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Mohammad R. Salehpour, Ph.D., DABR

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1991 University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, PHD, Computational Physics
1985 University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, MS, Acoustic Physics
1983 Murray State University, Murray, KY, BS, Engineering Physics

Postgraduate Training

1/1993 Residency in Medical Physics, University of Chicago, IL

Board Certifications

6/1998 American Board of Radiology – Therapeutic Radiolog

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2006-8/2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 12/2000-9/2006
Associate Professor (permanent tenure), Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 7/1999-9/2000
Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 2/1993-7/1999

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Deputy Director Medical Physics Graduate Program, The University of Texas @ Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2010-present
Director of Medical Physics Graduate program, Department of Physics, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1/1995-1/2000

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Service Chief (Breast clinical physics service), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 4/2004-present
Service Chief (GU/Breast/GYN clinical physics service), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 5/2002-4/2004
Chief of Clinical Physics, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1/1995-1/2000

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Institutional Export Controls Faculty Advisory Committee, 8/2011-8/2013
Member, Faculty Senate Tenure and Promotion Issues Committee, 9/2010-2013
Member, Faculty Senate Academic Planning Committee, 9/2010-2012
Member, Faculty Senate Information Technology Committee, 9/2010-2012
Member, Executive Committee Faculty Senate, 6/2010-2013
Member, Faculty Senate Oversight Committee for Conflict Resolution, 9/2009-2013
Member, Faculty Senate Welfare Committee, 9/2008-2013
Senator, Faculty Senate, 9/2005-8/2013
Member, Institutional Radiation Safety Committee, 9/2002-present

Honors and Awards

2011 Faculty Leadership Academy, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2011 The John S. Laughlin Science Council Research Symposium Award, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
2009 Radiation Physics Leadership Award for Special Contribution in the field of Education, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2000 Finalist, University of North Carolina Board of Governors Distinguished Professor in Teaching Award
1999 Permanent Tenure, East Carolina University
1998 Service Award, East Carolina University
1990 Award of Excellence, Missouri State Science Olympiad
1989 First Place, Research and Creative Activities Forum, The University of Missouri
1989 O.M. Stewart Academic Fellowship, The University of Missouri
1983 Certificate of Meritorious Achievement, Murray State University
1983 Sigma Pi sigma, National Physics Honor Society, National Physics Honor Society

Professional Memberships

American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Member, Work Group on IMRT, 1/2008-present
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Member, Education and Training of Medical Physicists Committee, 2001-2006
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Member, 1/1991-present
American Board of Radiology
Oral Board Examiner, 5/2008-present
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Member, ASTRO's Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise-Radiation Oncology (IHE-RO), 2011-present
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Member, 1/1994-present
Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs (SDAMPP)
Charter Member, 2010-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Wang X, Zhang X, Li X, Amos RA, Shaitelman SF, Hoffman K, Howell R, Salehpour M, Zhang SX, Sun TL, Smith B, Tereffe W, Perkins GH, Buchholz TA, Strom EA, Woodward WA. Accelerated Partial-Breast Irradiation Using Intensity-Modulated Proton Radiotherapy: Do Uncertainties Outweigh Potential Benefits? BJR. In Press.
2. Wang X, Pan T, Pinnix C, Zhang SX, Salehpour M, Sun TL, Gladish G, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Tereffe W, Woodward W, Hoffman KE, Buchholz TA, Yu TK. Cardiac Motion During Deep-Inspiration Breath-Hold: Implications for Breast Cancer Radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. In Press. PMID: 21444161.
3. Voong KR, McSpadden K, Pinnix CC, Shihadeh F, Reed V, Salehpour M, Arzu I, Wang H, Hodgson D, Garcia J, Aristophanous M, Dabaja B. Dosimetric Advantages of a "Butterfly" Technique for Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Young Female Patients with Mediastinal Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Radiation Oncology. In Press.
4. Jhingran A, Salehpour M, Sam M, Levy L, Eifel PJ. Vaginal Motion and Bladder and Rectal Volumes During Pelvic Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy After Hysterectomy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. In Press. PMID: 21093170.
5. Klopp AH, Moughan J, Portelance L, Miller BE, Salehpour MR, Hildebrandt E, Nuanjing J, D'Souza D, Souhami L, Small W, Gaur R, Jhingran A. Hematologic toxicity in RTOG 0418: a phase 2 study of postoperative IMRT for gynecologic cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 86(1):83-90, 5/1/2013. PMID: 23582248.
6. Han T, Followill D, Mikell J, Repchak R, Molineu A, Howell R, Salehpour M, Mourtada F. Dosimetric impact of Acuros XB deterministic radiation transport algorithm for heterogeneous dose calculation in lung cancer. Med Phys 40(5):051710, 5/2013. PMCID: PMC3651262.
7. Jhingran A, Winter K, Portelance L, Miller B, Salehpour M, Gaur R, Souhami L, Small W, Berk L, Gaffney D. A phase II study of intensity modulated radiation therapy to the pelvis for postoperative patients with endometrial carcinoma: radiation therapy oncology group trial 0418. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84(1):e23-8, 9/1/2012. e-Pub 4/28/2012. PMID: 22543211.
8. Joy S, Starkschall G, Kry S, Salehpour M, White RA, Lin SH, Balter P. Dosimetric effects of jaw tracking in step-and-shoot intensity-modulated radiation therapy. J Appl Clin Med Phys 13(2):136-145, 2012.
9. Dabaja B, Wang Z, Stovall M, Baker JS, Smith SA, Khan M, Ballas L, Salehpour MR. Involved field radiation for Hodgkin's lymphoma: the actual dose to breasts in close proximity. Med Dosim 37(4):374-82, 2012. e-Pub 4/17/2012. PMID: 22513213.
10. Phan J, Mazloom A, Abboud M, Salehpour M, Reed V, Zreik T, Shihadeh F, Fisher C, Dabada BS. Consolidative Radiation Therapy for Stage III Hodgkin Lymphoma in Patients Who Achieve Complete Response After ABVD Chemotherapy. American Journal of Clinical Oncology 34(5):499-505, 10/2011. PMID: 21537149.
11. Dabaja BS, Rebueno NC, Mazloom A, Thorne S, Perrin KJ, Tolani N, Das P, Delclos ME, Iyengar P, Reed VK, Horace P, Salehpour MR. Radiation for Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Young Female Patients: A New Technique to Avoid the Breasts and Decrease the Dose to the Heart. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79(2):503-7, 2/1/2011. e-Pub 4/24/2010. PMID: 20418023.
12. Fontanilla HP, Woodward WA, Lindberg ME, Zhang L, Sharp HJ, Strom EA, Salehpour M, Buchholz TA, Dong L. Automating RTOG-defined target volumes for postmastectomy radiation. Practical Radiation Oncology 1(2):97-104, 2011.
13. Han T, Mikell J, Salehpour M, Mourtada F. Dosimetric Comparison Of Acuros XB Deterministic RadiationTransport Method With Monte Carlo And Model-based Convolution Methods In Heterogeneous Media. Med. Phys 38(5):2651-64, 2011.
14. Dick J, Mourtada F, Zhang SX, Beyer G, White A, Salehpour M. Modification Of An Implantable MOSFET Dosimeter To Act As A Fiducial Marker. IEEE Sensors 11(10):2591-7, 2011.
15. Wang X, Amos RA, Zhang X, Taddei PJ, Woodward WA, Hoffman KE, Yu TK, Tereffe W, Oh J, Perkins GH, Salehpour M, Zhang SX, Sun TL, Gillin M, Buchholz TA, Strom EA. External-Beam Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation Using Multiple Proton Beam Configurations. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. e-Pub 8/12/2010. PMID: 20708848.
16. Vassiliev ON, Wareing TA, McGhee J, Failla G, Salehpour MR, Mourtada F. Validation of a new grid-based Boltzmann equation solver for dose calculation in radiotherapy with photon beams. Phys Med Biol 55(3):581-98, 2/7/2010. e-Pub 1/7/2010. PMID: 20057008.
17. Wang Z, Howell RM, Burgett EA, Kry SF, Hertel NE, Salehpour M. Calibration of indium response functions in an Au-In-BSE system up to 800 MeV. Radiat Prot Dosimetry 139(4):565-73, 2010. e-Pub 12/15/2009. PMCID: PMC2909792.
18. Price MJ, Kry SF, Eifel PJ. Salehpour M, Mourtada F. Dose Perturbation due to the Polysulfone Cap Surrounding a Fletcher-Williamson Colpostat. J Appl Clin Med Phys 11(1):68-76, 2010.
19. Dabaja B, Perrin KJ, Romaguera JE, Horace P, Wogan CF, Shihadeh F, Salehpour MR. Successful treatment of a free-moving abdominal mass with radiation therapy guided by cone-beam computed tomography: a case report. J Med Case Reports 4(1):329, 2010. e-Pub 10/2010. PMCID: PMC2974745.
20. Homann KL, Gates BE, Salehpour M, Followill DS, Kirsner SM, White RA, Buchholz TA, Prado KL. Use of a matchline dosimetry analysis tool (MDAT) to quantify dose homogeneity in the region between abutting tangential and supraclavicular radiation fields. J Appl Clin Med Phys 11(4):206-221, 2010. e-Pub 7/2010. PMID: 21081889.
21. Zhang SX, Liengsawangwong P, Lindsay P, Prado K, Sun TL, Steadham R, Wang X, Salehpour M, Gillin MT. Clinical Implementation of Electron Energy Changes of Varian Linear Accelerators. J Appl Clin Med Phys 10(4):177-187, 4/2009.
22. Kry SF, Salehpour M, Titt U, White RA, Stovall M, Followill D. Monte Carlo study shows no significant difference in second cancer risk between 6- and 18-MV intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Radiother Oncol 91(1):132-7, 4/2009. e-Pub 1/13/2009. PMID: 19147246.
23. Kry SF, Howell RM, Salehpour M, Followill D. Neutron spectra and dose equivalents calculated in tissue for high-energy radiation therapy. Med Phys 36(4):1244-1250, 4/2009.
24. Zhang SX, Gao J, Buchholz TA, Wang Z, Salehpour MR, Drezek RA, Yu TK. Quantifying tumor-selective radiation dose enhancements using gold nanoparticles: a monte carlo simulation study. Biomed Microdevices 11(4):925-933, 4/2009.
25. Wang Z, Howell RM, Kry SF, Burgett EA, Hertel NE, Salehpour M. Characterization of a Gold-and-Indium Dual-Activation-Foil-Based Bonner Sphere System. Nuclear Technology 168(3):603-609, 3/2009.
26. Wang Z, Kry SF, Howell RM, Salehpour M. Comparison of Unfolding Methods for Determining Neutron Spectrum and Ambient Dose Equivalent. Nuclear Technology 168(3):610-614, 3/2009.
27. Howell RM, Burgett E, Hertel NE, Kry SF, Wang Z, Salehpour M. Measurement of high-energy neutron spectra with a Bonner Sphere Extension (BSE) system. Nuclear Technology 168(2):333-339, 2/2009.
28. Wang X, Yu TK, Salehpour M, Zhang SX, Sun TL, Buchholz TA. Breast Cancer Regional Radiation Fields for Supraclavicular and Axillary Lymph Node Treatment: Is a Posterior Axillary Boost Field Technique Optimal? J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 74(1):86-91, 1/2009.
29. Beadle BM, Jhingran A, Salehpour M, Sam M, Iyer RB, Eifel PJ. Cervix Motion and Tumor Regression During the Course of External Beam Chemoradiation for Cervical Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73(1):235-41, 1/2009. PMID: 18513882.
30. Kry SF, Price M, Wang Z, Mourtada F, Salehpour M. Investigation into the use of a MOSFET dosimeter as an implantable fiducial marker. J Appl Clin Med Phys 10(1):22-32, 1/2009.
31. Garg AK, Frija EK, Sun TL, Strom EA, Perkins GH, Oh JL, Yu TK, Woodward WA, Tereffe WA, Salehpour M, Buchholz TA. Effects of Variable Placement of Superior Tangential/Supraclavicular Match Line on Dosimetric Coverage of Level III Axilla/Axillary Apex in Patients Treated with Breast and Supraclavicular Radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 73(2):370-374, 2009.
32. Kry SF, Howell RM, Titt U, Salehpour M, Mohan R, Vassiliev ON. Energy spectra, sources, and shielding considerations for neutrons generated by a flattening filter-free Clinac. Med Phys 35(5):1906-11, 5/2008. PMID: 18561666.
33. Wang X, Du W, Smith SA, Stovall M, Buchholz TA, Salehpour M. The radiation exposure from portal images taken during the course of breast radiotherapy. American Journal of Clinical Oncology 31(4):345-51, 2008.
34. Kry SF, Starkschall, Antolak JA, Salehpour M. Evaluation of the accuracy of fetal dose estimates using TG-36 data. Medical Physics 34(4):1193-1197, 4/2007.
35. Borghero, Salehpour M, McNeese MD, Stovall M, Smith SA, Johnson J, Perkins GH, Strom EA, Oh JL, Kirsner SM, Woodward WA, Yu TK, Buchholz TA. Multileaf field-in-field forward-planned intensity-modulated dose compensation for whole-breast irradiation is associated with reduced contralateral breast dose:A phantom model comparision. Radiotherapy Oncology 82(3):324-328, 3/2007.
36. Kry SF, Titt U, Followill D, Ponisch F, Vassilliev ON, White RA, Stovall M, Salehpour M. A Monte Carlo model for out-of-field dose calculation from high-energy photon therapy. Med Phys 34(9):3489-99, 2007.
37. Kry SF, Titt U, Ponisch F, Vassilliev ON, Salehpour M, Gillin M, Mohan R. Reduced neutron production through use of a flattening-filter-free accelerator. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68(4):1260-4, 2007.
38. Liengsawangwong R, Yu TK, Sun TL, Erasmus J, Perkins GH, Tereffe W, Oh JL, Woodward WA, Strom EA, Salehpour M, Buchholz TA. Treatment optimization using computed tomography-delineated targets should be used for supraclavicular irradiation for breast cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(3):711-15, 2007.
39. Vassiliev ON, Kry SF, Kuban DA, Salehpour M, Mohan R, Titt U. Treatment-planning study of prostate cancer intensity-modulated radiotherapy with a Varian clinac operated without a flattening filter. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68(5):1567-71, 2007.
40. Kry SF, Followill D, White RA, Stovall M, Kuban DA, Salehpour M. Uncertainty of calculated risk estimates for secondary malignancies after radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 68(4):1265-71, 2007.
41. 32. Kry SF, Price M, Followill D, Mourtada F, Salehpour M. Use of LiF (TLD-100) as an out-of-field dosimeter. J Appl Clin Med Phys. J Appl Clin Med Phys 8(4):169-75, 2007.
42. Kry SF, Titt U, Ponisch F, Followill D, Vassiliev ON, White RA, Mohan R, Salehpour M. A Monte Carlo model for calculating out-of-field dose from a varian 6 MV beam. Med Phys 33:4405-13, 11/2006. PMID: 17153419.
43. Dabaja B, Salehpour MR, Rosen I, Tung S, Morrison WH, Ang KK, Garden AS. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) of cancers of the head and neck: comparison of split-field and whole-field techniques. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63(4):1000-5, 11/2005. PMID: 15978743.
44. Ahamad A, D'Souza W, Salehpour M, Iyer R, Tucker SL, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy after hysterectomy: comparison with conventional treatment and sensitivity of the normal-tissue-sparing effect to margin size. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62(4):1117-24, 7/2005. PMID: 15990017.
45. Kry SF, Salehpour M, Followill DS, Stovall M, Kuban DA, White RA, Rosen,, II. Out-of-field photon and neutron dose equivalents from step-and-shoot intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62(4):1204-16, 7/2005. PMID: 15990026.
46. Kry SF, Salehpour M, Followill DS, Stovall M, Kuban DA, White RA, Rosen,, II. The calculated risk of fatal secondary malignancies from intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62(4):1195-203, 7/2005. PMID: 15990025.
47. Childress NL, White RA, Bloch C, Salehpour M, Dong L, Rosen,, II. Retrospective analysis of 2D patient-specific IMRT verifications. Med Phys 32(4):838-50, 4/2005. PMID: 15895566.
48. D'Souza WD, Ahamad AA, Iyer RB, Salehpour MR, Jhingran A, Eifel PJ. Feasibility of dose escalation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy in posthysterectomy cervical carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61(4):1062-70, 3/2005. PMID: 15752885.
49. Childress NL, Salehpour M, Dong L, Bloch C, White RA, Rosen,, II. Dosimetric accuracy of Kodak EDR2 film for IMRT verifications. Med Phys 32(2):539-48, 2/2005. PMID: 15789600.
50. Beddar AS, Salehpour M, Briere TM, Hamidian H, Gillin MT. Preliminary evaluation of implantable MOSFET radiation dosimeters. Phys Med Biol 50(1):141-9, 1/2005. PMID: 15715428.
51. Childress NL, Bloch C, White RA, Salehpour M, Rosen,, II. Detection of IMRT delivery errors using a quantitative 2D dosimetric verification system. Med Phys 32(1):153-62, 2005. PMID: 15719966.
52. Frank SJ, McNeese MD, Strom EA, Perkins G, Salehpour M, Schechter N, Buchholz TA. Advances in radiation treatments of breast cancer. Clin Breast Cancer 4(6):401-6, 2/2004. PMID: 15023240.
53. Dong L, Antolak J, Salehpour M, Forster K, O'Neill L, Kendall R, Rosen I. Patient-specific point dose measurement for IMRT monitor unit verification. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56(3):867-77, 7/2003. PMID: 12788197.
54. Forster KM, Smythe WR, Starkschall G, Liao Z, Takanaka T, Kelly JF, Vaporciyan A, Ahamad A, Dong L, Salehpour M, Komaki R, Stevens CW. Intensity-modulated radiotherapy following extrapleural pneumonectomy for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma: clinical implementation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55(3):606-16, 3/2003. PMID: 12573747.
55. Nguyen NP, Leonardo JM, Karlsson U, Vos P, Bullock L, Thomas P, Lepera P, Ludin A, Chu C, Salehpour M, Jendrasiak G, Sallah S. Efficacy of combined radiation, paclitaxel and carboplatin for locally advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma. Anticancer Res 22(6B):3429-35, 11/2002. PMID: 12552935.
56. Nguyen NP, Leonardo JM, Karlsson U, Salehpour M, Vos P, Robiou C, Moran JF, Thomas P, Bullock L, Ludin A, Jendrasiak G, Sallah S. Preoperative chemotherapy and radiation for advanced esophageal carcinoma: comparison between once a day radiation and hyperfractionation, a single-institution experience. Am J Clin Oncol 25(4):358-64, 8/2002. PMID: 12151965.
57. Nguyen NP, Sallah S, Karlsson U, Vos P, Ludin A, Semer D, Tait D, Salehpour M, Jendrasiak G, Robiou C. Prognosis for papillary serous carcinoma of the endometrium after surgical staging. Int J Gynecol Cancer 11(4):305-11, 7/2001. PMID: 11520370.
58. Nguyen NP, Sallah S, Childress C, Salehpour MR, Karlsson U. Interferon-alpha combined with radiotherapy in the treatment of unresectable melanoma. Cancer Invest 19(3):261-5, 2001. PMID: 11338883.
59. Nguyen NP, Sallah S, Ludin A, Salehpour MR, Karlsson U, Files B, Strandjord S. Neuroblastoma producing spinal cord compression: rapid relief with low dose of radiation. Anticancer Res 20(6C):4687-90, 11/2000. PMID: 11205201.
60. Nguyen NP, Sallah S, Karlsson U, Ludin A, Vos P, Lepera P, Jendrasiak G, Chapman W, Robiou C, Salehpour M. Combined preoperative chemotherapy and radiation for locally advanced rectal carcinoma. Am J Clin Oncol 23(5):442-8, 10/2000. PMID: 11039501.
61. Lee TK, O'Brien KF, Naves JL, Christie KI, Arastu HH, Eaves GS, Wiley AL, Jr, Karlsson UL, Salehpour MR. Micronuclei in lymphocytes of prostate cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy. Mutat Res 469(1):63-70, 8/2000. PMID: 10946243.
62. Sweeney PJ, Vijayakumar S, Sibley GS, Salehpour M, Myrianthopoulos L, Rubin S, Sutton H. Comparison of CT-based treatment planning and retrograde urethrography in determining the prostatic apex at simulation. Med Dosim 18(1):21-8, 1993. PMID: 8507356.
63. Salehpour MR, Satpathy S, Das GP. Electronic structure of the CaF2/Si(111) interface. Physical Review. B. Condensed Matter. 44(16):8880-8885, 10/1991. PMID: 9998847.
64. Satpathy S, Zhang Z, Salehpour MR. Theory of photon bands in three-dimensional periodic dielectric structures. Physical Review Letters 64(11):1239-1242, 3/1990. PMID: 10041343.
65. Salehpour MR, Satpathy S. Comparison of electron bands of hexagonal and cubic diamond. Physical Review. B. Condensed Matter. 41(5):3048-3052, 2/1990. PMID: 9994075.

Abstracts

1. T. Han, R. Tailor, A. Melancon, R. Howell, F. Mourtada, M. Salehpour. A Comprehensive Investigation of Dosimetric Uncertainties in Junction Region of Breast Superclavicular and Tangential Fields. Med. Phys. 40(6):86, 2013.
2. X. Wang, M. Salehpour, R. Howell, A. Melancon, T. Sun, W. Woodward, B. Smith. Evaluation of Setup Uncertainties for Electron Boost Field Treated Using Compression Device for Breast Cancer Irradiation. Med. Phys. 40(6):151, 2013.
3. B. Dabaja, H. Wang, K. Voong, C. Pinnix, F. Shihadeh, V. Reed, M. Salehpour, I. Arzu, and J. Garcia. Image Guided Radiation Therapy Proves its Benefit in Detecting the Daily Unpredictable Shape Change of the Stomach: A Study of Patients Treated for Stomach Lymphoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87(2S):S163, 2013.
4. B. Dabaja, K. Voong, K. McSpadden, C. Pinnix, F. Shihadeh, V. Reed, M. Salehpour, I. Arzu, H. Wang, and J. Garcia. Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Using Butterfly Technique Offers a Dosimetric Advantage to Critical Organs in Young Female Patients With Mediastinal Hodgkin Lymphoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87(2S):S163, 2013.
5. C.C. Pinnix, K. Perrin, V.K. Reed, J.H. Shank, F. Shihadeh, I. Arzu, P. Horace, M. Salehpour, J.A. Garcia, and B.S. Dabaja. Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Using Frontal Technique With Active Breathing Control in the Treatment of Gastric MALT Lymphoma: Implications for Normal Tissue Sparing. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 87(2S):S556, 2013.
6. T. Han, R. Tailor, S. LaNeave, R. Howell, F. Mourtada, M. Salehpour. Appraisal of Acorus XB and Convolution Dose Algorithms in Field Junction of Breast Tangential/superclavicular Fields. Med. Phys. 39(6):3827, 2012.
7. J. Burmeister, C. Coffey, M. Salehpour, G. Ibbott. Effective Oncology Physics Education. Med. Phys. 39:3906, 2012.
8. T. Han,F. Mourtada,, R. Repchak, J. Tonigan, J. Mikell, R. Howell, M. Salehpour, A. Molineu, D. Followill. Experimental Evaluation of Deterministic Acuros XB Radiation Transport Algorithm for Heterogeneity Dose Calculation Using the Radiological Physics Center's Lung Phantom. Med. Phys. 39(6):3825, 2012.
9. Y. Xiao, C. Hurksman, Y. Cui, A. Doemer, N. Brown, M. Salehpour, J. Mallah, D. Mihailidis, J. Palta, B. Salter, J. Galvin, J. Moran. A Global Digital Benchmark and QA Data Center for Radiotherapy Quality Assurance. Medical Physics 38:3808, 2011.
10. L. Portelance, J. Moughan, A. Jhingran, B.E. Miller, M.R. Salehpour, D. D'Souza, M. Haddock, M. Rotman, D.K. Gaffney. A Phase II Multi-institutional Study of Postoperative Pelvic Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) with Weekly Cisplatin in Patients with Cervical Carcinoma: Two Year Efficacy Results of the RTOG 0418. International Journal Radiation Oncology, Biology & Physics 81(2):S3, 2011.
11. S. Joy, P. Balter, G. Starkschall, S. Kry, M. Salehpour. Assessment of Collimator Jaw Optimization in Reducing Normal Tissue Irradiation with Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Medical Physics 38:3689, 2011.
12. T. Han, J. Mikell, M. Salehpour, F. Mourtada. Dosimetric Comparison of Acuros XB Deterministic Radiation Transport Method with Monte Carlo and Model-Based Convolution Methods in Heterogeneous Media. Medical Physics 38:3722, 2011.
13. A. Jhingran, K. Winter, L. Portelance, B.E. Miller, M.R. Salehpour, R. Gaur, L. Souhami, W. Small, D. Gaffney. Efficacy and Safety of IMRT after Surgery in Patients with Endometrial Cancer: RTOG 0418 Phase II Study. International Journal Radiation Oncology, Biology & Physics 81(2):S45, 2011.
14. R.A. Amos, X. Wang, M. Salehpour, E.A. Strom, K.E. Hoffman, T.A. Buchholz, S.E. McRae, A.K. Lee, W.A. Woodward. Eliminating Dose To Organs At Risk During Proton Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) Though Temporary, Minimally Invasive Tissue Displacement: Proof Of Principle In Silico. International Journal Radiation Oncology, Biology & Physics 81(2):S887, 2011.
15. X. Wang, X. Zhang, R. Amos, M. Salehpour, S. Zhang, T. Sun, E. Strom, T. Buchholz, K. Hoffman, W. Woodward. External Beam Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation Using Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy (IMPT). Medical Physics 38:3669, 2011.
16. M. E. Lindberg, H. J. Patel, W. A. Woodward, M. Salehpour, J. E. Kanke, R. R. Durbin, T. K. Yu, T. A. Buchholz, L. Dong. Dosimetric Analysis of RTOG-defined Target Volumes for Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(3):S209, 2010.
17. A. H. Klopp, J. Moughan, L. Portelance, B. E. Miller4, M. R. Salehpour, D. D’Souza, L. Souhami, W. Small6, R. Gaur, A. Jhingran. Hematologic Toxicity on RTOG 0418: A Phase II Study of Post-operative IMRT for Gynecologic Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(3):S121, 2010.
18. M Heard, G Ibbott, D Followill, E Jackson, M Salehpour, A White. Evaluation of a PAGAT gel for use in an anthropomorphic phantom. Medical Physics 36:2581, 2009.
19. X Wang, WA Woodward, X Zhang, PJ Taddei, RA Amos, M Salehpour, SX Zhang, TA Buchholz, EA Strom. Non-target tissue sparing with passive scattered proton partial-breast irradiation planning. International Journal Radiation Oncology Biology & Physics 75(3):S200, 2009.
20. L Portelance, K Winter, A Jhingran, BE Miller, M Salehpour, DP D'Souza, MG Haddock, M Rotman, DK Gaffney. Post-operative pelvic intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with chemotherapy for patients with cervical carcinoma/RTOG 0418 Phase II Study. International Journal Radiation Oncology, Biology & Physics 75(3):S640-S641, 2009.
21. O Vasslieiv, T Wareing, J McGhee, G Failla, M Salehpour, F Mourtada. Validation of a grid-based boltzmann solver for 6 and 18 MV photon beams impinging on a heterogeneous phantom. Medical Physics 36:2429, 2009.
22. A Jhingran, K Winter, L Portelance, BE Miller, M Salehpour, R Gaur, L Souhami, W Small, LB Berk, D Gaffney. A P:hase II study of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to the pelvic for post-operative patients with endometrial carcinoma (RTOG 0418). International Journal Radiation Oncology Biology & Physics 72(1):S16-7, 2008.
23. X Wang, T Yu, M Salehpour, S Zhang, T Sun, T Buchholz. Breast Cancer regional radiation fields for supraclavicular (SC) and axillary (AX) lymph nodes treatment: Is a posterior axillary boost field technique optimal?. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology & Physics 72(1):S192, 2008.
24. M Heard, D Followill, R White, E Jackson, M Salehpour. Identification of a 3D dosimeter best-suited for use by the RPC. Medical Physics 35:2889, 2008.
25. S Kry, M Price, Z Wang, F Mourtada, M Salehpour. Investigation into the use of a MOSFET dosimeter as an implantable fiducial marker. Medical Physics 35:2788, 2008.
26. Z Wang, S Kry, E Burgett, R Howell, R Tailor, J Oliver, D Followill, A Smith, M Salehpour. Measurement of neutron spectrum and ambient dose equivalent around a mini-phantom at a proton therapy facility. Medical Physics 35:2982, 2008.
27. S Kry, M Salehpour, U Titt, M Stovall, RA White, D Followill. A Monte Carlo study of the out-of-field dose from IMRT. Medical Physics 34:2406, 2007.
28. MJ Price, F Mourtada, SF Kry, M Salehpour, A Jhingran, PF Eifel. Dosimetric ramifications of assuming water-equivalency of the polysulfone cap of the Fletcher-Williamson HDR/PDR colpostat. Brachytherapy 6(2):116, 2007.
29. R Vera, PJ Eifel, A Jhingran, M Salehpour. Intensity-Modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in the treatment of carcinoma of the vagina. International Journal Radiation Oncology Biology & Physics 69(3):S396, 2007.
30. S Kry, D Followill, M Salehpour. Neutron dose equivalent at depth in a phantom. Medical Physics 34:2472, 2007.
31. S Lazar, D Followill, M Salehpour. Risk of secondary fatal malignancies from Hi-art tomotherapy. Medical Physics 34:2591, 2007.
32. X Wang, W Du, SA Smith, M Stovall, TA Buchholz, M Salehpour. The Radiation exposure to the contra lateral breast from portal images during the course of breast radiotheraopy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology & Physics 69(3):S734, 2007.
33. P Lindsay, X Zhu, L Zhang, R Kudchadker, M Salehpour, R Liu, R Mohan, M Gillin, L Dong. Effect of measured cone-beam CT-density calibration on dose calibrations. Medical Physics 33:2286, 2006.
34. R Howell, S Kry, D Followill, N Hertel, Z Wang, M Salehpour. Investigation of MLC effects on secondary neutron spectro for Varian, Siemens and Electa. Medical Physics 33:2249, 2006.
35. D Followill, S Kry, M Salehpour. Measurement of secondary radiation for electron and proton accelerators. Medical Physics 33:2238, 2006.
36. SF Kry, ON Vassiliev, D Kuban, F Poenisch, M Salehpour, MT Gillin, R Mohan, U Titt. Prostat IMRT using unflattened beams. International Journal Radiation Oncology Biology & Physics 66(3):S78, 2006.
37. S Kry, O Vassilliev, D Kuban, F Poenisch, M Salehpour, M Gillin R Mohan, U Titt. Treatment planning study of prostate cancer IMRT with a flattening filter free accelerator. Medical Physics 33:2146, 2006.
38. BM Beadle, A Jhingran, M Salehpour, M Sam, P Eifel. Tumor Regression and Organ Motion during the course of Chemoradiation for Cervical Cancer: Implications for Treatment Planning and use of IMRT. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology & Physics 66(3):S44, 2006.
39. S Kry, D Followill, RA White, M Salehpour. Uncertainty analysis of risk of secondary fatal malignancies from radiotherapy treatments including IMRT. Medical Physics 33:2257, 2006.

Book Chapters

1. Jhingran A, Salehpour M, Brooks B. Endometrial Cancer. In: Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy: A Clinical Perspective. Chapter 23.2. BC Decker, 2004.

Letters to the Editor

1. Kry SF, Salehpour M. Calculated risk of fatal secondary malignancies from intensity-modulated radiotherapy (Reply). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64(4):1290-91, 2006.
2. Satpathy S, Zhang Z, Salehpour MR. Theory of photon bands in three-dimensional periodic dielectric structures (Reply). Physical Review Letters 66:394-395, 1991.

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