Upstate New York Chapter of the AAPM
Fall Meeting
Oct 15, 2007
Zebro Room of Buffalo Health Science Complex at Roswell Park Cancer Institute Buffalo, NY 14263


11:00 12:15    Business Meeting

12:00 12:45     LUNCH - (Sponsored by IMPAC Medical Systems)

Proffered Paper Session

12:45 1:15      A Proposal for a Paradigm Shift in CT Dosimetry

                        Walter Huda
Dept. of Radiology, SUNY, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.

1:15 1:30       Region of Interest (ROI) cone-beam CT using dual resolution, dual detector image acquisition

                        Ravi Chityala, Daniel R. Bednarek, Kenneth R. Hoffmann
Toshiba Stroke Research Center, University at Buffalo (SUNY), Buffalo, NY.

1:30 1:45       Investigation of skull scaling errors in Gamma Knife radiosurgery

George Cernica, Steven de Boer, Harish K Malhotra and Matthew Podgorsak
Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY.

1:45 2:00       Investigation of overdosage / underdosage for curved structures in intra-operative high dose rate (IOHDR) brachytherapy

                        Moonseong Oh, Zhou Wang, Harish K. Malhotra, Wainwright Jaggernauth and Matthew B. Podgorsak
Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY.

1:45 2:00       Packet-Level Quality Assurance of MLC Informatics

Daniel YJ Kim
SUNY, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.

2:00 2:30       (To Be Announced)
UNYAAPM Major Sponsor Presentation

2:30 - 3:00        BREAK (w/refreshments)


3:00 4:00       Image-Guided Radiation Therapy: Clinical Experience and Implications for
                       Treatment Plan Optimization

                        Michael Sharpe, PhD FAAPM
                        Assistant Professor,
                        Princess Margaret Hospital, Canada.

4:30 5:00       Clinical Physics Experience with an Accuray Cyberknife

 D Bassano, PhD
                        SUNY, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.                   

5:00                 ADJOURN

Directions (To 120 Center for Tomorrow, Buffalo, NY):

To get to Center for Tomorrow from Eastern NY.

Take 90 West to Buffalo.

Take the 290 West to Niagara Falls (and Tonawanda)

Take exit 5b, Millersport Highway north

Go north to Maple road (right lane just after stop light)

Take a left on Maple

Cross under overpass (Millersport)

Take a right at second traffic light onto Flint Road

Take a left at first left (Service Center Road)

Center for Tomorrow will be on your left

Take a right into the parking lot.






Upstate New York Association of Physicists in Medicine, Inc.
(A Chapter of AAPM)