Zhou (Iris) Wang PhD

Zhou (Iris) Wang

Zhou (Iris) Wang
PhD

Senior Medical Physicist, Assistant Research Professor

Department of Radiation Oncology

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Radiological Physics

Contact Information
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Radiation Medicine
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: 716-845-3367
Fax: 716-845-7616
iwang@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

Provides medical physicist services to Institute departments using radiation beams for therapy of disease; maintains quality assurance and calibration of radiotherapy equipment; provides consultation in radiation safety matters; participates in treatment design and delivery. Enhances professional growth and development by conducting and participating in educational programs, distributing and reading current literature, conducting and participating in in-service meetings and workshops.

Education and Training:

  • PhD, Medical Imaging Physics, University at Buffalo (2004)
  • MS, Condense Matter Physics and biological Physics, Nankai University (1993)
  • BS, Bio-medical Physics, Nankai University (1990)

Employment:

  • Senior Medical Physicist, Research Assistant Professor, Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, University at Buffalo (2006-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • Merit Award for Excellence of Educational Exhibit #0579PH (2002)
  • Award for Advancement of Science and Technology (1996)
  • Best Master Thesis Award (1993)


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Professional Memberships:

  • American Society for Therapeutic and Oncology (ASTRO) (2007–present)
  • American Association of Medical Physicists (AAPM) (2000–present)
  • Upstate New York Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM Chapter) (2000–present)

Presentations:

  • "Experimental Evaluation of Radiation Dose Effect by High Atomic Number Materials for Superficial Radiation Therapy" 54th AAPM Annual Meeting, AAPM, Physicists (2012)
  • "A CMOS-based Digital Imager Integrated with an Orthovoltage X-ray Therapy Unit for Guidance of Precise Small Animal Irradiation" 51st AAPM Annual Meeting, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2009)
  • "Analysis of Rectal Dose Variability due to Inter-fractional Variations of Rectal Marker Positioning in Film-based HDR Cervical Brachytherapy" 50th AAPM Annual Meeting, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2008)
  • "Impact of Ultrasound-guided Patient Setup on OAR Dose in Confirmal Radiation Therapy for Prostate Carcinoma" AAPM, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2005)
  • "Characterization of a Prototype Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope and its Application in Neuro-Interventional Phantom Studies" 46th Annual AAPM Meeting, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2004)
  • "Dye Dilution Angiographic Measurement of FLow Modification in Aneurysm Models with Asymmetric Stents" 46th Annual AAPM Meeting, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2004)
  • "High-Resolution Vascular Radiological Imaging. Symposium of Advances in Vascular Imaging" 46th Annual AAPM Meeting, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2004)
  • "Verification of a Detectability Simulation, by Clinical VIsualization of a Neuroform Cerebrovascular Stent, Using a High Resolution Region of Interest (ROI) Detector" Scientific Research, RSNA, Scientific Program (2004)
  • "Advances and Implementation of the Region of Interest Micro-Angiographic Imaging System" 45th AAPM Annual Mtg., American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2003)
  • "Experimental Study of a Prototype X_ray Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope" 45th AAPM Annual Mtg., American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2003)
  • "Comparison of Micro-Angiographic Detector with Standard X-ray Image Intensifier for Rotational Localization of New Asymmetric Stents" 44th Annual AAPM Mtg., American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2002)
  • "Difference in Flow Characteristic between Contrast Media and Blood During X-ray Image Intensifier for Rotational Localization of New Asymmetric Stents" 44th Annual AAPM Mtg., American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Physicists (2002)
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Contact Information

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Radiation Medicine
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: 716-845-3367
Fax: 716-845-7616
iwang@buffalo.edu