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Dr. Eric Ford

Eric Ford

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences


Ph.D., 1997, Columbia University, Physics / Astrophysics


Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Amsterdam, Holland, X-ray Astrophysics
Postdoctoral Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY, Medical Physics


American Board of Radiology (ABR), Therapeutic Radiological Physics

Clinical Interests

Radiation therapy, medical physics support

Journal Citations

Schwartz, DL, Ford, E, Rajendran, J, Yueh, B, Coltera, MD, Virgin, J, Haynor, D, Lewellyn, B, Mattes, D, Meyer, J, Phillips, M, Leblanc, M, Kinahan, P, Krohn, K, Eary, J, Laramore, GE. FDG-PET/CT imaging for preradiotherapy staging of head-and-neck squamous cell carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005; 61(1): 129-136.

Schwartz, D.L., Ford, E.C., Rajendran, J., Yueh, B., Coltrera, M.D., Virgin, J., Anzai, Y., Haynor, D., Lewellen, B., Mattes, D., Kinahan, P., Meyer, J., Phillips, M., Leblanc, M., Krohn, K., Eary, J., Laramore, G.E. FDG-PET/CT-guided intensity modulated head and neck radiotherapy: A pilot investigation. Head Neck. 2005; 27(6): 478-487.

P. Giraud, E. Yorke, E.C. Ford, R. Wagman, G.S. Mageras, H. Amols, C.C. Ling and K.E. Rosenzweig, Reduction of organ motion in lung tumors with respiratory gating, Lung Cancer, 51, 41-51, 2005

J. Sillanpaa, J. Chang, G. Mageras, H. Reim, E. Ford, D. Todor, C.C. Ling, H.Amols, Developments in megavoltage cone-beam CT with an amorphous silicon EPID: Reduction of exposure and synchronization with respiratory gating, Med Phys, 32, 819, 2005.

E.C. Ford, P.E. Kinahan, L. Hanlon, A. Alessio, J. Rajendran, D.L. Schwartz and M. Phillips, Tumor delineation using PET in head and nech cancers: Threshold contouring and lesion volumes, Med Phys, 33, 4280-4288, 2006.

E. Ford, Technical Aspects of Respiration-Correlated 4D-CT for Radiation Therapy, JACR, 10, 192-194, 2006.

H. Deng, C.W. Kennedy, E. Armour, T. McNutt, E. Tryggestad, E. Ford, J. Huang, J. Wong, I. Iordachita, P. Kazanzides, L. Jiang, The Small-Animal Radiation Research Platform (SARRP): dosimetry of a focused lens system, Phys Med Biol, in press, 2007


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