About Us : Physicists

Nesrin Dogan, Ph.D.

Professor, Vice Chair and Chief of Medical Physics
Specialty: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy, Image-Guided Adaptive Radiation Therapy, Deformable Image Registration.

Elizabeth L. Bossart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialty: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: MR imaging/spectroscopy and the application to radiotherapy treatment planning.

Alberto De La Zerda, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialties: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Treatment plan optimization: Cyber-Knife, Gamma-Knife, and Brachytherapy.

Joseph A. Both, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialties: Radiological Physics

Irene Monterroso, M.Sc.

Instructor of Radiation Oncology
Specialties: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, Gamma Knife, and motion management.

Svetlana I. Denissova, M.Sc.

Instructor of Radiation Oncology
Specialties: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Management of respiratory motion during radiation therapy

Ivaylo Mihaylov, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialty: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy, Inverse Optimization in Radiotherapy, Biological Modeling and Outcome Predictions

Kyle Padgett, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Radiology
Specialty: Radiological Physics, MRI Physics and Imaging Physics
Research Interests: Integration of advanced imaging applications and MRI to external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy. Additional interests: Image-Guided Adaptive Radiation Therapy and Deformable Image Registration.

Radka Stoyanova, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Director of Imaging and Biomarker Research for Radiation Oncology
Specialty: Imaging Physics

Yidong Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialty: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Image-guided radiation therapy, Stereotactic radiotherapy, Prior knowledge based automatic treatment planning, Quantitative molecular imaging with nanoparticles, Image-guided radiation research for small animals.

Perry Johnson, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialty: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Deformable image registration, error prevention, international outreach.

Matthew T. Studenski, Ph.D., DABR

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialty: Radiological Physics
Research Intereset: Intensity modulated radiation therapy, volumetric modulated arc therapy, image guided radiation therapy, patient dosimetry, and brachytherapy

John Chetley Ford, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialty: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MR-guided Radiation Therapy, and Image-guide Adaptive Radiotherapy.

Fei Yang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Specialty: Radiological Physics
Research Interests: Quantitative imaging, predictive modeling, patient safety, and quality improvement.