2019 Spring Regional Meeting Presentations

2019 Spring Regional Meeting
April 5 – 6, 2019
Charlotte, NC


Friday, April 5, 2019

Does Increasing the Number of Arcs Improve VMAT Plan Quality for Complex Shaped Pelvic Targets?
Thomas Mathews, BS, CMD, RT(T)(R)
Inova Alexandria Hospital

SRS/SBRT Errors and Their Causes - What Can We Learn from Past Mistakes?
Ryan Foster, PhD
Atrium Health

Getting the Most Out of Your Contouring Tools
Grayden MacLennan, MBA, MSM, MS, CMD
Miami Cancer Institute

The Safe and Effective Use of Acupuncture for the Treatment of Radiation-Induced Side Effects
Douglas McDaniel, DACM, LAc
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Machine Learning and Analytics in Treatment Planning
Dayna Bodensteiner, CMD
RaySearch Americas

Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis and Hippocampus Sparing with Cranio-Spinal Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy
Shadonna Maes, CMD, RT(R)(T)
SCCA Proton Therapy Center

A Safer Tomorrow: Understanding and Improving the Safety Culture within a Large Academic Radiation Oncology Department
Kristen Burnham, MS, MBA, CMD
Emory University Healthcare

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Automation and the Evolution of Dosimetry
Christopher Amaloo, BS, CMD
David Wiant, PhD, DABR
Lane Hayes, MS, DABR
Benjamin Sintay, PhD, DABR
John Moody, MD
Cone Health Cancer Center

Initial Clinical Experience with Eclipse Electron Monte Carlo
Jason Paisley, MS, DABR
Coastal Carolina Radiation Oncology

A Brachial Plexus Contouring Guide
Neal Kim, BS
United Health Services

Coding Frequently Asked Questions - What We Really Want to Know
Ron DiGiaimo, MBA, FACHE
Revenue Cycle, Inc.

The AeroForm Tissue Expander System
Scott Dube, MS, DABR
Morton Plant Hospital

Creating Sustainable Infrastructure for Safety Culture & Continuous Quality Improvement in Healthcare Settings
Alison Amos, BE, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Treatment Planning Approaches for Reducing Hot Spots - Tips and Tricks
Valerie Ostrowski, BS
Indiana University School of Medicine