Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Effects of tillage, crop establishment and diversification on soil organic carbon, aggregation, aggregate associated carbon and productivity in cereal systems of semi-arid Northwest IndiaSoil and Tillage Research.  190:128-138. 2019
2019 Impact of conservation tillage in rice–based cropping systems on soil aggregation, carbon pools and nutrientsGeoderma.  340:104-114. 2019
2019 Patient Demographics and Referral Patterns for [F-18]Fluciclovine-PET Imaging at a Tertiary Academic Medical CenterJournal of the American College of Radiology.  16:315-320. 2019
2019 Pathologic Predictors of Local Recurrence in Atypical Meningiomas Following Gross Total ResectionInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  103:453-459. 2019
2019 Longitudinal assessment of anchored transponder migration following lung stereotactic body radiation therapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:17-22. 2019
2019 Prostate Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy With a Focal Simultaneous Integrated Boost: Acute Toxicity and Dosimetry Results From a Prospective TrialAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  4:90-95. 2019
2018 How Would MRI-targeted Prostate Biopsy Alter Radiation Therapy Approaches in Treating Prostate Cancer?Urology.  122:139-146. 2018
2018 Soil biological properties and fungal diversity under conservation agriculture in indo-gangetic plains of indiaJournal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.  18:1142-1156. 2018
2018 Brain dosimetry from locally advanced head and neck cancer radiotherapy: implications for neurocognitive outcomes researchActa Oncologica.  57:1589-1592. 2018
2018 Increasing yield stability and input efficiencies with cost-effective mechanization in NepalField Crops Research.  228:93-101. 2018
2018 Dynamics of the vaginal wall dose in HDR interstitial brachytherapy for gynecological cancer: Systematic analysis of phantom vs patient caseMedical Dosimetry.  43:237-242. 2018
2018 Nutrient responses of wheat and rapeseed under different crop establishment and fertilization methods in contrasting agro-ecological conditions in NepalSoil and Tillage Research.  181:46-62. 2018
2018 Soil bacterial diversity under conservation agriculture-based cereal systems in Indo-Gangetic Plains3 Biotech.  8. 2018
2018 Priorities for wheat intensification in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic PlainsGlobal Food Security.  17:1-8. 2018
2018 Assessing soil properties and nutrient availability under conservation agriculture practices in a reclaimed sodic soil in cereal-based systems of North-West IndiaArchives of Agronomy and Soil Science.  64:531-545. 2018
2018 Establishing the value of modern seed storage methods for wheat in diverse production ecologies in NepalJournal of Stored Products Research.  76:71-76. 2018
2018 Can productivity and profitability be enhanced in intensively managed cereal systems while reducing the environmental footprint of production? Assessing sustainable intensification options in the breadbasket of IndiaAgriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.  252:132-147. 2018
2018 Exploring farmer perceptions of agricultural innovations for maize-legume intensification in the mid-hills region of NepalInternational Journal of Agricultural Sustainability.  16:74-93. 2018
2018 Sarcopenia & aging in cancerJournal of Geriatric Oncology2018
2017 Subcutaneous adipose tissue characteristics and the risk of biochemical recurrence in men with high-risk prostate cancerUrologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations.  35:663.e15-663.e21. 2017
2017 Fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy for intact brain metastasesAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  2:564-571. 2017
2017 Using satellite data to identify the causes of and potential solutions for yield gaps in India's Wheat BeltEnvironmental Research Letters.  12. 2017
2017 Zero-tillage is a proven technology for sustainable wheat intensification in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains: what determines farmer awareness and adoption?Food Security.  9:723-743. 2017
2017 Gait Speed and Survival in Patients With Brain MetastasesJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  54:105-109. 2017
2017 CT measures of bone mineral density and muscle mass can Be used to predict noncancer death in men with prostate cancerRadiology.  282:475-483. 2017
2017 Distant brain recurrence in patients with five or more newly diagnosed brain metastases treated with focal stereotactic radiotherapy alone.Journal of Radiosurgery and SBRT.  4:255-263. 2017
2017 Sustainable crop intensification through surface water irrigation in Bangladesh? A geospatial assessment of landscape-scale production potentialLand Use Policy.  60:206-222. 2017
2016 Crop residue degradation by fungi isolated from conservation agriculture fields under rice–wheat system of North-West IndiaInternational Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture.  5:349-360. 2016
2016 Long-term results of a phase I/II trial of the addition of celecoxib to chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced or recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the head-and-neckJournal of Radiation Oncology.  5:363-369. 2016
2016 Mesorectal node metastasis from gynecological cancer in the era of 3D conformal pelvic radiation therapy and intensity modulated radiation therapyPractical Radiation Oncology.  6:402-404. 2016
2016 Combining Computed Tomography-Based Bone Density Assessment with FRAX Screening in Men with Prostate CancerJournal of Clinical Densitometry.  19:430-435. 2016
2016 Fertilizers, hybrids, and the sustainable intensification of maize systems in the rainfed mid-hills of NepalEuropean Journal of Agronomy.  80:154-167. 2016
2016 Growing the service economy for sustainable wheat intensification in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains: lessons from custom hiring services for zero-tillageFood Security.  8:1011-1028. 2016
2016 Impact of adjuvant chemoradiation on survival in patients with resectable cholangiocarcinomaHPB.  18:843-850. 2016
2016 Mapping smallholder wheat yields and sowing dates using micro-satellite dataRemote Sensing.  8. 2016
2016 Evaluating the Role of Urinalysis for Suspected Cystitis in Women Undergoing Pelvic Radiotherapy.International Journal of Gynecological Cancer2016
2016 Factors associated with increased incidence of severe toxicities following yttrium-90 resin microspheres in the treatment of hepatic malignanciesWorld Journal of Gastroenterology.  22:3006-3014. 2016
2016 Productivity, profitability, and energetics: A multi-criteria assessment of farmers' tillage and crop establishment options for maize in intensively cultivated environments of South AsiaField Crops Research.  186:32-46. 2016
2016 Pelvic radiotherapy versus radical prostatectomy with limited lymph node sampling for high-grade prostate adenocarcinomaProstate Cancer.  2016. 2016
2015 Untangling crop management and environmental influences on wheat yield variability in Bangladesh: An application of non-parametric approachesAgricultural Systems.  139:166-179. 2015
2015 Zero-tillage as a pathway for sustainable wheat intensification in the Eastern Indo-Gangetic Plains: does it work in farmers’ fields?Food Security.  7:983-1001. 2015
2015 Increased radiation dose heterogeneity within the prostate predisposes to urethral strictures in patients receiving moderately hypofractionated prostate radiation therapyPractical Radiation Oncology.  5:338-342. 2015
2015 Proline content as a stress indicator to quantify conservation agriculture effect in wheat cropResearch on Crops.  16:422-431. 2015
2015 Decomposing maize yield gaps differentiates entry points for intensification in the rainfed mid-hills of NepalField Crops Research.  179:81-94. 2015
2015 Patterns of Failure for Lymph Node-Positive Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma After Adjuvant Radiotherapy or Gemcitabine-based Chemotherapy AloneJournal of Gastrointestinal Cancer.  46:149-155. 2015
2015 Identifying pathways for improving household food self-sufficiency outcomes in the hills of NepalPLoS ONE.  10. 2015
2015 Managing soil salinity with permanent bed planting in irrigated production systems in Central AsiaAgriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.  202:90-97. 2015
2015 Conservation agriculture based tillage and crop establishment options can maintain farmers' yields and increase profits in South Asia's rice-maize systems: Evidence from BangladeshField Crops Research.  172:85-98. 2015
2015 Comparative advantages of conservation agriculture based rice-wheat rotation systems under water and salt dynamics typical for the irrigated arid drylands in Central AsiaEuropean Journal of Agronomy.  62:98-109. 2015
2015 Forgoing the fallow in Bangladesh's stress-prone coastal deltaic environments: Effect of sowing date, nitrogen, and genotype on wheat yield in farmers' fieldsField Crops Research.  170:7-20. 2015
2014 Hypofractionated stereotactic radiosurgery with concurrent bevacizumab for recurrent malignant gliomas: The University of Alabama at Birmingham experienceNeuro Oncology Practice.  1:172-177. 2014
2014 ReplyUrology.  84:1388. 2014
2014 Different rectal toxicity tolerance with and without simultaneous conventionally-fractionated pelvic lymph node treatment in patients receiving hypofractionated prostate radiotherapyRadiation Oncology.  9. 2014
2014 Developing local adaptation strategies for climate change in agriculture: A priority-setting approach with application to Latin AmericaGlobal Environmental Change.  29:78-91. 2014
2014 PSA response to neoadjuvant androgen deprivation is an independent prognostic marker and may identify patients who benefit from treatment escalationUrologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations.  32:687-693. 2014
2014 Precision nutrient management in conservation agriculture based wheat production of Northwest India: Profitability, nutrient use efficiency and environmental footprintField Crops Research.  155:233-244. 2014
2014 Reduced radiation tolerance of penile structures associated with dose-escalated hypofractionated prostate radiotherapyUrology.  84:1383-1388. 2014
2013 Efficacy and toxicity of conventionally fractionated pelvic radiation with a hypofractionated simultaneous versus conventionally fractionated sequential boost for patients with high-risk prostate cancerActa Oncologica.  52:1181-1188. 2013
2013 Mapping field-scale yield gaps for maize: An example from BangladeshField Crops Research.  143:151-156. 2013
2013 Patient benefit from salvage radiation for prostate cancer.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  31:175. 2013
2013 Spontaneous spinal epidural abscess presenting in a previously healthy young adult manCase Reports in Medicine.  2013. 2013
2012 Conservation agriculture in Central Asia-What do we know and where do we go from here?Field Crops Research.  132:95-105. 2012
2012 Hypofractionated Prostate Radiotherapy with or without Conventionally Fractionated Nodal Irradiation: Clinical Toxicity Observations and Retrospective Daily Dosimetry.Prostate Cancer.  2012:546794. 2012
2011 Efficacy and rectal toxicity of hypofractionated radiation therapy with daily image guidance.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  29:85. 2011
2011 Water ResourcesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  1244:79-120. 2011
2010 A coupled view of above and below-ground resource capture explains different weed impacts on soil water depletion and crop water productivity in maizeField Crops Research.  119:314-321. 2010
2010 Early season height differences as robust predictors of weed growth potential in maize: New avenues for adaptive management?Weed Research.  50:110-119. 2010
2009 Climate change and the geography of weed damage: Analysis of U.S. maize systems suggests the potential for significant range transformationsAgriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.  130:131-140. 2009
2008 Stubborn facts: Still no evidence that the System of Rice Intensification out-yields best management practices (BMPs) beyond MadagascarField Crops Research.  108:188-191. 2008
2007 Does soil nitrogen affect early competitive traits of annual weeds in comparison with maize?Weed Research.  47:509-516. 2007
2007 Relationships between soil hydrology and forest structure and composition in the southern Brazilian AmazonJournal of Vegetation Science.  18:183-194. 2007
2006 Scaling plant size to below-ground zone of influence in annuals under contrasting competitive environmentsFunctional Ecology.  20:770-777. 2006
2006 Biomass, harvestable area, and forest structure estimated from commercial timber inventories and remotely sensed imagery in southern AmazoniaForest Ecology and Management.  233:121-132. 2006
2006 Wheat responses to novel rice cultural practices and soil moisture conditions in the rice-wheat rotation of NepalField Crops Research.  98:116-126. 2006
2006 Soil physical responses to novel rice cultural practices in the rice-wheat system: Comparative evidence from a swelling soil in NepalSoil and Tillage Research.  86:163-175. 2006
2006 Does the system of rice intensification outperform conventional best management? A synopsis of the empirical recordField Crops Research.  96:31-36. 2006
2006 Water balance and rice growth responses to direct seeding, deep tillage, and landscape placement: Findings from a valley terrace in NepalField Crops Research.  95:367-382. 2006
2004 Mining the record: Historical evidence for climatic influences on maize - Abutilon theophrasti competitionWeed Research.  44:439-445. 2004
1999 Model of crop:weed competition applied to maize:Abutilon theophrasti interactions. I. Model description and evaluationWeed Research.  39:355-369. 1999
1999 Model of crop:weed competition applied to maize:Abutilon theophrasti interactions. II. Assessing the impact of climate: Implications for economic thresholdsWeed Research.  39:371-381. 1999

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012
  • Master of Sciences or Mathematics, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2008
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2006
  • Birmingham Baptist Health Systems, Internship 2013
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Residency 2017
  • Full Name

  • Andrew McDonald