M.S., Technical University Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 1998
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington D.C., 2003
American College of Radiology (ACR)
American Physical Society (APS)
American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
Radiosurgery Society (RSS)
Honors and Awards:
AAPM Medical Physics Travel Grant, 2007
6th Annual CyberKnife User’s Meeting, "Most Outstanding Abstract", 2007
3rd Annual CyberKnife User’s Meeting, "Outstanding Technical Achievement Award", 2003
Select Recent Publications:
L. Wang, K. N. Kielar, E. Mok, A. Hsu, S. Dieterich and L. Xing, "An end-to-end examination of geometric accuracy of IGRT using a new digital accelerator equipped with onboard imaging system," Phys Med Biol. 2012; 57, 757-769.
A. Ho, A. T. Lo, S. Dieterich, S. G. Soltys, I. C. Gibbs, S. G. Chang and J. R. Adler, "Trigeminal neuralgia treatment dosimetry of the Cyberknife," Med Dosim (2011).
A. Schlaefer and S. Dieterich, "Feasibility of case-based beam generation for robotic radiosurgery," Artif Intell Med (2011).
J. C. Hong, Y. Yu, A. K. Rao, S. Dieterich, P. G. Maxim, Q. T. Le, M. Diehn, D. Y. Sze, N. Kothary and B. W. Loo, Jr., "High retention and safety of percutaneously implanted endovascular embolization coils as fiducial markers for image-guided stereotactic ablative radiotherapy of pulmonary tumors," Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011; 81, 85-90.
S. Dieterich, C. Cavedon, C. F. Chuang, A. B. Cohen, J. A. Garrett, C. L. Lee, J. R. Lowenstein, M. F. d'Souza, D. D. Taylor, Jr., X. Wu and C. Yu, "Report of AAPM TG 135: quality assurance for robotic radiosurgery," Med Phys.2011; 38, 2914-2936.
Murphy, J. D., Christman-Skieller, C., Kim, J., Dieterich, S., Chang, D. T. Koong, A. C. A Dosimetric Model of Duodenal Toxicity After Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys (2010).
S. Dieterich and G. W. Sherouse, "Experimental comparison of seven commercial dosimetry diodes for measurement of stereotactic radiosurgery cone factors," Med Phys 38, 4166-4173 (2011). A. Sawant, S. Dieterich, M. Svatos and P. Keall, "Failure mode and effect analysis-based quality assurance for dynamic MLC tracking systems," Med Phys. 2010; 37, 6466-6479.
Minn AY, Schellenberg D, Maxim P, Dieterich S, et al. Pancreatic Tumor Motion on a Single Planning 4D-CT Does Not Correlate With Intrafraction Tumor Motion During Treatment. Am J Clin Oncol 2009.
Wiersma RD, Riaz N, Dieterich S, et al. Use of MV and kV imager correlation for maintaining continuous real-time 3D internal marker tracking during beam interruptions. Phys Med Biol 2009;54:89-103.
Wu, X., Dieterich, S. Orton, C. G. Point/counterpoint. Only a single implanted marker is needed for tracking lung cancers for IGRT. Med Phys.2009; 36, 4845-4847.