Biomedical Research Education & Training
Faculty Member

Coffey, Charles W., Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Radiation Oncology

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Academic history
B.S., Kentucky
M.S., Kentucky
Ph.D., Purdue

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TVC B-902 (5671)

1301 22nd Ave South TVC B-902 37232-5671

Research Keywords
Medical Physics, Dosimetry, High Energy Photon and Electron Treatment Planning, Intravascular Brachytherapy

Clinical Research Keywords
High Energy Photon and Electron Dosimetry, Intravascular Brachytherapy, Functional Imaging, Dosimetry and Radiotherapy Treatment Verification

Patient Care Specialty
Treatment Planning, Brachytherapy, Intravascular Brachytherapy

Research Specialty
High Energy Photon and Electron Dosimetry, Intravascular Brachytherapy

Research Description

Clinical Interests
Brachytherapy, Radiotherapy Treatment Verification, Dosimetry

Ma, C M, Coffey, C W, DeWerd, L A, Liu, C, Nath, R, Seltzer, S M, Seuntjens, J P, , . AAPM protocol for 40-300 kV x-ray beam dosimetry in radiotherapy and radiobiology.. Med Phys, 28(6), 868-93, 2001

Duggan, D M, Coffey, C W, Lobdell, J L, Schell, M C. Radiochromic film dosimetry of a high dose rate beta source for intravascular brachytherapy.. Med Phys, 26(11), 2461-4, 1999

Duggan, D.M., and Coffey, C.W.. Better Narrow Beam Profiles by Expsing a Stack of Radiochromic Films and Averaging the Readings. Medical Physics, 26, 489-492, 1999

Janicki, C, Duggan, D M, Gonzalez, A, Coffey, C W, Rahdert, D A. Dose model for a beta-emitting stent in a realistic artery consisting of soft tissue and plaque.. Med Phys, 26(11), 2451-60, 1999

Nath, R., Amols, H., Coffey, C., Duggan, D., Jani, S., Li, Z., Schell, M., Soares, C., Whiting, J., Cole, P., Crocker, I., and Schwartz, R.. Intravascular Brachytherapy Physics: Report of AAPM Radiation Therapy TAsk Group No. 60. Medical Physics, 26, 119-152, 1999

Duggan, D M, Coffey, C W. Small photon field dosimetry for stereotactic radiosurgery.. Med Dosim, 23(3), 153-9, 1998

Duggan, D M, Coffey, C W, Levit, S. Dose distribution for a 32P-impregnated coronary stent: comparison of theoretical calculations and measurements with radiochromic film.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 40(3), 713-20, 1998

Duggan, D.M., Coffey, C.W., and Levit, S.. Dose Calculation for a 32P Impregnated Coronary Stent: Comparison of Theoretical Calculations and Measurements with Radiochromic Film. Int. J. Radiation Biology Oncology and Physics, 40, 713-720, 1998

Janicki, C, Duggan, D M, Coffey, C W, Fischell, D R, Fischell, T A. Radiation dose from a phosphorous-32 impregnated wire mesh vascular stent.. Med Phys, 24(3), 437-45, 1997

Duggan, D M, Coffey, C W. Use of a micro-ionization chamber and an anthropomorphic head phantom in a quality assurance program for stereotactic radiosurgery.. Med Phys, 23(4), 513-6, 1996

Fischell, T A, Kharma, B K, Fischell, D R, Loges, P G, Coffey, C W, Duggan, D M, Naftilan, A J. Low-dose, beta-particle emission from 'stent' wire results in complete, localized inhibition of smooth muscle cell proliferation.. Circulation, 90(6), 2956-63, 1994

Coffey, C W, Sanders, M, Cashon, K, Miller, R, Walsh, J, Patel, P. A tissue equivalent phantom for stereotactic radiosurgery localization and dose verification.. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg, 61 Suppl 1, 130-41, 1993

Sanders, M., Sayeg, J., Coffey C.W., Patel, P., and Walsh, J.. Beam Profile Analysis Using Gaf Chromic Films. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 61, 124-129, 1993

Wierzbicki, J.B., Poteat, G.N., and Coffey, C.W.. Measurements of Relative Strength of Iridium 192 Seeds Assembled in Ribbons. Endocurietherapy Hyperthermia Oncology, 9, 229-232, 1993

Fleming, D R, Henslee-Downey, P J, Coffey, C W. Radiation induced acute tumor lysis syndrome in the bone marrow transplant setting.. Bone Marrow Transplant, 8(3), 235-6, 1991

Coffey, C W, Morris, R, Martin, J, Maruyama, Y. Dosimetric evaluation of a variable energy superficial X-ray machine with applications for endocavitary radiotherapy techniques.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 16(3), 849-55, 1989

Coffey, C W, Taylor, R, Umstead, G. A slice geometry phantom for cross sectional tomographic imagers.. Med Phys, 16(2), 273-8, 1989

Shih, W J, Li, C Y, Coffey, C W, Maruyama, Y. Thoracic vertebral photopenia may predict fatty changes of the corresponding bone marrow following irradiation.. Radiat Med, 7(1), 32-5, 1989

Matar, J.R., Coffey, C.W., and Maruyama, Y.. Rectal Carcinoma: Treatment with Papillon Technique and Fiberoptic-Guided Methods. Radiology, 168, 562-564, 1988

Grey, M L, Coffey, C W. Methods for evaluating image quality in magnetic resonance imaging.. Radiol Technol, 58(4), 339-44, 1987

Droege, R T, Ekstrand, K E, Coffey, C W. Systems components for consideration in purchasing an NMR imager.. Radiographics, 6(1), 154-9, 1986

Maruyama, Y, van Nagell, J R, Yoneda, J, Donaldson, E, Hanson, M, Martin, A, Wilson, L C, Coffey, C W, Feola, J, Beach, J L. Five-year cure of cervical cancer treated using californium-252 neutron brachytherapy.. Am J Clin Oncol, 7(5), 487-93, 1984

Coffey, C W, Maruyama, Y, Stewart, B L, White, G A. Electron beam irradiation for mycosis fungoides using variable energy.. J Ky Med Assoc, 80(7), 398-404, 1982

Beach, J L, Coffey, C W, Wade, J S. Individualized chest wall compensating bolus for electron irradiation following mastectomy: an ultrasound approach.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 7(11), 1607-11, 1981

Coffey, C W. CT-assisted treatment planning systems in radiotherapy. Part 1. Comparison of conventional and CT-assisted systems.. Appl Radiol, 10(5), 55, 58, 63-4, 1981

Coffey, C W. CT-assisted treatment planning systems in radiotherapy. Part 2. Comparison of conventional and CT-assisted systems.. Appl Radiol, 10(6), 109-10, 115, 118, 1981

Edwards, F H, Coffey, C W. A new technique for the calculation of scattered radiation for 10 MV photon beams.. Med Phys, 8(2), 228-30, 1981

Coffey, C W, Beach, J L, Thompson, D J, Mendiondo, M. X-ray beam characteristics of the Varian Clinac 6-100 linear accelerator.. Med Phys, 7(6), 716-22, 1980

Maruyama, Y, Yoneda, J, Krolikiewicz, H, Mendiondo, O, Beach, J L, Coffey, C W, Thompson, D, Wilson, L C, Feola, J, Van Nagell, J R, Donaldson, E S, Powell, D. A clinical trial for advanced cervico-vaginal pelvic carcinomas using Californium Cf-252 fast neutron therapy: report of early responses.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 6(12), 1629-37, 1980

Wade, J S, Kamath, R K, Coffey, C W, Maruyama, Y. Radiation pneumonitis following electron beam radiotherapy.. Rev Interam Radiol, 5(4), 117-20, 1980

Edwards, F H, Coffey, C W. Use of a programmable pocket calculator in radiotherapy treatment planning.. Radiology, 131(1), 255-6, 1979

Edwards, F H, Coffey, C W. A new technique for the calculation of scattered radiation from 60Co-teletherapy beams.. Radiology, 132(1), 193-6, 1979

Edwards, F H, Coffey, C W. A cumulative normal distribution model for simulation of electron beam profiles.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 5(1), 127-33, 1979

Wrede, D., Tai, D., Edwards, F., Coffey, C.W., and Schroader, K.. An Intercomparison Between Two Methods of Obtaining Percentage Depth Dose for Irregular Shaped Fields and Comparison of Each Method with Experimental Data for 60Co and 10MV X-rays. British Journal of Radiology, 52, 398-404, 1979

Yoneda, J., Maruyama, Y., Coffey C.W., and Chuang, V.. Uses of Radiotherapy in Treatment of Breast Cancer. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 77, 65-69, 1979

Ho, E., Coffey, C.W., and Maruyama, Y. Enhancement of Radiation Effect on Mouse Intestinal Crypt Survival by Timing of 5-Fluorouracial Administration. Radiology, 125, 531-532, 1977

Maruyama, Y., van Nagell, J.R., Martin, A., Coffey, C.W., Schroader, K., Tai, D., Yoneda, J., and Krolikiewiez, H.. Method for Localizing and Calculating Vaginal Dose in Brachytherapy. Radiology, 124, 507-510, 1977

Maruyama, Y., van Nagell, J.R., Wrede, D., Coffey, C.W., Utley, J., and Avila, J.. Approaches to Optimization of Dose in Radiation Therapy of Cervix Carcinoma. Radiology, 120, 389-398, 1976

Wrede, D.E., Coffey, C.W., Hoskins, B., and Maruyama, Y. Experimental Investigation of Source Block Distance to Source Surface Distance Ratio for Cuboid and Beam Divergene Shabed Blocks for Cobalt-60 Teletherapy. Radioloica Clinicia, 44, 587-600, 1975

Hodege, H.D., Gibbs, W.B., Morris, A.C., and Coffey, C.W.. An Improved High Level Whole Body Counter. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 15, 610-612, 1974

Postdoctoral Position Available

Postdoctoral Position Details
Clinical Training (two years) in Radiotherapy Medical Physics

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