Susu Yan, PhD

Medical Physicist
Graduation Phote
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Research Project  

Compact proton therapy system 

https://gray.mgh.harvard.edu/jobs/295-compact-proton-therapy-system-project-opportunities-for-students-and-postdocs

 

Training

Resident, Harvard Medical Physics Residency Program, Boston, MA, 2014-2017

 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Medical Physics, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2014

Bachelor of Arts, Physics, Mount Holyoke College (MHC), South Hadley, MA, 2010

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Heifei, China, 2006-2008

 

Board Certification 

Certified by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Medical Physics, 2018

  

Publications

S. Yan, H. Lu, PhD, J. Flanz, J. Adams, A. Trofimov, T. Bortfeld, “Reassessment of the necessity of the proton gantry: analysis of beam orientations from 4332 treatments at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) proton center over the past 10 years”, International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Sept. 2015

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, M. Tough, L. Cheng, F.-F. Yin, “A Hardware Investigation of Robotic SPECT for Functional and Molecular Imaging Onboard Radiation Therapy Systems”, Medical Physics, 41(112504), 2014.

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, F.-F. Yin, "A Line-Source Method for Aligning On-board and other Pinhole SPECT Systems," Medical Physics, 40(12), 2013.

J.E. Bowsher, S. Yan, J.R. Roper, W.M. Giles, F.-F. Yin, "Onboard Functional and Molecular Imaging: A Design Investigation for Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT," Medical physic, 41(1), 2014.

 

Conference Records

K. Al-hemyari, S. Yan, J.A. Summers, and J.A. Hudgings, "Spatially Resolved Thermal Analysis of High Power LEDs Using Thermoreflectance Imaging," In Conference Record of CLEO: Applications and Technology. Optical Society of America, Page: AWA3, Baltimore, MD, 2011.

J.E. Bowsher, J.R. Roper, S. Yan, W.M. Giles, F.-F. Yin: Regional SPECT Imaging Using Sampling Principles and Multiple Pinholes. In Conference Record of the 2010 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, 2010:2071-2076, Knoxville, TN, 2010.

 

Presentations and selected abstracts

S. Yan, H. Lu, J. Flanz, N. Depauw, J. Adams, B.L. Gorissen, Y. Wang, J. Daartz, T. Bortfeld: Are Proton Gantries Needed? An Analysis of 4332 Patient Proton Gantry Treatment Plans From the Past 10 Years, Poster presentation at the 57th AAPM Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, July 12-16, 2015.

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, M. Tough, L. Cheng, F.-F. Yin: A Hardware Implementation and Evaluation of Robotic SPECT: Toward Molecular Imaging Onboard Radiation Therapy Machines, Oral presentation at the 56th AAPM Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, July 20-24, 2014.

S. Yan, H. Song, Q. Wu: Simultaneously Determination of Radiation Isocentricity of Gantry, Collimator and Couch Using a Commercial Three-Dimensional Dosimetry QA Apparatus, Poster presentation at the 56th AAPM Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, July 20-24, 2014.

L. Cheng, J. Bowsher, S. Yan, F. Yin: Computer Simulation Studies for On-Board Functional and Molecular Imaging of the Prostate Using a Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT System, Oral presentation at the 56th AAPM Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, July 20-24, 2014.

M. Touch, J. Bowsher, S. Yan, F. Yin: Effect of Number of Pinholes in Onboard Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT System, Poster presentation at the 56th AAPM Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, July 20-24, 2014.

Y. Cui, J. Bowsher, S. Yan, J. Cai, S. Das, F. Yin: The Impact of CT Image Used for Attenuation Correction in 4D-PET, Oral presentation at the 56th AAPM Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, July 20-24, 2014.

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, F.-F. Yin: A Simulation Study of Treatment Verification Using On-board Multi-pinhole SPECT, Poster presentation at the 55th ASTRO Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 22 - 25, 2013.

H. Li, J.E. Bowsher, Y. Jiang, T. Pang, Q. Wu, S. Yan, B. Czito, C. Willett, F.-F. Yin: Effects of PET Reconstruction Parameters on Region-of-Interest Contouring by SUV Threshold, Poster presentation at the 55th ASTRO Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 22 - 25, 2013.

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, F.-F. Yin: On-Board Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT System for Prone Breast Imaging, Oral presentation at the 55th AAPM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, August 4-8, 2013.

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, F.-F. Yin: Respiratory Sorted Imaging Using Region-Of-Interest Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT System, Oral presentation at the 55th AAPM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, August 4-8, 2013.

J.E. Bowsher, S. Yan, F.-F. Yin:  Robotic Multi‐Pinhole Scenarios for SPECT Molecular and Functional Imaging Onboard and in Other Applications, Oral presentation at the 55th AAPM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, August 4-8, 2013.

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, F.-F. Yin: Functional and Molecular Imaging of the Axilla as the Patient Is in Position for Radiation Therapy Using a Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT System, Poster presentation at the 54th ASTRO Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, October 28-31, 2012.

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, Will Giles, F.-F. Yin: A Line-Source Method for Aligning Onboard-Robotic-Pinhole and other SPECT-Pinhole Systems. Oral presentation at the 54th AAPM Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, July 29-August 2, 2012.

J.E. Bowsher, S. Yan, J.R. Roper, W. Giles, F.-F. Yin: Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT System for Onboard and Other Region-of-Interest Imaging. Oral presentation at the 54th AAPM  Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, July 29-August 2, 2012.

S. Yan, J.E. Bowsher, F.-F. Yin: Design of Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT for Use Onboard Radiation Therapy Systems. Oral presentation at the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Beijing, China, May 26-31, 2012.

J.E. Bowsher, S. Yan, J.R. Roper, W.M. Giles, F.-F. Yin: SPECT Imaging Onboard Radiation Therapy Machines. Invited Talk at the SPIE Optics and Photonics: Optical Engineering and Applications: Medical Applications of Radiation Detectors, San Diego, CA, August 21-25, 2011. 

 

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