Seminars in Medical Physics | Duke Kunshan University

Seminars in Medical Physics

SPRING 2016 SCHEDULE

1) January 23-24 - Duke Kunshan Medical Physics Forum
Education, Big Data, and Precision RT

2) January 26 - Jing CaiTeleconference from Duke University
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  An Overview of Medical Physics

3) February 2 - Jackie WuTeleconference from Duke University
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic: Adaptive Radiation Therapy

4) February 23 - Qiuwen WuTeleconference from Duke University
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic: Selected Current Research Areas in Radiation Therapy

5) February 25 - Justus AdamsonTeleconference from Duke University  (Thursday)
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Radiosurgery for Multiple Intracranial Metastases using a Single Isocenter

6) March 1 - Robin Choo
Asia-Pacific Regional Sales Director, IBA Particle Therapy
Topic:  Career Perspectives in Medical Physics

7) March 8 - Cristian BadeaTeleconference from Duke University
Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Functional Imaging using Temporal and Spectral Micro-CT

Daylight Savings Time Begins Sunday, March 13

8) March 15 - Jim Chang Teleconference from Duke University,  8:00 AM
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Treatment Assessment of Radiotherapy using MR Quantitative Functional Imaging: Promises and Challenges

9) March 22 - Nan-kuei Chen      
Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  High-resolution MRI for Neurological Studies

10) March 29 - Jerome Liang Teleconference Presentation,  8:00 AM
Professor of Radiology, Computer Science, and Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University
Topic:  Medical Imaging Informatics


FALL 2015 SCHEDULE

1) September 1 – David Huang 
Professor of Medical Physics, Duke Kunshan University
Director in Residence, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke Kunshan University
Topic:  IGRT: Overview and Clinical Applications

2) September 15 – Fang-Fang Yin     
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University
Professor of Medical Physics, Duke Kunshan University
Director, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke Kunshan University
Associate Director, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke University
Director, Physics Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  The medical physicist's role in advanced radiation therapy

3) September 23 – Chau Ming Chun  Wednesday, 8:30 AM
Physicist, Hong Kong Government Hospital Authority
Adjunct Professor in City University of Hong Kong
Honorary Senior Research Associate in University College London
Topic:  Career of a Medical Physicist in Hong Kong

4) September 24 – Chau Ming Chun – Thursday, 8:30 AM
Physicist, Hong Kong Government Hospital Authority
Adjunct Professor in City University of Hong Kong
Honorary Senior Research Associate in University College London
Topic:  Dose and Methods for Radiation Therapy Treatment of Nasopharyngeal Cancer

5) October 13 – Zhu Wei and Luo Shangbang Teleconference from Duke University8:00 AM
Second-Year Graduate Students, Duke Kunshan University Medical Physics Graduate Program
Topic (Zhu Wei):  Development and Testing of an Automatic Lung IMRT Algorithm
Topic (Luo Shangbang): CT Boundary Detection for Guiding PET Reconstruction and PET Reconstruction Harmonization

6) October 20 – Wang Hongyuan, Edcer Laguda, and Li Tian – Teleconference from Duke University – 8:00 AM
Second-Year Graduate Students, Duke Kunshan University Medical Physics Graduate Program
Topic (Wang Hongyuan): Numerical Simulations for the Development and Optimization of Novel Integrated Parallel Reception, Excitation, and Shimming (iPRES) Coil Arrays
Topic (Edcer Laguda):  Dosimetric Evaluation of Metal Artifact Reduction
Topic (Li Tian): Prospective Estimation of CT Imaging Attributes

7) October 27 – James Dobbins
Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Physics, Duke University
Associate Vice Provost and Director, Duke Kunshan University (DKU) Program Office at Duke University
Inaugural Director, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke University
Co-founder, Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs, Inc.
Topic:  Medical Physics Graduate School

8) November 3 – Greg Palmer – Teleconference from Duke University
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  In Vivo Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy for Cancer Diagnosis, Therapeutic Monitoring, and Cellular and Molecular Imaging

9) November 10 – Anuj Kapadia – Teleconference from Duke University
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Neutron and X-ray Scatter Imaging for Cancer Diagnostics

10) November 17 – Martin Tornai  Teleconference from Duke University
Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Fully 3D Molecular Breast Imaging with SPECT-CT

11) November 24 – Lei Ren – Teleconference from Duke University
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Novel imaging modalities for image guided radiation therapy


SPRING 2015 SCHEDULE

1) January 13 – Martin Tornai – Teleconference
Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Fully 3D molecular breast imaging with SPECT-CT

2) January 22 – Lei Ren – Teleconference—Thursday 8:30 AM
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Limited angle imaging and treatment verification in radiation therapy

3) January 27 – Jackie Wu – Teleconference
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Knowledge-guided treatment planning

4) February 3 – Trong-Kha Truong – Teleconference
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Novel acquisition and reconstruction methods for functional MRI and diffusion tensor imaging

5) February 10 – Greg Palmer – Teleconference
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic: Functional optical imaging and spectroscopy of tumor response to therapy 

6) March 5 – Dinko Gonzalez Trotter – Teleconference—Thursday 8:30 AM
Director, Image Analysis and Physiology, Merck
Topic:  Molecular imaging at Merck

7) March 10 – Martin Tornai
Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic: An Overview of IRB for Research

8) March 17 – Martin Tornai
Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Starting a company to market new medical technology

9) March 27 – Yiping Du – Friday at Professor Du’s MRI Laboratory
Professor and Chairman of Biomedical Engineering, Zhejiang University
Topic:  Our pursuit to make MRI faster and better

10) April 2 – Paul Keall – Teleconference—Thursday 9:00 AM
Professor, NHMRC Australian Fellow, and Director of the Radiation Physics Laboratory in Medicine, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
Topic:  Real time image guidance and tumor tracking techniques for radiotherapy

11) April 7 – Mark Oldham
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic: 3D Dosimetry for Radiation Therapy

12) April 14 – Mark Oldham
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
Topic:  Radiation Therapy: Perspectives on past developments and future advances


FALL 2014 SCHEDULE

Tuesdays 8:30-10:00 AM, Conference Center, Duke Kunshan University Campus [campus map and transportation info]

* Seminar time change to 2:00 – 3:30pm on Oct 28th and Dec 2nd

1) August 25 – Fang-Fang Yin
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University
Professor of Medical Physics, Duke Kunshan University
Director, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke Kunshan University
Associate Director, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke University
Director, Physics Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center.
Topic: Emerging opportunities for medical physics in professional education, clinical practice, and research development

2) September 2 – David Huang
Professor of Medical Physics, Duke Kunshan University
Director-in-Residence, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke Kunshan University
Topic: The roles of medical physicists

3) September 9 – James Bowsher
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Director of Graduate Studies, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke Kunshan University
Topic: Robotic multi-pinhole SPECT for functional and molecular imaging onboard radiation therapy systems and in other applications

4) September 16 – Timothy Turkington
Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Director of Graduate Studies, Duke University Medical Physics Graduate Program
Topic: Electronic Communication

5) September 23 – Timothy Turkington
Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Director of Graduate Studies, Duke University Medical Physics Graduate Program
Topic: PET research at Duke

6) October 14 – James Dobbins
Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durhan, North Carolina, USA
Director, Duke University Medical Physics Graduate Program
Topic: Reflections on a new graduate program and the value of innovative research careers in medical physics

7) October 28 – Zach Forbes
Principal Scientist, Royal Philips Electronics, Philips Research China, Healthcare Applications, Shanghai, China
Topic: Scanning the future: Ubiquitous ultrasound in the modern Chinese hospital

8) November 4 – Anuj Kapadia
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Topic: Neutron stimulated emission computed tomography - a molecular imaging technique for medical diagnostics

9) November 11 – Zhiheng Wang
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Topic: Image-guided radiosurgery

10) November 18 – Jing Cai
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Topic: Applications of MRI in imaged-guided radiation therapy

11) November 25 – Ehsan Samei
Professor of Radiology, Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Director, Carl E. Ravin Advanced Imaging Laboratories
Director, Clinical Imaging Physics Group; Duke University Medical Center
Topic: Medical physics 2.0. The emerging practice of clinical imaging physics

12) Dec 2 – Mu Chen
Vice President of Research and Development, PET-CT Business Unit, United Imaging Healthcare Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China
Adjunct Associate Professor, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, China
Topic: Clinical and pre-clinical PET

 

Should you have any inquiry or interest in our seminar topics, please contact our program coordinator Ms. Danni Shen for further information.