Dae Han PhD

Educational Background

B.A. Yonsei University, South Korea, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, (2008)

B.A. Yonsei University, South Korea, Physics, (2008)

M.S., University of California, San Diego, Electrical Engineering, (2012)

Ph.D. University of California, San Diego, Electrical Engineering, (2015)

Medical physics resident, UC San Francisco (2015-2017).

Patents

Song WY, Scanderbeg D, Han D, Webster MJ. Brachytherapy applicator and methods for generating anisotropic directional radiation profiles. Filed 10/7/2013 UCSD Case No. SD2013-082 & SD2014-057.

Publications

Han D, Webster MJ, Scanderbeg D, Yashar C, Choi D, Song B, Devic S, Ravi A, Song WY. Direction Modulated Brachytherapy (DMBT) for HDR Treatment of Cervical Cancer (I): Theoretical Design. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014;89(3):666-673.

Webster M, Devic S, Vuong T, Han D, Scanderbeg D, Choi D, Song B, Song WY. HDR Brachytherapy of Rectal Cancer Using a Novel Grooved-Shielding Applicator Design. Med Phys 2013;40(9):091704-1-091704-10.

Webster M, Devic S, Vuong T, Han D, Park JC, Scanderbeg D, Lawson J, Song B, Watkins WT, Pawlicki T, Song WY. Dynamic modulated brachytherapy (DMBT) for rectal cancer. Med Phys 2013;40(1):011718.

Conference Presentations

D Han, K Tanderup, H Safigholi, A Soliman, D Scanderbeg, Z Liu, W Song. A Comprehensive Planning Comparison Study Between a Novel Direction Modulated Brachytherapy Tandem Applicator and Conventional T&R Applicator for Image Guided Cervical Cancer Brachytherapy. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

D Han, H Safigholi, A Soliman, D Scanderbeg, Z Liu, W Song. Utility of Gold Wires to Optimize Intensity Modulation Capacity of a Novel Directional Modulated Brachytherapy Tandem Applicator for Image Guided Cervical Cancer Brachytherapy. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

H Safigholi, D Han, A Soliman, A Soleimani Meigooni, D Scanderbeg, W Song. Investigation of Various MR-Compatible Shielding Materials for Direction Modulated Brachytherapy (DMBT) Tandem Applicator for Cervical Cancer Treatment. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

H Safigholi, D Han, A Soliman, A Soleimani Meigooni, W Song. Utility of the Two Candidate 192-Ir and 169-Yb HDR Sources for Use with a Novel Direction Modulated Brachytherapy Tandem Applicator for Cervical Cancer Treatment. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

H Safigholi, D Han, A Soliman, A Soleimani Meigooni, D Scanderbeg, W Song. Utility of the Combined Use of Two Types of HDR Sources with the Direction Modulation Brachytherapy (DMBT) Tandem Applicator for Cervical Cancer Treatment. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

H Safigholi, A Soleimani Meigooni, D Han, A Soliman, W Song. Evaluation of An Analytical Model for the Inter-Seed Attenuation Effect in 103-Pd Multi-Seed Implant Brachytherapy. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

A Elzibak, P Kager, D Han, H Safigholi, A Soliman, A Ravi, W Song. The CT Compatibility of a Novel Direction Modulated Brachytherapy (DMBT) Tandem Applicator for Cervical Cancer. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

A Soliman, A Elzibak, A Fatemi, H Safigholi, D Han, A Ravi, G Morton, W Song. A Novel Theoretical Framework for MRI-Only Image Guided LDR Prostate and Breast Brachytherapy Implant Dosimetry. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

A Soliman, A Elzibak, A Fatemi, H Safigholi, D Han, E Leung, A Ravi, W Song. Comparison of MR Image Quality of Various Brachytherapy Applicators for Cervical Cancer. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

A Soliman, A Elzibak, A Fatemi, H Safigholi, D Han, E Leung, A Ravi, W Song. Quantitative MRI Assessment of a Novel Direction-Modulated Brachytherapy Tandem Applicator for Cervical Cancer. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

A Elzibak, A Fatemi-Ardekani, A Soliman, S Mashouf, H Safigholi, D Han, A Ravi, G Morton, W Song. Towards MR-Only Image Guided Identification of Calcifications and Brachytherapy Seeds: Application to Prostate and Breast LDR Implant Dosimetry. AAPM, Anaheim, CA (2015)

Han D, Scanderbeg D, Yashar C, Song WY. A clinical case planning comparison study between a conventional T&O with free-hand-loaded needles with a DMBT-concept T&O applicator during an image guided adaptive brachytherapy of cervix cancer. ABS, Orlando, FL (2015).

Han D, Webster MJ, Scanderbeg D, Yashar C, Choi D, Song B, Devic S, Ravi A, Song WY. Direction Modulated Brachytherapy for HDR Treatment of Cervical Cancer. AAPM, Austin, TX (2014).

Han D, Webster MJ, Scanderbeg D, Yashar C, Choi D, Song B, Devic S, Ravi A, Song WY. Direction Modulated Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer. ASTRO, San Francisco, CA (2014).

Song WY, Han D, Webster MJ, Scanderbeg DJ, Yashar C. A novel intrauterine tandem design for HDR-DMBT of cervical cancer. ESTRO, Vienna, Austria (2014).

Webster MJ, Devic S, Vuong T, Han D, Scanderbeg D, Song WY. Intensity Modulated Brachytherapy For Rectal Cancer Using A Novel Grooved Shielding Design. AAPM, Indianapolis, IN (2013).

Webster MJ, Scanderbeg D, Yashar C, Han D, Song WY. Dynamic Modulated Brachytherapy For Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation. AAPM, Indianapolis, IN (2013).

Han D, Webster MJ, Scanderbeg D, Han Y, Yashar C, Song WY. Dynamic Modulated Brachytherapy For Cervical Cancer. AAPM, Indianapolis, IN (2013).

Han D, Webster M, Devic S, Vuong D, Scanderbeg D, Song WY. Dynamic Modulated Brachytherapy (DMBT): Robotic Applicator Design. AAPM, Charlotte, NC (2012).

Song WY, Webster M, Han D, Enick J, Scanderbeg D, Vuong T, Devic S. Dynamic modulated brachytherapy (DMBT): concept, design, and simulations. ESTRO World Congress of Brachytherapy, Barcelona, Spain (2012).