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James E. McDonough, PhD

James E. McDonough, PhD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
PCAM-2W
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
4283
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-5632
Education:
BA (Physics)
Temple University, 1982.
MA (Physics)
Temple University, 1984.
Ph.D. (Experimental Physics)
Temple University, 1987.
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Description of Research Expertise

Proton Therapy

Selected Publications

Lin H; Ding X; Kirk M; Liu H; Zhai H; Hill-Kayser CE; Lustig RA; Tochner Z; Both S; McDonough J.: Supine craniospinal irradiation using a proton pencil beam scanning technique without match line changes for field junctions. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1), September 2014.

Both S; Shen J; Kirk M; Lin L; Tang S; Alonso-Basanta M; Lustig R; Lin H; Deville C; Hill-Kayser C; Tochner Z; McDonough J.: Development and clinical implementation of a universal bolus to maintain spot size during delivery of base of skull pencil beam scanning proton therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(1): 79-84, September 2014.

Lin L, Shen J, Ainsley C, Solberg T, McDonough J: Implementation of an improved dose-per-MU model for double scattered proton beams to address inter-beamline modulation width variability. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 15(3): 4748, May 2014.

Lin H; Ding X; Yin L; Zhai H; Liu H; Kassaee A; Hill-Kayser C; Lustig RA; McDonough J; Both S.: The effects of titanium mesh on passive-scattering proton dose. Physics in Medicine & Biology. 59: N81-89, May 2014.

Lin L, Ainsley C, Solberg T, McDonough J: Experimental characterization of two-dimensional spot profiles for two proton pencil beam scanning nozzles. Phys. Med. Biol. 59: 493-504, January 2014.

Tang S, Deville C, McDonough J, Tochner Z, Wang KK, Vapiwala N, Both S: Effect of intrafraction prostate motion on proton pencil beam scanning delivery: a quantitative assessment. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 87: 375-82, Oct 2013.

Lin L, Ainsley CG, McDonough JE: Experimental characterization of two-dimensional pencil beam scanning proton spot profiles. Phys. Med. Biol. 58: 6193-6204, Sept 2013.

Lin L, Ainsley CG, Mertens T, De Wilde O, Talla PT, McDonough JE: A novel technique for measuring the low-dose envelope of pencil beam scanning spot profiles Phys. Med. Biol. 58: N171-N180, June 2013.

Ainsley C, Lin L, McDonough J: Optimization of the modeling of longitudinal dose distributions for double-scattered proton beams in a commercially‚Äźavailable treatment planning system. Phys. Med. Biol. 58: N145-N155, May 2013.

Ayan AS, Lin H, Yeager C, Deville C, McDonough J, Zhu TC, Anderson N, Bar Ad V, Lu HM, Both S: Should image rotation be addressed during routine cone-beam CT quality assurance? Phys. Med. Biol. 58: 1059, February 2013.

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