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Michael Ashenafi, M.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 276-4551

Fax: (585) 756-0267

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Professional Background

Michael Ashenafi is a Medical Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern University in 2002. He received his MS degree in Medical and Health Physics from Louisiana State University in 2006. Prior to joining University of Rochester, he worked as Assistant Professor at Medical University of South Carolina for 12 years.

His research interests include:
• Practical clinical workflow for image-guided HDR Brachytherapy
• Tomotherapy

Credentials

Education

2002
BS | Southern University
Physics

2006
MS | Louisiana State University
Medical and Health Physics

Awards

2017 - 2017
Recipient of Integrating Radiobiology with Medical Physics (IBPRO) scholarship
Location: Detroit, MI

2006 - 2006
Young Investigator (1st place)
Sponsor: Southwest Reg. Chapter of the American Association of Physics
Location: Baton Roughe, LA

2005
National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
Location: Baton Rouge, LA

2002
Grand Marshall
Location: Baton Rouge, LA

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/2018
Gapsis BC, Warren NA, Nutaitis MJ, Bonaparte LA, Cooper SL, Ashenafi M, Grossniklaus HE, Magrath GN. "Iris melanoma presenting as childhood glaucoma." American journal of ophthalmology case reports.. 2018 Sep 0; 11:56-60. Epub 2018 May 26.

12/2017
Orwat KP, Beckham TH, Cooper SL, Ashenafi MS, Anderson MB, Guimaraes M, Yamada R, Marshall DT. "Pretreatment albumin may aid in patient selection for intrahepatic Y-90 microsphere transarterial radioembolization (TARE) for malignancies of the liver." Journal of gastrointestinal oncology.. 2017 Dec 0; 8(6):1072-1078.

1/2017
McDonald DG, Jacqmin DJ, Mart CJ, Koch NC, Peng JL, Ashenafi MS, Fugal MA, Vanek KN. "Validation of a modern second-check dosimetry system using a novel verification phantom." Journal of applied clinical medical physics. 2017 Jan 0; 18(1):170-177.

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