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Jennifer L. Johnson, M.S., M.B.A.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Senior Medical Physicist, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1997 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, MS, Radiological Medical Physics
1994 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, BS, Physics

Board Certifications

6/2001 American Board of Radiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Medical Physicist, Department of Radiation Physics, Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2002-9/2004

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Medical Physicist, Wellington Cancer Centre Wellington Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand, 1/1999-5/2002
Medical Physicist, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT, 8/1997-11/1998
Junior Medical Physicist, Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC, 4/1997-6/1997
Mold Lab Technician, U.K. Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY, 7/1994-4/1997

Honors and Awards

2011 Gold Level Honor for the project entitled "Improving Rates of Patient-Specific Quality Assurance in Radiation Therapy", The University of Texas at MD Anderson Cancer Center

Professional Memberships

AAPM Work Group on Prevention of Errors in Radiation Oncology
Member, 2011-present
ACPSEM New Zealand branch, New Zealand
Member, Secretary, 1999-2003
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
Member, 1995-present
American Association of Physicists in Medicine Membership Committee
Member, 2008-present
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
Member, 8/2006-present
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)
Member, 7/2006-present
Quality and Safety Council (Activities #1)
Co-Facilitator, 2010-present
Quality and Safety Council (Activities #1)
Member, 2009-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Kudchadker RJ, Lee AK, Yu ZH, Johnson JL, Zhang L, Zhang Y, Amos RA, Nakanishi H, Ochiai A, Dong L. Effectiveness of using fewer implanted fiducial markers for prostate target alignment. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74(4). e-Pub 5/2009. PMID: 19427750.
2. Sejpal SV, Amos RA, Bluett JB, Levy LB, Kudchadker RJ, Johnson J, Choi S, Lee AK. Dosimetric Changes Resulting From Patient Rotational Setup Errors in Proton Therapy Prostate Plans. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. e-Pub 12/2008. PMID: 19058919.
3. Tucker SL, Dong L, Cheung R, Johnson J, Mohan R, Huang EH, Liu HH, Thames HD, Kuban D. Comparison of rectal dose-wall histogram versus dose-volume histogram for modeling the incidence of late rectal bleeding after radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 60(5):1589-601, 12/2004. PMID: 15590191.
4. Meigooni AS, Kleiman MT, Johnson JL, Mazloomdoost D, Ibbott GS. Dosimetric characteristics of a new high-intensity 192Ir source for remote afterloading. Med Phys 24(12):2008-13, 12/1997. PMID: 9434984.
5. Metlay MP, Johnson JL, Canterbury JD, Cottle PD, Nestor CW, Jr, Raman S, Zelevinsky VG. Are octupole vibrations harmonic? Physical Review C. Nuclear Physics 52(4):1801-1806, 10/1995. PMID: 9970692.
6. Tekyi-Mensah OJ, Cottle PD, Doring J, Green PV, Holcomb JW, Johns GD, Johnson JL, Johnson TD, Kemper KW, Kerr PL, Tabor SL, Womble PC, Wood VA. Weak coupling in 143Nd. Physical Review C. Nuclear Physics 50(4):R1759-R1762, 10/1994. PMID: 9969911.
7. Jewell JK, Tekyi-Mensah OJ, Cottle PD, Doring J, Green PV, Holcomb JW, Johns GD, Johnson JL, Johnson TD, Kemper KW, Kerr PL, Tabor SL, Womble PC, Wood VA. Possible states in 144Nd. Zeitschrift Fur Physic A348:69-70, 1994.
8. Zamfir NV, Cottle PD, Johnson JL, Casten RF. Octupole fragmentation and O(6) symmetry in even-A Pt isotopes. Physical Review C. Nuclear Physics 48(4):1745-1751, 10/1993. PMID: 9969018.
9. Cottle PD, Glasmacher T, Johnson JL, Kemper KW. Electron conversion coefficients in 127Ba and 130La. Physical Review C. Nuclear Physics 48(1):136-139, 7/1993. PMID: 9968802.

Last updated: 8/15/2013