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Current Graduate Students

Sam Martocci
      MS in BME
Calibration of lung vessel sizing from CT Sept. 2019 --

Current Undergraduate Students

Aren Saini
      Biology
Time course of lung vasculature development in pre-term gestation infants
Recipient of 2018 UFCOM Research Scholars Program Award
Jan. 2018 --
Siri Ravuri
      Math & Statistics
Vascular pruning in rat model of PAH
Recipient of 2019 UFHCC Research Scholars Program Award
Recipient of 2020 UFCOM Research Scholars Program Award
Sept. 2018 --
Shoba Abraham
      Biochemistry
Validation of LV global longitudinal strain
Recipient of 2019 UF Emerging Scholars Program Award
Recipient of 2020 UFHCC Research Scholars Program Award
Recipient of Most Outstanding Undergraduate Presentation at the 2020 UFHCC Research Symposium
Sept. 2018 --
Enrico 'Eric' Bautista
      Physics
Lung CT non-linear deformable image registration
Recipient of 2020 UFCOM Research Scholars Program Award
Dec. 2018 --
Randi Dias
      Biology
Time course of lung vasculature development in pre-term gestation infants Jan. 2019 --
Anita Joseph
     
breast cancer mets growth modeling Sept. 2019 --
John Baldwin, Jr.
      Elec. Engr
breast cancer mets growth modeling Sept. 2019 --
Gabriela Canel
      Biology
breast cancer mets growth modeling Sept. 2019 --
Daniela Lucas
      BME
Oct. 2020 --
Kristina Wantman
      Health Education
Cost benefit analysis of surveillance imaging in breast cancer survivors Oct. 2020 --
Gabriel E. Coto Uralde
      CS
Oct. 2020 --

Former Grads

Shruti Siva Kumar
      PhD in BME
Modelling radiobiology of lung radiation toxicity
now: Research Associate, Case Western Reserve Univ. BME and Cardiovascular Medicine
Sept. 2015 -- Aug. 2020
Brandon Terracino
      MS in medical Physics
Proton therapy of lung radiation toxicity and gender differences Jan. 2018 -- Aug. 2020
Priyanka Pistowala
      MS in BME
auto-segmentation of cardiac MRI Jan. 2019 -- May 2020
Chia-Lung Chien
      MS in medical Physics
Finite element-based 3D deformable image registration
Now: PhD student in medical physics, Louisiana State Univ.
May 2015 --June 2018
Pooja Thakare
      MS in BME
Industry internship & Myocardial Perfusion changes after RT Jan. 2018 -- May 2019
Vishwas Jindal
      MS in BME
Myocardial Perfusion markers of regional cardiac radiation toxicity in breast cancer patients.
Now: PhD student in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, UF.
Sept. 2018 -- May 2019
Simone Mayes
      MS in Medical Science
Effect of race/ancestry on breast cancer metastases outcomes May 2015 -- May 2016
Simeng Zhu
      2nd year Med Student
Modelling patterns of breast cancer metastases May 2015 -- July 2015
Daniel Murff
      MS in BME/Med Phys
Realistic 3D virtual tumor CT image database 2013-- 2015
Sahil Manhas
      MS in BME
(non-thesis) Hessian matrix analysis for vessel extraction 2012-- 2013
Jiucheng Nie
      MS in BME
(non-thesis) Time-course of lung tissue radiation damage in SBRT patients 2012-- 2013
Ankit Salgia
      MS in bme
Automatic quantification from ct scans of morphological changes in pulmonary arterial vasculature in pulmonary artery hypertension 2011-- 2012
Siddharth Ray
      MS in BME
Perpendicular fiber tracking for fiber bundle analysis 2011-- 2012
Sindhuja Tirumalai Govindarajan
      MS in BME
Lung vessel segmentation in fibrotic lungs
Completed PhD in BME in 2021 from StonyBrook
President's Award for Distinguished Doctoral Student (5 given across univ.)
2009-11
Anitha Priya Krishman
      PhD in BME
Mechanisms of brain tumor recurrence through MRI DTI 2004-10
Robert Ambrosini
      MD/PhD BME
Brain tumor detection and growth quantification
{where now: Assistant Professor of Radiology, Univ. of Rochester}
2004-09
Divya Raman
      MS in BME
Modeling cancer cell migration in rat brain 2007-10
Sharmistha Chaudhuri
      MS in BME
Brain ventricle segmentation
{where now: Lead Software Engineer at GE Healthcare, NJ}
2007-10-
Peng Wang
      PhD in BME
Lung nodule detection and tissue dose-response
{where now: Medical Physicist, Private Practice, Michigan}
2002-07
Doug Clark
      MS in BME
Robotic Devices in Radiation Oncology
{where now: Medical Physicist, Univ. of Rochester}
2004-05
Deepa Bansal
      MS in BME
Tumor Motion Correction
{engineering consultant firm, Boston, MA, 2005-}
2004-05
Anitha Priya Krishman
      MS in BME
Finite Element Modeling of Prostate Seed Implantation 2003-06

Former Undergrads

Carlos Lezcano III
     
Racial disparities in brast cancer metastases
Recipient of 2019 UF ReTOOL Program Award
Sept. 2018 -- May 2020
Youssef Mohamed
     
Valitation of CT lung vessel segmentation Sept. 2018 -- May 2020
Anne Gormaley
     
Lung vessel sizing validation and vascular development in preterm neonates April 2016 -- May 2019
Sneh Parekh
     
3D modeling of the kidneys and major vessels for surgical planning.
Recipient of 2017 College of Medicine Research Scholars Program Award
Sept. 2015 -- May 2018
Alexandria Ozycz
     
Gender differences in lung vasculature development in pre-term gestation adolescents Sept. 2018 -- May 2019
David Prida
     
Lung vessel sizing validation and vascular development in preterm neonates
{where now: completing undergraduate studies}
April 2016 - Fall 2017
Steven Toffel
     
High dose radiation effects on lung vasculature
{where now: UF Medical School, 1st year}
Sept. 2015 - Aug. 2016
Alexandria Waler
     
Radiation effects on heart function in breast cancer patients
{where now: Univ. of Central Florida Medical School}
Sept. 2014 - May 2017
Sarah Eisenstadt
     
Effect of BRCA mutation on breast cancer metastases outcomes
{where now: Undergraduate student, Georgia Tech}
Sept. 2014 - June 2015
Eric Zang
     
left ventricular ejection fraction changes in breast cancer patients after RT
{where now: fall 2018 undergraduate student, Stanford Univ.}
June 2017 - July 2017
Matt Wilhelm
     
Radiation effects on lung vasculature in SRT patients
{where now: Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine}
Sept. 2013 -- 2015
Blake Boudreaux
     
Radiation effects on lung tissue/fibrosis in SRT patients 2014-- 2015
Heather Lacy
     
Lung vessel changes in childhood pulmonary arterial hypertension 2013-- 2015
Maria Fajardo
     
Lung vessel development in preterm neonates 2013-- 2014
John Walsh
      BS Candidate in BME
Lung nodule detection assessment2009-
Will Eddington
      BS Candidate in BME
Lung nodule detection assessment2009-
Jon Pecor
      BS in BME
Lung nodule detection2007-09
Mark DeAngelo
      BS in BME
Lung nodule detection2007-09
Lisa (Fountain) MacFadden
      BS in BME
Undergraduate Independent Research Project
{BME PhD candidate at Univ. of Utah}
2005-06
Michelle Gabriele
      BS in BME
Undergraduate Independent Research Project
{BME graduate student at University of Pittsburgh}
Spring 2003

REU Summer Students

Ranjit Sandhu
{where now: MD candidate at SUNY Upstate Medical Univ.}
2007-8
D'vone Jackson Creation of a Realistic Radiographic Chest Phantom
{Medical Physics PhD program at Duke Univ.}
2006
Auresa Thomas Brain Segmentation with Snakes
{BME PhD candidate at Univ. Michigan}
2005
Jesse Victor Lung Tumor Growth Quantification
{began Medical School Fall 2006}
2004
Ntungwe Sobe Brain Tumor Early Detection Algorithm 2004
Doug Clark Experimental Testing of Radiation Dose to Mobile Tumors (377K pdf)
{Medical Physicist at the University of Rochester}
2003
Andrea DeNunzio Analysis of 3D Tumor Detection Methods (328K pdf)
{Accenture, engineering consultant firm, Chicago, IL, 2005-}
2003
Paul Murdock Radiation Effects on Lung Tissue (150K jpg)
{BME MS, Univ. of Utah, 2004; President of PCM Industries, 2003-}
2002
Deepti Narla Lung Tissue Effects on Radiation (420K jpg)
{BME MS, Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2004; 2nd Med Student at UIUC}
2002
Dave Reynolds Dose perturbations from tumor motion
{BME PhD graduate (2008) from University of Rochester}
2001

UF High School Summer SSTP Students

Charles Williams Modeling breast cancer metastases
{where now: HS senior}
2019
Karen Copeland Characterizing normal lung vscular architecture
{Undergrad at Columbia, environmental engineering and music}
2018
Eric Zeng Heart radiation toxicity in breast cancer patients
{Undergrad at Stanford}
2017