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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

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 2016 (In Press).

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.

Zhu TC, Bonnerup C, Colussi VC, Dowell ML, Finlay JC, Lilge L, Slowey TW, and Sibata C: Absolute calibration of optical power for PDT: Report of AAPM TG140. Medical Physics 40(8): 081501, 2013.

Shen J, Metz JM, Zhu TC, Panetta J, Finlay JC, Xu-Welliver M, Plastaras JP, Bar Ad V, Both S: Dosimetric Consequences of Pancreatic Tumor Motion when Predetermined Treatment Margins are Employed during Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy. J BUON 17(4): 526-532, 2012.

Dimofte A, Finlay JC, Liang X and Zhu TC: Determination of optical properties in heterogeneous turbid media using a cylindrical diffusing fiber. Physics in Medicine and Biology 57: 6025-6046, 2012.

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