Lalith K. Kumaraswamy PhD

Lalith Kumaraswamy

Lalith K. Kumaraswamy
PhD

Senior Medical Physicist, Research Assistant 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: 716-845-1105
Fax: 716-845-7616
lk9@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, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • MS, Physics, McGill University (2003)
  • BS, Medical Health Physics, McMaster University (2000)

Employment:

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


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Presentations:

  • "Emerging technologies in Radiation Therapy" 17th Annual Radiation Oncology Conference, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Radiation Oncology (2016)
  • "Dosimetric Impact of 2-D Variation of Dosimetric Leaf Gap" 2015 Cell Stress Biology Seminar Series, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cell Stress Biology (2015)
  • "Spatial Variation of Dosimetric Leaf Gap and the Impact in Dose Delivery" 2014 Cell Stress Biology Seminar Series, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cell Stress Biology (2014)
  • "Dose and Dose Limits in Radiation Therapy" 13th Annual Radiation Oncology Conference, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Radiation Therapists/Medical Dosimetrist (2012)
  • "Development of novel quality assurance techniques using an Electronic Portal Imaging Device to harness enhanced therapeutic ratio in state of the art radiation therapy" 2011 Cell Stress Biology Seminar Series, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cell Stress Biology (2011)
  • "Forensic evaluation of recent radiation accidents" Junior Chemistry class Symposium, Kenmore East High School, chemistry students (2009)
  • "Nuclear and Radiation Accidents" 9th Annual Radiation Oncology Conference for Therapists and Dosimetrists, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Radiation Therapists/Medical Dosimetrist (2008)
  • "Imaging Devices and Their Applications to Radiatoin Therapy" 8th Annual Radiation Oncology Conference, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Radiation Therapists/Medical Dosimetrist (2007)
  • "Relative dose verification of IMRT fields using Amorphous Silicon EPID" 2003 Medical Physics Unit seminar, McGill University, medical physics (2003)
  • "Are EPID systems suitable for dosimetry" 2003 Medical Physics Unit Workshop, McGill University, medical physics (2003)

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Contact Information

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Radiation Medicine
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: 716-845-1105
Fax: 716-845-7616
lk9@buffalo.edu