mary.
  8. Christopher Williams Ph.D. (2012-2015)  graduated in June 2015 from our CAMPEP-accredited program and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. He earned his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  9. Martina Hurwitz Ph.D. (2013-2016) graduated in August 2016 from our CAMPEP-accredited program and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. She earned her Ph.D. in High Energy physics from the University of Chicago in 2010.
  10. Yuting Lin Ph.D. (2013-2016) graduated in August 2016 from our CAMPEP-accredited program and then joined the medical physics faculty at Duke Medical Center in Durham, NC. She has since moved to Emory University in Atlanta.  She graduated with a Ph.D. in Medical Physics from the University of California at Irvine in 2009.
  11. Weixing Cai Ph.D. (2014-2017) graduated in June 2017 from our CAMPEP-accredited program and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.  He received his Ph.D. in 2009 from the Department of Imaging Sciences at the University of Rochester, NY, in cone beam x-ray technology.
  12. Susu Yan Ph.D. (2014-2017) graduated in June 2017 from our CAMPEP-accredited program and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.  She received her Ph.D. in 2014 from the medical physics program at Duke University.
  13. Elizabeth Huynh Ph.D. (2015-2018) graduated in June 2018 from our CAMPEP-accredited program and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at the Brigham and women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.  She received her Ph.D. in 2015 from the University of Toronto Department of Medical Biophysics.
  14. Rongxiao Zhang Ph.D. (2015-2018) graduated in June 2018 from our CAMPEP-accredited program and is employed as a faculty medical physicist at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  He received his Ph.D. in received his Ph.D. from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College in 2015.