Emily Hirata, Ph.D.
Dr. Hirata is an Assistant Professor and Chief of Clinical Physics at the UCSF Department of Radiation Oncology. She received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Hawaii. She is certified by the American Board of Radiology in therapeutic radiologic physics, and has served as an accreditation surveyor for the American College of Radiology. Her clinical interests range from high dose rate brachytherapy and external beam photon radiotherapy, including specialized systems such as TomoTherapy. She is also interested in treatment planning systems, optimization algorithms, and respiration and motion management strategies..
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.
|2015-2018||The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI,||Clinical Operations Manager||Radiation Oncology|
|2008-2018||The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI||Chief Medical Physicist||Radiation Oncology|
|2012-present||American College of Radiology||Accreditation Physicist Surveyor||Radiation Oncology|
|2003-2008||The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI||Medical Physicist||Radiation Oncology|
Y. Kuang, L Wu, E. Hirata, K. Miyazaki, M. Sato, S. Kwee, Volumetric Modulated Arc therapy Planning for Primary Prostate Cancer With Selective Intraprostatic Boost Determined by 18F-Choline PET/CT. Int J Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. Vol 91, Issue 5, 2015
J. Fagerstrom, E. Hirata. Surface dose effects of linen coverings for breast and chest wall patients. Radiation Therapist, 2014
E. Y. Hirata, C. Cunningham, J. A. Micka, H. Keller, M. W. Kissick, and L. A. DeWerd. Low dose fraction behavior of high sensitivity radiochromic film. Med. Phys. 32, 1054 (2005)