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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
Email: rongxiao.zhang@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests

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

Selected Publications


Ultra-fast, high spatial resolution single-pulse scintillation imaging of synchrocyclotron pencil beam scanning proton delivery.
Clark MA, Ding X, Zhao L, Pogue BW, Gladstone D, Rahman M, Zhang R, Bruza P
Phys Med Biol. 2023 Jan 30; doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/acb753. Epub 2023 Jan 30.
PMID: 36716492

A Radiation Biological Analysis of the Oxygen Effect as a Possible Mechanism in FLASH.
Swartz HM, Hoopes PJ, Gladstone DJ, Demidov V, Vaupel P, Flood AB, Williams BB, Zhang R, Pogue BW
Adv Exp Med Biol. 2022;1395:315-321. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-14190-4_51.
PMID: 36527655

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) for Experimental Use of FLASH on a Clinical Accelerator.
Rahman M, Zhang R, Gladstone DJ, Williams BB, Chen E, Dexter CA, Thompson L, Bruza P, Pogue BW
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2022 Nov 11; pii: S1879-8500(22)00333-2. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2022.10.011. Epub 2022 Nov 11.
PMID: 36375771

Fast Deformable Image Registration for Real-Time Target Tracking During Radiation Therapy Using Cine MRI and Deep Learning.
Hunt B, Gill GS, Alexander DA, Streeter SS, Gladstone DJ, Russo GA, Zaki BI, Pogue BW, Zhang R
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 Oct 26; pii: S0360-3016(22)03444-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2022.09.086. Epub 2022 Oct 26.
PMID: 36309075

The First FLASH Clinical Trial-The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins With 1 Step.
Jarvis LA, Zhang R, Pogue BW
JAMA Oncol. 2023 Jan 1;9(1):69-70. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2022.5842.
PMID: 36273321

Computational dose visualization & comparison in total skin electron treatment suggests superior coverage by the rotational versus the Stanford technique.
Miao T, Zhang R, Jermyn M, Bruza P, Zhu T, Pogue BW, Gladstone DJ, Williams BB
J Med Imaging Radiat Sci. 2022 Dec;53(4):612-622. doi: 10.1016/j.jmir.2022.08.006. Epub 2022 Aug 28.
PMID: 36045017

FLASH radiotherapy treatment planning and models for electron beams.
Rahman M, Trigilio A, Franciosini G, Moeckli R, Zhang R, Bohlen TT
Radiother Oncol. 2022 Oct;175:210-221. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2022.08.009. Epub 2022 Aug 11.
PMID: 35964763

Performance comparison of quantitative metrics for analysis of in vivo Cherenkov imaging incident detection during radiotherapy.
Decker SM, Alexander DA, Bruza P, Zhang R, Chen E, Jarvis LA, Gladstone DJ, Pogue BW
Br J Radiol. 2022 Sep 1;95(1137):20211346. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20211346. Epub 2022 Jul 27.
PMID: 35834415

One Year of Clinic-Wide Cherenkov Imaging for Discovery of Quality Improvement Opportunities in Radiation Therapy.
Alexander DA, Decker SM, Jermyn M, Bruza P, Zhang R, Chen E, McGlynn TL, Rosselot RA, Lee J, Rose ML, Williams BB, Pogue BW, Gladstone DJ, Jarvis LA
Pract Radiat Oncol. 2023 Jan-Feb;13(1):71-81. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2022.06.009. Epub 2022 Jun 29.
PMID: 35777728

Image guidance for FLASH radiotherapy.
El Naqa I, Pogue BW, Zhang R, Oraiqat I, Parodi K
Med Phys. 2022 Jun;49(6):4109-4122. doi: 10.1002/mp.15662. Epub 2022 Apr 18.
PMID: 35396707

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