Dr Trish Ostwald

Conjoint Lecturer

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Physics)

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise
* Electron beam treatment planning; Investigation of the accuracy of Electron planning algorithms, including Hogstrom type algorithms and Electron Monte Carlo, and the dosimetric evaluation of these algorithms. * MRI-based prostate therapy planning; The use of MRI images for prostate radiotherapy planning including the mapping of electron density to the MR scans for dose calculation.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Newcastle
  • Master of Science, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • MRI images
  • Mathematical physics
  • Physical Sciences

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
110399 Clinical Sciences not elsewhere classified 100
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 4
Total funding $359,750

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20071 grants / $301,750

High precision MRI based prostate radiotherapy$301,750

Funding body: Cancer Council NSW

Funding body Cancer Council NSW
Project Team Conjoint Professor Peter Greer, Conjoint Professor Jim Denham, Dr Sebastien Ourselin, Dr Martin Ebert, Doctor Trish Ostwald, Dr Peter Lau
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2007
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0186637
Type Of Funding Donation - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFD
UON Y

20003 grants / $58,000

Assessment of radiation dose to lung and other normal structures in children undergoing radiotherapy.$34,000

Funding body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Funding body John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation
Project Team Dr Tomas Kron, Dr Michael Back, Doctor Trish Ostwald
Scheme Research Grant (Defunct)
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0180153
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - State
Category 2OPS
UON Y

Optimising breast cancer therapy.$20,000

Funding body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Funding body Hunter Medical Research Institute
Project Team Doctor Trish Ostwald, Conjoint Associate Professor Chris Hamilton, Dr Tomas Kron, Conjoint Professor Jim Denham
Scheme Research Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0180201
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

Modelling radiotherapy machines for more accurate dose calculation.$4,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Trish Ostwald
Scheme New Staff Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2000
GNo G0180145
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed2
Current0

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2016 PhD Brachytherapy Treatment for Equine Ocular and/or Periocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma PhD (Medical Radiation Sc), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2014 PhD Technology Assessment and Quality Improvement in a Clinical HDR Brachytherapy Setting PhD (Medical Radiation Sc), Faculty of Health and Medicine, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
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Dr Trish Ostwald

Position

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

Focus area

Physics

Contact Details

Email patricia.ostwald@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 401 43606
Fax (02) 401 43610

Office

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