Yong Chen, Ph.D. DABR

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Ass​ociate Professor
Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology
Adjunct Professor
Dept. ​Radiological Sciences
Email: Yong-chen@ouhsc.edu


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

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

Board Certification:

American Board of Radiology - Therapy

Clinical/Research Interests:

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

Medical Physics Publications


1. 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)

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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.

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. Y. Chen* and S. Ahmad, Empirical model estimation of relative biological effectiveness for proton beam therapy , Radiation Protection Dosimetry 149(2) (2012) 116-123

12. 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