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He Wang, Ph.D

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler St.
Unit Number: 1420
Houston, TX 77030-3722
Room Number: FCT8.6034
Phone: (713) 563-2567
Fax: (713) 563-2479

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1996 Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, China, PHD, Biomedical Engineering
1993 Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, China, MS, Electrical Engineering
1990 Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, BS, Electrical Engineering


Academic Appointments

Instructor, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2/2006-8/2009
Research Associate, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 10/1999-6/2001
Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, 11/1996-5/1999

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Senior Scientific Programmer, K & L Consulting Services, Inc., Maple Glen, PA, 7/2001-6/2002

Institutional Committee Activities

member, Thoracic Service Recruitment Committee, 1/2014-2/2014

Honors and Awards

2005 Reviewer's Choice (top 10) in AAPM Oral Presentation
1998 Second grade of Science and Technology Progress Awards of Shanghai

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Wang H, Vassiliev ON. Radial Dose Distributions from Protons of Therapeutic Energies Calculated with Geant4-DNA. Physics in Medicine and Biology 59:3657-3668, 6/2014.
2. Voong KR, McSpadden K, Pinnix CC, Shihadeh F, Reed V, Salehpour MR, Arzu I, Wang H, Hodgson D, Garcia J, Aristophanous M, Dabaja BS. Dosimetric advantages of a "butterfly" technique for intensity-modulated radiation therapy for young female patients with mediastinal Hodgkin's lymphoma. Radiation Oncology 9(1):94, 4/2014.
3. Wang H, Vassiliev ON. Microdosimetric characterisation of radiation fields for modelling tissue response in radiotherapy. International Journal of Cancer Therapy and Oncology 2(1),, 2/2014.
4. Wang H, Shiu A, Wang C, O'Daniel J, Mahajan A, Woo S, Liengsawangwong P, Mohan R, Chang EL. Dosimetric effect of translational and rotational errors for patients undergoing image-guided stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71(4):1261-1271, 7/15/2008. e-Pub 5/15/2008. PMID: 18485614.
5. Frank SJ, Dong L, Kudchadker RJ, De Crevoisier R, Lee AK, Cheung R, Choi S, O'Daniel J, Tucker SL, Wang H, Kuban DA. Quantification of prostate and seminal vesicle interfraction variation during IMRT. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71(3):813-820, 7/1/2008. e-Pub 1/22/2008. PMID: 18207664.
6. O'Daniel JC, Dong L, Zhang L, Wang H, Tucker SL, Kudchadker RJ, Lee AK, Cheung R, Cox JD, Kuban DA, Mohan R. Daily bone alignment with limited repeat CT correction rivals daily ultrasound alignment for prostate radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71(1):274-280, 5/1/2008. PMID: 18406891.
7. O'Daniel JC, Garden AS, Schwartz DL, Wang H, Ang KK, Ahamad A, Rosenthal DI, Morrison WH, Asper JA, Zhang L, Tung SM, Mohan R, Dong L. Parotid gland dose in intensity-modulated radiotherapy for head and neck cancer: is what you plan what you get? Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(4):1290-1296, 11/15/2007. PMCID: PMC2288571.
8. Liu HH, Balter P, Tutt T, Choi B, Zhang J, Wang C, Chi M, Luo D, Pan T, Hunjan S, Starkschall G, Rosen I, Prado K, Liao Z, Chang J, Komaki R, Cox JD, Mohan R, Dong L. Assessing respiration-induced tumor motion and internal target volume using four-dimensional computed tomography for radiotherapy of lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68(2):531-540, 6/1/2007. e-Pub 3/29/2007. PMID: 17398035.
9. O'Daniel JC, Rosenthal DI, Garden AS, Barker JL, Ahamad A, Ang KK, Asper JA, Blanco AI, de Crevoisier R, Holsinger FC, Patel CB, Schwartz DL, Wang H, Dong L. The effect of dental artifacts, contrast media, and experience on interobserver contouring variations in head and neck anatomy. Am J Clin Oncol 30(2):191-198, 4/2007. PMID: 17414470.
10. Kang Y, Zhang X, Chang JY, Wang H, Wei X, Liao Z, Komaki R, Cox JD, Balter PA, Liu H, Zhu XR, Mohan R, Dong L. 4D proton treatment planning strategy for mobile lung tumors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67(3):906-914, 3/1/2007. PMID: 17293240.
11. O'Daniel JC, Dong L, Zhang L, de Crevoisier R, Wang H, Lee AK, Cheung R, Tucker SL, Kudchadker RJ, Bonnen MD, Cox JD, Mohan R, Kuban DA. Dosimetric comparison of four target alignment methods for prostate cancer radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66(3):883-891, 11/1/2006. PMID: 17011461.
12. Gao S, Zhang L, Wang H, de Crevoisier R, Kuban DD, Mohan R, Dong L. A deformable image registration method to handle distended rectums in prostate cancer radiotherapy. Med Phys 33(9):3304-3312, 9/2006. PMID: 17022225.
13. Wang H, Dong L, O'Daniel J, Mohan R, Garden AS, Ang KK, Kuban DA, Bonnen M, Chang JY, Cheung R. Validation of an accelerated 'demons' algorithm for deformable image registration in radiation therapy. Phys Med Biol 50(12):2887-905, 6/2005. e-Pub 6/2005. PMID: 15930609.
14. Court LE, Dong L, Lee AK, Cheung R, Bonnen MD, O'Daniel J, Wang H, Mohan R, Kuban D. An automatic CT-guided adaptive radiation therapy technique by on-line modification of multileaf collimator leaf positions for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61(1):154-163, 5/1/2005. PMID: 15850916.
15. Mohan R, Zhang X, Wang H, Kang Y, Wang X, Liu H, Ang KK, Kuban D, Dong L. Use of deformed intensity distributions for on-line modification of image-guided IMRT to account for inter-fractional anatomic changes. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61(4):1258-1266, 3/15/2005. PMID: 15752908.
16. Wang H, Dong L, Lii MF, Lee AL, de Crevoisier R, Mohan R, Cox JD, Kuban DA, Cheung R. Implementation and validation of a three-dimensional deformable registration algorithm for targeted prostate cancer radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61(3):725-35, 3/2005. PMID: 15708250.
17. Barker J, Jr., Garden A, Ang KK, O’Daniel J, Wang H, Court L, Morrison W, Rosenthal D, Chao KSC, Tucker S, Mohan R, Dong L. Quantification of volumetric and geometric changes occuring during fractionated radiotherapy for head-and-neck cancer using an integrated CT/Linear accelerator system. Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys 59:960–970, 2004. PMID: 15234029.
18. Wang H, Zhuang TG, Jiang DZ. Extraction of fuzzy boundary in medical images. Chinese Journal of Biomedical Engineering : 20:138-42, 2001.
19. Chen Y, Zhuang TG, Wang H. The application of histogram-based mutual information estimation in non-rigid image registration. Chinese Journal of Computers 23:444-447, 2000.
20. Wang H, Zhuang TG, Jiang DZ. DP-based automatic contour detection for image sequences. ACTA ELECTRONICA SINICA 26:116-119, 1998.
21. Wang H, Zhuang TG, Jiang DZ. Rapid Optimal Edge Detection for Medical Images. Chinese Journal of Computers 20:1063-1068, 1997.
Other Articles
1. Wang H, Zheng B, Good WF, Wang XH. Computerized Analysis of Lesions in 3D MR Breast Images. Proc. SPIE-Medical Imaging 4322:1751-1762, 2001.
2. Good WF, Maitz G, Drescher J, Wang XH, Zheng B, Chang YH, Wang H. Image modification for display of temporal sequences of mammograms. Proc. SPIE 3976:174-184, 2000.
3. Wang H, Zheng B, Good W, Zhuang T. Thin-Plate Spline Based Automatic Alignment of Dynamic MR Breast Images. Proc. 22th Annual EMBS Int. Conf:2850-2853, 2000.
4. Wang H, Zhuang T, Jiang D, Bacelar A, Liu W-Y, Magnin IE, Gimenez G. A Novel Algorithm to Automatic Contour Detection in Image Sequences. Proc. SPIE-Visual Communications and Image Processing 3024:237-245, 1997.
5. Wang H, Zhuang T, Jiang D, Zhang H, Liu W-Y, Bacelar A, Magnin IE, Gimenez G. Fuzzy Object Detection in 3D Medical Images. Proc. SPIE- Electronic Imaging 3026:155-163, 1997.
6. Wang H, Zhuang T, Jiang D, Liu W-Y, Magnin IE, Gimenez G. Improved Adaptive Boundary Tracing using 2D Dynamic Programming. Proc. SPIE-Visualization, Communication and Image Processing 2727:199-208, 1996.

Book Chapters

1. Kristy K. Brock. Similarity Metrics. In: Image Processing in Radiation Therapy. CRC Press, 2013.

Last updated: 10/9/2015