For Radiation Oncology Professionals

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News and presentations

New Chief Clinical Physicist in Radiation Oncology

We are pleased to announce that Benjamin Williams, PhD, DABR has been appointed as Chief Clinical Physicist in Radiation Oncology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH).

Since 2013, Dr. Williams has been serving D-HH as a Clinical Physicist with responsibilities spanning a range of therapeutic physics activities. He is appointed as an Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Adjunct Associate Professor of Engineering at the Thayer School, and member of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center Translational Engineering in Cancer program.

Dr. Williams served from 2007-2018 as Associate Director, EPR Center for the Study of Viable Systems at the Geisel School of Medicine and is a faculty member of the Dartmouth Medical Physics Education Program. Dr. Williams holds a diverse and active research portfolio with more than 100 published papers and recognized leadership roles as a Co-Director and PI in NIH-supported research. Dr. Williams holds a PhD in Medical Physics from the University of Chicago and is certified in Therapeutic Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Williams to his new position, which is scheduled to begin July 25, 2021.

AAPM 63rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition

The AAPM meeting is an international medical physics meeting that takes place July 25 - 29, 2021. There will be multiple presentations given by Dartmouth medical physics, engineering faculty, and students.

Go to the AAPM website and search by the keyword 'Dartmouth' to view a list of the presentations.

63rd Annual Meeting of ASTRO

Multiple presentations from the Dartmouth radiation oncology program are slated for the 63rd Annual Meeting of ASTRO, which will take place at McCormick Place West in Chicago, October 24-27, 2021.

These presentations include an oral presentation by Mahbubur Rahman, currently a doctoral student in medical physics. Drs. Gobind Gill and Melanie Rose, both trainees in the radiation oncology medical residency program, are presenting original work.

Mr. Daniel Alexander, currently a doctoral student in the medical physics graduate program, has also been selected as one of the recipients of a 2021 Annual Meeting Abstract Award for his oral platform research abstract titled "Radiotherapy-Induced Cherenkov Emission in Color." He will be presenting at the 63rd Annual Meeting of ASTRO as well.

View a list of our abstracts (PDF)

Research retreats

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

1st Annual Research Retreat for the Section of Radiation Oncology

In-person (Zoom/WebEx optional)
Location: TBD
7:30 am to 12:00 noon
For more information, please contact Pamela Easton.


Our scientists and researchers regularly publish PubMed articles in the radiation oncology field.

View a list of our PubMed publications

NIH grants