Program Objectives: The 2022 Fall Symposium of the Penn-Ohio Chapter of the AAPM is open to medical physicists, dosimetrists, therapists, students, and residents. The program will cover ideation, development, and implementation of technologies in Radiation Physics.


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September 16, 2022

Time Presenter Title Download Talk
12:00-13:00 Check In/On Site Registration
13:00-13:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks
13:10-14:40 Siochi, Alf Young Investigator Symposium
13:10-13:18 Amini, Ala Our Experience with GammaTile Implants
13:18-13:26 Khammang, Alex Reducing the Entrance Air Kerma of Radiographic Chest X-rays to Patients by Evaluating Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRL)
13:26-13:34 Liu, Chieh-Wen Comparisons of the dose calculation algorithms and the dosimetric impact of titanium implants in spinal SBRT using three commercial treatment planning systems
13:34-13:42 Jaye, Liz Trends in Abnormal Occurrences in HDR Brachytherapy in the Past Decade
13:42-13:50 Maloney, Katherine Black Swans in Radiation Therapy
13:50-13:58 Yun, Kyung Lim Evaluation of a Plastic Scintillation Detector Performance in MR-
13:58-14:06 Moazzezi, Mojtaba Using kilovoltage triggered imaging to improve intrafraction motion management for free breathing and breath hold lung stereotactic body radiation therapy
14:06-14:14 Tavakoli, Meysam Combination of Radiomics and Convolutional Neural Network to Predict Distant Failure for Cervical Tumor after Radiotherapy
14:14-14:22 Arrue, Jonathan Trends of Abnormal Occurrence in Microsphere-based Procedure
14:22-14:30 Gray, Tara Can proton linear accelerator beams and minibeams achieve superior plan quality over cyclotron-generated proton beams, photons and Gamma Knife in the treatment of multiple brain metastases?
14:30-15:00 Vendor Exhibits / Coffee Break
15:00-15:30 Donaghue, Jeremy Efficient Commissioning and Validation
15:30-16:00 Siochi, Alf New Center IT Continuity
16:00-16:30 Singh, Patricia Mobile Halcyon to TrueBeam
16:30-17:00 Dare, Abigail Building Relationships
17:00-18:00 Donaghue, Jeremy Reception: Scientific Poster Viewing & Meet with vendors

September 17, 2022

Time Presenter Title Download Talk
07:00-07:50 Check-in /on-Site Registration
07:50-08:00 Opening Remarks
08:00-09:00 Ekpenyong, Andrew Building Research Hospitals in Nigeria
09:00-09:30 Pitts, John Hyperfine MR in LMIC and Pediatric Settings
09:30-10:15 Vendor Exhibits / Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 Lalonde, Ron Reflexion
11:00-11:30 Borras, Caridad Radiotheranostics: A new technology?
11:30-12:00 McKenna, John What do you do with an idea
12:00-13:20 Vendor Talks (Lunch)
13:20-14:20 Mobit, Paul Building a Cancer Center in Cameron
14:20-14:50 Ibbott, Geoffrey ABR Update
14:50-15:10 Vendor Exhibits / Coffee Break
15:10-15:30 Educational Awards & Concluding Remarks
15:30-16:00 Penn Ohio Business Meeting (Open to members)