Resident Roster

The current residents in the program are:

huynhElizabeth Huynh Ph.D. (2015-2018) received her Ph.D. in 2015 from the University of Toronto Department of Medical Biophysics. Her thesis work was on porphyrin microparticles for biological and biomedical applications. Her research project was on radiomics, with Dr. Hugo Aerts at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.
zhangRongxiao Zhang Ph.D. (2015-2018) received his Ph.D. from Dartmouth College in 2015. His thesis investigated biomedical applications of Cherenkov radiation imaging during external beam radiation therapy. He worked on a proton radiography research project with Dr. Hsiao-Ming Lu at MGH.
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. He is currently working on a radiomics research project 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 will focus on treatment techniques for proton radiotherapy of cardiac sarcomas, under the supervision of Dr. Ken Jee.
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 is on decoding the tumor phenotype through radiomics, with Dr. Hugo Aerts at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.

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 returned to the medical physics faculty at MGH.  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 is employed as a faculty medical physicist at Duke Medical Center in Durham, NC. 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.