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Abstract # 1068 In Vivo Verification of Dose Delivery to Prostate Cancer by Utilizing PET/CT Images Taken after Proton Therapy

Presenter: Lin, Liyong

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About the Presenter:
Liyong Lin, PhD Cellular: (904) 303-7973 Mail: Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 2 Donner, Philadelphia, PA 19104 E-Mail: liyonglin8@gmail.com Education  Ph.D., Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), USA, 2006  M.S., Medical Physics, UW-Madison, USA, 2003;  M.S., Applied Physics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 1992  B.S., Applied Physics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 1989 Employment  Medical Physicist at the Radiation Oncology Department of University of Pennsylvania since September 2008  Clinical postdoctoral associate at the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute (UFPTI), 2006-2008  Research Assistant, Medical Physics Department, UW–Madison, 2001– 2006  Medical physics intern in the Radiation Oncology Department at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, WI, May-August 2005  MRI service engineer, GE Medical Systems China, 1998-2001  CT service engineer, Beijing W. H. Y. Medical Instruments Sales & Service Center, GE franchise service, China, 1993-1998  Lecturer, Department of Electronic Science and Applied Physics, Fuzhou University, China, 1992-1993 Patent “Directionally emitting radioactive sources for brachytherapy” filed by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation in May 2005: Henderson D L, Lin L, Thomadsen B R and Crone W C. Peer reviewed first author manuscripts 1. Lin L, Patel R, Thomadsen B, Henderson D. “The use of directional interstitial sources to improve dosimetry in breast brachytherapy.” Med Phys 2008, 35: 240-247 2. Lin L, Vargas C, Hsi W, Indelicato D, Slopsema R, Li Z, Yeung D, Palta J. “Dosimetric uncertainty for prostate cancer proton therapy.” Accepted by the Medical Physics journal 3. Lin L, Hsi W, Indelicato D et al, “In Vivo verification of dose delivery to prostate cancers by utilizing PET/CT images taken after proton therapy. ” Manuscript to be submitted to the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics. Certification Passed Part I of ABR Radiological Physics board examination in August 2003 Took Part II of ABR Radiological Physics board examination in August 2008 Membership AAPM: student member since 1/28/2002 and full member since 1/1/2007 ASTRO: associate member since 3/30/2007 Awards and Honors • Served as reviewer for the Radiotherapy and Oncology journal • Physics winner of poster recognition award for the ASTRO 2008 annual meeting • Basic science travel grant award (one of seven recipients) for the ASTRO 2006 annual meeting • Best 100 fellowship award (one of two recipients) for the AAPM 2006 annual meeting, sponsored by Best Medical International, Inc. • Student presentation award (one of three recipients) for the North Central Chapter of AAPM, 2004 spring meeting • Accepted to the special class for the gifted of Shanghai Jiaotong University at the age of 15 in 1985, funded by the Department of Education, China
Contact the presenter at: llin@ufl.edu

Authors:
L. Lin1, W. Hsi1, D. Indelicato2, C. Vargas3, S. Flampouri1, R. Slopesema1, S. R. Keole1, Z. Li1, D. Yeung1, J. R. Palta1, 1University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville, FL, 2University of Florida Shands Cancer Center, Gainesville, FL, 3Boca Radiation Oncology Associates, Boca Raton, FL


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