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Allison Toltz, PhD

Education and Training

College: University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 2010; Engineering Physics

Graduate Education: McGill University, Quebec, Canada 2012.; MSc in Medical Physics

Doctorate: McGill University, Quebec, Canada anticipated 2019; Medical Physics

Published works

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Toltz, A., Seuntjens, J., Lu, HM., Paganetti, H. (2019). Time-resolved diode dosimetry in presence of
tissue heterogeneity for in vivo proton therapy range verification. J Appl Clin Med Phys. Under Review.

Toltz, A., Hoesl, M., Schuemann, J., et al. (2017). Time-resolved diode dosimetry calibration through
Monte Carlo modeling for in vivo passive scattered proton therapy range verification. J Appl Clin Med
Phys, 18(6), 200–-205. DOI: 10.1002/acm2.12210

Toltz, A., Shin, N., & Laude, C., et al. (2015). Late radiation toxicity in Hodgkin lymphoma patients;
proton therapy’s potential. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 16(5), 167–178. DOI: 10.1120/jacmp.v16i5.5386

Conference abstracts and Oral Presentations

Toltz, A., Koger, B., Tseng, Y., Kim, M. (2019). Lens sparing for ocular lymphoma: comparing proton
pencil beam spot scanning versus electron therapy with custom lead blocking. Med Phys. Accepted for
publication.[for the 65th COMP Annual Scientific Meeting. Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.]

Toltz, A., Nevitt, Z., Bloch, C., et al. (2019). Dosimetric evaluation of commercial proton spot scanning
Monte Carlo dose calculation in small fields for ocular tumors. Int J Part Ther. Accepted for publication.
[eposter at the 58th Annual Conference of PTCOG Manchester, UK.]

Toltz, A., Hoesl, M., Schuemann, J., et al. (2017). In Vivo Proton Therapy Range Verification Using
Time-Resolved Diode Dosimetry: Validation Through Numerical Modeling. Med Phys; 44(6):2767. DOI:
10.1002/mp.12304 [eposter at the AAPM 59th Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Denver, Colorado, USA.]

Toltz, A., Hoesl, M., Schuemann, J., et al. (2015). A Calibration study for an in vivo proton therapy range
verification technique for pediatric craniospinal irradiation using time resolved diode dosimetry. [Oral
presentation at the National Physical Laboratory Proton Therapy Research and Implementation Group
Proton Therapy Physics Workshop. Teddington, U.K.]

Toltz, A., Shin, N., Laude, C., et al. (2012). Prediction of Risks of Cardiac Mortality and Secondary
Cancers after Radiotherapy for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and Breast Cancer.
Med Phys; 39(7):4639. DOI: 10.1118/1.4740182 [Oral presentation at the AAPM 54th Annual Meeting.
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.]