Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Commissioning a multileaf collimator virtual cone for the stereotactic radiosurgery of trigeminal neuralgiaJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics2022
2021 Evaluation of a two-dimensional diode array for patient-specific quality assurance of HyperArcJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  22:203-210. 2021
2021 Frameless MLC-Based Radiosurgical Thalamotomies on the Modern Linear Accelerator Platform - Prospective Phase I/II Clinical Trial Results 2021
2021 Prostate Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy With a Focal Simultaneous Integrated Boost: Late Toxicity and Biochemical Recurrence Results From a Prospective Trial 2021
2021 Code Wisely: Risk assessment and mitigation for custom clinical softwareJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  22:273-279. 2021
2021 A Low-Cost Method to Assess the Performance of Surface Guidance Imaging Systems at Non-Zero Couch Angles.Cureus.  13:e14278. 2021
2020 Surface guided imaging during stereotactic radiosurgery with automated deliveryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  21:90-95. 2020
2020 Interinstitutional Plan Quality Assessment of 2 Linac-Based, Single-Isocenter, Multiple Metastasis Radiosurgery TechniquesAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  5:1051-1060. 2020
2020 Reduced Margin Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers.Cureus.  12:e8618. 2020
2020 Technical Note: Use of automation to eliminate shift errorsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  21:192-195. 2020
2020 Focal Management of Large Brain Metastases and Risk of Leptomeningeal DiseaseAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  5:34-42. 2020
2019 Feasibility of Dose Escalating [18F]fluciclovine Positron Emission Tomography Positive Pelvic Lymph Nodes During Moderately Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for High-Risk Prostate CancerAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  4:649-658. 2019
2019 The Application of Particle Swarm Optimization in Radial Dose Function Fitting for 125I I-Seed AgX100 2019
2019 LINAC based stereotactic radiosurgery for multiple brain metastases: guidance for clinical implementationActa Oncologica.  58:1275-1282. 2019
2019 Technical Note: An open source solution for improving TG-263 complianceJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:163-165. 2019
2019 Use of a plastic scintillator detector for patient-specific quality assurance of VMAT SRSJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:143-148. 2019
2019 Optical surface guidance for submillimeter monitoring of patient position during frameless stereotactic radiotherapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:91-98. 2019
2019 Assessing the feasibility of single target radiosurgery quality assurance with portal dosimetryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:135-140. 2019
2019 Stereotactic radiosurgery with MLC-defined arcs: Verification of dosimetry, spatial accuracy, and end-to-end testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:84-98. 2019
2019 Longitudinal assessment of anchored transponder migration following lung stereotactic body radiation therapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:17-22. 2019
2019 Prostate Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy With a Focal Simultaneous Integrated Boost: Acute Toxicity and Dosimetry Results From a Prospective TrialAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  4:90-95. 2019
2018 The virtual cone: A novel technique to generate spherical dose distributions using a multileaf collimator and standardized control-point sequence for small target radiation surgeryAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  3:421-430. 2018
2018 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Task Group 263: Standardizing Nomenclatures in Radiation Oncology 2018
2018 Automated EPID-based measurement of MLC leaf offset as a quality control toolBiomedical Physics and Engineering Express.  4. 2018
2017 Fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy for intact brain metastasesAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  2:564-571. 2017
2016 An Automated Approach to High-Quality Single-Isocenter Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery Treatment Planning on a Linear Accelerator. 2016
2016 Analysis of Predictive Factors for Acute Esophagitis in Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy. 2016
2016 Analysis of Predictive Factors for Pneumonitis in Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy. 2016
2016 Coneless Linear Accelerator-Based Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Stereotactic Radiosurgery Technique for Functional Disorders. 2016
2016 Interinstitutional Dosimetric Comparison Between Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Radiosurgery for Difficult Intracranial Cases. 2016
2016 Stereotactic Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Intact Brain Metastases. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 Evaluation of the Eclipse eMC algorithm for bolus electron conformal therapy using a standard verification datasetJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:5885. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 Evaluation of the Eclipse eMC algorithm for bolus electron conformal therapy using a standard verification datasetJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:52-60. 2016
2015 Flattening filter-free accelerators: A report from the AAPM Therapy Emerging Technology Assessment Work GroupJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  16:12-29. 2015
2015 Retention rate of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopic placed fiducial markers for lung radiosurgeryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  100:1163-1166. 2015
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:4583. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:327-336. 2014
2013 Effects of flattening filter-free and volumetric-modulated arc therapy delivery on treatment efficiency.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:4328. 2013
2013 Image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) technologies for radiation therapy localization and delivery 2013
2013 Effects of flattening filter-free and volumetric-modulated arc therapy delivery on treatment efficiencyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:155-166. 2013
2013 Flattening filter-free linac improves treatment delivery efficiency in stereotactic body radiation therapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:4126. 2013
2013 Flattening filter-free linac improves treatment delivery efficiency in stereotactic body radiation therapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  14:64-71. 2013
2012 Ion recombination correction factors (P(ion)) for Varian TrueBeam high-dose-rate therapy beams.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  13:3803. 2012
2012 Ion recombination correction factors (Pion) for varian trueBeam high-dose-rate therapy beamsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  13:318-325. 2012
2011 Dosimetric analysis of imaging changes following pulmonary stereotactic body radiation therapy 2011
2010 RapidArc Radiation Therapy: First Year Experience at the University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
2010 Feasibility of Single-Isocenter Volumetric Modulated Arc Radiosurgery for Treatment of Multiple Brain Metastases 2010
2009 Beam's-Eye-View Dosimetrics-Guided Inverse Planning for Aperture-Modulated Arc Therapy 2009
2007 In Reply To Dr. Heyman et al. 2007
2007 A Dosimetric Comparison of Electronic Compensation, Conventional Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy, and Tomotherapy in Patients With Early-Stage Carcinoma of the Left Breast 2007
2007 Dosimetric comparison of IMRT to HDR intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancerBrachytherapy.  6:84-84. 2007
2006 Preoperative radiation therapy with selective dose escalation to the margin at risk for retroperitoneal sarcomaCancer.  107:371-379. 2006
2006 An IMRT technique to increase therapeutic ratio of breast irradiation in patients with early stage left breast cancer: Limiting second malignancies.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  24:10791. 2006
2006 Use of a multileaf collimator to increase the field width achievable with a dynamic wedgeJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  7:35-42. 2006
2005 Determination of field size-dependent wedge factors from a few selected measurementsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  6:51-60. 2005
2005 Determination of field size-dependent wedge factors from a few selected measurements.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  6:51-60. 2005
2004 A dynamic supraclavicular field-matching technique for head-and-neck cancer patients treated with IMRT 2004
2002 Tumor control probability for selective boosting of hypoxic subvolumes, including the effect of reoxygenation. 2002
2000 Beam-commissioning methodology for a three-dimensional convolution/superposition photon dose algorithmJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  1. 2000
2000 Beam-commissioning methodology for a three-dimensional convolution/superposition photon dose algorithm.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  1:8-27. 2000
1996 Dissociative electron attachment to CCl4: Lifetime of the CCl4-* intermediateJournal of Chemical Physics.  104:8485-8489. 1996
1995 Use of Rydberg atoms as a nanoscale laboratory to examine dissociative electron captureInternational journal of mass spectrometry and ion processes.  149-150:37-44. 1995
1995 Formation of long-lived C60- ions in Rydberg atom-C60 collisionsChemical Physics Letters.  244:345-349. 1995
1994 Velocity dependence of free ion production in K(np)-C2Cl 4, CS2, and O2 collisions: Internal-to- translational energy transferJournal of Chemical Physics.  101:5672-5676. 1994
1993 Velocity dependence of associative ion production in K (np)-C 6H6 collisionsJournal of Chemical Physics.  99:184-186. 1993

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Linac-based stereotactic radiosurgery and hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy.  639-663. 2018
2000 Delivery of Multiple IMRT Fields Using a Single Physical Attenuator.  191-193. 2000

Education And Training

  • The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Radiation Oncology, Rice University 1996
  • Full Name

  • Richard Popple