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Kenneth Hogstrom, Ph.D.

Hogstrom
EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Ph.D., Physics (Experimental Nuclear), 1976
Rice University, Houston, TX

M.S., Physics (Experimental Nuclear), 1972
University of Houston, Houston, TX

B.S., Physics, 1970
University of Houston, Houston, TX

EMPLOYMENT

Senior Medical Physicists Advisor, 2011-present
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Professor Emeritus, 2011-present
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Louisiana State University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA

Chief of Physics, 2004-2011
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Professor and Director, 2004-2011
Medical Physics Program, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Louisiana State University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA

Professor Emeritus, 2004-present
Department of Radiation Physics
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Professor and Director of Education, 2001-2004
Department of Radiation Physics
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Professor and Chairman, 1985-2001
Department of Radiation Physics
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

CERTIFICATIONS

American Board of Radiology, 1992
Therapeutic Radiological Physics

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles (107 total; last 10 years below):
1.       Reinstein L.G., Hogstrom K.R., and Archer B.J. Letter to the editor. Working agreement between the American Board of Radiology and the American Board of Medical Physics, Inc. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 2: 227-231, 2001.

2.       Kainz, K.K., Antolak, J.A., Almond, P.R., Bloch, C.D., and Hogstrom, K.R., Dual scattering foil design for poly-energetic electron beams. Physics in Medicine and Biology 50: 755-767, 2005.

3.       Kainz, K.K., Hogstrom, K.R., Antolak, J.A., Almond, P.R., and Bloch, C.D. Dose properties of x-ray beams produced by laser-wakefield-accelerated electrons. Physics in Medicine and Biology 50: N1-N10, 2005.

4.       Chi, P-C.M., Hogstrom, K.R., Starkschall, G., Antolak, J.A., and Boyd, R.A. Modeling skin collimation using the electron pencil beam redefinition algorithm. Medical Physics 32: 3409-3418, 2005.

5.       Chi, P-C.M., Hogstrom, K.R., Starkschall, G., Tucker, S.L., Boyd, R.A., and Antolak, J.A. Application of the electron pencil beam redefinition algorithm to electron arc therapy. Medical Physics 33: 2369-2383, 2006.

6.       Richert, J.D., Hogstrom, K.R., Fields, R.S. , Matthews, K.L., and Boyd, R.A. Improvement of field matching in segmented-field electron conformal therapy using a variable-SCD applicator. Physics in Medicine and Biology 52: 2459-2481, 2007.

7.       Price, M.J., Hogstrom, K.R., Antolak J.A., White R. A., Bloch C.D., and Boyd R.A. Calculating percent depth dose with the electron pencil-beam redefinition algorithm. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 8: 61-75, 2007.

8.       Smith, K.S., Gibbons, J.P., Gerbi B.J., and Hogstrom, K.R. Measurement of superficial dose from a static tomotherapy beam. Medical Physics 35: 769-774, 2008.

9.       Lee, T.K., Rosen I.I., Gibbons J.P., Fields, R.S., and Hogstrom, K.R. Helical tomotherapy for parotid gland tumors. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 70: 883-91, 2008.

10.    Beardmore, A., Rosen, I.I., Cheek, D., Fields, R.S., and Hogstrom, K.R. Evaluation of MVCT images with skin collimation for electron beam treatment planning. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 9(3): 43-57, 2008.

11.    Cheek, D., Gibbons J.P., Rosen I.I., and Hogstrom, K.R. Accuracy of TomoTherapy treatments for superficial target volumes. Medical Physics 35:3565-73, 2008.

12.    Vinci, J., Hogstrom, K.R., and Neck, D. Accuracy of cranial coplanar beam therapy with BrainLab ExacTrac image guidance. Medical Physics 35: 3809-19, 2008.

13.    Dugas J.P., Oves S., Sajo E., Matthews K.L., Ham K., Hogstrom, K.R. Monochromatic beam characterization for Auger electron dosimetry and radiotherapy. European Journal of Radiology 68S: 137-141, 2008.

14.    Oves S., Hogstrom K.R., Ham K., Sajo E., and Dugas J.P. Dosimetry intercomparison using a 35-keV x-ray synchrotron beam. European Journal of Radiology 68S: 121-125, 2008.

15.    Weinberg, R., Antolak, J.A., Starkschall, G., Kudchadker R.J., White R. A., and Hogstrom K.R. Influence of source parameters on large-field electron beam profiles calculated using Monte Carlo methods. Physics in Medicine and Biology 54: 105-116, 2009.

16.    Gerbi B.J., Antolak J.A., Followill D.S., Herman M.G., Higgins P.D., Huq M.S., Mihailidis D.N., Yorke E.D., Hogstrom K.R., and Khan F.M. Recommendations for clinical electron beam dosimetry: Supplement to the recommendations of Task Group 25. Medical Physics 36: 3239-3279, 2009.

17.    Ashenafi M., Boyd R.A., Lee T.K., Lo, K.K., Gibbons J.P., Rosen I.I., Fontenot J.P., and Hogstrom K.R. Feasibility of postmastectomy treatment with helical TomoTherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 77: 836-842, 2010.

18.    Dugas J.P., Varnes M.E., Sajo E., Welch C.E., Ham K., and Hogstrom K.R. Dependence of cell survival on iododeoxyuridine concentration in 35-keV photon-activated Auger electron radiotherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 79: 255-261, 2011.

19.    Ito S., Parker B.C., Levine R., Sanders M.E., Fontenot J., Gibbons J.P., and Hogstrom K.R. Verification of calculated skin doses in post-mastectomy helical tomotherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics (accepted for publication).

20.    Moldavan M., Fontenot J.D., Gibbons J.P., Lee T.K., Rosen I.I., Fields R.S., and Hogstrom K.R. Investigation of pitch and jaw width to decrease delivery time of helical tomotherapy treatments for head and neck cancer. Medical Dosimetry 36: 397-403, 2011.

21.    Eley J.G., Hogstrom K.R., Mathews K., Parker B.C., Price M.J., Potential of discrete Gaussian edge feathering method for improving abutment dosimetry in eMLC-delivered segmented-field electron conformal therapy. Medical Physics 38: 6610-6622, 2011.

22.    Blasi O., Fontenot J.P., Fields R.S., Gibbons J.P., and Hogstrom K.R.: Comparison of helical tomotherapy and mixed beams of unmodulated electrons and IMRT for treating superficial cancers of the parotid gland and nasal cavity. Radiation Oncology (in press).

Books (1 total):

1.       Hogstrom K.R.and Horton J.L. Introduction to the Professional Aspects of Medical Physics (eds), pp. 181, Houston, TX; The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1999.

Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings (38 total; last 10 years below):

1.       Hogstrom K.R., Antolak J.A., Hanson W.F., Horton J.L., Rosen I.I., Shiu A.S., and Starkschall G. Clinical radiation physics. In: J.D. Cox and K.K. Ang (eds). Moss’ Radiation Oncology: Rationale, Techniques, Results, pp.63-96, Eighth Edition, Philadelphia: Elsevier Science, 2002.

2.       Hogstrom K.R.Electron beam therapy: dosimetry, planning, and techniques. In: C. Perez, l. Brady, E. Halperin, R Schmidt-Ullrich (eds). Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, pp. 252-282, Baltimore; Lippinkott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2003.

3.       Hogstrom, K.R., Antolak J.A., Kudchadker R.J., Ma C.-M. C., and Leavitt D.D. Modulated electron therapy. In: J Palta and R. Mackie (eds). Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, The State of the Art: Proceedings of the 2003 AAPM Summer School, pp. 749-786, Madison: Medical Physics Publishing