Jacob Burmeister

Jacob Burmeister

Jacob Burmeister

Position Title

Professor - Clinical
Radiation Oncology

Office Location

Gershenson Radiation Oncology Center

Mailing Address

Karmanos Cancer Center
4100 John R Rd GE00RO
Detroit, MI 48201

Office Phone

313-576-9617

Office Fax

313-576-9637

Education Training

Education
(1999)  Ph.D. Medical Physics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(1995)  M.S. Physics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
(1992)  B.S. Physics, Alma College, Alma, MI

Professional Experience

Faculty Appointments
(2013-Present)  Professor, Department of Oncology (Radiation Oncology), Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(2003-Present)  Director, Medical Physics Graduate Program, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(2005-2013)  Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(1999-2005)  Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

Hospital or Other Professional Appointments
(2015-Present)  Chair, American Board of Radiology Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Exam Committee
(2015-Present)  Chair, Trainee Affairs Committee, Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs
(2014-Present)  Chair, ASTRO Physics Core Curriculum Subcommittee
(2011-Present)  Board Member, Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs
(2008-Present)  Chair, Radiation Safety Committee, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI
(2008-Present)  Member, Developmental Therapeutics / Molecular Imaging and Diagnostics Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI
(2007-Present)  Chief of Physics, Karmanos Cancer Center / Gershenson Radiation Oncology Center, Detroit, MI
(2005-Present)  Director of Physics Education, Department of Radiation Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
(2003-Present)  Member, Radiation Biology Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI
(2012-2014)  Vice Chair, ASTRO Physics Core Curriculum Subcommittee
(2008-2012)  Chairman, Committee on Medical Physicists as Educators, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
(2006-2008)  Board of Editors, Medical Physics Journal
(2006)  President, Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine
(2005)  Radiation Safety Officer
(2005)  Radiation Safety Liaison, Dept. of Radiation Oncology
(1999-2007)  Clinical Medical Physicist, Gershenson Radiation Oncology Center, Detroit, MI

Major Professional Societies

(2007-Present)  Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs
(2005-Present)  American Society for Therapeutics Radiology and Oncology
(1996-Present)  Great Lakes Chapter of American Association of Physicists in Medicine
(1996-Present)  American Association of Physicists in Medicine
(1997-2001)  International Society for Neutron Capture Therapy

Honors and Awards

(2015)  Wayne State University School of Medicine - College Teaching Award
(2014)  American Board of Radiology - Volunteer Service Award
(2013)  AAPM - Best Radiation Measurement Article
(2011)  Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine
(2009)  ASTRO/AAPM Radiation Oncology Physics Residency Training Grant Award
(2009)  WSUSOM Radiation Oncology Residency Program Teacher of the Year
(1998)  Great Lakes Chapter AAPM and HPS Norman Horwitz Medical Physics Research Award
(1993)  University of Illinois- List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by their Students

Courses taught

ROC 5010: Introduction to Radiological Physics
ROC 6710: Physics in Medicine
ROC 7040: Radiation Dosimetry
ROC 7890: Physics Seminars

Research Interests

IMRT Delivery/Optimization/QA
Tomotherapy
MR Guided Radiotherapy
Charged Particle Radiotherapy
High LET Radiotherapy and RBE Evaluation
Microdosimetry
Safety and QA in Radiotherapy

Publications

  1. Laub, S., Snyder, M., Burmeister, J. Technical Evaluation of TomoTherapy Automatic Roll Correction. J. Applied Clin. Med. Phys. 16, 80-89 (2015).
  2. *Gallo, J., *Kaufman, I., Bossenberger, T., Powell, R., Ramirez, E., Reynolds, R., Solberg, T., and Burmeister, J.  Single fraction spine SBRT end-to-end testing on TomoTherapy, Vero, TrueBeam, and CyberKnife treatment platforms using a novel anthropomorphic phantom.  J. Applied Clin. Med. Phys. 16, 170-182 (2015).
  3. Prisciandaro, J., Willis, C., Burmeister, J., Clarke, G., Das, R., Esthappan, J., Harkness, B., Patton, J., Peck, D., Pizzutiello, R., Sandison, G., White, S., Wichman, B, Ibbott, G., and Both, S.  Essentials and Guidelines for Clinical Medical Physics Residency Training Programs: Executive summary of AAPM Report Number 249.  J. Applied Clin. Med. Phys. 15, 4-13 (2014).
  4. Burmeister, J., McSpadden, E., Rakowski, J., Nalichowski, A., Yudelev, M., and Snyder, M.  Correlation of Admissions Statistics to Graduate Success in Medical Physics.  J. Applied Clin. Med. Phys. 15, 375-385 (2014).
  5. Prisciandaro, J., Willis, C., Burmeister, J., Clarke, G., Das, R., Esthappan, J., Gerbi, B., Harkness, B., Patton, J., Peck, D., Pizzutiello, R., Sandison, G., White, S., and Wichman, B.  Essentials and Guidelines for Clinical Medical Physics Residency Training Programs.  Report from the AAPM Work Group on Periodic Review of Medical Physics Residency Training.  (American Association of Physicists in Medicine, College Park, MD, 2013). Available from: http://www.aapm.org/pubs/reports/RPT_249.pdf

Complete List of Published Work in MyBibliography

Faculty Status

Rad-Onc

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