Ericka Chorniak, M.S.

Ericka Chorniak


CAMPEP Accredited Residency, Radiation Therapy Physics, 2023
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, LA

M.S., Medical Physics, 2021
Duke University, Durham, NC

B.S., Physics, 2018
University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

B.A., Secondary Physics Education/Physics, 2018
University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY


Clinical Medical Physicist, 2023-present
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Ms. Chorniak is in the process of obtaining board certification in Therapeutic Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology. Her primary role at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is in the clinical realm of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy, Motion Management and Theranostics. She regularly participates in medical physics residency education improvement, clinical shadowing instruction and structure as well as quality management of clinical aspects of physics.


Certification in progress: American Board of Radiology (ABR)
Radiation Therapy Medical Physics


  1. Chorniak, E., et al. “Intravital optical imaging for immune cell tracking after photoimmunotherapy with plasmonic gold nanostars” 2022, Nanotechnology 33 475101
  2. Liu, Y., Chorniak, E., et al. “Plasmonic gold nanostars for synergistic photoimmunotherapy to treat cancer” Nanophotonics, vol. 10, no. 12, 2021, pp. 3295-3302.
  3. Thesis: Chorniak, Ericka Nicole (2021). The Effect of Synergistic Immuno-Photothermal-Nanotherapy (SYMPHONY) on Immune Response at Distant Bladder Cancer Tumor Sites Using Murine Window Chamber Model. Master’s thesis, Duke University. Retrieved from