Physicists

Nilendu Gupta

Nilendu Gupta, PhD, FAAPM

Chief and Associate Professor, Clinical Medical Physics, Radiation Oncology
Director, Medical Physics Residency Training Program, Radiation Oncology
Associate Professor, Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering Program


 

  • B.Tech.(Hons): Indian Institute of Technology: Electrical Engineering, 1987
  • M.S.: The Ohio State University: Biomedical Engineering, 1990
  • PhD: The Ohio State University: Biomedical Engineering, 1995
  • Specialty Training: Medical Physics
  • Specialty Interests:
    • Medical Physics Education and Training
    • State of the art radiotherapy delivery methods and objective ways of creating an image and knowledge-guided target for Radiosurgery, 3D Treatment Planning, Conformal Radiation Therapy, and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
    • Development of radiation measurement systems in biology and medicine and in the simulation and modeling of radiation doses through radiation transport to better characterize normal tissue tolerance to different radiation fields
    • Clinical Trials Development
  • Appointment: 1995

Jeffrey Woollard

Jeffrey Woollard, PhD

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology
Physics Residency Associate Program Director


 

  • B.S.: Eastern Illinois University: Physics, 1987
  • M.S.: The Ohio State University: Nuclear Engineering, 1990
  • PhD: The Ohio State University: Biomedical Engineering, 1997
  • Specialty Training: Resident, Medical Physics at The Ohio State University, 1995
  • Specialty Interests: Medical Physics Education and Training, Stereotactic Radiation Therapy, and Brachytherapy
  • Research Interests: Computational radiation transport for application in biology and medicine
  • Appointment: 2010

Ahmet Ayan

Ahmet Ayan, PhD

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S.: Middle East Technical University: Physics, 1991
  • M.S.: Middle East Technical University: Physics, 1996
  • PhD: University of Iowa: Physics, 2004
  • Specialty Training:
    • Post-Doctoral Research Scientist: Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania (2005-2009)
    • Medical Physics Residency: Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania (2009-2011)
  • Specialty Interests: Brachytherapy, Stereotactic Radiation Therapy, Radiation Detectors, Informatics and Information Management in Radiation Oncology
  • Appointment: 2011

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Lanchun Lu

Lanchun Lu, PhD

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: Central China Normal University, Physics, 1986
  • M.S: Central China Normal University, Nuclear Physics, 1989
  • Ph.D: Peking University, Nuclear Physics, 1995
  • Specialty Training: Post-doctoral Research Associate: Department of Radiation Oncology at Virginia Commonwealth University (2004-2006)
  • Specialty Interests: Radiosurgery, Stereotactic Radiotherapy, Brachytherapy, Image-guided radiation therapy
  • Research Interests: Radioresistance, Radiation Biology, Image-guided radiation therapy, Imaging techniques include Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), MRI, CT and ultrasound 
  • Appointment: 2008

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Qi-En Wang

Qi-En Wang, PhD

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology


 

  • Research Interests: Cancer stem cell, DNA repair, chemotherapy resistance, ovarian cancer
  • Appointment: 2019

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Michael Carlson

Michael Carlson, DMP

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

Ashley Cetnar

Ashley Cetnar, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: Grove City College: Physics, 2011
  • M.S: Vanderbilt University, Medical Physics, 2013
  • Specialty Training: Resident, Medical Physics at the University of Louisville, James Graham Brown Cancer Center (2013-2015)
  • Appointment: 2015

Daniel Christ

Daniel Christ, DMP

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: Georgia Institute of Technology, Nuclear & Radiological Engineering, 2012
  • DMP: Vanderbilt University, Medical Physics, 2016
  • Specialty Training: Resident, Medical Physics at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2014-2016)
  • Appointment: 2016

Eric Cochran

Eric Cochran, PhD

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.A: University of Louisville: Mathematics and Physics, 2002
  • M.S: University of Louisville: Physics, 2004
  • Ph.D: The Ohio State University: Physics, 2010
  • M.S: University of Cincinnati: Radiological Sciences, 2012
  • Specialty Training: Resident, Therapeutic Medical Physics at The Ohio State University (2012-2014)
  • Specialty Interests: Motion Management. 
  • Research Interests: New Technologies and Strategies for Motion Management
  • Appointment: 2014

Dominic DiCostanzo

Dominic DiCostanzo, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: St. Vincent College: Physics, 2008
  • M.S: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2010
  • Specialty Training:
    • Resident, Health Quest Medical Systems (2010-2011)
    • Chief Resident, Health Quest Medical Systems (2011-2012)
  • Specialty Interests: External Beam Radiation and Treatment Planning
  • Research Interests: Novel Treatment Planning Techniques, Bioinformatics, and Radiation Safety
  • Appointment: 2012

Gavin Graeper

Gavin Graeper, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: State University of New York: Biophysics, 2011
  • M.S: Oregon State University: Medical Physics, 2015
  • Specialty Training: Residency, Radiation Oncology at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital (2016-2016)
  • Research Interests: Respiratory gated radiotherapy, IGRT
  • Appointment: 2018

Kathleen Hintenlang

Kathleen Hintenlang, PhD, FAAPM

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S.: Rochester Institute of Technology, 1987
  • M.Sc.: University of Florida: Medical Physics, 1990
  • PhD: University of Florida: Radiological Physics, 1998
  • Specialty Training: Therapeutic Radiological Physics, Diagnostic Radiological Physics & Medical Nuclear Physics
  • Appointment: 2016

Matthew Meineke

Matthew Meineke, PhD, DABR

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S.: Western Kentucky University: Physics and Chemistry, 1999
  • PhD.: The University of Notre Dame: Theoretical Physical Chemistry, 2004
  • Specialty Training: Resident, Medical Physics at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana (2007)
  • Specialty Interests: Stereotactic Radiotherapy (Intracranial and Extracranial Sites)
  • Appointment: 2014

Kate Noa

Kate Noa, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: The Pennsylvania State University: Science
  • M.M.P: University of Pennsylvania: Medical Physics
  • Specialty Training: Resident, The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital (2012-2014)
  • Specialty Interests: Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Appointment: 2014

David Roesener

David Roesener, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: University of Cincinnati: Materials Science and Engineering, 1996
  • M.S: University of Cincinnati: Biomedical Engineering, 2003
  • M.S: University of Cincinnati: Medical Physics, 2005
  • Specialty Training:
    • Junior Physicist, at Brigham and Women's Hospital (2005-2006)
    • Medical Physicist, at the University of Cincinnati Barrett Cancer Center (2006-2009)
    • Senior Physicist, Global Physicist/Landauer Medical Physics (2009-2014)
  • Specialty Interests: Breast Cancer and Gynecologic Brachytherapy
  • Research Interests: SBRT and Adaptive Planning
  • Appointment: 2014

Andreea Sandu

Andreea Sandu, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: Cleveland State University: Biology, 2012
  • M.S: University of Kentucky: Radiological Medical Physics, 2014
  • Specialty Training: Residency, Radiation Oncology at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital (2014-2016)
  • Appointment: 2016

William Taylor

William Taylor, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: University of Nebraska: Physics, 2014
  • M.S: University of Oklahoma Health Science Center: Radiological Sciences Medical Physics, 2016
  • Specialty Training: Residency, Radiation Oncology at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital (2016-2018)
  • Research Interests: Brachytherapy, Dosimetry
  • Appointment: 2018

Michael Weldon

Michael Weldon, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • M.S: University of Alberta: Medical Physics (CAMPEP), 2005
  • Specialty Training: Resident, Therapeutic Medical Physics at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Specialty Interests: Motion Management, Clinical Trials Collaboration, Radiotherapy Retreatment, Patient Immobilization and Setup Reproducibility
  • Research Interests: Organ Sparing Marrow-Targeted Irradiation (OSMI)
  • Appointment: 2008

Kyle Woods

Kyle Woods, MS

Radiation Physicist, Radiation Oncology


 

  • B.S: University of Tennessee: Nuclear Engineering, 2011
  • M.S: University of Kentucky: Radiological Medical Physics, 2013
  • Specialty Training: Resident, Radiation Oncology at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital (2013-2015)
  • Research Interests: Respiratory gated delivery and quality assurance and stereotactic radiotherapy quality assurance
  • Appointment: 2015

Arnab Chakravarti, MD

Department Leader


Arnab Chakravarti

 

Dr. Arnab Chakravarti is a professor and Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, as well as the Max Morehouse Chair of Cancer Research and Director of the Brain Tumor Program.

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Department of Radiation
Oncology
410 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1228
614-293-8415