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Jarod C Finlay, Ph.D.

Jarod C Finlay, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiation Oncology

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3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-3795
Fax: 215-349-5978
B.A. (Physics, Math)
Alfred University, 1997.
M.A. (Physics)
University of Rochester, 1999.
Ph.D. (Physics)
University of Rochester, 2004.
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Description of Research Expertise

Fluorescence and reflectance spectroscopy of tissue
Tissue optics and modelling of light propagation
Photodynamic therapy dosimetry and modelling
Monte Carlo simulation
Theoretical modelling of photochemical processes

Description of Clinical Expertise

Photodynamic therapy dosimetry
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)planning

Selected Publications

Qui H, Kim MM, Penjweini R, Finlay JC, Busch TM, Wang T, Guo W, Cengel KA, Simone CB, Glatstein, E and Zhu TC: A Comparison of Dose Metrics to Predict Local Tumor Control for Photofrin-mediated Photodynamic Therapy. Photochem Photobiol. 2017 Notes: [Epub ahead of print 2017 Jan 13] doi: 10.1111/php.12719.

Darafsheh A, Taleei R, Kassaee A, and Finlay JC: Proton therapy dosimetry using the scintillation of the silica fibers. Optics Letters 42(4): 847-850, 2017 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.42.000847.

Gabriel PE, Woodhouse KD, Lin A, Finlay JC, Young RB, Volz E, Hahn SM, Metz J, and Maity A: An automated electronic system for radiation treatment plan peer review reduces missed reviews at a large, high-volume academic center. Practical Radiation Oncology 6(6): e307-e314, 2016.

Darafsheh A, Taleei R, Kassaee A, and Finlay JC: The visible signal responsible for proton therapy dosimetry using bare optical fibers is not Čerenkov radiation. Medical Physics 43(11): 5973-5980, 2016.

Ahn PH, Quon H, O’Malley BW, Weinstein G, Chalian A, Malloy KM, Atkins JH, Sollecito T, Greenberg M, McNulty S, Lin A, Zhu TC, Finlay JC, Cengel K, Livolsi V, Feldman M, Mick R, and Busch TM: Toxicities and early outcomes in a phase 1 trial of photodynamic therapy for premalignant and early stage head and neck tumors. Oral oncology 55: 37-42, 2016.

Zhu TC, Kim MM, Liang X, Finlay JC and Busch TM: In-vivo singlet oxygen threshold doses for PDT. Photonics & Lasers in Medicine 4(1): 59-71, 2015.

Gallagher-Colombo SM, Quon H, Mallow KM, Ahn PH, Cengel KA, Simone CB, Chalian AA, O'Malley BW, Weinstein GS, Zhu TC, Putt ME, Finlay JC, and Busch TM: Measuring the Physiologic Properties of Oral Lesions Receiving Fractionated Photodynamic Therapy. Photochemistry and Photobiology 91(5): 1210-1218, 2015.

Darafsheh A, Zhang R, Kanick SC, Pogue BW, and Finlay JC: Spectroscopic separation of Čerenkov radiation in high-resolution radiation fiber dosimeters. Journal of Biomedical Optics 20(9): 095001, 2015.

Zhu TC, Lian X, Kim MM, Finlay JC, Dimofte A, Rodriguez C, Simone CB, Friedberg JS, and Cengel, KA: An IR navigation system for pleural PDT. Frontiers in Physics 3: 9, 2015.

Darafsheh A, Guardiola C, Palovcak A, Finlay JC, and Cárabe A: Optical super-resolution imaging by high-index microspheres embedded in elastomers. Optics Letters 40(1): 5-8, 2014.

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Last updated: 04/16/2017
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