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CURRICULUM VITAE

Slade J. Klawikowski PhD
Instructor
Department of Radiation Oncology

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

EDUCATION:
1996 BS in Physics and Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI
2003 PhD in Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
06/2011 - 07/2014 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Radiation Physics-Patient Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
2014 - 07/2017 Medical Physics Residency, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2017 - Present Medical Physicist (Medical Contractor), Department of Radiation Oncology, Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
07/2017 - Present Medical Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
01/2018 - Present Instructor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
06/1998 - 12/2003 Doctoral Candidate, Department of Physics, Observational Cosmology, Doctoral thesis, “A search for the Cosmic Microwave Background Polarization and Foreground Contaminants", University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2004 - 2007 Laboratory Cryogenics Sales Engineer, Janis Research Company, Wilmington, MA
2007 - 2009 Custom Sales/Design Engineer, Janis Research Company, Wilmington, MA
2009 - 2010 Test/Assembly Laboratory Supervisor, Janis Research Company, Wilmington, MA
01/2011 - 06/2011 Research Assistant II, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Part I Medical Physics Therapy Boards (passed 2018)
None
 
MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2012 - Present American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (Member)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2016 - 2017 Member, Medical Physics Residency Educational Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Primary Physicist, VA Hospital Artiste Medical Accelerator, Zablocki VA Medical Center
2017 - Present Primary Physicist, VA Hospital MIM Clinical Database Maintenance and Clinical Workflow Creation, Zablocki VA Medical Center
2017 - Present Instructor, New Employee Radiation Oncology Departmental Safety Walk-Through, Froedtert Hospital

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
05/2013 - 06/2014 Volunteer for New Employee Acclimation & Assistance, MD Anderson Buddy Mentoring Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Pending
Peer Review
Title:
Identifying early markers of radiation therapy-induced cardiotoxicity in lung cancer and studying effects of radiation dose distribution on regional cardiac function using an optimized short MRI scan (eBridge: FP00015389)
PI:
El-Sayed Ibrahim
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Regional
Klawikowski SJ, Yang J, Adamovics J, Ibbott GS, Gamma Knife Perfexion Output Factor Measurements Using PRESAGE 3D Optical Dosimeters (Poster Presentation), American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 08/2013
Christensen EN, Hunter L, Stingo F, Klawikowski SJ, Court LE, Determination of CT texture variability among several CT scanners (Oral Presentation), American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, 08/2013
 
National
Klawikowski SJ, Yang J, Grant R, Ibbott G, Optimizing Gamma Knife Quality Control: Output Factor and 3D Gamma Analysis Using PRESAGE Dosimeters (Poster Presentation), American Radium Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 04/2013
Klawikowski S, Tai A, Ates O, Ahunbay E, Li XA, A fast 4D IMRT/VMAT planning method based on segment aperture morphing (Oral Presentation), American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 08/2015
Klawikowski S, Christian J, Schott D, Zhang M, Li, XA, Development of a Radiomics-based Pancreatic Cancer Radiation Therapy Response Prediction Model (Pilot Study) (Oral Presentation), American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 08/2016
Klawikowski S, Christian J, Schott D, Li XA, Quantitative Imaging Biomarker Reproducibility Testing in Pancreatic Cancer CT Texture Analysis Study (Oral Presentation), American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 08/2017
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2016 - Present RTT Student Primary Physics Instructor
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2017 - Present Medical Physics Certificate Program Instructor/Lecturer
2017 - Present Medical Physics Resident Program Special Procedures Rotation Instructor: TSI and TBI
2018 - Present Medical Physics Resident Program Treatment Planning Instructor
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
1993 - 1996 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Tutor, Physics and Astronomy
1996 - 1997 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Teaching Assistant, Introductory Engineering Physics 201
1996 - 1998 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tutor, General Physics
1996 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Teaching Assistant, General Introductory Physics 103
1997 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Teaching Assistant, Introductory Engineering Physics 202
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
Research Programs
2012 Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Series, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
 
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Beeken RB, Haase AT, Hoerman BH, and Klawikowski SJ. The Effect of Non-Stoichiometry in Ag3SBr, Solid State Ionics, 509: 113-115, 1998.
2. Walch B, Thumm U, Stockli M, Cocke CL, Klawikowski S. Angular Distributions of Projectiles Following Electron Capture from C60 by 2.5-keV Ar8+, Physical Review A, 58: 1261-1266, 1998.
3. Keating BG, O'Dell CW, de Oliveira-Costa A, Klawikowski S, Stebor N, Piccirillo L, Tegmark M, Timbie PT. A limit on the large angular scale polarization of the cosmic microwave background, Astrophysical Journal, Letters, v 560, n 1, pt.2, p L1-4, 10 October, 2001.
4. Piccirillo L, dall'Oglio G, Farese P, Gundersen J, Keating B, Klawikowski S, Knox L, Levy A, Lubin P, O'dell C, Timbie P, Ruhl J. COMPASS: A 2.6 m telescope for CMBR polarization studies, AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 616, pp. 183-186, 2002.
5. Farese PC, Dall'Oglio G, Gundersen JO, Keating BG, Klawikowski S, Knox L, Levy A, Lubin PM, O'Dell CW, Peel A, Piccirillo L, Ruhl J, Timbie PT. COMPASS: an instrument for measuring the polarization of the CMB on intermediate angular scales, New Astronomy Reviews, Volume 47, Issue 11-12, p. 1033-1046, December, 2003.
6. Farese PC, Dall'Oglio G, Gundersen JO, Keating BG, Klawikowski S, Knox L, Levy A, Lubin PM, O'Dell CW, Peel A, Piccirillo L, Ruhl J, Timbie PT. COMPASS: An upper limit on cosmic microwave background polarization at an angular scale of 20', Astrophysical Journal, v 610, n 2, pt.1, p 625-34, August, 2004.
7. Klawikowski SJ, Zeringue C, Wootton LS, Ibbott GS, Beddar SA. Preliminary evaluation of the dosimetric accuracy of the in vivo plastic scintillation detector OARtrac system for prostate cancer treatments. Phys Med Biol. 2014 May 7;59(9):N27-36. PMCID: PMC4083835
8. Klawikowski SJ, Yang JN, Adamovics J, Ibbott GS. PRESAGE 3D dosimetry accurately measures Gamma Knife output factors. Phys Med Biol. 2014 Dec 7;59(23):N211-20. PMCID: PMC4285621
9. Schmid R, Tai A, Klawikowski S, Straza M, Ramahi K, LI X A, Robbins J. The Dosimetric Impact of Inter-fractional Organ-at-Risk Movement During Liver Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Oct 99(2); E719-E720
10. Klawikowski S, Tai A, Ates O, Ahunbay E, Li XA. A Fast 4D IMRT/VMAT Planning Method Based on Segment Aperture Morphing. Med Phys. 2018 Apr;45(4):1594-1602. PMID: 29394460
11. Schott, D, Gilat-Schmidt T, Hall W, Knechtges P, Noid G, Klawikowski S, Erickson B, LI X A. Delineating the GTV of the Day from Daily CTs Acquired During Radiation Therapy Delivery based on a Texture Analysis with Classifier Algorithms: A Proof-of-Concept Study. Submitted to PLOS One 10/2018.
12. Borkenhagen JF, Bergom C, Rapp CT, Klawikowski SJ, Rein LE, Gore EM. Dosimetric Predictors of Cardiotoxicity in Thoracic Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer. 2019 11;20(6):435-441.
13. Chen X, Paulson ES, Ahunbay E, Sanli A, Klawikowski S, Li XA. Measurement validation of treatment planning for a MR-Linac. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2019 Jul;20(7):28-38. PMCID: PMC6612768
14. Schmid RK, Tai A, Klawikowski S, Straza M, Ramahi K, Li XA, Robbins JR. The Dosimetric Impact of Interfractional Organ-at-Risk Movement During Liver Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2019 Nov;9(6):e549-e558.
15. Klawikowski S, Tai A, Ates O, Ahunbay E, Li XA. A fast 4D IMRT/VMAT planning method based on segment aperture morphing. Med Phys. 2018 Apr;45(4):1594-1602.
16. Klawikowski S, Yang J, Adamovics J, Ibbott G. SU‐E‐T‐125: Gamma Knife Perfexion Output Factor Measurements Using PRESAGE 3D Optical Dosimeters Medical Physics. June 2013;40(6):232.
17. Christensen E, Hunter L, Stingo F, Klawikowski S, Court L. TU‐C‐103‐08: Determination of CT Texture Variability Among Several CT Scanners Medical Physics. June 2013;40(6):438.
18. Beeken RB, Haase AT, Hoerman BH, Klawikowski SJ. The effect of non-stoichiometry in Ag<inf>3</inf>SBr Solid State Ionics. 1 December 1998;113-115:509-513.
19. B. Walch, U. Thumm, M. Stockli, S. Klawikowski, C.L. Cocke. Angular distributions of projectiles following electron capture from C60 by 2.5-keV Ar81 Physical Review A. .
20. Schott D, Schmidt TG, Hall W, Knechtges P, Noid G, Klawikowski S, Erickson B, Li XA. Estimation of changing gross tumor volume from longitudinal CTs during radiation therapy delivery based on a texture analysis with classifier algorithms: a proof-of-concept study. Quant Imaging Med Surg. 2019 Jul;9(7):1189-1200. PMCID: PMC6685807
21. Keating BG, O'Dell CW, de Oliveira-Costa A, Klawikowski S, Stebor N, Piccirillo L, Tegmark M, Timbie PT.. A limit on the large angular scale polarization of the cosmic microwave background Astrophysical Journal. Letters, v 560, n 1, pt.2, p L1-4, 10 October, 2001..
22. Piccirillo L, dall'Oglio G, Farese P, Gundersen J, Keating B, Klawikowski S, Knox L, Levy A, Lubin P, O'dell C, Timbie P, Ruhl J.. COMPASS: A 2.6 m telescope for CMBR polarization studies AIP Conference Proceedings. Volume 616, pp. 183-186, 2002..
23. Farese PC, Dall'Oglio G, Gundersen JO, Keating BG, Klawikowski S, Knox L, Levy A, Lubin PM, O'Dell CW, Peel A, Piccirillo L, Ruhl J, Timbie PT.. COMPASS: an instrument for measuring the polarization of the CMB on intermediate angular scales New Astronomy Reviews. Volume 47, Issue 11-12, p. 1033-1046, December, 2003..
24. Farese PC, Dall'Oglio G, Gundersen JO, Keating BG, Klawikowski S, Knox L, Levy A, Lubin PM, O'Dell CW, Peel A, Piccirillo L, Ruhl J, Timbie PT.. COMPASS: An upper limit on cosmic microwave background polarization at an angular scale of 20' Astrophysical Journal. v 610, n 2, pt.1, p 625-34, August, 2004..
 
Abstracts
1. Klawikowski SJ, Yang J, Grant R, Ibbott G. Optimizing Gamma Knife Quality Control: Output Factor and 3D Gamma Analysis Using PRESAGE Dosimeters. Poster Presentation, American Radium Society Annual Meeting, April 2013; Phoenix, AZ.
2. Christensen EN, Hunter L, Stingo F, Klawikowski SJ, Court LE. Determination of CT texture variability among several CT scanners. Oral Presentation, American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, August 2013; Indianapolis, IN.
3. Klawikowski SJ, Yang J, Adamovics J, Ibbott GS. Gamma Knife Perfexion Output Factor Measurements Using PRESAGE 3D Optical Dosimeters. Poster Presentation, American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, August 2013; Indianapolis, IN.
4. Christensen EN, Klawikowski SJ, Allen, P, McAleer MF, Rhines LD, Yang J, Brown PD, Chang EL, Settle SH, Ghia AJ. Outcomes in stereotactic body radiotherapy for spinal tumors: an updated MD Anderson experience with patterns of failure analysis. Poster Presentation, 4th Quadrennial Meeting of the World Federation of Neuro-Oncology, November 2013; San Francisco, CA.
5. Klawikowski S., Tai, A., Ates, O., Ahunbay, E., Li, X. A. A fast 4D IMRT/VMAT planning method based on segment aperture morphing. Oral Presentation, American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, August 2015; Charlotte, NC.
6. Klawikowski S., Christian J., Schott D., Zhang M, Li, X. A. Development of a Radiomics-based Pancreatic Cancer Radiation Therapy Response Prediction Model (Pilot Study). Oral Presentation, American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, August 2016; Anaheim, CA.
7. Borkenhagen J, Rapp CT, Klawikowski S, Rein, L, Gore EM. Early cardiotoxicity in thoracic radiotherapy for lung and esophageal cancer Poster Presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, September 2016; Boston, MA.
8. Rapp CT., Borkenhagen J, Klawikowski S, Rein, L, Gore EM. Risk factors predisposing to early radiation induced cardiotoxicity with definitive RT for lung and esophageal cancer Poster Presentation, American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, September 2016; Boston, MA.
9. Schmidt, R, Tai, A, Klawikowski, S, Robbins, J. The impact of inter-fractional organ movement on organs-at-risk during liver stereotactic body radiation therapy Oral Presentation, Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, November 2016; Chicago, IL.
10. Klawikowski, S, Christian, J, Schott, D, Li, X. A., Quantitative Imaging Biomarker Reproducibility Testing in Pancreatic Cancer CT Texture Analysis Study. Oral Presentation, American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, August 2017; Denver, CO.
11. Borkenhagen J, Rapp C, Klawikowski S, Rain S, Gore E. Dosimetric predictors of Cardiotoxicity in Thoracic Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer. Poster presentation American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, October 2018; San Antonio, TX.
12. Chen XF, Paulson ES, Ahunbay E, Klawikowski S, Li XA. Measurement Validation of Beam Model for High Field MR Linac Treatment Planning. Oral presentation American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, October 2018; San Antonio, TX.
13. Nasief H, Hall W, Schott D, Klawikowski S, Erickson E, Zheng X, LI XA. Delta Radiomics of Daily CTs Acquired During Chemoradiation Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer. Snap Oral presentation American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, August 2018; Nashville, TN.
14. Klawikowski S, Mostafaei F, LI XA, Patient Heart Motion Assessed with CINE-MRI. E-poster presentation American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, August 2018; Nashville, TN.