Dr. Iris Zhou Wang Dr. Iris Zhou Wang

Iris Zhou Wang

PhD

Special Interests:

Small animal irradiation: Dosimetric calibration and image-guided animal irradiation Radiobiological modeling: Effect of temporal patterns on biological effectiveness for modern radiotherapy techniques Imaging modalities in radiation therapy: Image quality and its dosimetric effect on treatment planning All aspects of clinical medical physics.

About Iris Zhou Wang

Positions

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Assistant Professor, Medical Physicist

Background

Education and Training:

  • 2004- PhD - Biophysical Sciences, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
  • 1993 - MS - Physics, Nankai University
  • 1990 - BS - Bio-medical Physics, Nankai University

Residency:

  • 2006- Residency - Medical Physics, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Board Certification:

  • Therapeutic Radiological Physics, American Board of Radiology

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • Upstate New York Association of Physicists in Medicine (an AAPM chapter)
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

Publications

  • Hopkins S, Steinman J, Wang I. The effect of paper or cloth gowns on total skin electron irradiation dose. AJR. American journal of roentgenology 2010;194(5 Suppl.):E144
  • Wang Z, Jaggernauth W, Malhotra HK, Podgorsak MB. Variability of marker-based rectal dose evaluation in HDR cervical brachytherapy. Medical dosimetry 2010; 35(4):269-273
  • Arndt CD, Wang IZ, Saito NG, Podgorsak MB. Dosimetric calibration and characterization for experimental mouse thoracic irradiation using orthovoltage x rays. Radiation research 2011; 175(6):784-789
  • Takemura A, Hoffmann KR, Suzuki M, Wang Z, Rangwala HS, Harauchi H, Rudin S, Umeda T. An algorithm for tracking microcatheters in fluoroscopy.Journal of digital imaging 2008; 21(1):99-108
  • Takemura A, Hoffmann KR, Suzuki M, Wang Z, Rangwala HS, Harauchi H, Rudin S, Umeda T. Microcatheter tip enhancement in fluoroscopy: a comparison of techniques. Journal of digital imaging 2007; 20(4):367-372
  • Wang Z, Rajagopalan B, Malhotra HK, Kuettel MR, Podgorsak MB. The effect of positional realignment on dose delivery to the prostate and organs-at-risk for 3DCRT. Medical dosimetry 2007; 32(1):1-6
  • Wu V, Podgorsak MB, Tran TA, Malhotra HK, Wang IZ. Dosimetric impact of image artifact from a wide-bore CT scanner in radiotherapy treatment planning. Medical physics 2011; 38(7):4451-4463
  • Wang Z, Jaggernauth W, Malhotra HK, Podgorsak MB. Variations of rectal dose estimation using rectal markers in HDR cervical brachytherapy. Medical physics 2007; 34(6):2504
  • Wang Z, Malhotra HK, Jaggernauth W, Podgorsak MB. Inverse planning simulated annealing optimization in CT-based intracavitary HDR brachytherapy for gynecological cervical cancer. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2008; 72(1 Suppl.):S586
  • Schmitt JD, Warren GW, Wang IZ. Potential increase in biological effectiveness from field timing optimization for stereotactic body radiation therapy. Medical physics 2012; 39(6):2956-2963
  • Malhotra HK, Wu V, Wang Z, Patil S. A novel method for vaginal cylinder treatment planning: A seamless transition to 3D brachytherapy. Journal of contemporary brachytherapy 2012; 4(2):92-100