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Ms Joan Hatton

Conjoint Senior Lecturer

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Physics)

Career Summary


Research Expertise

  • Elekta epid image quality at clinical monitor unit settings
  • Image guided radiation therapy using cone beam CT at time of treatment, to provide detailed anatomical information for radiation dose calculation to target volume and organs at risk


  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Scanning Systems
  • Radiation Therapy

Fields of Research

029903Medical Physics100


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Journal article (2 outputs)

2011Hatton J, Greer PB, Tang C, Wright P, Capp A, Gupta S, et al., 'Does the planning dose-volume histogram represent treatment doses in image-guided prostate radiation therapy? Assessment with cone-beam computerised tomography scans', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 98 162-168 (2011) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 28Web of Science - 24
Co-authorsPeter Greer
2009Hatton J, McCurdy B, Greer PB, 'Cone beam computerized tomography: The effect of calibration of the Hounsfield unit number to electron density on dose calculation accuracy for adaptive radiation therapy', Physics in Medicine and Biology, 54 N329-N346 (2009) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 41Web of Science - 35
Co-authorsPeter Greer

Conference (4 outputs)

2009Hatton J, Capp A, Gupta S, Tang C, Wright P, Greer PB, 'Assessment of dose delivered during prostate radiotherapy using cone beam CT scans for adaptive radiotherapy', Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E3]
Co-authorsPeter Greer
2008Nitschke K, Hatton J, 'Verification of megavoltage X-ray output factor measurement', EPSM ABEC 2008: Innovations in Patient Care: Conference Handbook, Christchurch, NZ (2008) [E3]
2008Hatton J, Greer PB, 'Evaluation of cone beam CT data for dose calculation in adaptive planning', EPSM ABEC 2008: Innovations in Patient Care: Conference Handbook, Christchurch, NZ (2008) [E3]
Co-authorsPeter Greer
2007Hatton J, 'Elekta wedge modelling with CMS XIO planning system: Accuracy for off-axis dosimetry', RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY, Barcelona, SPAIN (2007)
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Ms Joan Hatton


Conjoint Senior Lecturer
Medical Physics Group
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology

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Contact Details
Phone(02) 4921 1510
Fax(02) 4921 1138


RoomRadiation Oncology Department
BuildingMater Hospital
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308