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Student Writing Competition

2020 AAMD Student Writing Competition Information

Enter to win one of three cash prizes for papers pertaining to treatment, planning, localization, and positioning.

$500 — First Place
$250 — Second Place
$125 — Third Place

Abstract submission deadline: April 15, 2020

Final manuscript submission: May 1, 2020

Online Submission Form: AAMD Writing Competition Abstract Submission Form

Click here to download the submission guidelines

Submit questions to Student Writing Competition Co-Chairs:
Mellonie Brown-Zacarias, mellonieb9@aol.com or Jacky Nyamwanda, jnyamwanda@suffolk.edu

 

Congratulations to the Winners of the
2019 AAMD Student Writing Competition!

1st Place: Optimization of Auto-Generated Chest-Wall Radiation Treatment Plans Developed for Post-Mastectomy Breast Cancer Patients in Underserved Clinics

Authors: Temiloluwa Esho, BS; Christine Chung, BS; Juanita Thompson, BS; Mahsa Dehghanpour, EdD, MS, CMD; Jordan Sutton, BS, CMD; Simona Shaitelman, MD, EdM; Kelly Kisling, PhD, MS, DABR; Laurence Court, PhD

Institution: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Medical Dosimetry Program; Houston, TX

 

2nd Place: Dosimetric Comparison between Volumetric-Modulated Arc Therapy and a Hybrid Volumetric-Modulated Arc Therapy and Segmented Field-in-Field Technique for Post-Mastectomy Chest Wall and Regional Lymph Node Irradiation

Authors: Karen Lang, BS, RT(T); Brianne Loritz, BS, RT(T); Adam Schwartz, BS;  Ashley Hunzeker, MS, CMD; Nishele Lenards, PhD, CMD, RT(R)(T), FAAMD; Lee Culp, MS, CMD, RT(T); Randi Finley, CMD, BS, RT(R)(T); Kimberly S. Corbin, MD

Institution: University of Wisconsin La Crosse Medical Dosimetry Program; La Crosse, WI

 

3rd Place: MR-Linac Collimator Size Limitation and Impact on the Treatment of GYN Patients

Authors: Richard Corbett III, BS; Mark Mergler, BS; Alberto Avila; Jamie Baker, PhD, MEd, CMD; Pam Castillo, BS, CMD; Angela Sobremonte, BS, CMD; Belinda Lee, BS, CMD; Sastry Vedam, PhD

Institution: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Medical Dosimetry Program; Houston, TX