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Nilendu Gupta, PhD                                                 

Chief and Associate Professor, Clinical Medical Physics, Radiation Oncology
Director, Medical Physics Residency Training Program, Radiation Oncology
Associate Professor, Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering Program

 

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 293-4204   

 

  • B.Tech.(Hons): Indian Institute of Technology: Electrical Engineering, 1987
  • M.S.: Ohio State University: Biomedical Engineering, 1990
  • Ph.D.: Ohio State University: Biomedical Engineering, 1995
  • Specialty Training:
         ~ Medical Physics
  • Specialty Interests:
         ~ Medical Physics Education and Training.
         ~ State of the art radiotherapy delivery methods and objective ways of creating an image and             knowledge-guided target for Radiosurgery, 3D Treatment Planning, Conformal Radiation Therapy, and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy.

        ~ Development of radiation measurement systems in biology and medicine and in the simulation and modeling of radiation doses through radiation transport to better characterize normal tissue tolerance to different radiation fields. 
       ~ Clinical Trials Development. 
  • Appointment: 1995

 Jeffrey Woollard, PhD

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
Physics Residency Associate Program Director

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210 
Ph: (614) 293-6502

  • B.S: Eastern Illinois University: Physics, 1987
  • M.S: The Ohio State University: Nuclear Engineering, 1990
  • PhD: The Ohio State University: Nuclear Engineering, 1997
  • Specialty Training:
            ~ Resident, Medical physics at the Ohio State University (2005).
  • Specialty Interests: Medical Physics Education and Training, Sterotactic Radiation Therapy, and Brachytherapy. 
  • Research Interests: Computational radiation transport for application in biology and medicine. 
  • Appointment: 2010

Ahmet Ayan, PhD

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 366-1773

  • B.S: Middle East Technical University: Physics, 1991
  • M.S: Middle East Technical University: Physics, 1996
  • Ph.D.: University of Iowa, Physicis, 2004:
  • Specialty Training
        ~ Post-Doctoral Research Scientist: Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania (2005-2009).
        ~ Medical Physics Residency: Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania (2009-2011).
  • Specialty Interests: Brachytherapy, Sterotactic Radiation Therapy, Radiation Detectors, Informatics and Information Management in Radiation Oncology. 
  • Appointment: 2011

Lanchun Lu, PhD

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 366-9307

  • B.S: Central China Normal University, Physics, 1986
  • M.S: Central China Normal University, Nuclear Physics, 1989
  • Ph.D: Peking University, Nuclear Physics, 1995
  • Specialty Training:
          ~ Post-doctoral Research Associate: Department of Radiation Oncology at Virginia Commonwealth University (2004-2006).
  • Specialty Interests: Radiosurgery, Sterotactic Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy, Image-guided radiation therapy. 
  • Research Intrests: Radioresistance, Radiation Biology, Image-guided radiation therapy, Imaging techniques include Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), MRI, CT, and Ultrasound. 
  • Appointment: 2008

 

Michael Carlson, DMP

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 688-9424

 

 

 

 

 


Ashley Cetnar, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 685-5233

  • B.S: Grove City College: Physics, 2011
  • M.S: Vanderbilt University, Medical Physics, 2013
  • Specialty Training:
          ~ Resident, Medical Physics at the University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center (2013-2015).
  • Appointment: 2015

 


Eric Cochran, PhD

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 685-5941

  • B.A: University of Louisville: Mathematics and Physics, 2002
  • M.S: University of Louisville: Physics, 2004
  • Ph.D: The Ohio State University: Physics, 2010
  • M.S: University of Cincinnati: Radiological Sciences, 2012
  • Specialty Training
           ~ Resident, Therapeutic Medical Physics at the Ohio State University (2012-2014).
  • Specialty Interests: Motion Management. 
  • Research Interests: New Technologies and Strategies for Motion Management. 
  • Appointment: 2014

Dominic DiCostanzo, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 293-7497

  • B.S: St. Vincent College: Physics, 2008
  • M.S: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2010
  • Specialty Training:
            ~ Resident, Health Quest Medical Systems (2010-2011).
            ~ Chief Resident, Health Quest Medical Systems (2011-2012).
  • Specialty Interests: External Beam Radiation and Treatment Planning. 
  • Research Interests: Novel Treatment Planning Techniques, Bioinformatics, and Radiation Safety. 
  • Appointment: 2012

Matthew Meineke, PhD, DABR

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 688-9423

  • B.S.: Western Kentucky University: Physics and Chemistry, 1999
  • PhD.: The University of Notre Dame: Theoretical Physical Chemistry, 2004
  • Specialty Training
           ~ Resident, Medical Physics at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana (2007).
  • Specialty Interests: Sterotactic Radiotherapy (Intracranial and Extracranial Sites). 
  • Appointment: 2014

Kate Noa, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 293-6503

  • B.S: The Pennsylvania State University: Science
  • M.M.P: University of Pennsylvania: Medical Physics
  • Specialty Training:
            ~ Resident, The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital (2012-2014).
  • Specialty Interests: Sterotactic Radiosurgery
  • Appointment: 2014

David Roesener, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 688-7380

  • B.S: University of Cincinnati: Materials Science and Engineering, 1996
  • M.S: University of Cincinnati: Biomedical Engineering, 2003
  • M.S: University of Cincinnati: Medical Physics, 2005
  • Specialty Training:
        ~ Junior Physicist, at Brigham and Women's Hospital (2005-2006).
        ~ Medical Physicist, at the University of Cincinnati Barrett Cancer Center (2006-2009).

        ~ Senior Physicist, Global Physicist/Landauer Medical Physics (2009-2014).
  • Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer and Gynecologic Brachytherapy
  • Research Interests: SBRT and Adaptive Planning.
  • Appointment: 2014

Michael Weldon, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 293-2077

  • M.S: University of Alberta: Medical Physics (CAMPEP), 2005
  • Specialty Training:
           ~ Resident, Therapeutic Medical Physics at the Ohio State University Medical Center. 
  • Specialty Interests: Motion Management, Clinical Trials Collaboration, Radiotherapy Retreatment, Patient Immobilization and Setup Reproducibility. 
  • Research Intrests: Organ Sparing Marrow-Targeted Irradiation (OSMI).
  • Appointment: 2008

Kyle Woods, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology

460 W. 10th Ave, Suite A201
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: (614) 293-6554

  • B.S: University of Tennessee: Nuclear Engineering, 2011
  • M.S: University of Kentucky: Radiological Medical Physics, 2013.
  • Specialty Training
           ~ Resident, Radiation Oncology at the Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital (2013-2015).
  • Research Interests: Respiratory gated delivery and quality assurance and sterotactic radiotherapy quality assurance. 
  • Appointment: 2015