Petra Trnkova, PhD

Research Fellow
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Current position

• Research Fellow at the Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston (US)

Previous working experience

• Medical Physicist at Proton Therapy Centre, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen (CH)

• Medical Physicist at EBG MedAustron, Wiener Neustadt (AT)

• PhD research position at the Department of Radiotherapy, General Hospital in Vienna (AT)

• Visiting researcher at University Clinic of Regensburg, Regensburg (DE)

• Visiting graduate student at Polytechnic University, Valencia (ES)

• Medical Physicist at Hospital “Na Bulovce”, Prague (CZ)

Education and certification

• Board certified medical physicist in Austria (ÖGMP Fachanerkennung), 2011

• PhD. in Medical Physics, Medical University of Vienna (AT), 2010

• MSc. study in Radiological Physics, Faculty of Nuclear Science and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University (CZ), 2007


• Proton radiosurgery

• Treatment planning studies

• Clinical integration

Grants and awards

• Swiss National Fund Grant, project number P300P3_158522 (2015)

• Award from the Czech Society of Medical Physicist for the best scientific work in the field of radiological physics in the year 2009 (Trnková et al. R&O 93(2))


Climbing, long distance running, yoga

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