Ms Stephanie Keehan

Position

Consultant

School /
Work Unit

School of Science

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 2489

stephanie.keehan@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 014
Level: 06
Room: 004

City campus

College/Portfolio

Science, Engineering and Health

Stephanie Keehan

Key activities

Teaching responsibilities

  • PHYS2074 Nuclear Physics Lecturer
  • PHYS2125 Radiation Laboratory Demonstrator

Qualifications

BSc (Physics), BSc (App Sci) (Hons) RMIT

Research overview

Stephanie is currently a PhD student at RMIT University. Her thesis aims to address the neutron contribution to dose in radiotherapy. She is investigating neutron detection and dosimetry in a high photon fluence environment.

Publications

Conference presentations

  • Keehan S, Taylor M, Kron T and Franich R. Method for interpretation of TLD600H and 700H neutron response for use with medical linear accelerators Combined Scientific Meeting, 4-7 September 2014 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
  • Lonski P, Franich R, Siva S, Keehan S, Taylor M and Kron T 2014 TU-F-BRE-07: In Vivo Neutron Detection in Patients Undergoing Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) for Primary Kidney Cancer Using 6Li and 7Li Enriched TLD Pairs Medical Physics 41 469-469
  • Franich R, Keehan S, Beaufort C, Haworth A and Smith R. A phantom for ultrasound guided low dose rate brachytherapy seed implant training. Combined Scientific Meeting 4-7 September 2014 2014 Melbourne, Australia.
  • Keehan S, Taylor M, Smith R, Dunn L, Kron T and Franich R. Dose and spectral distribution of neutron induced gamma radiation in medical linear accelerators. Engineering & Physical Sciences in Medicine Conference, 4-7 November 2014 2013 Perth, Australia. Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, p153-269.
  • Keehan S, Smith R, Millar J, Esser M, Taylor M, Kron T and Franich R. Photonuclear activation of prosthetic hips in radiotherapy. Engineering & Physical Sciences in Medicine Conference, 4-7 November 2014 2013 Perth, Australia. Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, p153-269.
  • Kron T, Wanigaratne D, Lonski P, Butler D, Keehan S, Rosenfeld A and Johnston P. Neutron dosimetry around a medical linear accelerator using a combination of 6LiF and 7LiF MCP thermoluminescence dosimeters. In: LONG, M., ed. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 26-31 May 2012 2012 Beijing, China. IFMBE Proceedings.
  • Smith R, Lancaster C, Keehan S, Taylor M and Franich R. LDR brachytherapy post plan CT image artefact comparison: ThinSeed vs OncoSeed. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Brachytherapy Group (ABG), 1st – 3rd March 2012 2012 Canberra, Australia.
  • Keehan S, Taylor M, Smith R, Ruben J, Yeo A, Geso M, Annabell N, Kron T and Franich R. Determination of peripheral under-dosage at the lung-tumour interface. In: SMITH, J., ed. EPSM-ABEC 2011 Conference, 14-18 August, 2011 2011 Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Australas Phys Eng Sci Med, 559-637.