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Jonas Fontenot, Ph.D.

EDUCATION

MBA, 2020
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Ph.D., Medical Physics, 2008
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center / University of Texas-Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX

M.S., Medical Physics, 2005
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center / University of Texas-Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX

B.S., Physics, 2002
The University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

TRAINING

Health Policy Fellowship, 2019
American Society for Radiation Oncology

EMPLOYMENT

Chief Operating Officer, 2017 – Present
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Chief of Physics, 2015 – Present
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center

Adjunct Faculty, 2008 – Present
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University

CERTIFICATIONS

American Board of Radiology (ABR), 2011
Therapeutic Medical Physics

PUBLICATIONS

  1. P. Wall and J.D. Fontenot, “Application of comparison of machine learning models for predicting quality assurance outcomes in radiation therapy treatment planning,” at press in Informatics Med Unlocked.
  2. P. Wall and J.D. Fontenot, “Evaluation of complexity and deliverability of prostate cancer treatment plans designed with a knowledge-based VMAT planning technique,” J App Clin Med Phys 21(1):69-77 (2020).
  3. J. Sick and J.D. Fontenot, “The air out there: treatment planning when target volumes extend beyond the skin,” Int J Radiat Oncol Phys 101(5):1026-6 (2018).
  4. P. Wall, R.L. Carver, and J.D. Fontenot, “Impact of database quality in knowledge-based treatment planning for prostate cancer,” at press in Pract Radiat Oncol.
  5. P. Wall, R.L. Carver, and J.D. Fontenot, “An improved distance-to-dose correlation for predicting bladder and rectum dose-volumes in knowledge-based VMAT planning for prostate cancer,” Phys Med Biol 63(1):015035 (2018).