Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
|2004||University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, PHD, Nuclear Engineering|
|2010-2011||Clinical Fellowship, Medical Physics, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL|
|2008-2010||Clinical Residency, Medical Physics, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL|
- Taddei PJ, Zhao Z, Borak TB. A comparison of the measured responses of a tissue-equivalent proportional counter to high energy heavy (HZE) particles and those simulated using the Geant4 Monte Carlo code. Radiat Meas 43(9-10):1498-1505, 2008. PMID: 20862212.
- Pisacane VL, Dolecek Q, Maas F, Nelson M, Taddei P, Zhao Z. 2006-01-2146 MIDN, MIcroDosimeter iNstrument (MIDN) on MidSTAR-I. SAE Trans. J. Aerospace 115:355-359, 2007.
- Su B, Zhao Z, Hawari AI Chen J. Investigation on using passive neutron counting techniques for online burnup monitoring of pebble bed reactor fuels. Progress in Nuclear Energy 48:686-702, 2006.
- Zhao, Maldonado I. Speedup of particle transport problems with a beowulf cluster. Amer Jour of Applied Sciences 3(8):1948-1951, 2006.
- Chen J, Hawari AI, Zhao Z. Gamma-ray spectrometry analysis of pebble bed reactor fuel using Monte Carlo simulations. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 505:393-396, 2003.
- Hawari AI, Chen J, Su B, Zhao Z. Assessment of on-line burnup monitoring of pebble red reactor fuel using passive gamma-ray spectrometry. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 49(3):P1249-1253, 2002.
- Zhao Z, Toramatsu C, Slopsema R, Su Z, Li Z. The feasibility of treating prostate patients without using range compensator in passively scattered proton therapy: a dosimetry study. AAPM Annual Meeting, oral presentation, 2011.
- Su Z, Zhao, Zhao T, Li Z. A comprehensive approach for SBRT irradiation on RPC spine phantom. AAPM Annual meeting, general poster discussion, 2011.
- Zhao Z, Toramatsu C, Slopsema R, Li Z. Measurements of field size factor for proton therapy. AAPM Annual meeting, general poster discussion, 2011.
- Li Z, Zhao Z. The impact of titanium implant to distal falloff of a clinical proton beam. PTCOG 49, 2010.
- Hsi W, Zhao Z, Slopsema R, Li Z. Doses at shallow depths of modulated proton beams delivered by double scattering and uniform scanning methods. PTCOG 48, 2009.
- Zhao Z, Li Z. Comparison of entrance dose of uniform scanning and double scattering modes in proton therapy. AAPM Annual Meeting, General Poster 36:2678, 2009.
- Keole S, Zhao Z, Hsi W, Vargas C, Morris C, Mendenhall W, Henderson R, Mendenhall N. Comparing the high-dose region isodose fall-off for protons versus IMRT in prostate cancer: is IMRT superior?. ASTRO Annual Meeting, 2008.
- Zhao Z, Li Z, Hsi W, Slopsema R. Effect of range compensators on entrance doses in proton therapy. AAPM Annual Meeting 35:2783, 2008.
- Taddei PJ, Zhao Z, Borak T. The response of a tissue-equivalent proportional counter to high energy ions using the Monte Carlo code Geant4. ICRS, 11th International Conference on Radiation Shielding, Pine Mountain, GA, 2008.
- Zhao Z, Duvvuri S, Flampouri S, Horne, Huh S. A new cone-beam CT daily QA phantom for stereotactic radiosurgery. AAPM Annual Meeting, General Poster 35:2792, 2008.
- Li Z, Slopsema R, Flampouri S, Yeung D, Lin L, Zhao Z, Palta J. A periodic machine QA program for proton therapy. AAPM Annual Meeting, General Poster 34:2408, 2007.
- Slopsema R, Yeung D, Flampouri S, Lin L, Zhao, Li Z. Monitor unit calculation in eclipse proton therapy treatment planning. AAPM Annual Meeting, General Poster 34(2470), 2007.