Radiation Oncology

Daniel E. Hyer, PhD

Portrait

Proton Therapy Technical Director
Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Office: 01615 Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242

Email: daniel-hyer@uiowa.edu

Education

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
MS, Medical Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
PhD, Medical Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Residency, Medical Physics, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Radiation Therapy Physicist Iowa Department of Public Health
Therapeutic Medical Physics American Board of Radiology

All Publications

Gelover E, Moignier A, Smith B, Wang D, Flynn R, Lin L, Kirk M, Solberg T, Hyer D.  Combining collimation with spot-scanning proton therapy to improve brain treatments.  J Appl Clin Med Phys.  2015 May. 16(3):444.
[Link]

Wang D, Smith B, Gelover E, Flynn R, Hyer D.  A method to select aperture margin in collimated spot scanning proton therapy.  Med Phys Biol.  2015 April 7. 60(7):N109-N119.
[PubMed]

Gelover E, Wang D, Hill P, Flynn R, Gao M, Laub S, Pankuch M, Hyer D.  A method for modeling laterally asymmetric proton beamlets resulting from collimation.  Med Phys.  2015 March. 42(3):1321-1334.
[PubMed]

Hoerner M, Stepusin E, Hyer D, Hintenlang D.  Characterizing energy dependence and count rate performance of a dual scintillator fiber-optic detector for computed tomography.  Med Phys.  2015 March. 42(3):1268-1279.
[PubMed]

Wang D, Dirksen B, Hyer D, Buatti J, Sheybani A, Dinges E, Feldeman N, TenNapel M, Bayouth J, Flynn R.  Impact of spot size on plan quality of spot scanning proton radiosurgery for peripheral brain lesions.  Med Phys.  2014 December. 41(12):121705.
[PubMed]

Hyer D, Hill P, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R.  Effects of spot size and spot spacing on lateral penumbra reduction when using a dynamic collimation system for spot scanning proton therapy.  Phys Med Biol.  2014 November 21. 59(22):N187-196.
[PubMed]

Hyer D, Hill P, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R.  A dynamic collimation system for penumbra reduction in spot-scanning proton therapy: proof of concept.  Med Phys.  2014 September. 41(9):091701.
[PubMed]

Sheybani A, TenNapel M, Lack W, Clerkin P, Hyer D, Sun W, Jacobson G.  Risk of radiation-induced malignancy with heterotopic ossification prophylaxis: a case-control analysis.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2014 July 1. 89(3):584-589.
[PubMed]

Hyer D, Hill P, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R.  A dynamic collimation system for spot scanning proton therapy: Conceptual overview.  Med Phys.  2014 June. 41(6):496.
[Link]

Gelover E, Wang D, Hill P, Flynn R, Hyer D.  Analytical modeling and dose calculation method for asymmetric proton pencil beams.  Med Phys.  2014 June. 41(6):550.
[Link]

Wang D, Smith B, Hill P, Gelover E, Flynn R, Hyer D.  Determining the optimal collimator position for collimated pencil beam scanning proton therapy.  Med Phys.  2014 June. 41(6):550-51.
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Hill P, Wang D, Flynn R, Hyer D.  The effects of a dynamic collimation system on proton pencil beams to improve lateral tissue sparing in spot scanned proton therapy.  Med Phys.  2014 June. 41(6):298.
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Sheybani A, Ahmed R, TenNapel M, Pennington E, Hyer D, Anderson K, Menezes A, Hitchon P, Buatti J.  Preliminary experience in treating skull base chordomas with high-dose hyperfractionated stereotactic photon radiation therapy.  J Radiat Oncol.  2014. 3(1):57-64.
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Sheybani A, TenNapel M, Lack W, Hyer D, Jacobson G.  The risk of radiation-induced malignancy with heterotopic ossification prophylaxis: A case-control analysis.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2013 October 1. 87(2):S561.
[Link]

Dirksen B, Wang D, Hyer D, Buatti J, Sheybani A, TenNapel M, Bayouth J, Flynn R.  Radiosurgery of peripheral brain lesions by spot scanning proton therapy.  Med Phys.  2013 June. 40(6):364.
[Link]

Hyer D, Mart C, Nixon E.  Development and implementation of an EPID-based method for localizing isocenter.  J Appl Clin Med Phys.  2012 November 8. 13(6):72-81.
[PubMed]

Hyer D, Sheybani A, Jacobson G, Kim Y.  The dosimetric impact of heterogeneity corrections in high-dose-rate ¹⁹²Ir brachytherapy for cervical cancer: Investigation of both conventional Point-A and volume-optimized plans.  Brachytherapy.  2012 November. 11(6):515-520.
[PubMed]

Sheybani A, Ahmed R, TenNapel M, Hyer D, Anderson K, Buatti J.  High-dose hyperfractionated stereotactic photon radiation therapy for skull based chordomas.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys.  2012 November 1. 84(3):S288-S289.
[Link]

Hyer D, Mart C.  Development and implementation of an automated algorithm to determine radiation isocenter, radiation vs. light field coincidence, and analyze strip tests.  Med Phys.  2012 June. 39(6):3707.
[Link]

Hyer D, Sheybani A, Jacobson G, Kim Y.  The impact of heterogeneity corrections in high dose rate brachytherapy.  Med Phys.  2011 June. 38(6):3573.
[Link]

Hyer D, Hintenlang D.  Estimation of organ doses from kilovoltage cone-beam CT imaging used during radiotherapy patient position verification.  Med Phys.  2010 September. 37(9):4620-4626.
[PubMed]

Hyer D, Hintenlang D.  Estimation of organ doses from kV-CBCT imaging systems used in radiation therapy.  Med Phys.  2010 June. 37(6):3103.
[Link]

Hyer D, Serago C, Kim S, Li J, Hintenlang D.  An organ and effective dose study of XVI and OBI cone-beam CT systems.  J Appl Clin Med Phys.  2010 April 17. 11(2):181-197.
[PubMed]

Winslow J, Hyer D, Fisher R, Tien C, Hintenlang D.  Construction of anthropomorphic phantoms for use in dosimetry studies.  J Appl Clin Med Phys.  2009 August 6. 10(3):195-204.
[PubMed]

Hyer D, Hintenlang D.  Organ doses from cone-beam CT in radiation therapy.  Med Phys.  2009 June. 36(6):2437.
[Link]

Hyer D, Fisher R, Hintenlang D.  Characterization of a water-equivalent fiber-optic coupled dosimeter for use in diagnostic radiology.  Med Phys.  2009 May. 36(5):1711-1716.
[PubMed]

Hyer D, Bova F, Buatti J.  Radiosurgical Devices.  Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.. 

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