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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

Curriculum Vitae:

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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:


Detective quantum efficiency of intensified CMOS cameras for Cherenkov imaging in radiotherapy.
Alexander DA, Bruza P, Farwell JCM, Krishnaswamy V, Zhang R, Gladstone DJ, Pogue BW
Phys Med Biol. 2020 Nov 12;65(22):225013. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/abb0c5. Epub 2020 Nov 12.
PMID: 33179612

Producing a Beam Model of the Varian ProBeam Proton Therapy System using TOPAS Monte Carlo Toolkit.
Rahman M, Bruza P, Lin Y, Gladstone DJ, Pogue BW, Zhang R
Med Phys. 2020 Oct 8; doi: 10.1002/mp.14532. Epub 2020 Oct 8.
PMID: 33030241

Scintillation imaging as a high-resolution, remote, versatile 2D detection system for MR-linac quality assurance.
Alexander DA, Zhang R, Brůža P, Pogue BW, Gladstone DJ
Med Phys. 2020 Jun 24; doi: 10.1002/mp.14353. Epub 2020 Jun 24.
PMID: 32583484

Flat-panel imager energy-dependent proton radiography for a proton pencil-beam scanning system.
Harms J, Maloney L, Sohn JJ, Erickson A, Lin Y, Zhang R
Phys Med Biol. 2020 Jul 8;65(14):145001. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ab9981. Epub 2020 Jul 8.
PMID: 32498053

Characterization of a new scintillation imaging system for proton pencil beam dose rate measurements.
Rahman M, Brůža P, Langen KM, Gladstone DJ, Cao X, Pogue BW, Zhang R
Phys Med Biol. 2020 Aug 21;65(16):165014. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ab9452. Epub 2020 Aug 21.
PMID: 32428888

Optimization of hexagonal-pattern minibeams for spatially fractionated radiotherapy using proton beam scanning.
Charyyev S, Artz M, Szalkowski G, Chang CW, Stanforth A, Lin L, Zhang R, Wang CC
Med Phys. 2020 Aug;47(8):3485-3495. doi: 10.1002/mp.14192. Epub 2020 May 11.
PMID: 32319098

A standardized commissioning framework of Monte Carlo dose calculation algorithms for proton pencil beam scanning treatment planning systems.
Chang CW, Huang S, Harms J, Zhou J, Zhang R, Dhabaan A, Slopsema R, Kang M, Liu T, McDonald M, Langen K, Lin L
Med Phys. 2020 Apr;47(4):1545-1557. doi: 10.1002/mp.14021. Epub 2020 Feb 4.
PMID: 31945191

Nuclear halo measurements for accurate prediction of field size factor in a Varian ProBeam proton PBS system.
Harms J, Chang CW, Zhang R, Lin L
J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2020 Jan;21(1):197-204. doi: 10.1002/acm2.12783. Epub 2019 Dec 2.
PMID: 31793202

Paired cycle-GAN-based image correction for quantitative cone-beam computed tomography.
Harms J, Lei Y, Wang T, Zhang R, Zhou J, Tang X, Curran WJ, Liu T, Yang X
Med Phys. 2019 Sep;46(9):3998-4009. doi: 10.1002/mp.13656. Epub 2019 Jul 17.
PMID: 31206709

Technical Note: Quality assurance and relative dosimetry testing of a 60 Co total body irradiator using optical imaging.
Tendler II, Bredfeldt JS, Zhang R, Bruza P, Jermyn M, Pogue BW, Gladstone DJ
Med Phys. 2019 Aug;46(8):3674-3678. doi: 10.1002/mp.13637. Epub 2019 Jun 25.
PMID: 31152565

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