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Juergen Meyer, PhD

Professor and Lead Medical Physicist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Education and Training

College: University of Applied Sciences Ulm, Ulm, Germany

Graduate School: Coventry University, Coventry, UK

Selected Publications Since 2016

S M H Luk, J Meyer, L A Young, N Cao, E C Ford, M H Philips, “Characterization of a Bayesian network-based radiotherapy plan verification model”, Medical Physics, 46(5), pp 2006-2014, 2019

A M Kalet, N Cao, W Smith, L A Young, L Wootton, Rob Stewart, L M Fang, J Kim, J Meyer, “Accuracy and stability of deep inspiration breath hold in gated breast radiotherapy – a comparison of two tracking and guidance systems”, Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics, 60, pp 174-181, 2019

L Hubley, J Roberts, J Meyer, A Moggré, S Marsh, “Optical-Radiation-Calorimeter Refinement by Virtual-Sensitivity Analysis”, Sensors, 19(5), 1167

J Meyer, J Eley, T E Schmid, S E Combs, R Dendale, Y Prezado, “Review Article: Spatially Fractionated Proton Minibeams”, British Journal of Radiology, 91: 20180466 (2018)

A Kim, A M Kalet, N Cao, D S Hippe, L C Fang, L Young, J Meyer, E V Lang, N A Mayr, “Effects of Preparatory Coaching and Home Practice for Deep Inspiration Breath Hold on Cardiac Dose for Left Breast Radiation Therapy”, Clinical oncology, 30(9), pp. 571-577 (2018)

J Meyer, R D Stewart, D Smith, J Eagle, E Lee, N Cao, E Ford, R Hashemian, J Schuemann, J Saini, S Marsh, R Emery, E Dorman, J Schwartz, G Sandison, “Biological and dosimetric characterisation of spatially fractionated proton minibeams”, Physics Medicine Biology, 62(24), (2017)

AM Kalet, HL Richardson, DA Nikolaisen, N Cao, MA Lavilla, C Dempsey, J Meyer, WJ Koh, KJ Russell, “Dosimetric comparison of single-beam multi-arc and two-beam multi-arc VMAT optimization in the Monaco treatment planning system”. Medical Dosimetry, 42(2), pp 122-125 (2017)

L S Wootton, J Meyer, E Kim, M Phillips. Commissioning, Clinical Implementation and Performance of the Mobetron 2000 for Intra-operative Radiation Therapy. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 18(1), 230-242, (2017)

E Ford, R Emery, D Huff, M Narayanan, J Schwartz, N Cao, J Meyer, R Rengan, J Zeng, G Sandison, G Laramore, N Mayr. An image-guided precision proton radiation platform for preclinical in vivo research. Phys Med Biol, 62, pp 43–58 (2017)

E Lee, J Meyer, G Sandison. Collimator design for spatially-fractionated proton beams for radiobiology research. Phys Med Biol 61(14), pp 5378-5389 (2016)

J Meyer, M J Nyflot, W P Smith, L S Wottoon, L Young, F Yang, M Kim, K R G Hendrickson, E Ford, A M Kalet, N Cao, C Dempsey, G A Sandison. Electron beam energy QA – a note on measurement tolerances Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 17(2), (2016)

L Young, F Yang, J Meyer, N Cao. Rounded leaf end modeling in Pinnacle VMAT treatment planning for fixed jaw linacs. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 17(6), (2016)

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Research Interests

  • Surface imaging
  • Optical calorimetry
  • Proton FLASH & minibeams
  • Radiation biology

Clinical interests

  • Breast cancer
  • Surface imaging
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy

Education Involvement

  • Residency steering committee
  • Graduate student supervision
  • Mentor of site-specific clinical rotation

Professional Involvement

  • Associate Editor, Physica Medica, European Journal of Medical Physic and official publication of the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP)
  • Editorial board member Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine (Aus/NZ)