Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

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Director

Steve Jiang, Ph.D.

Steve Jiang, Ph.D.

Barbara Crittenden Professor in Cancer Research

Steve.Jiang@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI and clinician integrated systems
  • Personalized AI for personalized medicine
  • Clinical implementation of AI technologies
  • AI for healthcare disparity reduction

 


Faculty

Xun Jia, Ph.D.

Xun Jia, Ph.D.

Professor

Xun.Jia@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Human-like intelligent treatment planning
  • Radiation therapy treatment planning
  • Optimization techniques and algorithms
David Sher, M.D., M.P.H.

David Sher, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor

David.Sher@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI-assisted decision making and automation for head and neck cancer radiotherapy
Bin Cai, Ph.D.

Bin Cai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Bin.Cai@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI-assisted CBCT guided online adaptive radiotherapy
Jie Deng, Ph.D.

Jie Deng, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Jie.Deng@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • MR guidance for cancer radiotherapy
  • Quantitative MRI and imaging biomarker
  • AI in medical imaging
Neil Desai, M.D.

Neil Desai, M.D.

Associate Professor

Neil.Desai@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Auto-segmentation of sexual function structures
Andrew Godley, Ph.D.

Andrew Godley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Andrew.Godley@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Clinical implementation of AI -based decision support to improve plan quality
Raquibul Hannan, M.D., Ph.D.

Raquibul Hannan, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Raquibul.Hannan@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Prostate cancer radiotherapy target delineation
Mu-Han Lin, Ph.D.

Mu-Han Lin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Mu-Han.Lin@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Clinical Implementation of AI-assisted adaptive radiotherapy
Weiguo Lu, Ph.D.

Weiguo Lu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Weiguo.Lu@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Intelligent imaging, planning, and quality assurance for radiotherapy
  • Medical error detection and prevention
  • High-performance computation
Asal Rahimi, M.D.

Asal Rahimi, M.D.

Associate Professor

Asal.Rahimi@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI-assisted breast cancer radiotherapy
Jing Wang, Ph.D.

Jing Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Jing.Wang@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI assisted clinical decision making and medical image processing
  • Lesion classification
  • Radiomics
  • Treatment outcome prediction
Yulong Yan, Ph.D.

Yulong Yan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Yulong.Yan@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI-empowered real-time localization systems
Prasanna Alluri, M.D., Ph.D.

Prasanna Alluri, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Prasanna.Alluri@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI prediction of radiation-induced cardiotoxicity
Aurelie Garant, M.D.

Aurelie Garant, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Aurelie.Garant@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Target delineation for prostate and bladder cancer radiotherapy
  • AI-assisted transperineal procedures with image guidance
Dan Nguyen, Ph.D.

Dan Nguyen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dan.Nguyen@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Intelligent treatment planning for cancer radiotherapy
  • Optimization techniques and algorithms
Amir Owrangi, Ph.D.

Amir Owrangi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Amir.Owrangi@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI-assisted MR only radiotherapy treatment planning
  • Image synthesis and reconstruction
  • Organ delineation and segmentation
Nina Sanford, M.D.

Nina Sanford, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Nina.Sanford@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Rectal cancer biomarkers for treatment response assessment
Jun Tan, Ph.D.

Jun Tan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Jun.Tan@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI watchdog for COVID-19 monitoring in radiotherapy clinics
Zabi Wardak, M.D.

Zabi Wardak, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Zabi.Wardak@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI-based distributed radiosurgery for brain metastases
You Zhang, Ph.D.

You Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

You.Zhang@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Intelligent 4D image reconstruction and motion modeling
  • AI-driven real-time volumetric imaging and target localization
  • AI-driven automatic quality assurance for radiotherapy
Tingliang Zhuang, Ph.D.

Tingliang Zhuang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Tingliang.Zhuang@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI-empowered simulation-free radiotherapy
Ti Bai, Ph.D.

Ti Bai, Ph.D.

Instructor

Ti.Bai@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • AI-assisted contour review and revision
  • Medical image analysis
  • Artificial intelligence
Junjie Wu, Ph.D.

Junjie Wu, Ph.D.

Instructor

Junjie.Wu@UTSouthwestern.edu

     Research Interests

  • Clinical implementation of AI technologies

 


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Members

MaryLena Bleile, B.S., B.M.

MaryLena Bleile, B.S., B.M.

Visiting Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Steve Jiang

Liyuan Chen, Ph.D.

Liyuan Chen, Ph.D.

2nd Year Medical Physics Resident

Supervisor:
Jing Wang

Mingli Chen, Ph.D.

Mingli Chen, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Supervisor:
Weiguo Lu

Byong Su Choi, Ph.D.

Byong Su Choi, Ph.D.

Visiting Junior Fellow

Supervisor:
Justin Park

Michael Dohopolski, M.D.

Michael Dohopolski, M.D.

3rd Year Medical Resident

Supervisor:
Jing Wang

Yin Gao, M.S.

Yin Gao, M.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Xun Jia

Yesenia Gonzalez, M.S.

Yesenia Gonzalez, M.S.

1st Year Medical Physics Resident

Supervisor:
Xun Jia

Jace Grandinetti, M.S.

Jace Grandinetti, M.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Xun Jia

Aixa Hernandez, M.S.

Aixa Hernandez, M.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Jing Wang

Xiaoyu Hu, Ph.D.

Xiaoyu Hu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Xun Jia

Samaneh Kazemifar, Ph.D.

Samaneh Kazemifar, Ph.D.

2nd Year Medical Physics Resident

Supervisor:
Amir Owrangi

Mahdieh Kazemimoghadam, Ph.D.

Mahdieh Kazemimoghadam, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Weiguo Lu

Heui Lee, Ph.D.

Heui (Hugh) Lee, Ph.D.

2nd Year Medical Physics Resident

Supervisor:
Ming Yang

Xiao Liang, M.S.

Xiao Liang, M.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Steve Jiang

Lin Ma, B.S.

Lin Ma, B.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Weiguo Lu

Howard Morgan, M.D.

Howard Morgan, M.D.

4th Year Medical Resident

Supervisor:
Jing Wang

Inkyung Park, B.S.

Inkyung Park, B.S.

Visiting Junior Fellow

Supervisor:
Justin Park

Tao Peng, Ph.D.

Tao Peng, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Jing Wang

Yuting Peng, Ph.D.

Yuting Peng, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Xun Jia

Samiha Rouf, Ph.D.

Samiha Rouf, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Steve Jiang

Azar Sadeghnejad Barkousaraie, Ph.D.

Azar Sadeghnejad Barkousaraie, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Dan Nguyen

Hua-Chieh Shao, Ph.D.

Hua-Chieh Shao, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate

Supervisor:
You Zhang

Chenyang Shen, Ph.D.

Chenyang Shen, Ph.D.

1st Year Medical Physics Resident

Supervisor:
Xun Jia

Yu-Pei Tseng, Ph.D.

Yu-Pei Tseng, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Ken Wang

Biling Wang, M.S.

Biling Wang, M.S.

Research Assistant

Supervisor:
Steve Jiang

Hui-Ju (Amber) Wang, B.S.

Hui-Ju (Amber) Wang, B.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Dan Nguyen

Kai Wang, M.S.

Kai Wang, M.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Jing Wang

Meiying Xing, Ph.D.

Meiying Xing, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Xun Jia

Yixun Xing, Ph.D.

Yixun (Penelope) Xing, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Supervisor:
Steve Jiang

Zi Yang, M.S.

Zi Yang, M.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Xuejun Gu

Hongji Yuan, M.S.

Hongji Yuan, M.S.

Research Assistant

Supervisor:
Steve Jiang

Hengrui Zhao, M.S.

Hengrui Zhao, M.S.

Graduate Student Researcher

Supervisor:
Steve Jiang

Xinran Zhong, Ph.D.

Xinran Zhong, Ph.D.

2nd Year Medical Physics Resident

Supervisor:
Steve Jiang


  


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Academic Collaborators  

Jing Cai, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Health Technology and Informatics

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dan Heitjan, Ph.D.

Professor

Director of the Biostatistics Program (joint with UTSW) and Chair

Department of Statistical Science

Southern Methodist University

Jacob Hunter, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Otolaryngology – Head &Neck Surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Matteo Ligorio, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Mark Link, M.D.

Professor

Laurence and Susan Hirsch/Centex Distinguished Chair in Heart Disease

Department of Internal Medicine

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Tony Ng, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Statistical Science

Southern Methodist University

Hien Nguyen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

University of Houston

Sherry Wang, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Statistical Science

Southern Methodist University

Pingkun Yang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Vlad Zaha, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Internal Medicine

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Xuejun Gu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Radiation Oncology

Stanford University

Yingying Zhu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department Computer Science and Engineering

The University of Texas at Arlington

Quan Chen, Ph.D.

Professor

City of Hope Medical Center

 

 

 

 

 


  


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Industrial Partners


  

 

 


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Supporting Staff

 

Marisa Homan

Lab Manager

Department of Radiation Oncology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Ricardo Medrano

Adminsitrative Assistant

Department of Radiation Oncology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Tim Foo

Information Technologies

Department of Radiation Oncology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

 

 


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Alumni

Anjali Balagopal, M.S.

Ana Barragán Montero, Ph.D.

Gyanendra Bohara, Ph.D.

Hongyan Chao, Ph.D.

Haibin Chen, M.S.

Weicheng Chi, B.S.

Jinghui Guo

Xuejun Gu, Ph.D.

Hongxia Hao, Ph.D.

Aaron Ho

Sorour Hossieni, M.S.

Xiaokun Huang, B.S.

Yanqi Huang, Ph.D.

Zohaib Iqbal, Ph.D.

Rhea Iyer, M.S.

Euikyu Je, Ph.D.

Xiaoqian Jia, B.S.

Wenqian Ji, B.S.

Mindy Joo, Ph.D.

Hyunuk Jung, Ph.D.

Xinglong Ju, Ph.D.

Dmytro Kuksenko, Ph.D.

Shulong Li, Ph.D.

Wen Li, M.A.

Troy Long, Ph.D.

Jianhui Ma, Ph.D.

Austin Marstaller, B.S.

Maryam Mashayekhi, Ph.D.

Rafe McBeth, Ph.D.

Jinesh Modi, M.S.

Milad Mostavi, Ph.D.

Cory Nook, M.S.

Roya Norouzi Kandalan, M.S.

Olalekan Ogunmolu, M.S.

Genggeng Qin, M.D.

Nan Qin, Ph.D.

Itzel Ramirez-Tapia, A.S.

Timothy Rozario, Ph.D.

Jiayi Shen, M.S.

Guanglin Tang, Ph.D.

Meysam Tavakoli, Ph.D.

Roshan Timilsina, Ph.D.

Min-Yu Tsai, M.S.

Brandon Wang

Chao Wang, Ph.D.

Rongfang (Fiona) Wang, Ph.D.

Sicheng Wang, B.S.

Yigong Wang

Yaochung (Wesley) Weng, M.D., Ph.D.

Doran Wood, M.S.

Chao Wu, M.S.

Xiangkun Xu, Ph.D.

Congchong Yan, Ph.D.

Benjuan Yang, Ph.D.

Ming Yang, Ph.D.

Qiming Yang, B.S.

Hang Yu, Ph.D.

Shaode Yu, Ph.D.

David Zhang

Erlei Zhang, Ph.D.

Qiongwen Zhang, M.D.

 

 

 
 


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