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Radiation Oncology

Yong Chen, Ph.D. DABR

Ass​ociate Professor
Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology
Adjunct Professor
Dept. ​Radiological Sciences

Yong-Chen@ouhsc.edu


Academic Section(s):

Medical Radiological Physics Graduate Program


Education:

  • B.Sc., Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • M.Sc., Radiation Protection, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • M.Sc., Health Physics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • Ph.D., Radiological Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK


Board Certification(s):

American Board of Radiology - Therapy


Fellowship:

Residency in Medical Physics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK


Clinical/Research Interests:

Monte Carlo Simulation in Radiation Therapy, Radiobiology Modeling, Proton Therapy


Select Publications:

  • L. Muller, M. Prusator, S. Ahmad and Y. Chen, A complete workflow for utilizing Monte Carlo toolkits in clinical cases for a Double Scattering proton system, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. Accepted (2018)
     
  • S. Tang, K. Yang, Y. Chen and L. Xiang, X-ray-induced acoustic computed tomography for 3D breast imaging: A simulation study, Medical Physics 45(4) (2018) 1662-1672
     
  • M. Prusator, S. Ahmad and Y. Chen*, TOPAS Simulation of the Mevion S250 compact proton therapy unit, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 18(3) (2017) 88-95
     
  • L. Ren, D. Wu, Y. Li, B. Zheng, Y. Chen, K. Yang and H. Liu, Practical alignment method for x-ray spectral measurement in micro-CT system based on 3D printing technology, Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express Epub (2016) Jul 15
     
  • Dosimetric evaluation of tissue heterogeneity for electronic barchytherapy (EBT) source in high dose rate gynecological (GYN) irradation, William Taylor, Daniel Johnson, Mark Johnson, Salahuddin Ahmad, and Yong Chen*, AIP Conf. Proc. 1747, 020003 (2016); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4954090.
     
  • L. Ren, M. Ghani, D. Wu, B. Zheng, Y. Chen, K. Yang, X. Wu and H. Liu, The impact of spectral filtration onimage quality in micro-CT system, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 17(1) (2016) 301-315
     
  • A. Lau, S. Ahmad and Y. Chen*, A simulation study investigating a Cherenkov material for use with theprompt gamma range verification in proton therapy, Journal of X-ray Science and Technology 24(4) (2016) 565-582
     
  • D. Johnson, Y. Chen and S. Ahmad, Dose and linear energy transfer distributions of primary and secondary particles in carbon ion radiation therapy: A Monte Carlo simulation study in water, Journal of Medical Physics 40(4) (2015) 214-219
     
  • A. Lau, Y. Chen and S. Ahmad, Range verification of proton radiotherapy with prompt gamma rays, Journal of X-ray Science and Technology 21(4) (2013) 507-514
     
  • A. Lau, Y. Chen and S. Ahmad, Yields of positron and positron emitting nuclei for proton and carbon ion radiation therapy: A simulation study with GEANT4, Journal of X-ray Science and Technology 20(3) (2012) 317-329
     
  • Y. Chen* and S. Ahmad, Empirical model estimation of relative biological effectiveness for proton beam therapy , Radiation Protection Dosimetry 149(2) (2012) 116-123
     
  • Y. Chen* and S. Ahmad, Evaluation of inelastic hadronic processes for 250 MeV proton interactions in tissue and iron using GEANT4, Radiation Protection Dosimetry 136(1) (2009) 11-16