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Earl Nixon

Associate,  Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Phone: +1 319 356 2544
Email: earl-nixon@uiowa.edu
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Education

Certificate, Radiology, Academy of Health Sciences, San Antonio
BS, Clinical Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg, Germany
MS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa

Appointments

Primary: Radiation Oncology

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Research Interests


MeSH Terms from Publications

Cone-Beam Computed Tomography, Radiology Information Systems, Body Burden, Transducers, Electrons, Scattering, Radiation, Radiometry, Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted, Equipment Failure, Carbon, Radiographic Image Enhancement, Equipment Failure Analysis, Phantoms, Imaging, Radiation Dosage, Equipment Design, Algorithms, Sensitivity and Specificity, Reproducibility of Results, Humans

Research Summary

Quantitative assessment of CT image guided treatment planning.
Treatment planning, delivery and outcomes validation using conventional linear accelerator without flattening filter to achieve high dose rates.
Electronic portal imaging and mega-voltage cone beam standardized assessment.



Recent Publications


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  1. Nelms, D, Shukla, H, Nixon, E, Bayouth, J, Flynn, R. Assessment of three dead detector correction methods for cone-beam computed tomography. Med Phys 36(10):4569-76, 2009. [PubMed]
  2. Flynn, R, Hartmann, J, Bani-Hashemi, A, Nixon, E, Alfredo, R, Siochi, C, Pennington, E, Bayouth, J. Dosimetric characterization and application of an imaging beam line with a carbon electron target for megavoltage cone beam computed tomography. Med Phys 36(6):2181-92, 2009. [PubMed]