Rodney D. Wiersma, Ph.D.

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Research Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology

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3620 Hamilton Walk
John Morgan Building - Room 183
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-0270
B.S. (Physics)
University of Alberta, Canada, 1999.
M.S. (Physics)
Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2002.
PhD (Physics)
Max Planck Institute, Germany, 2006.
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Selected Publications

E Diffenderfer, M Kim, J Zou, B Teo, S Avery, D Carlson, C Koumenis, J Metz, K Cengel, L Dong, R Wiersma: Use of 2D Robotic Scanning to Simulate Proton PBS at FLASH Dose Rates. AAPM 2020 Annual Meeting 2020.

O Ogunmolu, X Liu, R Wiersma: Auto-Determination of the Dextrous WorkSpace in Robotic Stereotactic Radiosurgery AAPM 2020 Annual Meeting 2020.

Olalekan Ogunmolu, Xinmin Liu, Nicholas Gans, Rodney D. Wiersma : Mechanism and Model of a Soft Robot for Head Stabilization in Cancer Radiation Therapy. 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Paris, France. IEEE, 7: 4609-4615, 2020.

H Kim1*, B Teo1, K Cengel1, L Yin1, M Kim1, S Huang2, J Konzer3, T Li1, S Avery1, R Wiersma1, D Carlson1, A Lin1, T Busch1, C Koumenis1, J Metz1, L Dong1, E Diffenderfer1, W Zou1: Clustered Pencil Beam Scanning (CPBS) Delivery Technique for Potential FLASH Proton Treatment. AAPM 2020 Annual Meeting 2020.

Alexander L. Van Slyke, Olalekan P. Ogunmolu, Rodney D. Wiersma: A Universal Phantom Analysis Method Based on XML-SVG Wireframes with Novel Functional Object Identifiers. Medical Physics 2020 Notes: under review.

X Liu1*, E Pearson1, G Redler2, H Halpern3, R Wiersma4: Total Variation Regularization of Fluence Fields for 3D Printed Compensators in Small Animal IMRT AAPM 2020 Annual Meeting 2020.

Gage Reder, Xinmin Liu, Erik Pearson, Boris Epel, Howard Halpern, Rodney D. Wiersma: Small animal IMRT using 3D printed compensators International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 2020 Notes: under review.

B Preusser, E Pearson, P La Riviere, R Wiersma: Increased DQE Through Use of Light Field Cameras and Thick Scintillators in Megavoltage Imaging. AAPM 2020 Annual Meeting 2020.

O Ogunmolu, R Wiersma: A Real-Time Patient Head Motion Correction Mechanism for MRI-Linac Systems AAPM 2020 Annual Meeting 2020.

Wei Zou, Eric S. Diffenderfer, Keith Cengel, Michele Kim, Steve Avery, Joshua Konzer, Yongliang Cai, Paul Boisseu, Kan Ota, Lingshu Yin, Rodney Wiersma, David J Carlson, Yi Fan, Theresa M Busch, Costas Koumenis, Alexander Lin, James M Metz, BoonKeng K Teo, Lei Dong: Extrapolation of clinical proton PBS to FLASH using current machine delivery conditions. Radiotherapy and Oncology 2020 Notes: under review.

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