Miss Lisa Duggan

Conjoint Lecturer

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Physics)

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise

  • Dose verification of treatment protocols in brachytherapy
  • National dosimetry audit of Australian brachytherapy services

Keywords

  • Brachytherapy
  • Clinical Training and Education
  • Dose Verification
  • Thermoluminescence Dosimetry

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
029999Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified65
111299Oncology and Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified35

Professional Experience

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/07/2006 - NSW Clinical Placement CoordinatorCalvary Mater Newcastle Hospital
Radiation Oncology
Australia

Professional appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/11/2004 - 1/06/2006NSW Clinical Placement CoordinatorRoyal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
Department of Radiation Oncology
Australia
1/05/2003 - 1/11/2004Senior Medical PhysicistSt George Cancer Care Centre
Department of Radiation Oncology
Australia
1/09/2001 - 1/05/2003Senior Medical PhysicistPrince of Wales Hospital
Radiation Oncology
Australia
1/12/2000 - 1/05/2001Senior Medical PhysicistRoyal Marsden NHS Trust
Medical Physics
United Kingdom
1/12/1994 - 1/08/2001Medical PhysicistNewcastle Mater Hospital
Radiation Oncology
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (8 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009McCurdy BMC, Duggan LJ, Howlett S, Clark BG, 'A comparison of medical physics training and education programs - Canada and Australia', Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 2 251-260 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1007/BF03179246
CitationsScopus - 2Web of Science - 1
2006Dempsey CL, Duggan LJ, Bazley SG, Denham J, Kron T, 'Miniature LiF:Mg,Cu,P TLDs to study the effect of applicator material in 192-Ir brachytherapy', Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 29 300-302 (2006) [C1]
DOI10.1007/BF03178394
CitationsScopus - 2
Co-authorsClaire Dempsey
2004Warren-Forward H, Duggan LJ, 'Towards in vivo TLD dosimetry in mammography', British Journal of Radiology, 77 426-432 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1259/bjr/91138314
CitationsScopus - 17
Co-authorsHelen Warren-Forward
2004Duggan LJ, Dempsey CL, Warren-Forward H, Haque M, Kron T, 'Variations in dose response with x-ray energy of LiF: Mg,Cu,P thermoluminescence dosimeters: implications for clinical dosimetry', Physics in Medicine and Biology, 49 3831-3845 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1088/0031-9155/49/17/001
CitationsScopus - 42Web of Science - 39
Co-authorsClaire Dempsey, Helen Warren-Forward
2000Duggan LJ, Butson M, Howlett SJ, Denham J, Kron T, 'Verifiation of the dose distribution for 192 Ir mould treatments using radiochromic film and LiF:Mg,Cu,P TLDs', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 23 15-20 (2000) [C1]
2000Duggan LJ, Budzanowski M, Przegietka K, Reitsema N, Wong J, Kron T, 'The light sensitivity of thermoluminescent materials: LiF:Mg,Cu,P, LiF:Mg,Ti and Al(subscript 2) O(subscript 3):C', Radiat. Measurements, 32 335-342 (2000) [C1]
1999Williams T, Skov A, Kron T, Bazley SG, Duggan LJ, 'Physical Characteristics of an Automatic Exposure Control used in conjunction with a Treatment Simulator', Australas. Phys. Eng. Sci. Med., 22 8-12 (1999) [C1]
1999Howlett SJ, Duggan LJ, Bazley SG, Kron T, 'In vivo dosimetry in radiotherapy using p-type semiconductor diodes - a reliable quality assurance procedure', Med. Dosim., 24 53-56 (1999) [C1]
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Conference (6 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2008Haworth A, Duggan LJ, Butler D, Ebert M, Todd S, Nguyen A, et al., 'Australasian brachytherapy dosimetry audit: Results of the pilot study', EPSM ABEC 2008: Innovations in Patient Care: Conference Handbook, Christchurch, NZ (2008) [E3]
2007Duggan LJ, 'Evolution and advancement of TEAP in NSW', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, Fremantle, WA (2007) [E3]
2007Duggan LJ, Haworth A, Ebert M, Duchesne G, Joseph D, Bucci J, Kron T, 'Australasian Brachytherapy Dosimetry Audit', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, Fremantle, WA (2007) [E3]
1999Duggan LJ, Kron T, 'Glow curve analysis of long term stability of LiF:Mg,Cu.P as compared to LiF:Mg,Ti', Solid State Dosimetry, Burgos, Spain (1999) [E1]
1999Duggan LJ, Kron T, 'Dose linearity of LiF:Mg,Ti and LiF:Mg,Cu,P in radiotherapy: effect of time between dose and evaluation', Solid State Dosimetry, Burgos, Spain (1999) [E1]
1999Duggan LJ, Sathiakumar C, Warren-Forward H, Symonds M, McConnel P, Smith T, Kron T, 'Suitability of LiF:Mg,Cu,P and Al2O3:C for low dose measurements in medical imaging', Solid State Dosimetry, Burgos, Spain (1999) [E1]
CitationsScopus - 8Web of Science - 8
Co-authorsHelen Warren-Forward, Tony Smith
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Miss Lisa Duggan

Position

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

Focus area

Physics

Contact Details

Emaillisa.duggan@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 40144758
Fax(02) 4921 1138

Office

RoomRadiation Oncology Department
BuildingMater Hospital
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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