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Christopher Schneider, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Medical Physics, 2019
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

B.S., Physics, 2010
Southeastern University, Hammond, La


Academic Medical Physicist, 2021-present
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, LA


1. Wilson, L. J., Newhauser, W. D., Schneider, C. W., …, and Parodi, K., Method to quickly and accurately calculate absorbed dose from therapeutic and stray photon exposures throughout the entire body in individual patients, Medical Physics, 47(5):2254–2266, doi:10.1002/mp.14018, 2020.

2. Schneider, C. W., Newhauser, W. D., Wilson, L. J., and Kapsch, R., A physics-based analytical model of absorbed dose from primary, leakage, and scattered photons from megavoltage radiotherapy with MLCs, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 64:185017, doi:10.1088/1361-6560/ab303a, 2019.

3. Newhauser, W. D., Schneider, C., Wilson, L., Shrestha, S., and Donahue, W., A review of analytical models of stray radiation exposures from photon- and proton-beam radiotherapies, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 180(1-4):245-251, doi:10.1093/rpd/ncx245, 2018.

4. Schneider, C., Newhauser, W. D., Wilson, L. J., …, and Harrison, R. M., A descriptive and broadly applicable model of therapeutic and stray absorbed dose from 6 to 25 MV photon beams, Medical Physics, 44(7):3805-3814, doi:10.1002/mp.12286, 2017.

5. Schneider, C. W., Newhauser, W., and Farah, J., An analytical model of leakage neutron equivalent dose for passively-scattered proton radiotherapy and validation with measurements, Cancers, 7(2):795-810, doi:10.3390/cancers7020795, 2015.

6. Eley, J., Newhauser, W., Homann, K., Howell, R., Schneider, C., Durante, M., and Bert, C., Implementation of an analytical model for leakage neutron equivalent dose in a proton radiotherapy planning system, Cancers, 7(1):427-438, doi:10.3390/cancers7010427, 2015.