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Research keywords

  • Brachytherapy
  • Dose Verification
  • Thermoluminescence Dosimetry

Research expertise

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

Fields of Research

029900Other Physical Sciences65
111200Oncology And Carcinogenesis35


Teaching keywords

  • Clinical Training and Education


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Journal article (8 outputs)

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]
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]
2004Warren-Forward H, Duggan LJ, 'Towards in vivo TLD dosimetry in mammography', British Journal of Radiology, 77 426-432 (2004) [C1]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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Conference (6 outputs)

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, 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]
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]
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Grants and Funding

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Research Supervision

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Miss Lisa Duggan

Work Phone(02) 40144758
Fax(02) 4921 1138
PositionConjoint Lecturer
Medical Physics Group
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPhysics
Radiation Oncology Department,
Mater Hospital,
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308