Medical Physics Graduate Program Faculty

Heather Warkentin

Heather Warkentin, MSc, FCCPM

Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Medical Physics, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta

Medical Physicist, Dept. of Medical Physics, CCI

BEng (Eng. Physics: McMaster-1996)
MSc (Medical Radiation Physics: McGill-2001)

Member: Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine

Selected Publications

K. Joseph, A. Syme, C. Small, H. Warkentin, H. Quon, S. Ghosh, C. Field, N. Pervez, K. Tankel, S. Patel, N. Usmani, D. Severin, T. Nijjar, B.G. Fallone, J. Pedersen,
"A treatment planning study comparing helical tomotherapy with IMRT for treatment of anal cancer,"
Radiother Oncol, 94(1), pp. 60-66 (2010).

R Scrimger, A Kanji, M Parliament, H Warkentin, C Field, N Jha, J Hanson,
"Correlation between Saliva Production and Quality of-Life Measurements in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Treated with Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy."
Amer. J. Clin. Onc., 30(3):271-277, June 2007.

K Breitman, S Rathee, C Newcomb, B Murray, D Robinson, C Field, H Warkentin, S Connors, M MacKenzie, P Dunscombe and B G Fallone,
"Experimental Validation of the Eclipse AAA Algorithm."
J. App. Clin. Med. Phys, 8(2), pp.76-92, Spring ( 2007).

M Parliament, M Alidrisi, M Munroe, J Wolfaardt, R Scrimger, H Thompson, C Field, E Kurien and K Hanson,
"Implications of Radiation Dosimetry of the Mandible in Patients with Carcinomas of the Oral Cavity and Nasopharynx Treated with Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy."
Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg 3, pp. 114-121, 2005.

M B Parliament, R Scrimger, S Anderson, E Kurien, H Thompson, G C Field and J Hanson,
"Preservation of Oral Health-Related Quality of Life and Salivary Flow Rates After Inverse-Planned Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) for Head and Neck Cancer."
IJRBP 58, pp. 663-673, 2004.

R Scrimger, P Stavrev, M B Parliament, G C Field, H Thompson, N Stavreva and B G Fallone,
"Phenomenologic Model Describing Flow Reduction for Parotid Gland Irradiation with Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy: Evidence of Significant Recovery Effect."
IJRBP 60, pp. 178-185, 2004.

D Severin, S Connors, H Thompson, S Rathee, P Stavrev and J Hanson,
"Breast Radiotherapy with Inclusion of the Internal Mammary Nodes: A Comparison of Techniques with 3 Dimensional Planning."
IJROBP 55(3), pp. 633-644, 2003.

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