University of Wisconsin Madison, Medical Physics MS 2007
University of Wisconsin Madison, Nuclear Engineering MS 2009
University of Wisconsin Madison, Medical Physics PhD 2009
Dr. Westerly joined the faculty of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine in November of 2009 after completing his PhD in Medical Physics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His expertise is in radiological physics and dosimetry with particular emphasis on helical tomotherapy as well as dose calculation algorithms used in radiation therapy treatment planning. In the clinic, Dr. Westerly shares the responsibility for the tomotherapy program, the seed implant program, and quality assurance of external beam radiation therapy. Dr. Westerly’s research interests include the use of medical imaging for therapy guidance and assessing treatment response, radiation beam modeling and dose calculation techniques, image segmentation and registration methods, as well as proton and heavy ion therapies for the treatment of neoplastic diseases.