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Student Writing Competition

Congratulations to the Winners of the
2016 AAMD Student Writing Competition!

 

1st Place: Anatomical Contouring Variability in Thoracic Organs at Risk

Authors: Ross McCall, MS; Grayden MacLennan, MBA, MSM, MS; Matthew Taylor, MS; Nishele Lenards, MS, CMD, FAAMD; Benjamin Nelms, PhD; Matthew Koshy, MD; Jeffrey Lemons, MD; Ashley Hunzeker, MS

Institution: University of Wisconsin — LaCrosse

 

2nd Place: Auto-Planning: A Dosimetric Comparison of Phillips Pinnacle Autoplanning Tool for Lung, Brain, Abdomen, Head and Neck and Prostate Treatment Sites

Authors: Hasti Hesami; Amalia Flores; Sanya Makahani; Ancy Mathew; Elizabeth Medrano; Hirra Siddiqui; Jordan Sutton, CMD; Peter Balter, PhD

Institution: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions

 

3rd Place: Analysis of Inhomogeneous Dose Distribution Using Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) for Prostate, Glioblastoma Multiforme, and Lung Patients and the Effect on Organs at Risk

Authors: Stacy Peterson; Pasquale Montanaro, MS, DABR

Institution: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions

 

About the Competition

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 1

Final manuscript submission: May 1

Online Submission Form: AAMD Writing Competition Abstract Submission Form

Click here to download the submission guidlines