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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:


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 Jan 11; pii: S0360-3016(21)00024-9. 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

Review of in vivo optical molecular imaging and sensing from x-ray excitation.
Pogue BW, Zhang R, Cao X, Jia JM, Petusseau A, Bruza P, Vinogradov SA
J Biomed Opt. 2021 Jan;26(1) doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.26.1.010902.
PMID: 33386709

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 Dec;47(12):6500-6508. doi: 10.1002/mp.14532. Epub 2020 Nov 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 Sep;47(9):3861-3869. doi: 10.1002/mp.14353. Epub 2020 Jul 18.
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

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