Deanna H. Pafundi, Ph.D.

  1. Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English
  • Image-guided radiation therapy
  • Motion management in radiation therapy
  • Deformable and rigid image registration
  • Atlas-based image segmentation technique
  • MRI (conventional and advanced), MRE and PET imaging for treatment planning and response assessment
  • Artificial intelligence applications in radiation therapy
  • Radiomics in radiation therapy
Jax

Jacksonville, Florida

  1. 2012
    Fellow - Therapeutic Medical Physics clinical and research fellowhipTherapeutic Medical Physics Fellow, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2009
    Doctor of Philosophy - Nuclear and Radiological Engineering Sciences; Medical Health PhysicsUniversity of Florida
  3. 2006
    Master of Science - Nuclear and Radioloigical Engineering; Medical Health PhysicsUniversity of Florida
  4. 2004
    BS with Distinction - Nuclear and Radiological EngineeringUniversity of Florida

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Therapeutic Medical PhysicsAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Teach of the year award for the Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Medical PhysicsTeacher of the Year by the Mayo Fellows' Association
  2. 2011
    Moreton Fellow - recognition of outstanding research contributionsDepartment of Radiation Oncology
  3. 2010
    John Earle/Davenport FellowDepartment of Radiation Oncology
  4. 2007
    Institute of Physics (IOP) Select Paper AwardPhysics in Medicine and Biology
  5. 2004
    Health Physics Pre-Doctoral Fellowship AwardUnited States Department of Energy
  6. 2003
    Roberto Pagano Academic Scholarship AwardDepartment of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, University of Florida
  7. 2002
    Pound Engineering Academic Scholarship AwardCollege of Engineering, University of Florida
  8. 2001
    All-American Scholar Collegiate AwardUniversity of Florida
  9. 2001
    Dean's ListCollege of Engineering, University of Florida

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Working Group for Imaging for Treatment Assessment
  2. 2017 - present
    ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Working Group for Imaging in Treatment Planning
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Therapy Imaging Subcommittee
  4. 2016 - present
    Vice ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Working Group for Imaging in Treatment Planning
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberDepartment of Radiation Oncology Research Executive Committee
  6. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Working Group for Imaging in Treatment Planning
  7. 2013 - 2018
    MemberBreast Cancer Working Group, Department of Radiation Oncology
  8. 2012 - 2017
    MemberBrachytherapy Working Group, Department of Radiation Oncology
  9. 2012 - 2018
    MemberMachine Group, Department of Radiation Oncology
  10. 2012 - present
    MemberTreatment Planning Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  11. 2012 - present
    MemberPhysics Education Steering Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology
  12. 2012 - present
    Full MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
  13. 2011 - present
    Associate MemberAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
  14. 2011 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  15. 2009 - 2012
    Junior MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
  16. 2009 - present
    MemberNorth Central Chapter, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  17. 2006
    MemberStudent Advisory Council, College of Engineering, University of Florida
  18. 2005 - 2009
    Student MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
  19. 2005 - 2006
    Past PresidentSociety of Health and Medical Physics Students
  20. 2004 - 2005
    Vice PresidentSociety of Health and Medical Physics Students
  21. 2003 - 2009
    MemberSociety of Health and Medical Physics Students
  22. 2003 - 2004
    Vice PresidentAlpha Nu Sigma Nuclear Engineering Honor Society
  23. 2000 - 2009
    MemberAmerican Institute of Chemical Engineers
  24.  
    MemberAlpha Nu Sigma Nuclear Engineering Honor Society