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CURRICULUM VITAE

Jason Rownd MS
Instructor
Department of Radiation Oncology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert East Clinics
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/29/1983 - 06/12/1987 BS, Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
09/02/1987 - 05/21/1989 MS, Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
09/02/1993 - 05/21/1995 MS, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
06/1995 - 06/1996 Medical Physics Resident, Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
02/1997 - 06/1997 Instructor, Clinical Faculty, Radiation Oncology, St. louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO
06/1997 - 12/2017 Sr. Medical Physicist, Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
01/2018 - Present Instructor, Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/01/2009 - Present Chair, Radiation Safety Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
08/1987 - 07/1993 Research Assistant, Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
08/1993 - 05/1995 Research Assistant, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
07/1996 - 01/1997 Research Associate, Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics, University of Louisville - Brown Cancer Center

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
04/2000
None
 
MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
01/1995 - Present American Association of Physicists in Medicine (Member)
2003 - 2005 American Associate of Physicists in Medicine, North Central Chapter (Secretary/Treasurer)
2008 American Association of Physicists in Medicine, North Central Chapter (President)

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Regional
Rownd JJ, HDR Physics Cylinder, American Bradytherapy Society Meeting Annual Meeting, 05/2003 - Present
 
National
Rownd, JJ, Madsen, EL, Zagzebski, JA, Frank GR, Rownd, JJ, Madsen, EL, Zagzebski, JA, Frank GR, Presented at AIUM, 03/1995
Rownd JJ, HDR Physics: Cylinder, American Brachytherapy Society Annual Meeting, 05/2003
Rownd JJ, HDR Physics: Changing from LDR to HDR, American Brachytherapy Society Annual Meeting, 05/2003
Rownd JJ, HDR Physics: Cylinder, American Brachytherapy Society GYN School, 07/2005
Rownd JJ, HDR Physics: Tandem&Rings., American Brachytherapy Society GYN School, 07/2005
Rownd JJ, AAPM summer school faculty and summer school book chapter(s), AAPM, 2005
Rownd JJ, HDR Physics: Tandem&Ring., American Brachytherapy Society BYN School, 07/2007
Rownd JJ, Image Based HDR Brachytherapy, CIRMS, 2007
Rownd, JJ, Minicourse: Image Optimization for Treatment Planning—Pelvis (Genitourinary) Part B: Brachytherapy., RSNA, 2007
Rownd JJ, Imaged Based HDR Brachytherapy Treatment Planning, NCCAAPM Fall Chapter Meeting, NCCAAPM, 2007
Rownd JJ, Imaged Based HDR Brachytherapy Treatment Planning. Essentials in Brachytherapy: A Scientific Workshop Focused on the Advancements of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Breast, GYN, Prostate and Skid Surface Cancers., 02/2008
Rownd JJ, Imaged Based HDR Brachytherapy Treatment Planning. Essentials in Brachytherapy: a Scientific Workshop Focused on Advancements in High Dose Rate Brachytherapy, 06/2008
Rownd JJ, Minicourse: Image Optimization for Treatment Planning - Pelvis (Genitourinary) Part B: Brachy Therapy, RSNA, 2008
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Rownd JJ, Madsen EL, Zagzebski JA, Frank GR, Dong F. Phantoms and automated system for testing the resolution of ultrasound scanners. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1997;23(2):245-60.
2. Zhu XR, Gillin MT, Ehlers K, Lopez F, Grimm DF, Rownd JJ, Steinberg TH. Dependence of virtual wedge factor on dose calibration and monitor units. Med Phys. 2001 Feb;28(2):174-7.
3. Zhu XR, Gillin MT, Jursinic PA, Lopez F, Grimm DF, Rownd JJ. Comparison of dosimetric characteristics of Siemens virtual and physical wedges. Med Phys. 2000 Oct;27(10):2267-77.
4. Mai J, Erickson B, Rownd J, Gillin M. Comparision of four different dose specification methods for high-dose-rate intracavitary radiation for treatment of cervical cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2001 Nov 15;51(4):1131-41.
5. Zhu XR, Jursinic PA, Grimm DF, Lopez F, Rownd JJ, Gillin MT. Evaluation of Kodak EDR2 film for dose verification of intensity modulated radiation therapy delivered by a static multileaf collimator. Med Phys. 2002 Aug;29(8):1687-92.
6. Yoo S, Grimm D, Zhu R, Jursinic P, Lopez F, Rownd J, Gillin M. Clinical implementation of AAPM TG61 protocol for kilovoltage x-ray beam dosimetry. Med Phys. 2002 Oct;29(10):2269-73.
7. Zhu XR, Yoo S, Jursinic PA, Grimm DF, Lopez F, Rownd JJ, Gillin MT. Characteristics of sensitometric curves of radiographic films. Med Phys. 2003 May;30(5):912-9.
8. Mai J, Rownd J, Erickson B. CT-guided high-dose-rate dose prescription for cervical carcinoma: the importance of uterine wall thickness. Brachytherapy. 2002;1(1):27-35.
9. Pötter R, Dimopoulos J, Kirisits C, Lang S, Haie-Meder C, Briot E, Dumas I, Van Limbergen E, De Brabandere M, Nulens A, Erickson B, Rownd J, Petrow P. Recommendations for image-based intracavitary brachytherapy of cervix cancer: the GYN GEC ESTRO Working Group point of view: in regard to Nag et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2004;60:1160-1172). Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 May 01;62(1):293-5; author reply 295-6.
10. Erickson B, Eifel P, Moughan J, Rownd J, Iarocci T, Owen J. Patterns of brachytherapy practice for patients with carcinoma of the cervix (1996-1999): a patterns of care study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Nov 15;63(4):1083-92.
11. Pötter R, Haie-Meder C, Van Limbergen E, Barillot I, De Brabandere M, Dimopoulos J, Dumas I, Erickson B, Lang S, Nulens A, Petrow P, Rownd J, Kirisits C, GEC ESTRO Working Group. Recommendations from gynaecological (GYN) GEC ESTRO working group (II): concepts and terms in 3D image-based treatment planning in cervix cancer brachytherapy-3D dose volume parameters and aspects of 3D image-based anatomy, radiation physics, radiobiology. Radiother Oncol. 2006 Jan;78(1):67-77.
12. Bradley JA, Kleinman SH, Rownd J, King D, Hackbarth D, Whitfield R, Wang D. Adjuvant high dose rate brachytherapy for soft tissue sarcomas: initial experience report. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2011 Mar;3(1):3-10. PMCID: PMC5108830
13. Beriwal S, Demanes DJ, Erickson B, Jones E, De Los Santos JF, Cormack RA, Yashar C, Rownd JJ, Viswanathan AN, American Brachytherapy Society. American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for interstitial brachytherapy for vaginal cancer. Brachytherapy. 2012 Jan-Feb;11(1):68-75.
14. Small W Jr, Beriwal S, Demanes DJ, Dusenbery KE, Eifel P, Erickson B, Jones E, Rownd JJ, De Los Santos JF, Viswanathan AN, Gaffney D, American Brachytherapy Society. American Brachytherapy Society consensus guidelines for adjuvant vaginal cuff brachytherapy after hysterectomy. Brachytherapy. 2012 Jan-Feb;11(1):58-67.
15. Kharofa J, Morrow N, Kelly T, Rownd J, Paulson E, Rader J, Uyar D, Bradley W, Erickson B. 3-T MRI-based adaptive brachytherapy for cervix cancer: treatment technique and initial clinical outcomes. Brachytherapy. 2014 Jul-Aug;13(4):319-25.
 
Patents
1. "Automated System and Method for Testing Resolution of Ultrasound Scanners, Madsen, et al, Patent #P96167US