Yan Yu, PhD, MBA, FAAPM, FASTRO

Yan Yu, PhD, MBA, FAAPM, FASTRO

Contact Dr. Yu

111 South 11th Street
Room G-321, Bodine Center
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-8855
(215) 503-2386 fax

Fellowship

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Board Certification

ABR Therapeutic Radiology Physics Ongoing Certification

Education

Queen Mary College, University of London, B.Sc. (Physics)
University College London (UCL), University of London, Ph.D. (Atomic Molecular Physics)
Simon Business School, University of Rochester, M.B.A. (Business Administration)

University Appointment

Professor and Vice Chair
Director of Medical Physics Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Robotic assisted radiation delivery, motion tracking.
  • Robotic brachytherapy. Smart needles.
  • Automated treatment planning.
  • NIR spectroscopy of acoustic radiation force mediated vascular effects for non-invasive cancer detection and therapeutic intervention. Multimodal optical imaging for cancer detection, disease mapping and IGT.
  • Nanoparticle dose enhancements.
  • Novel radiation dosimeters.
  • Medical physics performance metrics, work value, staffing models. Radiation oncology qualiaty measures.
  • Global Health.