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Charles Bloch, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Education and Training

College: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Graduate School: Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI

Selected Publications from a Total of 60

Saini, Jatinder; Maes, Dominic; Egan, Alexander; Bowen, Stephen; St.James, Sara; Janson, Martin; Wong, Tony; Bloch, Charles. Dosimetric evaluation of a commercial proton spot scanning Monte-Carlo dose algorithm: comparisons against measurements and simulations. Phys. Med. Biol., 62, 7659-81, 2017.

Chen KL, Bloch CD, Hill PM, Klein EE. Evaluation of neutron dose equivalent from the Mevion S250 proton accelerator: measurements and calculations. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58, 8709-8723, 2013.

Hill PM, Klein EE, Bloch C. Optimizing field patching in passively scattered proton therapy with the use of beam current modulation. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58, 5527-5539, 2013.

Olsen JR, Robinson CG, Naqa IE, Creach KM, Drzymala RE, Bloch C, Parikh PJ, Bradley JD. Dose–Response for Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy in Early-Stage Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Int. J. of Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys., 81, p. e299-e303, 2011.

Siochi RAC, Balter P, Bloch C, Blodgett K, Curran B, Engelsman M, Feng W, Mechalakos J, Pavord D, Santanam L, Simon T, Sutlief S, Zhu XR. A rapid communication from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine Task Group 201: Recommendations for the QA of External Beam Radiotherapy Data Transfer. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 11(1), 170-181, 2011.

Fontenot JD, Bloch C, Followill D, Titt U, Zhang M, Newhauser W. Estimate of the uncertainties in the relative risk of secondary malignant neoplasms following proton therapy and intensity-modulated photon therapy. Phys. Med. Biol. 55,6987-6998, 2010.

South M, Chiu JK, Teh BS, Bloch C, Schroeder TM, Paulino AC. Supine Craniospinal Irradiation Using Intrafractional Junction Shifts and Field-in-Field Dose Shaping: Early Experience at Methodist Hospital. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys. 71(2), 477-483, 2008.

Teh BS, M.D., Bloch C, Ph.D., Guevara MG, M.D., Doh L, M.D., Richardson S, Ph.D., Chiang S, M.D., Yeh P, M.D., Gonzalez M, M.D., Lunn W, M.D., Marco R, M.D., Jacoslaw J, M.D., Paulino AC, M.D., Butler EB, M.D., and Amato R, D.O.. The Treatment of Primary and Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) With Image-Guided Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT). Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal 3(1), e6, 2007.

Ciulla TA, Dannis RP, Klein SB, Malinovsky VE, Soni PS, Pratt LM, Pugh NO, Morphis JG, Bloch C, Cameron J. Proton Therapy for Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Randomized, Sham-Controlled Clinical Trial. American Journal of Ophthalmology 134 (6): 905-906, 2002.

Vatnitsky S, Moyers M, Miller D, Abell G, Slater JM, Pedroni E, Coray A, Mazal A, Newhauser W, Jaekel O, Heese J., Fukumura A, Futami Y, Verhey L, Daftari I, Grusell E, Molokanov A, Bloch C. Proton Dosimetry Intercomparison Based on the ICRU Report 59 Protocol. Radiotherapy and Oncology 51: 273-279, 1999.

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Research Interests

  • Monte Carlo Dose Calculations for Proton Pencil Beam Scanning
  • Development of Ocular Melanoma Treatments Using a General Purpose Proton Beam Line
  • Quality Assurance of Beam Commissioning Data