Upstate New York Association of Physicists in Medicine, Inc.

 

Proudly presents the 2017 Fall Meeting

 

 


 

 

 

 

Brought to you in part by the generous support of our meeting sponsor:

 

 

 

 

Elekta

 

 

 

 

 


Upstate New York Association of Physicists in Medicine, Inc.      (A Chapter of the AAPM)
Spring Meeting – Saturday, November 18, 2017

Twig Auditorium

1425 Portland Ave 
Rochester, NY 14621

                                  

11:00

Business Meeting

12:00

Lunch and Vendor Exhibits

12:55

Meeting Introduction

Dr. Lalith Kumaraswamy, PhD

UNYAPM President

1:00

Invited Presentation

Improving Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology using Engineering tools: AAPM TG-100 & Beyond

Dr. Harish K. Malhotra, PhD

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

 

 

 

1:45

Proffered Paper Session

Developing and validating a database of 3-D scattered radiation distributions for a c-arm fluoroscope as a

function of exposure parameters and phantom

Chao Guo

University at Buffalo

2:00

Acuros XB versus the Analytic Anisotropic Algorithm for Dose Computation of Lung Target Densities

Dennis Mohatt

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

2:15

In-vitro study of the effects of Arrhythmia and Aortic Valve Stenosis on Parametric Imaging using 3D printed neurovascular phantoms

Kishore Karthikenyan

University at Buffalo

2:30

3D printed (3DP) Patient Specific models for simulating minimally invasive image guided procedures

Janelle R. Tabaczynski

University at Buffalo

2:45

Development of Smart Patient Specific Vascular Phantoms and Method for 3D Pressure Mapping Using Embedded Sensors in 3D Printed Models

Nitant V. Karkhais

University at Buffalo

3:00

Coffee Break and Vendor Exhibits

3:30

Reflections From The  “ Dosimetry Olympics”

Mubin Shaikh

Rochester Regional Health

3:45

Analysis on Gradients of Bone Parameters in Trabecular Region of Mice Femurs Using Micro-CT

Daniel W. Shin

University at Buffalo

4:00

Secondary VMAT plan optimization using monte carlo beamlet calculations

Joshua Mathews

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

4:15

Validation of Novel Ring Correction Algorithm Using a µ-CBCT Imaging System

Alexander Podgorsak

University at Buffalo

4:30

Eye Lens Dose Reduction through Lateral Head Shielding and its Effect on Image Quality for Neuro CBCT and Interventional Fluoroscopic Procedures

Zhenyu Xiong

University at Buffalo

4:45

Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation

 

Dr. Michael G. Herman, PhD, FAAPM, FACMP

 


5:45

Meeting Adjourned