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

Code Description Percentage
029999 Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified 65
111299 Oncology and Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified 35

Professional Experience

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/07/2006 -  NSW Clinical Placement Coordinator Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital
Radiation Oncology
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/11/2004 - 1/06/2006 NSW Clinical Placement Coordinator Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
Department of Radiation Oncology
Australia
1/05/2003 - 1/11/2004 Senior Medical Physicist St George Cancer Care Centre
Department of Radiation Oncology
Australia
1/09/2001 - 1/05/2003 Senior Medical Physicist Prince of Wales Hospital
Radiation Oncology
Australia
1/12/2000 - 1/05/2001 Senior Medical Physicist Royal Marsden NHS Trust
Medical Physics
United Kingdom
1/12/1994 - 1/08/2001 Medical Physicist Newcastle 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For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.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)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2009 McCurdy 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]
DOI 10.1007/BF03179246
Citations Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1
2006 Dempsey 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]
DOI 10.1007/BF03178394
Citations Scopus - 2
Co-authors Claire Dempsey
2004 Warren-Forward H, Duggan LJ, 'Towards in vivo TLD dosimetry in mammography', British Journal of Radiology, 77 426-432 (2004) [C1]
DOI 10.1259/bjr/91138314
Citations Scopus - 17
Co-authors Helen Warren-Forward
2004 Duggan 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]
DOI 10.1088/0031-9155/49/17/001
Citations Scopus - 42Web of Science - 40
Co-authors Claire Dempsey, Helen Warren-Forward
2000 Duggan 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]
2000 Duggan 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]
1999 Williams 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]
1999 Howlett 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)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2008 Haworth 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]
2007 Duggan LJ, 'Evolution and advancement of TEAP in NSW', Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, Fremantle, WA (2007) [E3]
2007 Duggan 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]
1999 Duggan 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]
1999 Duggan 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]
1999 Duggan 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]
Citations Scopus - 8Web of Science - 8
Co-authors Tony Smith, Helen Warren-Forward
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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

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

Office

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