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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


Image guidance for FLASH radiotherapy.
El Naqa I, Pogue BW, Zhang R, Oraiqat I, Parodi K
Med Phys. 2022 Apr 9; doi: 10.1002/mp.15662. Epub 2022 Apr 9.
PMID: 35396707

Individual pulse monitoring and dose control system for pre-clinical implementation of FLASH-RT.
Ashraf MR, Rahman M, Cao X, Duval K, Williams BB, Jack Hoopes P, Gladstone DJ, Pogue BW, Zhang R, Bruza P
Phys Med Biol. 2022 Apr 15;67(9) doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ac5f6f. Epub 2022 Apr 15.
PMID: 35313290

Remote dose imaging from Cherenkov light using spatially resolved CT calibration in breast radiotherapy.
Hachadorian RL, Bruza P, Jermyn M, Gladstone DJ, Zhang R, Jarvis LA, Pogue BW
Med Phys. 2022 Mar 19; doi: 10.1002/mp.15614. Epub 2022 Mar 19.
PMID: 35304768

Treatment Planning System for Electron FLASH Radiation Therapy: Open-Source for Clinical Implementation.
Rahman M, Ashraf MR, Gladstone DJ, Bruza P, Jarvis LA, Schaner PE, Cao X, Pogue BW, Hoopes PJ, Zhang R
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 Mar 15;112(4):1023-1032. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2021.10.148. Epub 2021 Nov 8.
PMID: 34762969

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

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