Ryan Foster, Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Medical Physics

Assistant Professor

Department: Radiation Oncology

Education

Undergraduate Western Carolina University (1998), Physics
Graduate School North Carolina State University at Raleigh (2004), Physics

Research Interests

  • Assessment of tumor response
  • Normal tissue tolerance
  • Patient localization for radiation therapy

Publications

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Commissioning and initial stereotactic ablative radiotherapy experience with Vero.

Solberg TD, Medin PM, Ramirez E, Ding C, Foster RD, Yordy J J Appl Clin Med Phys 2014 15 2 4685

Paralysis following stereotactic spinal irradiation in pigs suggests a tolerance constraint for single-session irradiation of the spinal nerve.

Medin PM, Foster RD, van der Kogel AJ, Meyer J, Sayre JW, Huang H, Oz OK Radiother Oncol 2013 Sep

Spinal cord tolerance to single-session uniform irradiation in pigs: Implications for a dose-volume effect.

Medin PM, Foster RD, van der Kogel AJ, Sayre JW, McBride WH, Solberg TD Radiother Oncol 2013 Jan 106 1 101-5

Spinal cord tolerance to reirradiation with single-fraction radiosurgery: a swine model.

Medin PM, Foster RD, van der Kogel AJ, Sayre JW, McBride WH, Solberg TD Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2012 Jul 83 3 1031-7

A comparison of radiographic techniques and electromagnetic transponders for localization of the prostate.

Foster RD, Pistenmaa DA, Solberg TD Radiation oncology (London, England) 2012 Jun 7 1 101

Spinal cord tolerance to single-fraction partial-volume irradiation: a swine model.

Medin PM, Foster RD, van der Kogel AJ, Sayre JW, McBride WH, Solberg TD Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2011 Jan 79 1 226-32

Comparison of transabdominal ultrasound and electromagnetic transponders for prostate localization.

Foster RD, Solberg TD, Li HS, Kerkhoff A, Enke CA, Willoughby TR, Kupelian PA J Appl Clin Med Phys 2010 11 1 2924

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Books

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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Educational Programs (2011)
  • American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology