Education

Rutgers University, B.S., 06/2001, Physics
University of California, Santa Barbara, M.S., 06/2003, Physics
University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D., 06/2006, Physics
Brookhaven National Lab, Postdoctoral Fellow, 06/2007, Physics Dept.
University of California, San Francisco, Postdoctoral Scholar, 06/2009, Radiation Oncology

Honors & Awards

  • 2009
    Beyond the Abstract featured article, www.UroToday.com
  • 2009
    Resident Travel Award, American Brachytherapy Society Annual Meeting
  • 2011
    Best Physics Abstract, American Brachytherapy Society Annual Meeting
  • 2012
    IEEE CASE Best Application Paper Award, 2012 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, August 20-24, 2012, Seoul, Korea

Selected Publications

  1. Cunha JAM, Flynn R, Bélanger C, Callaghan C, Kim Y, Jia X, Chen Z, Beaulieu L Brachytherapy Future Directions.  View on PubMed
  2. Cunha A, Siauw T, Hsu IC, Pouliot J A method for restricting intracatheter dwell time variance in high-dose-rate brachytherapy plan optimization.  View on PubMed
  3. Pinnaduwage DS, Cunha JA, Weinberg V, Krishnamurthy D, Nash M, Hsu IC, Pouliot J A dosimetric evaluation of using a single treatment plan for multiple treatment fractions within a given applicator insertion in gynecologic brachytherapy.  View on PubMed
  4. Siauw T, Cunha A, Berenson D, Atamturk A, Hsu IC, Goldberg K, Pouliot J NPIP: A skew line needle configuration optimization system for HDR brachytherapy.  View on PubMed
  5. Siauw T, Cunha A, Atamtürk A, Hsu IC, Pouliot J, Goldberg K IPIP: A new approach to inverse planning for HDR brachytherapy by directly optimizing dosimetric indices.  View on PubMed
  6. Reed G, Cunha JA, Noworolski S, Kurhanewicz J, Vigneron D, Hsu IC, Pouliot J Interactive, multi-modality image registrations for combined MRI/MRSI-planned HDR prostate brachytherapy.  View on PubMed
  7. Krishnamurthy D, Weinberg V, Cunha JA, Hsu IC, Pouliot J Comparison of high-dose rate prostate brachytherapy dose distributions with iridium-192, ytterbium-169, and thulium-170 sources.  View on PubMed
  8. Cunha JA, Hsu IC, Pouliot J, Roach Iii M, Shinohara K, Kurhanewicz J, Reed G, Stoianovici D Toward adaptive stereotactic robotic brachytherapy for prostate cancer: demonstration of an adaptive workflow incorporating inverse planning and an MR stealth robot.  View on PubMed
  9. Foster W, Cunha JA, Hsu IC, Weinberg V, Krishnamurthy D, Pouliot J Dosimetric impact of interfraction catheter movement in high-dose rate prostate brachytherapy.  View on PubMed
  10. Cunha JA, Pickett B, Pouliot J Inverse planning optimization for hybrid prostate permanent-seed implant brachytherapy plans using two source strengths.  View on PubMed

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