Kyung-Wook Jee, PhD

Medical Physicist
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Phone: 617 724 0813

Education

3/1987 - 4/1988 Mathematics Korea University

8/1988 - 5/1992 B.S. Physics Michigan State University (Graduated with high honor – GPA 3.9 out of 4.0)

9/1993 - 5/2002 M.S./Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering University of Michigan

Postdoctoral Training

6/2002 - 9/2004 Postdoctoral Fellow Medical Physics Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan

(PI: Professor Benedick A. Fraass, Ph.D.)

10/2004 - 6/2006 Clinical Physics Residency Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan

(Mentor: Bruce Curran & James Balter, Ph.D.)

Faculty Academic Appointments

06/2006 - 2/2009 Clinical Lecturer Radiation Oncology University of Michigan

12/2009 – Present Assistant Clinical Professor Radiation Oncology Harvard Medical School

Appointments at Hospitals/Affiliated Institutions

03/2009 - present Assistant Radiation Oncology, Mass. General Hospital Radiation Physicist

Committee Service

National

2007 – Present Task Group #166 AAPM

2011 – Present Biological Effects Subcommittee AAPM

2014 – Present PENTEC Workgroup AAPM/ASTRO

Local

2013-Present ACR committee M.G.H. / F. H. Burr Proton Therapy Center

2012-Present Sarcoma collaborative group M.G.H. / F. H. Burr Proton Therapy Center

2012-Present Proton collaborative group M.G.H. / F. H. Burr Proton Therapy Center

2013-Present Departmental seminars M.G.H. / F. H. Burr Proton Therapy Center

Professional Societies

1996 - Present American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)

1996 - 2002 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)

2002 Institution for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (informs)

2007 - Present American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)

2008 - Present European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)

Editorial Activities

Ad hoc Reviewer

2005 - Present Physics in Medicine and Biology

2006 - Present Medical Physics

2007 - Present Medical Dosimetry,

2007 - Present International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics

2013 - Present Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment

Honors and Prizes

1987 Academic Merit Award, Korea University

1989 Chrysler Corp. Scholarship

1991 Herbert T. Draham Scholarship

1988 - 1992 Dean's List for four years; USAA American Scholar for two years

1992 Elected to Golden Key and Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Societies

1997 Certificate of Merit for Info-Rad Exhibit (Radiological Society of North America)

1998 Honorable Mention Poster Award (SPIE Medical Imaging Symposium)

Report of Funded and Unfunded Projects

Present and Active

2006 – 2011 Optimization of High Dose Conformal Therapy

NCI Program Project Grant (3 P01-CA-59827)

60% Effort as co-Investigator

($ 10,152,482 total direct cost, 5 years)

The major goal of the study is to individualize and adaptively optimize radiotherapy treatments for cancer patients.

Previous

2000 – 2005 Optimization of High Dose Conformal Therapy

NCI Program Project Grant (2 P01-CA-59827)

100% Effort as Postdoctoral Fellow

($ 9,429,816 total direct cost, 5 years)

The major goal of the study is to investigate advanced conformal radiotherapy for optimal cancer treatments.

Report of Local Teaching and Training

2007 - 2009 Medical Physics Medical Residents Lecturer

2010 Radiation Physics Medical Physics Residents Lecturer

Clinical Supervisory and Training Responsibilities

2006 - 2009 Training Clinical Physics Residents Clinical Mentors

2009 - 2010 Training Junior Medical Physicist Clinical Mentors

Formal Teaching of Peers

2007 - 2008 Biological/clinical Outcome Models in RT Planning

(Continuing education course at AAPM annual meetings)

Regional, National and International Invited Presentations and Courses

2007-2008 Biological/clinical Outcome Models in RT Planning (Oral presentation)

Continuing education course at AAPM annual meetings

Current Licensure and Certification

2008 American Board of Radiology, Therapeutic Radiologic Physics

Practice Activities

Clinical Physics Academic Hospital U. of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor MI

Clinical Physics Academic Hospital M.G.H. / Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Clinical Physics Academic Hospital M.G.H. / F. H. Burr Proton Therapy Center

Academic Activities

2012 - Direct Use of Outcome Models for Iso-Toxicity-Based IMPT Dose Escalation

MGH/F. H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, Boston MA

2013 – Initial investigation of outcome analysis for blood-toxicity incorporating active bone-marrow FDG-PET activity

MGH/F. H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, Boston MA

2014 - Initial investigation of LET-based RBE for Chest Wall PBS treatments

MGH/F. H. Burr Proton Therapy Center, Boston MA

2014 – Participating the development of new PBS dosimetric system with Pyramid Technical Consultants, Inc.

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