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Timothy Solberg, PhD, FACR, FACMP, FAAPM, FASTRO

Clinical Professor

Education and Training

Undergraduate Education: Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN

Graduate Education: University of California, Davis, CA; University of California, Los Angeles, CA


Published Works (from a total of 302)

Solberg TD, Medin PM, Hrycushko BA. Radiation Physics – Stereotactic. In: Clinical Radiation Oncology (5th Edition), LL Gunderson, JE Tepper, Michalski JM, Eds. Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia, pp. 149-159, 2021.

Kearney V, Chan J, Wang T, A Perry, Descovich M, Morin O, Yom SS, Solberg TD. DoseGAN: a Generative Adversarial Network for synthetic dose prediction using Attention-Gated Discrimination and Generation, Nature Sci Reports, 10:11073, 1-8, 2020. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-68062-7

Valdes G, Luna JM, Eaton E, Simone II CB, Ungar L, Solberg TD. MediBoost: a clinical decision-making tool for the era of precision medicine, Nature Sci Rep, 6:37854;1-8, 2016. doi: 10.1038/srep37854.

Valdes G, Scheuermann R, Chun H, Olszanski A, Bellerive M, Solberg TD. A mathematical framework for Virtual IMRT QA using Machine Learning, Med Phys, 43:4323-4334, 2016. doi: 10.1118/1.4953835

Glide-Hurst C, Bellon M, Foster R, Altunbas C, Speiser M, Altman M, Westerly D, Miften M, Chetty I, Solberg TD. Comprehensive Commissioning of the Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerator: A Multi-institutional study, Med Phys, 40(3):031719-1 – 031719-15, 2013. Doi: 10.1118/1.4790563

Wink NM, Panknin C, Solberg TD. Phase versus amplitude sorting of 4D-CT data. J Appl Clin Med Phys 7(1):77-85, 2006. doi: 10.1120/jacmp.v7i1.2198

Solberg TD, Balter JM, Benedict SH, Fraass BA, Kavanagh B, Miyamoto C, Pawlicki T, Potters L, Yamada Y. Quality and Safety Considerations in Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, Pract Radiation Oncol 2:2-9, 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2011.06.014

Medin PM, Foster RD, van der Kogel AJ, Sayre JW, McBride WH, Solberg TD. Spinal Cord Tolerance to Radiosurgical Dose Distributions: A Swine Model, Int J Radiation Oncol Biol Phys 79:226-232, 2011. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.07.1979

Kriminski S, Mitschke M, Sorensen S, Wink NM, Chow PE, Tenn S, Solberg TD. Retrospectively respiratory gated cone beam computed tomography. Phys. Med. Biol. 50:5263-5280, 2005.

Solberg TD, DeMarco JJ, Smathers JB, Holly FE, DeSalles AAF. Monte Carlo Treatment Planning for Stereotactic Radiosurgery. Radiotherapy and Oncology 49:73-84, 1998. doi: 10.1016/s0167-8140(98)00065-6

Chetty I, DeMarco JJ, Solberg TD. A virtual source model for Monte Carlo modeling of arbitrary intensity distributions. Medical Physics 27(1): 166-172, 2000. doi: 10.1118/1.598881

G Hugo, N Agazaryan, TD Solberg. A dosimetric investigation of respiratory gated IMRT. Med. Phys. 29(6): 1196-1197, 2002. doi: 10.1118/1.1514578

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Monte Carlo
  • Public Policy / Health Policy

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Proton Therapy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery / SBRT

Educational Involvement

  • Founded two physics residency programs
  • Supervised 22 doctoral students
  • Supervised 5 post-doctoral fellows
  • Mentor to 36 physics residents

Professional Involvement

  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics (2003-present)
  • Chair, American College of Medical Physics (2006)
  • Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine (1997-2000, 2003-2005)
  • Chair, Radiation Physics Committee, American Society for Radiation Oncology (2009-2011)
  • Vice President, Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (2009-2012)
  • Board of Directors, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, (2007-2011)