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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

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.

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.

Quon H, Finlay JC, Cengel K, Zhu TC, O'Malley B, and Weinstein G: Transoral robotic photodynamic therapy for the oropharynx. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy 8: 64-67, 2011.

Wang KK-H, Finlay JC, Busch TM, Hahn SM, and Zhu TC: Explicit dosimetry for photodynamic therapy: macroscopic singlet oxygen modeling. Journal of Biophotonics 3(5-6): 304-18, 2010.

Grossman C, Zhu T, Finlay JC, Dimofte A, Malloy K, O'Malley B, Weinstein G, Busch TM, and Quon H: Targeted laryngeal photodynamic therapy with a balloon diffusing light source. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy 7(3): 158-61, 2010.

Quon H, Grossman CE, King RL, Putt M, Donaldson K, Krick L, Finlay JC, Zhu TC, Dimofte A, Malloy K, Cengel KA and Busch TM: Interference with the Jaffé method for creatinine following 5-aminolevulinic acid administration. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy 7(4): 268-74, 2010.

Fernandes AT, Shen J, Finlay JC, Mitra N, Evans T, Stevenson J, Langer C, Lin L, Hahn S, Glatstein E, and Rengan R: Elective nodal irradiation (ENI) vs. involved field radiotherapy (IFRT) for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): A comparative analysis of toxicities and clinical outcomes. Radiother Oncol 95(2): 178-84, 2010.

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