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Kristi Hendrickson, PhD, DABR, FAAPM

Associate Professor

Education and Training

College: Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

Graduate School: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Selected Publications:

Alan M. Kalet, Minsun Kim, Kristi R. G. Hendrickson, Ning Cao, Lori Young, Christine L Fang, Janice Kim, Angelia Landers, Myra A. Lavilla, Juergen Meyer. Automated planning stage tracking and analysis through an integrated whiteboard system. Phys. Med. 2022 Sep;101:62-70. PMID: 35964403.

Kristi R. G. Hendrickson, Stephen M. Avery, Richard Castillo, Laura Cervino, Ashley Cetnar, Nolan L. Gagne, Wendy Harris, Amirh Johnson, Megan Lipford, Nadia Octave, Kelly C. Paradis, Angelica Perez-Andujar, Surendra Prajapati, Julianne Pollard-Larkin. 2021 AAPM Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Climate Survey Executive Summary. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2022 Feb 27;S0360-3016(22)00178-X. PMID: 35235854

Kristi Hendrickson, PhD. The Iceberg Model of Sexual Harassment. AAPM Newsletter, Vol 46, No. 6, November-December 2021

Kristi Hendrickson, PhD. WPSC Insights and Reports from Picture a Scientist Panel Discussion. AAPM Newsletter, Vol 46, No. 3, May-June 2021

Kristi Hendrickson, Sara Kim, Cassandra Stambaugh, Mary Gronberg, Leonard Kim, Dongxu Wang. MPLA Case 3: Don’t criticize me in public! J Appl Clin Med Phys 2021; 22:280-283. PMID: 34196109

Douglas Pfeiffer, Hania Al-Hallaq, Per Halverson, Kristi Hendrickson, Zheng Feng Lu, Melissa Carol Martin, Beth Schueler, Jillian Shuman, Jacqueline E. Zoberi. AAPM medical physics practice guideline 3.b.: Levels of supervision for medical physicists in clinical training. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2021; 1-5. PMID: 34018313

Kristi R. G. Hendrickson, Titania Juang, Anna E. Rodrigues, Jay W. Burmeister. The MedPhys match survey: Search criteria and advice for programs and applicants. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2021; 1-18. PMID: 33786983

Julianne Pollard-Larkin and Kristi Hendrickson (2020). The Time is Now: AAPM’s First Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Climate Survey, AAPM Newsletter, Vol 45 No. 5, September-October 2020

The current state of physics plan review training in medical physics residency programs in North America, Leah K. Shubert, Kristi Hendrickson, Moyed Miften, Monica McNulty, Yevgeniy Y. Vinogradskiy, David H. Thomas, David Westerly, Kelly Stuhr, Janet Corral, Danielle Royer. PRO 2020 Vol 10, Issue 3, E166-E172. Doi:

Stephanie K. Schaub MD , Ralph P. Ermoian MD , Carolyn L. Wang MD, Ryan B. O’Malley MD , Edward Y. Kim MD , William P. Shuman MD , Kristi Hendrickson PhD ,
Smith Apisarnthanarax MD , Bridging the Radiation Oncology and Diagnostic Radiology Communication Gap: A Survey to Determine Usefulness and Optimal Presentation of Radiotherapy Treatment Plans for Radiologists, Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology (2019), doi:

Kristi Hendrickson, Jaclyn Marcel, and Julianne Pollard-Larkin (2019). Updates for the Annual AAPM Meeting: Pre-Register for Childcare at the Annual AAPM Meeting in San Antonio, AAPM Newsletter, Vol 44 No. 3, May-June 2019

Matthew B. Spraker, Matthew J. Nyflot, Kristi R. G. Hendrickson, Stephanie Terezakis, Shannon E. Fogh, Gabrielle M. Kane, Eric C. Ford and Jing Zeng. (2018) Radiation oncology resident training in patient safety and quality improvement: a national survey of residency program directors. Radiation Oncology 2018 13:186.

Gopan O, Smith W, Chvetsov A, Hendrickson K, Kalet A, Kim M, Nyflot M,  Phillips M, Young L, Novak A, Zeng J, Ford E. (2018). Utilizing simulated errors in radiotherapy plans to quantify the effectiveness of the physics plan review. Med Phys, 45 (12), December 2018.

Phillips MH, Smith WP, Hendrickson KRG, Kalet AM. (2018). Informatics as a Pathway for Integrating Radiation Oncology into Modern Medicine. In: Kim S, Wong JW, eds. Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics, CRC Press.

Schuller BW, Hendrickson KRG, Rong Y. (2018). Medical physicists should meet with patients as part of the initial consult (Parallel Opposed Editorial). J Appl Clin Med Physics, 19: 6-9. doi:10.1002/acm2.12305

Kristi Hendrickson (2018). Podcast Review: Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace, AAPM Newsletter, Vol 43 No 6, Nov-Dec 2018

Kristi Hendrickson (2018). Onsite Childcare at 2018 Annual Meeting in Nashville, AAPM Newsletter, Vol 43 No 6, Nov-Dec 2018

Kristi Hendrickson (2018). MedPhys Match and Discriminatory Behaviors in the Residency Search Process; AAPM Newsletter, Vol 43 No 6, Nov-Dec 2018

Juang T, Rodrigues A, Burmeister J, Hendrickson K. (2018). Evaluating the MedPhys Match. AAPM Newsletter, Vol 43 No 4, August 2018, pp 10-18.

Loughery B, Starkschall G, Hendrickson K, Prisciandaro J, Clark B, Fullerton G, Ibbott G, Jackson E, Burmeister J. (2017). Navigating the medical physics education and training landscape. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 18: 275-287. doi:10.1002/acm2.12202

Hendrickson KRG, Juang T, Rodrigues A, Burmeister JW. (2017). Ethical Violations and Discriminatory Behavior in the MedPhys Match. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 18: 336-350. doi:10.1002/acm2.12135

Ford EC, Nyflot M, Spraker M B, Kane G, Hendrickson KRG. (2017). A Patient Safety Education Program in a Medical Physics Residency. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 18: 268-274. doi: 10.1002/acm2.12166

Spraker MB, Nyflot M, Hendrickson K, Ford E, Kane G, Zeng J. (2017). A survey of residents’ experience with patient safety and quality improvement concepts in radiation oncology. PRO Vol. 7, Issue 4, pp. e253-e259.

Hendrickson K, Moran J, Lincoln H, Cervino L, Richardson S, Bloch C, Dieterich S, Ranger N, Balter J. (2017). AAPM Childcare Survey Follow Up. AAPM Newsletter, Vol 42 No 3, May-June 2017, p 33.

Hendrickson KRG, Pursley J. (2017). Marching for Equality: Women’s March and the March for Science, WPSC Newsletter, Issue 6, Spring 2017, pp 1-2.

Cao N, Ford EC, Nyflot MJ, Ermoian RP, Pelly NW, Young L, Hendrickson K. (2016). TBI Technique Improvements for Anesthetized Pediatric Patients Based on Near-Miss Incident Reporting. IJMPCERO Vol. 05 No. 04, pp 270-280. doi: 10.4236/ijmpcero.2016.54027

Meyer J, Nyflot MJ, Smith WP, Wootton LS, Young L, Yang F, Kim M, Hendrickson KRG, Ford E, Kalet AM, Cao N, Dempsey C, Sandison GA. (2016). Electron beam energy QA – a note on measurement tolerances. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 17(2):6049. doi: 10.1120/jacmp.v17i2.6049

Rockne RC, Trister AD, Jacobs J, Hawkins-Daarud AJ, Neal ML, Hendrickson K, Mrugala MM, Rockhill JK, Kinahan P, Krohn KA, Swanson KR. (2015). Addendum to ‘A patient-specific computational model of hypoxia-modulated radiation resistance in glioblastoma using 18F-FMISO-PET’. J R Soc Interface. 2015 Nov 6; 12(112). doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0927

Rockne RC, Trister AD, Jacobs J, Hawkins-Daarud AJ, Neal ML, Hendrickson K, Mrugala MM, Rockhill JK, Kinahan P, Krohn KA, Swanson KR. (2014). A patient-specific computational model of hypoxia-modulated radiation resistance in glioblastoma using 18F-FMISO-PET. J R Soc Interface. 12: 20141174. doi:10.1098/rsif.2014.1174

Bowen SR, Nyflot MJ, Gensheimer M, Hendrickson KRG, Kinahan PE, Sandison GA, Patel SA. (2012). Challenges and opportunities in patient-specific, motion-managed and PET/CT-guided radiation therapy of lung cancer: review and perspective. Clin Trans Med. 2012; 1:18. doi: 10.1186/2001-1326-1-18

Hendrickson KRG, Phillips MH, Smith WP, Peterson LM, Krohn KA, Rajendran JG. (2011) Hypoxia Imaging with [F-18] FMISO-PET in Head and Neck Cancer: Potential for Guiding Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy in Overcoming Hypoxia-Induced Treatment Resistance. Radiother Oncol. 2011 Dec; 101(3):369-75. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2011.07.029

Rockne R, Rockhill JK, Mrugala M, Spence AM, Kalet I, Hendrickson K, Lai A, Cloughesy T, Alvord Jr EC, Swanson KR. (2010). Predicting the efficacy of radiotherapy in individual glioblastoma patients in vivo: a mathematical modeling approach. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Jun 21; 55(12):3271-85. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/55/12/001

Rajendran JG, Hendrickson KRG, Spence AM, Muzi M, Krohn KA, Mankoff DA. (2006). Hypoxia Imaging Directed Radiation Treatment Planning. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2006 Jul; 33 Suppl 1:44-53. doi: 10.1007/s00259-006-0135-1

Research Interests

  • Medical physics education and research
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Clinical interests

  • Adaptive radiotherapy

Education Involvement

  • Medical Physics Residency Program Director
  • Residency Steering Committee
  • Mentor of several rotations: QA/QC, SBRT/SRS, Intro, Options

Professional Involvement

  • AAPM: Board of Directors, Medical Physics Residency Training and Promotion Subcommittee, Subcommittee on the Oversight of the Med Phys Match
  • SDAMPP: President, Board member