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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

Code Description Percentage
029903 Medical Physics 100


For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Journal article (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2011 Hatton 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]
DOI 10.1016/j.radonc.2011.01.006
Citations Scopus - 31Web of Science - 26
Co-authors Peter Greer
2009 Hatton 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]
DOI 10.1088/0031-9155/54/15/n01
Citations Scopus - 44Web of Science - 37
Co-authors Peter Greer

Conference (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2009 Hatton 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-authors Peter Greer
2008 Nitschke K, Hatton J, 'Verification of megavoltage X-ray output factor measurement', EPSM ABEC 2008: Innovations in Patient Care: Conference Handbook, Christchurch, NZ (2008) [E3]
2008 Hatton 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-authors Peter Greer
2007 Hatton 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


Room Radiation Oncology Department
Building Mater Hospital
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308