Oncology

Cancer Biology Program
Office:
KCI Prentis Building, 110 E. Warren Avenue, Room 2215; 313-578-4302
Program Director: Larry H. Matherly
Website: http://cancerbiologyprogram.med.wayne.edu/

Medical Physics Program
Office:
4201 St. Antoine Boulevard, 1D-UHC: 313-576-9624:
Program Director: Jay Burmeister
Website: http://medicalphysics.med.wayne.edu/

ABRAMS, JUDITH: Ph.D., George Washington University; M.S., Rutgers University; B.A., Michigan State University; Professor (Research Educator)

ALAVI, ASIF: M.D., University of Michigan; B.A., University of California; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

AYASH, LOIS J.: M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School; B.S., Southeastern Massachusetts University; Professor

AZMI, ASFAR: Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Aligarh Muslim University; Assistant Professor (Research)

BEEBE-DIMMER, JENNIFER: Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Michigan; B.A., University of Wisconsin; Associate Professor (Research Educator)

BEPLER, GEROLD: M.D., Ph.D., Philipps University; Professor

BHUTANI, DIVAYA: M.B.B.S., Government Medical College; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

BOCK, CATHRYN: Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Michigan; B.A., Wheaton College; Associate Professor (Research Educator)

BOERNER, JULIE: Ph.D., Mayo Clinic Foundation Graduate School; M.S., B.S., University of Wisconsin; Assistant Professor (Research Educator)

BOLLIG-FISCHER, ALICCIA: Ph.D., Michigan State University; B.A., B.S., St. Cloud State University; Assistant Professor

BRUSH, GEORGE: Ph.D., M.D., The Johns Hopkins University; B.A., Princeton University; Associate Professor

BURMEISTER, JACOB: Ph.D., Wayne State University; M.S., Michigan State University; B.S., Alma College; Professor (Clinician-Educator)

CHANG, JUNG: M.D., Korea University College of Medicine; M.S., Madonna University; Clinical Assistant Professor

CHEN, WEI: Ph.D., M.S., University of Michigan; M.S., University of Toledo; B.S., Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Associate Professor

COTE, MICHELE: Ph.D., B.A., University of Michigan; M.P.H., University of Alabama; Associate Professor

DARWICHE, HUSSEIN: M.D., B.S., Wayne State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

DEOL, ABHINAV: M.B.B.S., Government Medical College; Assistant Professor

DOU, QINGPING: Ph.D., Rutgers University; B.S., Shandong University; Professor

DURIC, NEBOJSA: Ph.D., B.S., University of Toronto; Professor

DYSON, GREGORY: Ph.D., University of Michigan; B.A., Canisius College; Assistant Professor

EDELSTEIN, M.A.RK: M.D., Ph.D., Washington University; B.A., University of Wisconsin; Clinical Professor

EGGLY, SUSAN: Ph.D., M.A., B.A., Wayne State University; Associate Professor

FLAHERTY, LAWRENCE: M.D., St. Louis University; B.S., University of Notre Dame; Professor (Clinician-Educator)

GE, YUBIN: Ph.D., M.S., Jilin University; Associate Professor

HAMEL, LAUREN: Ph.D., M.A., B.A., Michigan State University; Assistant Professor

HART, KIMBERLY: M.D., Wayne State University; B.A., University of Michigan; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

HASTERT, THERESA: Ph.D., University of Washington; MPP, University of California Los Angeles; B.A., Loyola Marymount University; Assistant Professor

HEATH, ELISABETH I.: M.D., Jefferson Medical College; B.S., Lehigh University; Associate Professor (Clinician-Educator)

HEILBRUN, LANCE K.: Ph.D., University of Michigan; M.S., B.A., Wayne State University; Professor

HELMER, SHARON R.: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Associate Professor

HILLMAN, GILDA: Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Hebrew University; Professor

HOU, ZHANJUN: Ph.D., M.S., China Agricultural University; B.S., Agricultural and Husbandry University of Inner Mongolia; Assistant Professor (Research)

JOINER, MICHAEL: Ph.D., Institute of Cancer Research, University of London; M.A., B.A., Queens' College; Professor

KATO, IKUKO: M.D., Nagoya Health University; Ph.D., Fujita-Gakuen Health University; Professor

KIDDER, BENJAMIN: Ph.D., University of Minnesota; B.A., Saint Olaf College,; Assistant Professor

KIM, HAROLD: M.D., Northwestern University; B.S., Loyola University; Associate Professor (Clinician-Educator)

KIM, JYUNG: M.D., Kyungpook National University School of Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor

KIM, SEONG HO: M.D., Kyung Hee University; Ph.D., M.S., University of Ulsan; Assistant Professor

KLAMERUS, JUSTIN: M.D., Michigan State University; B.A., Olivet College; Clinical Assistant Professor

LEE, CHOON: M.D., Kyung Pook National University, Korea; Clinical Assistant Professor

LI, JING: Ph.D., National University of Singapore; M.S., B.S., West China University of Medical Sciences; Associate Professor

LITTLE, BRYAN: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

LORUSSO, PATRICIA: D.O., Michigan State University; B.S., Marygrove College/University of Detroit; Clinical Professor

LUM, LAWRENCE: M.D., University of California; B.S., University of Redlands; Professor

MAIER, JORDAN: M.D., Wayne State University; B.A., University of Michigan; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

MANNING, MARK: Ph.D., M.S., University of Massachusetts; B.A., Brown University; Assistant Professor

MATHERLY, LARRY H.: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University; B.S., New Mexico State University; Professor

MAYER, ERIC: M.D., University of Lausanne; B.A., Hobart College; Clinical Assistant Professor

MOHAMMAD, RAMZI M.: M.D., M.Sc., Baghdad University; B.S., Mosul University; Professor

MOVSAS, BENJAMIN: M.D., Washington University; B.A., Harvard University; Clinical Professor

PATRICK, STEPHAN: Ph.D., Wright State University; B.S., Urbana University; Associate Professor

PHILIP, PHILIP: Ph.D., University of London; M.B., Ch.B., University of Baghdad; Professor (Clinician-Educator)

POLIN, LISA A.: Ph.D., Wayne State University; B.S., Michigan State University; Assistant Professor

PRASAD, ANANDA S.: Ph.D., University of Minnesota; M.B.B.S., B.S., Patna University; Distinguished Professor

PURRINGTON, KRISTEN: Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A., B.S., University of Michigan; Assistant Professor

RAKOWSKI, JOSEPH: Ph.D., Medical College of Ohio; B.S., University of Pittsburgh; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

RAMCHANDREN, RADHAKRISHNAN: M.D., Ross University; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

RATANATHARATHORN, VORAVIT: M.D., Ramathibodi Hospital School of Medicine; B.S., Mahidol University; Professor

RATNAM, MANOHAR: Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science; M.S., B.S., Univeristy of Mysore; Professor

RAZ, AVRAHAM: Ph.D., The Weizmann Institute of Science; M.S., B.S., The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Professor

RENTFROW, BENJAMIN: D.O., Kansas City University; M.S., B.S., Grand Valley State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

RISHI, ARUN: Ph.D., M.S., University College of London; Professor

RISSMAN, LINDA: D.O., University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences; B.S., Michigan State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

RYU, SAMUEL: M.D., Kyungpook University Medical School; Clinical Professor

SALAZAR, OMAR: M.D., Puerto Rico School of Medicine; B.S., Georgetown University; Clinical Professor

SCHIFFER, CHARLES A.: M.D., New York University; B.A., Brandeis University; Professor

SCHWARTZ, ANN: Ph.D., M.P.H., B.S., University of Michigan; M.S., Wayne State University; Professor

SEWARD, SHELLY: M.D., East Virginia Medical School; B.S., The Ohio State University; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

SHEKHAR, MALATHY: Ph.D., The Indian Institute of Science; M.Phil, B.S., University of Madras; Professor

SHIELDS, ANTHONY: M.D., Harvard Medical School; Ph.D., B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Professor

SIDDIQUI, FARZAN: Ph.D., Colorado State University; M.B., B.S., Grant Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

SNYDER, MICHAEL: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; M.S., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

SUKARI, AMMAR: M.D., University of Aleppo, Syria; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

SWERDLOW, PAUL: M.D., Harvard Medical School; B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Professor

TAINSKY, MICHAEL: Ph.D., Cornell University; Professor

THOMPSON, HAYLEY: Ph.D., M.S., University of Pittsburgh; B.A., Colgate University; Associate Professor

UBERTI, JOSEPH P.: M.D., Ph.D., B.S., Wayne State University; Professor

VAISHAMPAYAN, NITIN: M.D., Wayne State University; B.A., Kalamazoo College; Clinical Assistant Professor

VAISHAMPAYAN, ULKA N.: M.B., B.S., Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical School; Associate Professor (Clinician-Educator)

VANKAYALA, HEMA: M.B., B.S., Guntur Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

VIOLA-VILLEGAS, NERISSA: Ph.D., Syracuse University; B.S., University of Philippines; Assistant Professor (Research Educator)

WEI, WEI-ZEN: Ph.D., Brown University; M.S., State University of New York; B.S., National Taiwan University; Professor

WEISE, AMY: D.O., Michigan State University; B.S., Alma College; Clinical Assistant Professor

WEN, NING: Ph.D., Wayne State University; M.B.A., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

WINER, IRA: M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan; B.S., Boston University; Clinical Assistant Professor

WOZNIAK, ANTOINETTE J.: M.D., State University of New York at Buffalo; B.S., Niagara University; Professor (Clinical-Educator)

WU, GEN SHENG: Ph.D., Peking Union Medical College; Professor

WU, GUOJUN: Ph.D., Fudan University; Associate Professor

XIE, YOUMING: Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; M.S. University of Saskatchewan; B.S., Jinan University; Associate Professor

YANG, JAY: M.D., University of Michigan; B.A., Johns Hopkins University; Assistant Professor (Clinician-Educator)

YANG, ZENG-QUAN: Ph.D. Tokyo Medical and Dental University; M.S., Peking Union Medical College; B.S., Taisan Medical College; Associate Professor

YOO, GEORGE: M.D., B.S., University of Kansas; Professor

ZONDER, JEFFREY: M.D., Wayne State University; B.A., Duke University; Professor (Clinical Educator)

Cancer Biology

CB 7130 Clinical Aspects of Cancer Biology Cr. 1

Cancer Biology Ph.D. students accompany clinicians during rounds in hospital and outpatient clinics, as well as attend clinical conferences and related sessions. Offered for S and U grades only. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

CB 7210 Fundamentals of Cancer Biology Cr. 3

The lectures are organized into three thematic blocks including cancer development and pathology, mechanisms of cancer development and progression, and principles of cancer prevention and therapy. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: IBS 7015, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

CB 7220 Molecular Biology of Cancer Development Cr. 3

Topics covered include: genetics and molecular basis of normal cell transformation into malignant cancer cells; and molecular mechanisms that are fundamental to the regulation of cell growth, development, and differentiatio. The students are expected to present and participate in discussions of one or more key recent papers that are relevant to the lectures. Students with a strong background in biology/molecular biology are encouraged to apply. Offered Biannually.

Prerequisite: IBS 7015, with a minimum grade of C ; CB 7210, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: PHC 7220

CB 7240 Principles of Cancer Therapy Cr. 2

Continuation of the principles of cancer therapy taught in C B7210. Concepts relating to tumor biology and the biochemistry and pharmacology of both classic and targeted agents are covered. Offered Biannually (Winter).

Prerequisite: IBS 7115, with a minimum grade of C ; CB 7210, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: PHC 7240

CB 7300 Special Topics in Cancer Biology Cr. 1-3

Designed to provide students exposure to emerging themes and technologies in the cancer field as well as to cancer related topics that are not covered in detail in other courses. Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: CB 7210, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

CB 7410 Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Cr. 3

Cancer immunotherapy based on the molecular mechanisms of T cell development, tolerance and activation. Topics include T cell receptor and co-stimulatory signal-mediated regulation of T cell activation, transcriptional regulation of T cell differentiation, and T cell effector function and regulatory mechanisms. Each week will consist of a one-hour lecture and a two-hour discussion. Offered Biannually (Winter).

Prerequisites: ([IBS 7010 with a minimum grade of C and IBS 7020 with a minimum grade of C] OR [IBS 7015 with a minimum grade of C])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: IM 7410

CB 7430 Cancer Epidemiology Cr. 2

Introduction to the principal concepts and methods used in cancer epidemiology. Important evaluations of cancer burden in the United States and worldwide, as well as the major causes of human cancer. Students will be required to review and provide critical appraisal of selected literature in innovative areas of cancer epidemiologic research. Offered Biannually.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the Master in Public Health or PhD in Medicine programs, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy or Master in Public Health degrees.

CB 7460 Mechanisms of Neoplasia: Alterations to Cellular Signaling Cr. 3

Course covers cellular regulatory signal-transduction networks that are often activated inappropriately in malignant cells. Focus on the major principles of cancer cell biology including survival, apoptosis, adhesion, and cell cycle deregulation. Offered Biannually (Fall).

Prerequisite: CB 7210, with a minimum grade of C ; IBS 7115, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

CB 7600 Applied Cancer Biostatistics Cr. 2

Concepts and applications of statistical methods and data analysis as related to cancer research. Students will have hands-on experience in statistical thinking, analyzing, and interpreting through the interactive teaching modules. The course provides an opportunity for students to understand statistical analyses in the medical literature, as well as provide guidance for planning and analyzing their own research. Offered Biannually (Fall).

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

CB 7700 Recent Developments in Cancer Biology Cr. 1

This course is Journal club format designed to develop proficiency in critically evaluating original scientific literature, to broaden knowledge of current cancer research, and to provide insight into different research strategies. Each student is expected to participate in class discussions. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

CB 7710 Individual Studies in Cancer Biology Cr. 1-2

Cancer Biology graduate students pursue experimental research under the guidance of selected faculty. This is the research rotation through which students select their Ph.D. dissertation mentor. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

Repeatable for 3 Credits

CB 7890 Seminar in Cancer Biology Cr. 1

This course provides second year and above students with the opportunity to present their dissertation work to their peers. This class not only provides students with the opportunity to develop their oral presenting skills, but also gives the students a chance to critically evaluate their peers. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

CB 7990 Research Technologies in Cancer Biology Cr. 1

Course designed to expose students to core research technologies at Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University to enable their inclusion in the dissertation project. The animal, genomics, pharmacology, proteomics, biostatistics, and microscopy, imaging and cytometry research cores will be presented, including their purpose and functions and instrumentation (hands-on) whenever appropriate. Offered Biannually (Winter).

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

CB 7996 Research Cr. 1-15

Directed study and pre-dissertation research with faculty in the program. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

CB 7999 Master's Essay Cr. 1-4

Research in the research literature, and writing of an essay on a topic area in contemporary cancer biology. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Candidate Masters, enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

CB 8999 Master's Thesis Research and Direction Cr. 1-8

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Candidate Masters, enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cancer Biology, enrollment limited to students in the PhD in Medicine program, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students, enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree, enrollment limited to students in the School of Medicine.

CB 9991 Doctoral Candidate Status I: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

CB 9992 Doctoral Candidate Status II: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: CB 9991, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

CB 9993 Doctoral Candidate Status III: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: CB 9992, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

CB 9994 Doctoral Candidate Status IV: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: CB 9993, with a minimum grade of S

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

CB 9995 Candidate Maintenance Status: Doctoral Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 0

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 0 Credits

CB 9999 Doct Diss Res&Dir Cr. 1-16

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Doctoral Candidate, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Radiation Oncology

ROC 5010 Introduction to Radiological Physics Cr. 4

Nature of radiation and its interaction with matter. Theory of dosimetry and instrumentation for detection of radiation. Principles of radiation protection. Applications of radiation in radiology and related problems. Offered for graduate credit only. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: PHY 2180, with a minimum grade of C- ; PHY 3300, with a minimum grade of C-

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 5990 Directed Study in Medical Sciences Cr. 1-4

Introduction to modern methodology of cancer research. Students of the Division of Cancer Biology of the Department of Radiation Oncology conduct research projects under direction of research scientists. Areas of research include: molecular biology, enzyme purification, tumor biology, cellular biochemistry. Offered for graduate credit only. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 6710 Physics in Medicine Cr. 3

Applications of physics in medicine including radioactivity; interaction of radiation in matter; x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, and PET imaging; nuclear medicine; radiation oncology; nerve electrophysiology, electrocardiogram, pacemakers, and defibrillators. Offered for graduate credit only. Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Equivalent: PHY 6710

ROC 7000 Imaging Physics I Cr. 4

Basic theory of medical imaging. Introduction to magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy, ultrasound; diagnostic radiology: radiography, fluoroscopy, CT, digital radiography, and mammography. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: ROC 5010, (may be taken concurrently),

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7010 Imaging Physics II: Nuclear Medicine Cr. 2

Physics of nuclear medicine, with emphasis on imaging. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ROC 5010,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7020 Physics of Radiation Therapy Cr. 3

Lecture and demonstration in physics of radiation therapy. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ROC 5010,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7040 Radiation Dosimetry Cr. 2

Lecture and demonstration on principles of radiation dosimetry. Dosimetry of photons, electrons, neutrons and dose from radioactive materials. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ROC 5010,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7050 Diagnostic Imaging Laboratory Cr. 2

Practical laboratory exercises in ionometric and solid-state dosimetry techniques, quality assurance, and radiation safety for selected diagnostic imaging techniques. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ROC 7000,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7060 Applied Radiobiology in Radiological Science Cr. 2

Fractionation, oxygen enhancement ratio, characterization of neutron beams and heavy particles for radiation therapy, radiosensitivity within cell division. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: PHY 2180, with a minimum grade of C-

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7070 Radiation Safety Cr. 2

Lectures on radiation safety procedures and practices; governmental regulations on radiation safety. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisite: ROC 5010, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7080 Radiotherapy Physics Laboratory Cr. 2

Practical laboratory exercises in ionometric and solid-state dosimetry techniques, quality assurance procedures for selected radiation therapy and diagnostic radiological equipment. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisite: ROC 7020, with a minimum grade of C ; ROC 7040, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7090 Biomedical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Cr. 2

Principles of nuclear magnetism, absorption spectroscopy and NMR relaxation applied to NMR spectroscopy and imaging in biology and medicine. Instrumental design, operation and maintenance; cryogen management. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: PHY 2180, with a minimum grade of C- ; PHY 3300, with a minimum grade of C-

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7110 Treatment Planning Cr. 2

Practical aspects of radiotherapy treatment planning. Lectures and exercises in patient data acquisition and computerized treatment planning for a variety of sites with both teletherapy and brachytherapy. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: ROC 7020, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7120 Radionuclide Therapy Cr. 2

Development of radionuclide technology and its practical peaceful use from its discovery to the latest developments. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: ROC 5010, with a minimum grade of C- ; ROC 7020, with a minimum grade of C ; ROC 7040, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7130 Nuclear Medicine Physics Laboratory Cr. 2

Laboratory experiments calibration, Q.A., etc., on isotope generators, isotope calibrators, counting systems, spectrometers, cameras, spect and PET systems, Counting statistics, spectrum analysis. Offered Spring/Summer.

Prerequisite: ROC 7010, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7150 Radiation Oncology Anatomy Cr. 2

Independent study course covering radiological (CT/MRI) anatomy and basic anatomy and medical terminology pertinent to radiation oncology. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7160 Advanced Topics in Medical Physics Cr. 2

Advanced imaging principles for students pursuing careers in medical physics or any other profession related to diagnostic imaging. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: ROC 5010, with a minimum grade of C- ; ROC 7000, with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7170 Professional Aspects of Medical Physics Cr. 2

Provide an overview of the professional aspects of clinical radiation oncology physics. Involvement in practical aspects of clinical radiation oncology physics including analysis of quality assurance and practice quality improvement initiatives, review of regulatory and external certification requirements, etc. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7890 Seminar Cr. 1

Presentations by graduate students, staff, visitors with emphasis on topics relevant to radiation biophysics and radiological health. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 7990 Directed Study Cr. 1-5

Independent study in the uses of new technologies in clinical radiology. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 5 Credits

ROC 7999 Essay Direction Cr. 3

Preparation of an in-depth paper on a subject in radiological physics. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Medical Physics or Radiological Physics, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 8990 Special Problems in Radiation Biophysics Cr. 1-7

Independent study in advanced topics to be selected by the student in consultation with instructor. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Medical Physics or Radiological Physics, enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 7 Credits

ROC 9990 Pre-Doctoral Candidacy Research Cr. 1-8

Research in preparation for doctoral dissertation. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Repeatable for 12 Credits

ROC 9991 Doctoral Candidate Status I: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 9992 Doctoral Candidate Status II: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: ROC 9991,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 9993 Doctoral Candidate Status III: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: ROC 9992,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 9994 Doctoral Candidate Status IV: Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 7.5

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: ROC 9993,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 9995 Candidate Maintenance Status: Doctoral Dissertation Research and Direction Cr. 0

Offered Every Term.

Prerequisite: ROC 9994,

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 9996 Radiation Oncology Physics Clinical Rotation I Cr. 7.5

Prereq: DMP candidate in department and written consent of the program director. Required in Fall term of Year 3 of Professional Doctorate program. Offered for S and U grades only. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 9997 Radiation Oncology Physics Clinical Rotation II Cr. 7.5

Prereq: Satisfactory completion of ROC 9996 and written consent of the program director. Required in Winter term of Year 3 of Professional Doctorate program. Offered for S and U grades only. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 9998 Radiation Oncology Physics Clinical Rotation III Cr. 7.5

Prereq: Satisfactory completion of ROC 9997 and written consent of the program director. Required in Fall term of Year 4 of Professional Doctorate program. Offered for S and U grades only. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

ROC 9999 Radiation Oncology Physics Clinical Rotation IV Cr. 7.5

Prereq: Satisfactory completion of ROC 9998 and written consent of the program director. Required in Winter term of Year 4 of Professional Doctorate program. Offered for S and U grades only. Offered Every Term.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.