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Rongxiao Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations:
Clinical Physicist II, Devision of Radiation Oncology
Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Thayer Engineering School at Dartmouth


Medical Physics Resident, Harvard Medical Physics Residency Program, 2015-2018
Ph.D., Dartmouth College, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 2010-2015
B.S., University of Science and Technology of China, 2006-2010

Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Curriculum Vitae:

Contact Information:

1 Medical Center Dr
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 6036506661
Phone: 6178988948

Professional Interests:

Radiation therapy (Flash, MRgRT, AI)
Medical Physics
Proton/Particle therapy
Medical imaging
Monte Carlo methods
Radiation transport

Selected Publications:


Optimization of in vivo Cherenkov imaging dosimetry via spectral choices for ambient background lights and filtering.
Rahman M, Bruza P, Hachadorian R, Alexander D, Cao X, Zhang R, Gladstone DJ, Pogue BW
J Biomed Opt. 2021 Oct;26(10) doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.26.10.106003.
PMID: 34643072

Estimation of diffuse Cherenkov optical emission from external beam radiation build-up in tissue.
Decker S, Alexander D, Hachadorian R, Zhang R, Gladstone D, Bruza P, Pogue B
J Biomed Opt. 2021 Sep;26(9) doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.26.9.098003.
PMID: 34545714

Spatial and temporal dosimetry of individual electron FLASH beam pulses using radioluminescence imaging.
Rahman M, Ashraf MR, Zhang R, Gladstone DJ, Cao X, Williams BB, Jack Hoopes P, Pogue BW, Bruza P
Phys Med Biol. 2021 Jun 30;66(13) doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ac0390. Epub 2021 Jun 30.
PMID: 34015774

Visual Isocenter Position Enhanced Review (VIPER): a Cherenkov imaging-based solution for MR-linac daily QA.
Alexander DA, Bruza P, Rassias AG, Andreozzi JM, Pogue BW, Zhang R, Gladstone DJ
Med Phys. 2021 Jun;48(6):2750-2759. doi: 10.1002/mp.14892. Epub 2021 May 9.
PMID: 33887796

Quantification of Oxygen Depletion During FLASH Irradiation In Vitro and In Vivo.
Cao X, Zhang R, Esipova TV, Allu SR, Ashraf R, Rahman M, Gunn JR, Bruza P, Gladstone DJ, Williams BB, Swartz HM, Hoopes PJ, Vinogradov SA, Pogue BW
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Sep 1;111(1):240-248. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2021.03.056. Epub 2021 May 18.
PMID: 33845146

In Reply to Newell et al.
Rahman M, Ramish Ashraf M, Zhang R, Bruza P, Dexter CA, Thompson L, Cao X, Williams BB, Jack Hoopes P, Pogue BW, Gladstone DJ
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Jul 1;110(3):909-910. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2021.03.045. Epub 2021 Mar 31.
PMID: 33811977

A roadmap for research in medical physics via academic medical centers: The DIVERT Model.
Pogue BW, Zhang R, Gladstone DJ
Med Phys. 2021 Jun;48(6):3151-3159. doi: 10.1002/mp.14849. Epub 2021 Apr 7.
PMID: 33735472

Technical Note: Single-pulse beam characterization for FLASH-RT using optical imaging in a water tank.
Ashraf MR, Rahman M, Zhang R, Cao X, Williams BB, Hoopes PJ, Gladstone DJ, Pogue BW, Bruza P
Med Phys. 2021 May;48(5):2673-2681. doi: 10.1002/mp.14843. Epub 2021 Mar 31.
PMID: 33730367

Electron FLASH Delivery at Treatment Room Isocenter for Efficient Reversible Conversion of a Clinical LINAC.
Rahman M, Ashraf MR, Zhang R, Bruza P, Dexter CA, Thompson L, Cao X, Williams BB, Hoopes PJ, Pogue BW, Gladstone DJ
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Jul 1;110(3):872-882. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2021.01.011. Epub 2021 Jan 11.
PMID: 33444695

High quality proton portal imaging using deep learning for proton radiation therapy: a phantom study.
Charyyev S, Lei Y, Harms J, Eaton B, McDonald M, Curran WJ, Liu T, Zhou J, Zhang R, Yang X
Biomed Phys Eng Express. 2020 Apr 27;6(3):035029. doi: 10.1088/2057-1976/ab8a74. Epub 2020 Apr 27.
PMID: 33438674

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