Ulrich W. Langner, PhD, DABR

Ulrich W. Langner, PhD, DABR

Associate Medical Physicist

Phone: 401-444-4093
Email: ulangner@lifespan.org

Mailing address:
Department of Radiation Oncology
Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI  02903

Biography

2019-Present: Associate Medical Physicist, Rhode Island Hospital
2018: Clinical Associate Professor, Chief of Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, Boston University Medical Center
2018: Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine 
2014-2018: Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
2011-2014: Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Medicine, University of Kentucky 
2009-2011: Instructor, Department of Radiation Medicine, University of Kentucky 
2006-2009: Postdoc, Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University
2005-2006: Postdoc, Heliospheric Physics, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
2004-2005: Postdoc, Heliospheric Physics, Ruhr-Universitaet, Bochum, Germany

Education

2004: PhD, Heliospheric Physics, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, South Africa
2001: MSc, Physics, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, South Africa
1999: BSc, Physics/Applied Mathematics/Mathematics, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, South Africa

Publications

Selected Publications:

  • Yamamoto, T., U. W. Langner, B.W. Loo Jr., J. Shen, P.J. Keall, Retrospective analysis of artifacts in four-dimensional CT images of 50 abdominal and thoracic radiotherapy patients, International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 72 (4), 1250-1258, 2008.
  • Langner, U. W. and P.J. Keall, Prospective displacement and velocity based cine 4D CT, Medical Physics, 35 (10), 4501-4512, 2008.
  • Langner, U.W. and P.J. Keall, Accuracy in the localization of thoracic and abdominal tumors using respiratory displacement, velocity, and phase, Medical Physics, 36 (2), 386-393, 2009.
  • Langner, U.W. and P.J. Keall, Quantification of artifact reduction with real-time cine four-dimensional computed tomography acquisition methods, International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 76 (4), 1242-1250, 2010. Published in Issue Highlights section 7.
  • Langner, U.W., J.A. Molloy, J.F. Gleason, J.M. Feddock, A feasibility study using TomoDirect for craniospinal irradiation, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 14 (5), 2013.
  • Sethi, P., A. Jyoti, E. P. Swindell, R. Chan, U. W. Langner, J. M. Feddock, R. Nagarajan, T. V. O’Halloran, M. Upreti, 3D tumor tissue analogs and their orthotopic implants for understanding tumortargeting of microenvironment-responsive nanosized chemotherapy and radiation, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, August, 2015.
  • Eley, J.G., Strauss, D., Langner, U. W., Polyenergetic Data Acquisition using a Video-Scintillator Detector for Scanned Proton Beams”, International Journal of Particle Therapy, Vol. 3, No. 3, 392-397, 2017.
  • Langner, U. W., Eley, J.G., Dong, L., Langen, K., Comparison of multi-institutional Varian ProBeam pencil beam scanning proton beam commissioning data, J Appl Clin Med Phys. doi:10.1002/acm2.12078, 2017.
  • Poulsen P. R., J. Eley, U. W. Langner, C. B. Simone II, K. Langen, Efficient interplay effect mitigation for proton pencil beam scanning by spot-adapted layered repainting evenly spread out over the full breathing cycle, International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.09.043, 2017.
  • Langner, U. W., J. G. Eley, M. Guerrero, K. Langen, S. Mossahebi, M. Zhu, W. D’Souza, B. Yi, A method to deliver energy modulated planar proton arc therapy (EMPPAT), The Journal of Proton Therapy, 3 (1), doi:10.14319/jpt.31.2, 2017.
  • Langner, U. W., Mundis, M., Strauss, D., Zhu, M. and Mossahebi, S., A comparison of two pencil beam scanning treatment planning systems for proton therapy, J Appl Clin Med Phys. doi:10.1002/acm2.12235, 2017.