Munir Ahmad PhD

Associate Clinical Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Research Interests

Monte Carlo-Based Radiation Treatment Planning; Development of Simultaneous-Integrated Boost (SIB) IMRT Techniques for Dose Escalation to Enhance Tumor Control Probability (TCP) and to Reduce Normal Tissue Complication Probability (NTCP); Radiobiological Models for Designing New Fractionation Strategies in 3-D Conformal Radiotherapy

Selected Publications

  • 2010 “Clinical Utility of the Modified Segmental Boost Technique for Treatment of the Pelvis and Inguinal Nodes,” M.S. Moran, W.A. Castrucci, M. Ahmad, H. Song, M.W. Lund, S. Mani, D. Chamberlain, and S.A. Higgins, Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 76 (4), 1026-1036.
  • 2009 “Clinical Implementation of Enhanced Dynamic Wedges inti Pinnacle Treatment Planning System: Monte Carlo Validation and Patient-Specific QA,” Munir Ahmad, Jun Deng, Molly W. Lund, Zhe Chen, James Kimmett, Meena S. Moran, and Ravinder Nath, Phys. Med. Biol. 54, 447-465.
  • 2008 “Clinical Implementation of Prostate Image-Guided Ratiation Therapy: A Perspective Study to Define the Optimal Field of Interest and Image Registration Technique Using Automated X-Ray Volumetric Imaging Software,” Meena S. Moran, Molly W. Lund, Munir Ahmad, Douglas Moseley, Kathryn Waldren, Jayne Gregory, Franklin P. Friedman, and Lynn D. Wilson, Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment 7 (3),217-226.
  • 2006 “Evaluation of the EDR-2 Film for Relative Dosimetry of High-Energy Photon and Electron Beams,” Munir Ahmad, Zhe Chen, Haijun Song, Jun Deng, and Ravinder Nath, Radiat. Prot. Dosimetry 1-4, 159-162. “Limitations of Silicon Diodes for Clinical Electron Dosimetry,” Haijun Song, Munir Ahmad, Zhe Chen, Jun Deng, and Ravinder Nath, Radiat. Prot. Dosimetry 1-4, 56-59.
  • 2004 “Improved Treatment of the Pelvis and Inguinal Nodes Using the Modified Segmental Boost Technique: Dosimetric Evaluation,” M. Moran, M. Lund, M. Ahmad, S. Trumpore, B.G. Haffty, and R. Nath, Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 59 (5), 1523-1530.
  • 2001 "Three-Dimensional Radiotherapy of Head and Neck and Esophageal Carcinoma: A Monoisocentric Technique to Achieve Improved Dose Distributions,” M. Ahmad, and Ravinder Nath, Int. J. Ca. (Radiat. Oncol. Investig.) 96, 55-65.
  • 1996 "Dosimetric and Dose-Fractionation Concerns in Vaginal Cuff Irradiation Using High Dose Rate Brachytherapy,” S.M. Deore, D.P. Fontenla, M. Ahmad, E. Mullokandov, B.M. Sood, and B. Vikram, Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 14, 972-975.
  • 1994 “Diode Dosimetry of Pd-103 Model 200 Seed in Water Phantom,” Doracy P. Fontenla, Munir Ahmad, Sou-Tung Chiu-Tsao, and Lowell L. Anderson, Med. Phys. 21 (6), 817-820.
  • 1992 “Diode Dosimetry of Models 6711 and 6712 Seeds in Water Phantom,” M. Ahmad, D.P. Fontenla, S-T. Chiu-Tsao, C.S. Chui, J.E. Reiff, L. L. Anderson, D.Y.C. Huang, and M.C. Schell, Med. Phys. 19 (2), 391-399.

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