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Janelle Molloy, Ph.D., FAAPM
Director of Medical Physics, Associate Professor
Department of Radiation Medicine
Chandler Medical Center, Pavilion H
800 Rose Street, C-121
Lexington, KY 40536-0293
Phone: (859) 257-7612
Fax: (859) 257-4060
Email: jmo222@email.uky.edu



EDUCATION:

  • PhD, Physics, University of Virginia, 1990
  • MS, Physics, University of Virginia, 1988
  • BS, Physics, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1984

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  • American College of Medical Physics, Radiation Therapy, 1995 (recertified 2010)
  • American Board of Radiology, (MOC)
  • Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study, 1991
  • Listed as Qualified Expert on KY state inspectors list

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Conformal techniques of Total Body and Total Marrow Irradiation
  • Development of Error Metrics in Radiotherapy
  • Optimization of Image Acquisition parameters for Image Guided Radiotherapy
  • Optimizing dose reporting techniques in Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

AWARDS ⁄ HONORS:

  • 2009-present, Treasurer, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • 2006, Fellow- American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • 2001-2003, Member, Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • 1989 - North American Hyperthermia Group, Student Travel Award winner

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:

  • 2010 – present, Chair, Finance Committee, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Chair, Budget Subcommittee, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Strategic Planning, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Administrative Council, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Board of Directors, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Strategic Planning, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Development Committee, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Electronic Media Coordinating Committee, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Executive Committee, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Investment Advisory Committee, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Journal Business Management Committee, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Medical Physics Editorial Board, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Task Group 208 Advertising Revenue and Policy, AAPM
  • 2010 – present, Member, Task Group 210 Conventional LINAC Acceptance Testing, AAPM
  • 2007 – present, Chair, AAPM Task Group on Quality Assurance of Ultrasound for Radiotherapy Localization
  • 2007 – present, AAPM committee on Federally Funded Research
  • 2007 – present, AAPM committee on Research at the Annual AAPM Meetings
  • 2005 – present, Examiner, American Board of Radiology, Radiological Physics
  • 2005 – 2007, Therapy Physics Committee, Member, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • 2005 – 2007, Radiological Physics Center, site visit member
  • 2005 – 2010, Residency Education Program Committee, Member, Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP)
  • 2005 – 2008, Regional Organization Committee, Member, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • 2004 – 2006, Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics
  • 2004, Member, Medical Physics Journal Awards and Honors Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • 2003 – 2006, American Association of Physicists in Medicine liaison to the Scientific Review Committee of the Radiological Society of North America.
  • 2002 – 2006, Member, Continuing Education Committee of the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP)
  • 2001 – 2003, Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, (Mid-Atlantic Chapter Representative)
  • 2001 – 2006, Member, Continuing Education by Remote Means Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • 1998 – 1999, President Elect⁄ President, Mid-Atlantic Chapter, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • 1996 ⁄ 1997, Secretary ⁄ Treasurer, Mid-Atlantic Chapter, American Association of Physicists in Medicine

BOOK CHAPTERS:

Molloy, J. (2012). Ultrasound-Guided Radiation Therapy. In: Bourland, J. Daniel Image-Guided Radiation Therapy . Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. pp13-26.


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Molloy, J. A. "Statistical analysis of dose heterogeneity in circulating blood: Implications for sequential methods of total body irradiation." Med Phys 37, 5568-5581 (2010).
Was chosen for "Editors Pick"focus in November issue of Medical Physics

Molloy, J. A. and Oldham, S. A, "Benchmarking a novel ultrasound-CT fusion system for respiratory motion management in radiotherapy: Assessment of spatio-temporal characteristics and comparison to 4DCT." Med Phys 35, 291–300 (2008).

Sheng K, Molloy J, Larner J, Read P., "A dosimetric comparison of non-coplanar IMRT vs Helical Tomotherapy for nasal-cavity and paranasal sinus cancer." Radiotherapy and Oncology. 82 174-178 (2007).

Sheng, K., Molloy, J. A., Read, P. W. "Assessing dosimetry error caused by dental artifacts in head and neck cancer patients treated with Helical Tomotherapy by using kVCT ⁄ MVCT hybrid CT scans." Medical Dosimetry, 2006.

Cai, J., Sheng, K., Altes, T. A., Molloy, J. A., Brookemen, J. R., and Read, P. W. "Evalutation of the reproducibility of lung motion probability distribution function using dyanamic MRI."Phys Med Biol. 2007 Jan 21; 52(2):365-73.


ABSTRACTS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

Molloy, J. A. "A statistical and radiobiological analysis of circulating blood heterogeneity in conformal TBI." SU-GG-T-485, AAPM Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (2010).

Luo, W., Young, M., Aryal, P., Johnson, E. L., and Molloy, J. A. "Development of a quantitative target localization and tracking method for IGRT." SU-GG-J-37, AAPM Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (2010).

Oldham, S. A. and Molloy, J. A. "Dynamic, Multimodality Imaging: Temporal Precision and US Artifact Reduction." American Association of Physicists in Medicine, annual meeting. Orland, FL, 2006.

Cai, J., Sheng, K., Read, P., Molloy, J., Altes, T., Brookeman, J. "Evaluation of Internal Lung Motion Based on Extended Time Ultra-Fast MRI Scan." American Association of Physicists in Medicine, annual meeting. Orland, FL, 2006.

Kanagaki, B., Read, P., Larner, J., Molloy, J., Sheng, K. "A Motion Phantom Study of Helical Tomotherapy: The Dosimetric Impact of Delivery Technique and Motion." American Association of Physicists in Medicine, annual meeting. Orland, FL, 2006.

Molloy, J. A., Sheng, K., Read, P. W. "IMRT Dosimetry of the Head and Neck: A Comparison of Treatment Plans from Corvus and Tomotherapy." American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, annual meeting. Denver, CO, 2005.


CLINICAL PROTOCOLS

  • "Feasibility and Utility of Ultrasound in Radiation Therapy." J. Molloy, Principal Investigator.
  • "Phase I Trial of Induction Carboplatin and Xeloda Followed by Concurrent Carboplatin and Xeloda with Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck." C. Thomas, Principal Investigator.
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