David Joel Carlson, PhD, DABR

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Therapeutic Radiology: Radiological Physics

Faculty Research

Yale Cancer Center: Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Office of Cooperative Research

Education & Training

PhD Purdue University (2006)
BA Middlebury College, Physics (2002)
Resident Stanford University
Intern Medical College of Wisconsin

Honors & Recognition

  • Outstanding Young Alumni AwardPurdue University School of Health Sciences (2014)

  • Honored as an “Outstanding Reviewer” of 2012International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics (2012)

  • Editor’s AwardRadiation Research Society (2009)

  • Certified in Therapeutic Radiologic PhysicsAmerican Board of Radiology (ABR) (2009)

  • Scholar-in-Training Travel AwardRadiation Research Society (2007)

  • Scholar-in-Training Travel AwardRadiation Research Society (2006)

  • Ross FellowshipPurdue University (2003)

  • Graduate Student Travel AwardPurdue University (2003)

Professional Service

  • International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics (2016) Associate Senior Editor, Editorial Board

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2015 - 2017) Board of Directors, Member

  • Connecticut Area Medical Physics Society chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2015 - 2017) Chapter Representative

  • Theraputic Radiology Departmental Thesis Committee (2014 - 2016) Member

  • Clinical Competence Committee for the Therapeutic Radiology Residency Program (2013 - 2016) Member

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2013 - 2016) Member, Science Education and Program Development Committee

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2013 - 2017) Peer Reviewer, 55th-59th Annual Meetings

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2013 - 2016) Member, Task Group No. 256 on Proton Relative Biological Effectiveness (RBE)

  • Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (2013 - 2013) Scientific Reviewer, Lung Cancer Research Program

  • Medical Physics Residency Training Program (2012 - 2015) Member, Program Committee

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (2012 - 2014) Member, International Educational Activities Committee

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (2011 - 2014) Member, International Affairs Committee

  • Connecticut Area Medical Physics Society chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2011 - 2013) President-elect, President, Past-president

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2009 - 2014) Peer Reviewer, 51st-56th Annual Meetings

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (2007 - 2015) Vice-chair and Member, African Affairs Subcommittee

  • San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2007 - 2009) President-Elect, President, and Past-President

  • International Journal of Radiation Biology Peer Reviewer

  • Medical Physics Guest Associate Editor

  • Medical Physics Peer Reviewer

  • International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics Peer Reviewer

  • Radiation Research Peer Reviewer

  • Physics in Medicine and Biology Peer Reviewer

  • British Journal of Radiology Peer Reviewer

  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Member

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Member

  • Radiation Research Society (RRS) Member

  • Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center (YCCC) Member

Activities

  • Visting Faculty Munich, Germany (2017 - 2017)

    Invited to speak and collaborate with faculty in the Department of Experimental Physics at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany.

  • Invited Speaker Vienna, Austria (2017 - 2017)

    Invited to speak in a scientific symposium at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO 36) in Vienna, Austria.

  • Visiting Faculty Seoul, South Korea (2016 - 2016)

    Invited to speak and collaborate with faculty in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

  • Invited Speaker Kyoto, Japan (2015 - 2015)

    Invited to speak in an international symposium at the International Congress of Radiation Research (ICRR 2015) in Kyoto, Japan.

  • Visiting Fellow Heidelberg, Germany (2011 - 2011)

    Participated in the Foreign Scientist Program in the Division of Medical Physics at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

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Contact Info

David Joel Carlson, PhD, DABR
Office Location
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste LL 523

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Yale School of Medicine
PO Box 208040

New Haven, CT 06520-8040

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