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Leith Rankine, PhD, DABR

Associate Director of the Medical Physics Residency Program Assistant Professor Medical Physicist

Education

  • PhD (Medical Physics: Radiation Therapy/Diagnostic Imaging)
    CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics Graduate Program
    Duke University, Durham, NC (2016–2021)
  • Residency (Therapeutic Medical Physics)
    CAMPEP-accredited Radiation Oncology Physics Residency Program
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2013-2015)
  • MS (Medical Physics: Radiation Therapy/Nuclear Medicine)
    CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics Graduate Program
    Duke University, Durham, NC (2011–2013)
  • MS (Physics) Northeastern University, Boston, MA (2009–2011)
  • B.Sc. Hons. (Physics) Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia (2009)

Specialties

Clinical

  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT)
  • Thoracic Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning

Research

  • Hyper-Polarized Xenon-129 MRI for functional avoidance treatment planning and assessment of Radiation Induced Lung Injury (RILI)
  • Magnetic Resonance-guided Radiation Therapy (MRgRT)
  • 3D Remote Dosimetry with PRESAGE and Optical-CT
  • Motion Management in Radiation Therapy

Accreditations

  • 2016-Present Diplomatic of the American Board of Radiology (DABR); Board Certified in Therapeutic Medical Physics