David Westerly, PhD
Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology

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Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison (2009)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Montana–Missoula (MT) (2004)
Languages: English
Department: Radiation Oncology

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor

Publications

  • Serkova NJ, Glunde K, Haney CR, Farhoud M, DeLille A, Redente EF, Simberg D, Westerly DC, Griffin L, Mason RP. Preclinical Applications of Multi-Platform Imaging in Animal Models of Cancer. Cancer Res. 2020 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33262127
  • Forghani F, Mahl A, Patton TJ, Jones BL, Borden MA, Westerly DC, Altunbas C, Miften M, Thomas DH. Simulation of x-ray-induced acoustic imaging for absolute dosimetry: Accuracy of image reconstruction methods. Med Phys. 2020 Mar;47(3):1280-1290. PubMed PMID: 31828781
  • Schubert LK, Hendrickson K, Miften M, McNulty M, Vinogradskiy YY, Thomas DH, Westerly D, Stuhr K, Corral J, Royer D. The Current State of Physics Plan Review Training in Medical Physics Residency Programs in North America. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2020 May - Jun;10(3):e166-e172. PubMed PMID: 31526898
  • Forghani F, Mahl A, Patton TJ, Jones BL, Borden MA, Westerly DC, Altunbas C, Miften M, Thomas DH. Simulation of x-ray-induced acoustic imaging for absolute dosimetry: Accuracy of image reconstruction methods. Med Phys. 2019 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31828781
  • Behbahani RA, Diot Q, Kavanagh B, Serkova NJ, Miften M, Westerly DC. Electromagnetic wave propagation in a fast pulse line ion accelerator. Med Phys. 2019 Dec;46(12):5714-5721. PubMed PMID: 31622500
  • Schubert LK, Hendrickson K, Miften M, McNulty M, Vinogradskiy YY, Thomas DH, Westerly D, Stuhr K, Corral J, Royer D. The Current State of Physics Plan Review Training in Medical Physics Residency Programs in North America. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31526898
  • Schubert L, Petit J, Vinogradskiy Y, Peters R, Towery J, Stump B, Westerly D, Ridings J, Kneeland P, Liu A. Implementation and operation of incident learning across a newly-created health system. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2018 Nov;19(6):298-305. PubMed PMID: 30225861
  • Westerly DC, Behbahani RA, Kavanagh B, Liu A, Miften M, Serkova NJ, Diot Q. Design considerations for a pulse line ion accelerator (PLIA)-based PET isotope generator. Med Phys. 2018 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29905959
  • Schubert L, Liu A, Gan G, Amini A, Hutchison R, Ernest J, Thornton D, Stoehr S, Hinman B, Stuhr K, Westerly D, Schefter T, Fisher C. Practical implementation of quality improvement for high-dose-rate brachytherapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jan-Feb;6(1):34-43. PubMed PMID: 26577008
  • Robin TP, Gan GN, Tam M, Westerly D, Riaz N, Karam SD, Lee N, Raben D. Safety of contralateral submandibular gland sparing in locally advanced oropharyngeal cancers: A multicenter review. Head Neck. 2016 Apr;38(4):506-11. PubMed PMID: 25482748
  • Amini A, Westerly DC, Waxweiler TV, Ryan N, Raben D. Dose painting to treat single-lobe prostate cancer with hypofractionated high-dose radiation using targeted external beam radiation: Is it feasible?. Med Dosim. 2015 Autumn;40(3):256-61. PubMed PMID: 25824420
  • Jones BL, Westerly D, Miften M. Calculating tumor trajectory and dose-of-the-day using cone-beam CT projections. Med Phys. 2015 Feb;42(2):694-702. PubMed PMID: 25652483
  • Robin TP, Gan G, Tam M, Westerly D, Riaz N, Karam S, Lee N, Raben D. A Multicenter Review of Contralateral Submandibular Gland Sparing in Locally Advanced Oropharyngeal Cancers: Is is Safe?. Head Neck. 2014 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25482748
  • Hill P, Westerly D, Mackie T. Fan-beam intensity modulated proton therapy. Med Phys. 2013 Nov;40(11):111704. PubMed PMID: 24320412
  • Fields EC, Rabinovitch R, Ryan NE, Miften M, Westerly DC. A detailed evaluation of TomoDirect 3DCRT planning for whole-breast radiation therapy. Med Dosim. 2013 Winter;38(4):401-6. PubMed PMID: 23809692
  • Reddy K, Westerly D, Chen C. MRI patterns of T1 enhancing radiation necrosis versus tumour recurrence in high-grade gliomas. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jun;57(3):349-55. PubMed PMID: 23721146
  • Westerly DC, Mo X, Tomé WA, Mackie TR, DeLuca PM Jr. A generalized 2D pencil beam scaling algorithm for proton dose calculation in heterogeneous slab geometries. Med Phys. 2013 Jun;40(6):061706. PubMed PMID: 23718585
  • Glide-Hurst C, Bellon M, Foster R, Altunbas C, Speiser M, Altman M, Westerly D, Wen N, Zhao B, Miften M, Chetty IJ, Solberg T. Commissioning of the Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator: a multi-institutional study. Med Phys. 2013 Mar;40(3):031719. PubMed PMID: 23464314
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General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison (2009)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Montana–Missoula (MT) (2004)
Languages: English
Department: Radiation Oncology
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