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VCU Medical Physics -- J Siebers

Brief Biosketch

Upon receiving his PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 1990, Jeffrey V. Siebers joined Loma Linda Medical Center as a Senior Physicist, then Assistant Professor to develop hospital-based proton radiation therapy. In 1997, he joined the Department of Radiation Oncology at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he is now a Professor and Director of the VCU Medical Physics Graduate Program which he began. He is currently leading over $1.5 M of research as PI or Co-investigator. Dr. Siebers has published over 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He was certified by the American Board of Medical Physicists in 1999 and elected to be a fellow in the AAPM in 2008. Dr. Siebers has served the as a Reviewer for numerous journals and is an Associate Editor for Medical Physics Journal. Dr. Siebers has been active in the AAPM by being an instrutor at AAPM Summer Schools and for annual meeting CE courses, and has participated on Task Group and CLA committees. He has also been active professionally as a consultant to the ICRU, IAEA, and NCI.

Dr. Siebers research focus is on improving the therapeutic ratio of radiation therapy (1) by improving the accuracy and conformity of radiation dose delivery and (2) by accurately evaluating the radiation dose delivered to a patient throughout their course of radiation therapy. His research group is active in the further development of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided adaptive radiation therapy (IGART), and during-treatment dose verification. Monte Carlo radiation transport simulations which model radiation interactions with the treatment delivery device, the patient, and radiation detectors are used extensively in his research.

For detailed information about Dr. Siebers, please see his full Curriculum Vitae .

Current Position

Director, VCU Medical Physics Graduate Program
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Virginia Commonwealth University


Ph.D.,Medical Physics, The University of Wisconsin (1990)
Dissertation Title: Shielding Measurements for 230 MeV Proton Accelerators

M.S., Medical Physics, The University of Wisconsin (1988)

B.S., Applied Mathematics Engineering and Physics, The University of Wisconsin (1986)


Jeffrey V Siebers