A. Positions and Honors


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A. Positions and Honors

  1. 1. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH NAME POSITION TITLE Jacob W. Burmeister Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology Director, Medical Physics Graduate Programs EDUCATION/TRAINING INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE YEAR(s) FIELD OF STUDY (if applicable) Alma College B.S. 1992 Physics Michigan State University M.S. 1995 Physics Wayne State University Ph.D. 1999 Medical Physics A. Positions and Honors Professional Positions: 1999-2007 Medical Physicist, Gershenson Radiation Oncology Center, Detroit, MI 2003-present Member, Radiation Biology Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI 2005 Radiation Safety Officer, NRC license number 21-04127-06 2005 Radiation Safety Liaison, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, NRC license number 21-04127-02 2007-present Chief of Physics, Karmanos Cancer Center / Gershenson Radiation Oncology Center, Detroit, MI Faculty Appointments: 1999-2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 2003-present Director, Medical Physics Graduate Programs, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 2005-present Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 2005-present Director of Education, Department of Radiation Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI Board Certification / Professional Memberships 1995-present Member, American Association of Physicists in Medicine 1998-present Member, International Society for Neutron Capture Therapy 2002 Diplomate, American Board of Radiology Honors and Awards: 1993 University of Illinois List of Teachers Ranked “Excellent” by their Students 1998 Great Lakes Chapter AAPM and HPS Norman Horwitz Medical Physics Research Award Other Appointments: 2006-present Board of Editors, Medical Physics Journal 2007 President, Great Lakes Chapter, American Association of Physicists in Medicine B. Selected peer-reviewed publications (selected from 26 peer-reviewed publications) 1. Burmeister, J., Kota, C., Waker, A. J., Maughan, R. L. Miniature Tissue-Equivalent Proportional Counters for BNCT and BNCEFNT Dosimetry. Medical Physics 28, 1911-1925 (2001). 2. Burmeister, J., Kota, C., Maughan, R. L., Waker, A. J. Characterization of Miniature Tissue-Equivalent Proportional Counters for Neutron Radiotherapy Applications. Phys. Med. Biol. 47, 1633-1645 (2002). 3. Burmeister, J., Kota, C., Waker, A. J., Maughan, R. L. Application of TEPC Microdosimetry to Boron Neutron Capture Therapy. Rad. Prot. Dos. 99, 351-352 (2002). 4. Waker, A. J., Schrewe, U., Burmeister, J., Dubeau, J., Surette, R. A. Classical Microdosimetry in Radiation Protection Dosimetry and Monitoring. Rad. Prot. Dos. 99, 311-316 (2002).
  2. 2. 5. Burmeister, J., Riley, K. Harling, O. K., Wielopolski, L., Ma, R., Coderre, J. A., Kota, C., Maughan, R. L. Microdosimetric intercomparison of BNCT beams. Med. Phys., 30, 2131-2139 (2003). 6. Ben-Josef, E., Shields, A., Vaishampayan, U., Vaitkevicius, V., El-Rayes, B., McDermott, P., Burmeister, J., Bossenberger, T., and Philip, P. Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and Concurrent Capecitabine for Pancreatic Cancer. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys., 59, 454-459 (2004). 7. Santanam, L., Yudelev, M, Burmeister, J. Applicability of Pencil Beam Model and Scatter Dose Model to Intensity Modulated Neutron Radiotherapy. Phys. Med. Biol., 49, 3751-3766 (2004). 8. Burmeister, J., McDermott, P. N., Bossenberger, T., Ben-Josef, E., Levin, K., Forman, J. D. Effect of MLC Leaf Width on the Planning and Delivery of SMLC IMRT Using the CORVUS Inverse Treatment Planning System. Med. Phys., 31, 3187-3193 (2004). 9. Burmeister, J., Kota, C., Yudelev, M., and Maughan, R.L. Boron Neutron Capture Enhancement of Fast Neutron Radiotherapy Utilizing a Moderated Fast Neutron Beam. Med. Phys., 32, 666-672 (2005). 10. Burmeister, J., Kota, C., and Maughan, R.L. Measured Microdosimetric Spectra and Therapeutic Potential of Boron Neutron Capture Enhancement of 252Cf Brachytherapy. Radiat. Res., 164, 312-318 (2005). 11. Liu, Q., McDermott, P., and Burmeister, J. Effect of respiratory motion on the delivery of breast radiotherapy using physical compensators and SMLC intensity modulation. Med. Phys., 34, 347-351 (2007). 12. Santanam, L., He, T., Yudelev, M., Forman, J., Orton, C., Van den Heuvel, F., Maughan, R. L., Burmeister, J. Intensity modulated neutron radiotherapy for the treatment of adenocarcinoma of the prostate. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys., 68, 1546-1556 (2007). 13. Burmeister, J., Alvarado, N., Way, S., McDermott, P. N., Bossenberger, T., Jaenisch, H., Patel, R., and Washington, T. Assessment and minimization of contralateral breast dose for conventional and intensity modulated breast radiotherapy. Med. Dos., 33, 6-13 (2008). 14. Joiner, M. C., Mogili, N. and Burmeister, J. Effective dose lost due to protraction of dose fractions during IMRT. In preparation for submission to Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. C. Research Support NIH/NCI R01 CA106835-01 “Hypofractionated IMRT for Localized Prostate Cancer” (NIH), PI-Mark Ritter, M.D., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. (07/01/05 – 06/30/09) Total Direct Costs: $1,000,000 (4 years). Varian Medical Systems “Biological Plan Evaluation and Optimization Tools for the Eclipse TPS”, PI-Jay Burmeister, Ph.D. (start date pending) Total Direct Costs: $260,000 (2 years). D. Academic Duties Director, Medical Physics Graduate Programs Director, Medical Physics Residency Program Director, Physics Section, Medical Resident Education Lecturing Duties: 2000 – present RAD 5010 – Introduction to Radiological Physics 2000 – present RAD 7040 – Radiation Dosimetry 2001 – present RAD 7080 – Radiotherapy Laboratory
  3. 3. 2004 – present RAD 7150 – Radiological Anatomy 2007 – present Radiological Physics for WSU Medical Residents 2000 – present Guest lecturer for Radiation Therapy Technologist program Student Advising: M.S. 2001 Jeff Richer - Commissioning of a Sector Integration Technique for Calculation of Relative Output Factors for Clinical Electron Beams from a Siemens Primus Accelerator 2002 Vijeshwar Sharma - The Effect of Air Gaps on Electron Beam Dose Output and Depth Dose Characteristics 2002 Nicolas Charest - A Head Immobilization Study Comparing Three Different Non-Invasive Immobilization Techniques for Fractionated Radiotherapy 2004 Sarah Way - Inverse-Planned IMRT for Breast Radiotherapy 2004 Nicole Alvarado - Minimization of Contralateral Breast Dose in Conventional and Intensity Modulated Breast Radiotherapy 2004 Qiang Liu - Effect of Respiratory Motion on the Delivery of Breast Radiotherapy Using Both Static and Dynamic Beam Modulation 2004 Adam Tazi - Optimization of SMLC Segment Shapes and Weights for Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer 2004 Adrian Nalichowski - Commissioning and Clinical Implementation of A MOSFET Dosimetry System 2005 Ahmed Aly - Implementation of an Algorithm to Determine Electron Output and Dmax Depth for Small Field Sizes and Large Air Gaps 2005 Pushkar Desai - MLC Quality Assurance for IMRT Delivery 2005 Bin Yao - Quantitative Verification of IMRT Intensity Maps Using an Amorphous Silicon Electronic Portal Imager 2005 Nagaraju Mogili - Effects of IMRT Treatment Time Prolongation on Tumor Cell Survival 2006 Lifeng Lin - MPACT – Multi-parameter Plan Analysis and Comparison Tool 2006 Jason Gong - Super-IMPOSE (Intensity Map Pre-treatment OverSight & Evaluation) – A Software Package for IMRT QA and its Clinical Application 2006 Pinky Sharma - Leakage Characteristics of Two Common Multi Leaf Collimators and the Implications for Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy 2006 Adam Evearitt – State of the Art in Image Guided Radiotherapy 2006 Scott Symington - Methods for Biological Plan Evaluation in Radiotherapy 2007 Yimei Huang - Effects of Dose Averaging on Tissue Response 2007 Mahalakshmi Srinivasan - Relative Biological Effectiveness (RBE) and Dosimetry of an 8 keV Photon Beam Generated Using a Miniature X-ray Tube 2007 Yun Wang - Image Guided Neutron Therapy: A Six Degree Correction Method Using Implanted Fiducial Markers 2007 Yixiang Liao - Use of Biological Indices for Optimization of Radiotherapy Treatment Plans 2007 Shalini Pandya - Effect of Plan Complexity on Accuracy of IMRT Plan Delivery 2008 Rana Al-Khayyat – Quantitative Evaluation of IMRT Delivery Accuracy Ph.D. Advisor: 2004 Lakshmi Santanam - Clinical Applications of IMRT to Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate: Portal Dose Verification and Intensity Modulated Neutron Radiotherapy Committee Member: 2002 Hector Garnica - Radiation Source Modeling for Monte Carlo-Based Treatment Planning Systems 2003 Jonathan Farr - A Compact Multileaf Collimator for Conventional and Intensity Modulated Fast Neutron Therapy 2006 Khalid Alyousef - A Novel Approach to Mixed Field Dosimetry Utilizing Silicon Based P-I-N Diodes 2006 Ahmed Hamed - Elliptic Flow Measurements of Inclusive Photons and Neutral Pion Reconstructions 2007 Carri Glide - Quantifying Breast Density for Improved Evaluation of Breast Cancer Risk
  4. 4. 2008 Janice Campbell – Development of Dose Response to Y-90 Microsphere Treatment of Metastatic Liver Cancer by Quantitative Analysis SPECT and PET Images E. Service Journal/Editorial: Associate Editor for Medical Physics journal Referee for Radiation Research journal Referee for IEEE – Transactions on Nuclear Science journal Referee for Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment Abstract reviewer for AAPM Annual Meetings Abstract reviewer for ASTRO Annual Meetings National/International Committees: Graduate Educational Program Review Committee of the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs AAPM Committee on the Education and Training of Medical Physicists American Board of Radiology Radiation Oncology Physics Exam Committee Member of AAPM Task Group #119 – “IMRT Quality Assurance” Member of AAPM Task Group #127 – “Maintenance of Certification” Member of AAPM Task Group #159 – “Ethics Curriculum” Member of AAPM Task Group #168 – “Evaluation of Formation of Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs” Meeting Organization: Co-Director of 8th International Conference and Workshop “New and Future Developments in Radiotherapy”, San Diego, CA, Nov. 12-14, 2004 Director of 2007 Annual Great Lakes Chapter – American Association of Physicists in Medicine Young Investigators and Professional/Educational Symposium, Birmingham, MI, May 12, 2007 Co-Director of Great Lakes Chapter – American Association of Physicists in Medicine / Health Physics Society “Imaging Dosimetry in Diagnostic CT and Image Guided Radiotherapy Symposium”, Novi, MI Nov. 20, 2007 Co-Director of Wayne State University School of Medicine Annual ABR Oral Exam Review Course, Detroit, MI, 2003-present F. Current Research Topics Intensity modulated radiotherapy optimization Tomotherapy Radiobiological implications of intensity modulated radiotherapy Biological optimization of radiotherapy Intensity modulated neutron radiotherapy Boron Neutron Capture enhancement of fast neutron radiotherapy Microdosimetry for neutron radiotherapy Electron beam dosimetry Radiation detector design