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Landon Wootton, PhD

Acting Instructor

Overview

Area(s) of Research Focus:

  • Intensity Modulated Neutron Therapy
  • Treatment Delivery Error Detection with Quantitative Image Analysis
  • Scintillation Dosimetry and Detector Development

Education and Training

BS in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin (2008)

Ph.D. in Medical Physics from MD Anderson Cancer Center (2014)

Radiation Physics Residency at University of Washington (2017)

Published Works

Wootton LS, Meyer J, Kim E, Phillips M. Commissioning, Clinical Implementation and Performance of the Mobetron 2000 for Intra-operative Radiation Therapy. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 18. 230-242 (2017)

Wootton LS and Beddar AS. In Vivo Dosimetry I – EBRT. Scintillation Dosimetry, First Edition. Edited by Sam Beddar and Luc Bealieu. Published by Taylor and Francis Books, Inc. 2016

Darne C, Wootton LS, and Beddar AS. Plastic Scintillation Detectors – Basic Properties. Scintillation Dosimetry, First Edition. Edited by Sam Beddar and Luc Bealieu. Published by Taylor and Francis Books, Inc. 2016

Meyer J, Nyflot MJ, Smith WP, Wootton LS, Young L, Yang F, Kim M, Hendrickson K, Ford E, Kalet AM, Cao N, Dempsey C, Sandison GA. Electron beam energy QA – a note on measurement tolerances. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 17. 249-257 (2016)

Wootton LS, Holmes C, Sahoo N, Beddar S. Passively scattered proton beam entrance dosimetry with a plastic scintillation detector. Phys. Med. Biol. 60. 1185-1198 (2015)

Therriault-Proulx F, Wootton LS, Beddar S. A method to correct for temperature dependence and measure simultaneously dose and temperature using a plastic scintillation detector. Phys. Med. Biol. 60. 7927-7939 (2015)

Wootton LS, Kudchadker RJ, Lee AK, Beddar AS. Real-time in vivo rectal wall dosimetry using plastic scintillation detectors for patients with prostate cancer. Phys. Med. Biol. 59. 647-660 (2014)

Klawikowski SJ, Zeringue C, Wootton LS, Ibbott GS, Beddar AS. Preliminary evaluation of the dosimetric accuracy of the in vivo plastic scintillation detector OARtrac system for prostate cancer treatments. Phys. Med. Biol. 59. N27-N36 (2014)

Wootton LS, Beddar AS. Temperature dependence of BCF plastic scintillation detectors. Phys. Med. Biol. 58. 2955-2967 (2013)

Wootton LS, Kudchadker RJ, Beddar AS, Lee AK. Effectiveness of a novel gas-release endorectal balloon in the removal of rectal gas for prostate proton radiation therapy. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 13. 190-197 (2012)

Wootton LS, Polf JC, Peterson S, Wilkinson J, Rozner MA, Balter PA, Beddar AS. Proton dose perturbations caused by high-voltage leads from implanted cardioverter defibrillators. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 13. 13-22 (2012)