HarmsAssistant Professor

Areas of Interest: 
Medical physics




Physical Address

Hazelrig Salter Radiation Oncology
Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Adminstrative Contact
Sunny Scott
205.975.7828
sscott@uabmc.edu

Research Interests

Automated treatment planning, deep learning for adaptive radiotherapy, deformable image registration, and motion management.

Education and Postdoctoral Training

Bachelor of Science, Physics, Austin Peay State University, 2014
Master of Science, Medical Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2105
Doctor of Philosophy, Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018
Therapy Physics Residency, Emory University, 2021

Awards and Honors

2021, Best in Physics, ASTRO Annual Meeting Travel Award in Physics, Presentation: “Cardiac Motion and its Impact on Target Coverage during SBRT for Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia”
2019, 3rd Place, Emory Radiation Oncology Resident Research Day, Presentation: “Applications of Imaging for Reducing Proton Treatment Uncertainty”
2016, Student Travel Grant, Conference on Applications of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Presentation: “Source Effects on Image Quality in Active Interrogation Applications”
2012, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Austin Peay University, Project: Beginning Desktop NMR
2012, Featured in NBC Sports Article, “Austin Peay Forward Joe Harms is Smarter Than You” by Eric Angevine
2012-2013, Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll
2012, Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honors Society
2012, Scholar Athlete, Men’s Basketball, Austin Peay State University
2010-2014, Dean’s List, Austin Peay State University
2010-2014, President’s Emerging Leaders Program, Austin Peay State University

Publications