Koren Smith, M.S.


M.S., Medical Physics, 2007
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

B.S., Physics, 2004
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA


Medical Physicist, 2016 – present
Department of Physics
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Medical Physicist, 2007-2015
Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


1. Smith, K., J. Gibbons, B. Gerbi, K. Hogstrom. “Measurement of Superficial Dose from a Static Tomotherapy Beam.” Med. Phys. 35(2):769-774. 2008.

2. Gibbons, J., K. Smith, D. Cheek, I. Rosen. “Independent Calculation of Dose from a Helical TomoTherapy Unit.” J Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 10(1):103-119. 2009.

3. Kang, J., E. Ford, K. Smith, J. Wong, T. McNutt. “A Method for Optimizing Linac Treatment Geometry for Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy of Multiple Brain Metastases.” Med. Phys. 37(8):4146-54. 2010.

4. Ford, E., K. Smith, K. Harris, S. Terezakis. “Prevention of a wrong-location misadministration through the use of an intradepartmental incident learning system.” Med. Phys. 39 (11):6968-71. 2012.

5. Ford, E., K. Smith, S. Terezakis, V. Croog, S. Gollamudi, I. Gage, J. Keck, T. DeWeese, G. Sibley. “A streamlined failure mode and effects analysis.” Med. Phys. 41 (6): 061709. 2014.

6. Smith, K., K. Harris, L. Potters, R. Sharma, S. Mutic, H. Gay, J. Wright, M. Samuels, X. Ye, E. Ford, S. Terezakis. “Physician Attitudes and Practices Related to Voluntary Error and Near-Miss Reporting.” J Oncol Pract. Aug 5 2014.