Joseph M. Modrick, PhD

Portrait
Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 01604-W Pomerantz Family Pavillion
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242
+1319-356-7137

Education

BS, Physics and Mathematics, University of Northern Iowa
MS, Theoretical Physics, University of Iowa
MS, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin - Wisconsin
PhD, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Licensure and Certifications

Therapeutic Medical Physics - American Board of Radiology

Publications

Kim, Y., Modrick, J. M., Pennington, E. C. & Kim, Y. (2016). Commissioning of 3D image-base treatment planning system for high-dose-rate brachytherapy of cervical cancer. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 17(2).

Anderson, J. W., Xia, J., Flynn, R. T., Modrick, J., Bhatia, S. K., Jacobson, G. M. & Kim, Y. (2013). High Resolution (3 Tesla) MRI-Guided, Conformal Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer: Consequences of Different High-Risk CTV Sizes. Journal of Contemorary Brachytherapy, 5(2), 101-109. PMID: 23878555.

Bockholt, N. A., DeRoo, E. M., Nepple, K. G., Modrick, J. M., Smith, M. C., Fallon, B., Hass, A., Tracy, C. R. & Brown, J. A. (2013). First 100 cases at a low volume prostate brachytherapy institution: learning curve and the importance of continuous quality improvement. Canadian Journal of Urology, 20(5), 6778-6783. PMID: 24128827.

Kim, Y., Muruganandham, M., Modrick, J. & Bayouth, J. E. (2011). Evaluation of artifacts and distortions of titanium applicators on 3.0-tesla MRI: Feasibility of titanium applicators in MRI-guided brachytherapy for gynecological cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 80(3), 947-955. PMID: 20934275.

Kim, Y., Modrick, J., Bayouth, J. E., Bhatia, S. K. & Jacobson, G. M. (2009). Logistics of Tandem and Ovoids HDR Plan Optimization in MRI-Guided Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer: Comparisons of Standard, Graphical, and Inverse Optimization. (Vols. 8). (2), pp. 121-122. Brachytherapy.

Kim, Y., Muruganandham, M., Bayouth, J. E., Waldron, T. J., Modrick, J., Bhatia, S. K. & Jacobson, G. M. (2009). Feasibility of Source Markers for a Titanium Tandem and Ovoids Applicator in MRI Guided Brachytherapy: Implications on Source Reconstruction on 3 Tesla MR Images. (Vols. 8). (2), pp. 121. Brachytherapy.

Olson, A. K., Bhatia, S. K., Jacobson, G. M., Modrick, J., Kim, Y. & Siochi, R. C. (2008). High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Carcinoma of the Uterine Cervix: A Comparison of Fraction Schemes and Development of Acute Toxicity. (Vols. 7). (2), pp. 154. Brachytherapy.

Kim, Y., Nixon, E., Modrick, J., Bhatia, S. K. & Jacobson, G. M. (2008). HDR Brachytherapy Tandem and Ovoid Titanium Applicator Safety Assessment in 3T MRI. (Vols. 7). (2), pp. 135. Brachytherapy.

Kim, Y., Huang, Y., Bayouth, J. E., Flynn, R. T., Bhatia, S. K., Jacobson, G. M. & Modrick, J. (2008). Dosimetric Consequences of the Prescription Point H of ABS Recommendation in the Era of MRI Guided Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer: Based on GYN GEC-ESTRO Recommendations of MRI Guided Brachytherapy. (Vols. 72). (1), pp. S586-587. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics.

Modrick, J., Jacobson, G. M. & Bayouth, J. E. (2008). Evaluation of Change in the Lumpectomy Cavity during Radiation Therapy by Weekly Ultrasound and by Daily Ultrasound Localization during the Radiation. (Vols. 72). (1), pp. S197. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics.

Modrick, J., Mackie, T. R. & Thomadsen, B. R. (2008). Energy Deposition Kernels at Low Photon Energy Including Coherent Scatter on a CD-ROM by American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

Kim, Y., Muruganandham, M., Bayouth, J. E., Modrick, J., Bhatia, S. K. & Jacobson, G. M. (2008). Evaluation of 3 Tesla MR Image Distortion and Artifacts in a Titanium Applicator Presence: Toward 3T MRI Guided HDR Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer. (Vols. 35). pp. 2970. Medical Physics.

Kim, Y., Modrick, J., Bayouth, J. E., Pennington, E., Bhatia, S. K. & Jacobson, G. M. (2008). Is a Volume-Based HDR Brachytherapy Optimization Algorithm Comparable to a Classic Line-Based One?: Toward Tumor-Volume Adaptive Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer by 3T MRI Guidance. (Vols. 35). pp. 2727. Medical Physics.

Nixon, E., Kim, Y., Kearney, W., Modrick, J. & Jacobson, G. M. (2008). On the Radiobiologic Implications for Intracavitary HDR Brachytherapy of Cervical Carcinoma: Based on 3D CT Imaging and GEC-ESTRO Recommendations. (Vols. 7). (2), pp. 168. Brachytherapy.

Nixon, E., Modrick, J. & Jacobson, G. M. (2007). Comparison of ICRU reference point rectal and bladder doses and 3D volumetric parameters for high dose rate (HDR) tandem and ovoid brachytherapy based on 2D versus 3D planning. (Vols. 6). (2), pp. 114. Brachytherapy.

Nixon, E., Modrick, J. & Jacobson, G. M. (2006). Retrospective evaluation of single treatment plan per course vs plan per fraction for high dose rate vaginal cylinders. (Vols. 5). (2), pp. 102. Brachytherapy.

Modrick, J. (2006). Low Energy Photon Dosimetry Using Monte Carlo And Convolution Methods.

Liu, R., Buatti, J. M., Howes, T. L., Dill, J., Modrick, J. & Meeks, S. L. (2006). Optimal number of beams for stereotactic body radiotherapy of lung and liver lesions. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 66(3), 906-912. PMID: 16904842.

Rich, N. T., Dahle, C. E., Modrick, J., Buatti, J. & Weiner, G. J. (2004). Brachytherapy combined with CpG ODN enhances development of a tumor antigen-specific CD8 response. (Vols. 104). pp. 242B. Blood.

Rich, N., Dahle, C., Modrick, J., Buatti, J. & Weiner, G. (2004). Brachyimmunotherapy (combination brachytherapy and immunotherapy) enhances development of a tumor antigen specific CD8 response. (Vols. 27). pp. S38. Journal of Immunotherapy.

Liu, R., Wagner, T. H., Buatti, J. M., Modrick, J., Dill, J. & Meeks, S. L. (2004). Geometrically based optimization for extracranial radiosurgery. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 49(6), 987-996. PMID: 15104321.

Zhou, C., Inanc, F. & Modrick, J. (2004). Distortions induced by radioactive seeds into interstitial brachytherapy dose distributions. Medical Physics, 31, 3393-3405. PMID: 15651622.

Modrick, J., Mackie, T. R. & Thomadsen, B. R. (2001). Generalized convolution/superposition algorithm for brachytherapy dosimetry. (Vols. 28). pp. 1279. Medical Physics.

Modrick, J., Mackie, T. R. & Thomadsen, B. R. (2000). Energy deposition kernels at low photon energy including coherent scatter. In J. D. Enderle (Eds.) Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: 23-28 July 2000 Navy Pier Convention Center Chicago, Illinois, USA. pp. 1078-1081. Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

Modrick, J., Mackie, T. R. & Thomadsen, B. R. (1999). Convolution/superposition dosimetry for diagnostic beam spectra. (Vols. 26). pp. 1174-1175. Medical Physics.

Modrick, J., Thomadsen, B. R. & Mackie, T. R. (1998). Photon dose kernels for brachytherapy source convolution dose calculations. (Vols. 26). pp. 1174. Medical Physics.