Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Electromagnetic Transponder Based Tracking and Gating in the Radiotherapeutic Treatment of Thoracic MalignanciesPractical Radiation Oncology.  9:456-464. 2019
2019 Feasibility of Dose Escalating [18F]fluciclovine Positron Emission Tomography Positive Pelvic Lymph Nodes During Moderately Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for High-Risk Prostate CancerLancet Child and Adolescent Health.  4:649-658. 2019
2019 LINAC based stereotactic radiosurgery for multiple brain metastases: guidance for clinical implementationJournal of Neonatology.  58:1275-1282. 2019
2019 Technical Note: An open source solution for improving TG-263 complianceJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:163-165. 2019
2019 Use of a plastic scintillator detector for patient-specific quality assurance of VMAT SRSJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:143-148. 2019
2019 Optical surface guidance for submillimeter monitoring of patient position during frameless stereotactic radiotherapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:91-98. 2019
2019 Assessing the feasibility of single target radiosurgery quality assurance with portal dosimetryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:135-140. 2019
2019 Radiation Oncologist Characteristics and their Association with Outcomes in Patients with Head and Neck CancerPractical Radiation Oncology.  9:e322-e330. 2019
2019 Stereotactic radiosurgery with MLC-defined arcs: Verification of dosimetry, spatial accuracy, and end-to-end testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:84-98. 2019
2019 Machine learning for automated quality assurance in radiotherapy: A proof of principle using EPID data descriptionMedical Physics.  46:1914-1921. 2019
2019 Anchored Transponder Guided Lung Radiation TherapyPractical Radiation Oncology2019
2019 Focal Management of Large Brain Metastases and Risk of Leptomeningeal DiseaseLancet Child and Adolescent Health2019
2019 Longitudinal assessment of anchored transponder migration following lung stereotactic body radiation therapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:17-22. 2019
2019 Management of radiotherapy patients with implanted cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators: A Report of the AAPM TG-203Medical Physics2019
2019 Prostate Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy With a Focal Simultaneous Integrated Boost: Acute Toxicity and Dosimetry Results From a Prospective TrialLancet Child and Adolescent Health.  4:90-95. 2019
2019 Using a whiteboard web application for tracking treatment workflow metrics for dosimetrists and physiciansMedical Dosimetry2019
2018 Treatment data and technical process challenges for practical big data efforts in radiation oncologyMedical Physics.  45:e793-e810. 2018
2018 The virtual cone: A novel technique to generate spherical dose distributions using a multileaf collimator and standardized control-point sequence for small target radiation surgeryLancet Child and Adolescent Health.  3:421-430. 2018
2018 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Task Group 263: Standardizing Nomenclatures in Radiation OncologyInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  100:1057-1066. 2018
2018 Automated EPID-based measurement of MLC leaf offset as a quality control toolEuropean Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.  4. 2018
2018 Evaluation of multiple factors affecting normal brain dose in single-isocenter multiple target radiosurgeryJournal of Radiosurgery and SBRT.  5:131-144. 2018
2017 Fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy for intact brain metastasesLancet Child and Adolescent Health.  2:564-571. 2017
2017 Development of a flattening filter free multiple source model for use as an independent, Monte Carlo, dose calculation, quality assurance tool for clinical trials:Medical Physics.  44:4952-4960. 2017
2017 A priori patient-specific collision avoidance in radiotherapy using consumer grade depth cameras:Medical Physics.  44:3430-3436. 2017
2017 State of dose prescription and compliance to international standard (ICRU-83) in intensity modulated radiation therapy among academic institutionsPractical Radiation Oncology.  7:e145-e155. 2017
2016 An Automated Approach to High-Quality Single-Isocenter Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery Treatment Planning on a Linear Accelerator.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E618-E619. 2016
2016 Analysis of Predictive Factors for Acute Esophagitis in Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E193-E194. 2016
2016 Analysis of Predictive Factors for Pneumonitis in Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E482-E483. 2016
2016 Coneless Linear Accelerator-Based Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery Technique for Functional Disorders.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E657-E658. 2016
2016 Interinstitutional Dosimetric Comparison Between Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Radiosurgery for Difficult Intracranial Cases.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E693. 2016
2016 Stereotactic Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Intact Brain Metastases.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  96:E120-E121. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 SU-F-E-07: Web-Based Training for Radiosurgery: Methods and Metrics for Global Reach.Medical Physics.  43:3354. 2016
2016 SU-F-J-96: Comparison of Frame-Based and Mutual Information Registration Techniques for CT and MR Image Sets.Medical Physics.  43:3428-3429. 2016
2016 SU-F-T-570: Comparison of Synthetic Diamond, Microionization Chamber, and Radiochromic Film for Absolute Dosimetry of VMAT Radiosurgery.Medical Physics.  43:3594. 2016
2016 SU-F-T-629: Effect of Multi-Leaf Collimator (MLC) Width On Plan Quality of Single-Isocenter VMAT Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Multiple Metastases.Medical Physics.  43:3608. 2016
2016 SU-F-T-637: Single-Isocenter Versus Multiple-Isocenter VMAT SRS for Unusual Multiple Metastasis Case with Two Widely Separated Lesions.Medical Physics.  43:3610. 2016
2016 SU-G-TeP4-07: Automatic EPID-Based 2D Measurement of MLC Leaf Offset as a Quality Control Tool.Medical Physics.  43:3686. 2016
2016 TH-D-BRB-00: An Introduction to Research and Clinical Development Using Treatment Planning System APIs.Medical Physics.  43:3892. 2016
2016 TH-D-BRB-01: Scripting Fundamentals: Killing Cancer with Code.Medical Physics.  43:3892. 2016
2016 Evaluation of the Eclipse eMC algorithm for bolus electron conformal therapy using a standard verification datasetJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:5885. 2016
2016 A novel dynamic field-matching technique for treatment of patients with para-aortic node-positive cervical cancer: Clinical experienceReports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy.  21:37-41. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 Evaluation of the Eclipse eMC algorithm for bolus electron conformal therapy using a standard verification datasetJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:52-60. 2016
2015 Automating linear accelerator quality assuranceMedical Physics.  42:6074-6083. 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 In Reply: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) vs Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases: Not only a Dosimetric IssueNeurosurgery.  77:E311. 2015
2015 Flattening filter-free accelerators: A report from the AAPM Therapy Emerging Technology Assessment Work GroupJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  16:12-29. 2015
2015 Retention rate of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopic placed fiducial markers for lung radiosurgerySchizophrenia Bulletin.  100:1163-1166. 2015
2014 End-to-end test of spatial accuracy in Gamma Knife treatments for trigeminal neuralgiaMedical Physics.  41. 2014
2014 Because of the advantages of rotational techniques, conventional IMRT will soon become obsoleteMedical Physics.  41. 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 SU-E-T-425: Spherical Dose Distributions for Radiosurgery Using a Standardized MLC Plan.Medical Physics.  41:323. 2014
2014 Beam geometry selection using sequential beam additionMedical Physics.  41. 2014
2014 Comparison of plan quality and delivery time between volumetric arc therapy (rapidarc) and gamma knife radiosurgery for multiple cranial metastasesNeurosurgery.  75:409-417. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:4583. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:327-336. 2014
2014 Reduced radiation tolerance of penile structures associated with dose-escalated hypofractionated prostate radiotherapyUrology.  84:1383-1388. 2014
2013 Effects of flattening filter-free and volumetric-modulated arc therapy delivery on treatment efficiency.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:4328. 2013
2013 Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for lung malignancies: Preliminary toxicity results using a flattening filter-free linear accelerator operating at 2400 monitor units per minuteRadiation Oncology.  8. 2013
2013 Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) technologies for radiation therapy localization and deliveryInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  87:33-45. 2013
2013 Demonstration of a software design and statistical analysis methodology with application to patient outcomes data setsMedical Physics.  40. 2013
2013 Effects of flattening filter-free and volumetric-modulated arc therapy delivery on treatment efficiencyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:155-166. 2013
2013 Flattening filter-free linac improves treatment delivery efficiency in stereotactic body radiation therapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:4126. 2013
2013 Flattening filter-free linac improves treatment delivery efficiency in stereotactic body radiation therapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:64-71. 2013
2013 MO‐A‐105‐01: Volumetric Modulated Arc TherapyMedical Physics.  40:386. 2013
2013 SU‐E‐T‐673: Factors Influencing Normal Brain Dose for Single‐Isocenter Multi‐Target RadiosurgeryMedical Physics.  40:361. 2013
2013 WE‐E‐141‐07: Automating Linac QA for Delivery and AnalysisMedical Physics.  40:492. 2013
2012 Ion recombination correction factors (P(ion)) for Varian TrueBeam high-dose-rate therapy beams.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  13:3803. 2012
2012 Plan quality and treatment planning technique for single isocenter cranial radiosurgery with volumetric modulated arc therapyPractical Radiation Oncology.  2:306-313. 2012
2012 Ion recombination correction factors (Pion) for varian trueBeam high-dose-rate therapy beamsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  13:318-325. 2012
2012 MO‐A‐211‐01: Volumetric Modulated Arc TherapyMedical Physics.  39:3858. 2012
2012 SU‐E‐T‐447: Evaluation of the Anisotropic Analytical Algorithm (AAA) Heterogeneity Correction Dose Calculation in Flattened and Flattening‐ Filter‐Free (FFF) Beams for High Energy X‐Ray Beams Using the Radiological Physics Center (RPC) Lung PhantomMedical Physics.  39:3807. 2012
2012 SU‐E‐T‐538: Evaluation of IMRT Dose Calculation Based on Pencil‐Beam and AAA AlgorithmsMedical Physics.  39:3829. 2012
2012 SU‐E‐T‐631: Beam Geometry Selection Using Sequential Beam AdditionMedical Physics.  39:3851. 2012
2011 Dosimetric analysis of imaging changes following pulmonary stereotactic body radiation therapyThe Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision.  55:90-96. 2011
2011 Dynamic MLC leaf sequencing for integrated linear accelerator control systemsMedical Physics.  38:6039-6045. 2011
2011 Effect of respiratory trace shape on optimal treatment marginMedical Physics.  38:3125-3129. 2011
2011 Improved clinical efficiency in CNS stereotactic radiosurgery using a flattening filter free linear accelerator.Journal of Radiosurgery and SBRT.  1:117-122. 2011
2010 RapidArc Radiation Therapy: First Year Experience at the University of Alabama at BirminghamInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  77:932-941. 2010
2010 Evaluation of the interplay effect when using RapidArc to treat targets moving in the craniocaudal or right-left directionMedical Physics.  37:4-11. 2010
2010 Feasibility of Single-Isocenter Volumetric Modulated Arc Radiosurgery for Treatment of Multiple Brain MetastasesInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  76:296-302. 2010
2009 Beam's-Eye-View Dosimetrics-Guided Inverse Planning for Aperture-Modulated Arc TherapyInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  75:1587-1595. 2009
2009 Erratum: Technical note: Heterogeneity dose calculation accuracy in IMRT: Study of five commercial treatment planning systems using an anthropomorphic thorax phantom (Medical Physics (2008) 35 (5434-5439))Medical Physics.  36:2345. 2009
2009 Performance of a commercial macro Monte Carlo dose calculation algorithm for determining output factors of clinical electron fieldsTechnology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  8:307-314. 2009
2008 An imrt technique to increase therapeutic ratio of breast irradiation in patients with early-stage left breast cancer: limiting second malignanciesMedical Dosimetry.  33:71-77. 2008
2008 Technical note: Heterogeneity dose calculation accuracy in IMRT: Study of five commercial treatment planning systems using an anthropomorphic thorax phantomMedical Physics.  35:5434-5439. 2008
2007 In Reply To Dr. Heyman et al.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  69:1650-1651. 2007
2007 A Dosimetric Comparison of Electronic Compensation, Conventional Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy, and Tomotherapy in Patients With Early-Stage Carcinoma of the Left BreastInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  68:1505-1511. 2007
2007 Dosimetric comparison of IMRT to HDR intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancerIn M. Stanhope & J. Lancater (Eds.) Community health nursing: Process and practice for promoting health.  6:84-84. 2007
2007 Effect of beam number on organ-at-risk sparing in dynamic multileaf collimator delivery of intensity modulated radiation therapyMedical Physics.  34:3752-3759. 2007
2007 MO‐D‐AUD‐01: A Comprehensive Study On the Heterogeneity Dose Calculation Accuracy in IMRT Using An Anthropomorphic Thorax PhantomMedical Physics.  34:2520. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐J‐78: 3‐D Target Localization at the End of Expiration Prior to Respiration‐Gated Radiotherapy TreatmentMedical Physics.  34:2386. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐T‐426: Treatment Planning Comparison of Dynamic Multileaf Collimation and Helical Tomotherapy for Spinal Cord Sparing in Head and Neck Re‐IrradiationMedical Physics.  34:2499-2500. 2007
2007 TH‐C‐AUD‐03: Impact of Respiratory Motion On Helical Tomotherapy Dose Delivery: A Phantom Study with 3‐D Volumetric Dose MeasurementsMedical Physics.  34:2626-2627. 2007
2006 Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for carcinoma of the maxillary sinus: A comparison of IMRT planning systemsMedical Dosimetry.  31:224-232. 2006
2006 Preoperative radiation therapy with selective dose escalation to the margin at risk for retroperitoneal sarcomaBasic Research in Cardiology, Supplement.  107:371-379. 2006
2006 An IMRT technique to increase therapeutic ratio of breast irradiation in patients with early stage left breast cancer: Limiting second malignancies.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  24:10791. 2006
2006 Comprehensive evaluation of a commercial macro Monte Carlo electron dose calculation implementation using a standard verification data setMedical Physics.  33:1540-1551. 2006
2006 Dosimetric and radiobiological impact of dose fractionation on respiratory motion induced IMRT delivery errors: A volumetric dose measurement studyMedical Physics.  33:1380-1387. 2006
2006 Implementation of Talairach atlas based automated brain segmentation for radiation therapy dosimetryTechnology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  5:15-21. 2006
2006 Use of a multileaf collimator to increase the field width achievable with a dynamic wedgeJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  7:35-42. 2006
2005 Determination of field size-dependent wedge factors from a few selected measurementsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  6:51-60. 2005
2005 Determination of field size-dependent wedge factors from a few selected measurements.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  6:51-60. 2005
2005 SU‐EE‐A1‐04: Integrated Complementary IMRT Combined with Image‐Guided HDR Brachytherapy for Cancers of the Uterine CervixMedical Physics.  32:1902. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐J‐123: Residual Tumor Motion in Respiratory Gated CT Treatment PlaningMedical Physics.  32:1948. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐281: Accuracy of a Commercial Macro Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Algorithm for Determination of In‐Water Output Factors of Clinical Electron Field ShapesMedical Physics.  32:2015. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐288: Evaluation of a Commercial Macro Monte Carlo Electron Dose Calculation AlgorithmMedical Physics.  32:2016. 2005
2005 Simultaneous optimization of sequential IMRT plansMedical Physics.  32:3257-3266. 2005
2004 A dynamic supraclavicular field-matching technique for head-and-neck cancer patients treated with IMRTInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  60:959-972. 2004
2004 Attenuation of intracavitary applicators in192Ir-HDR brachytherapyMedical Physics.  31:2097-2106. 2004
2003 Custom step wedge blocking using dynamic multileaf collimation for parametrial pelvic boost irradiation following brachytherapy for carcinoma of the cervixMedical Physics.  30:2699-2702. 2003
2003 Dosimetric effect of respiration-gated beam on IMRT deliveryMedical Physics.  30:2241-2252. 2003
2003 Sequential annealing-gradient Gamma-Knife radiosurgery optimizationPhysics in Medicine and Biology.  48:2071-2080. 2003
2003 Validation of target volume and position in respiratory gated CT planning and treatmentMedical Physics.  30:3196-3205. 2003
2002 Assaying 192Ir line sources using a standard length well chamberMedical Physics.  29:2692-2697. 2002
2002 Effect of multileaf collimator leaf width on physical dose distributions in the treatment of CNS and head and neck neoplasms with intensity modulated radiation therapyMedical Physics.  29:1116-1119. 2002
2002 Tumor control probability for selective boosting of hypoxic subvolumes, including the effect of reoxygenation.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  54:921-927. 2002
2000 Beam-commissioning methodology for a three-dimensional convolution/superposition photon dose algorithmJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  1. 2000
2000 Beam-commissioning methodology for a three-dimensional convolution/superposition photon dose algorithm.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  1:8-27. 2000
1999 Improved low-energy, electron-spin-polarized 4He+ ion sourceReview of Scientific Instruments.  70:240-241. 1999
1998 Ionization of Rydberg atoms by half-cycle pulses: Effect of pulse shape and rise timeJournal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.  31. 1998
1998 Accurate ionization thresholds of atoms subject to half-cycle pulsesPhysical Review A.  58:2229-2241. 1998
1998 Low-energy, electron-spin-polarized 4 He + ion sourceReview of Scientific Instruments.  69:2012-2016. 1998
1996 Dissociative electron attachment to CCl4: Lifetime of the CCl4-* intermediateJournal of Chemical Physics.  104:8485-8489. 1996
1995 Use of Rydberg atoms as a nanoscale laboratory to examine dissociative electron captureInternational journal of mass spectrometry and ion processes.  149-150:37-44. 1995
1995 Formation of long-lived C60- ions in Rydberg atom-C60 collisionsMagnetic Resonance in Chemistry.  244:345-349. 1995
1994 Velocity dependence of free ion production in K(np)-C2Cl 4, CS2, and O2 collisions: Internal-to- translational energy transferJournal of Chemical Physics.  101:5672-5676. 1994
1993 Velocity dependence of associative ion production in K (np)-C 6H6 collisionsJournal of Chemical Physics.  99:184-186. 1993
1992 Velocity dependence of free-ion production in K(np)-SF6 collisions: Internal-to-translational energy transferPhysical Review A.  45:247-251. 1992

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Radiation Oncology, Rice University 1996
  • The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2000
  • Full Name

  • Richard Popple