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Bruce Thomadsen




    Phone: (608) 263-4183

    Mailing Address:
    B1143 Wi Institute Medical Research
    1111 Highland Ave
    Madison, WI 53705


  • B.A., Physics, University of Michigan
  • M.S., Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.S., Physics, Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison


  • Investigation of methods of quantization of radiation dose in tissue
  • Evaluation of dose distributions in tissue, particularly in brachytherapy, and in conformal treatment utilizing multimodality imaging
  • Measurement of radiation from various sources
  • Development and application of safety practices in radiation therapy


Recent Publications

Larry A DeWerd, Geoffrey S Ibbott, Ali S Meigooni, Michael G Mitch, Mark J Rivard, Kurt E Stump, Bruce R Thomadsen, Jack L M Venselaar
A dosimetric uncertainty analysis for photon-emitting brachytherapy sources: report of AAPM Task Group No. 138 and GEC-ESTRO.
Med Phys: 2011, 38(2);782-801

Bruce R Thomadsen, H Thompson Heaton, Shirish K Jani, Jeffery P Masten, Mary E Napolitano, Zoubir Ouhib, Chester S Reft, Mark J Rivard, T Tydings Robin, Manny Subramanian, Orhan H Suleiman
Off-label use of medical products in radiation therapy: summary of the report of AAPM Task Group No. 121.
Med Phys: 2010, 37(5);2300-11

Bruce R Thomadsen, Jeffrey F Williamson, Mark J Rivard, Ali S Meigooni
Anniversary paper: past and current issues, and trends in brachytherapy physics.
Med Phys: 2008, 35(10);4708-23

R G Selwyn, M A Avila-Rodriguez, A K Converse, J A Hampel, C J Jaskowiak, J C McDermott, T F Warner, R J Nickles, B R Thomadsen
18F-labeled resin microspheres as surrogates for 90Y resin microspheres used in the treatment of hepatic tumors: a radiolabeling and PET validation study.
Phys Med Biol: 2007, 52(24);7397-408

M A Meltsner, N J Ferrier, B R Thomadsen
Observations on rotating needle insertions using a brachytherapy robot.
Phys Med Biol: 2007, 52(19);6027-37