James T Dobbins III, Associate Professor of Radiology, Medical Physics Graduate Program and Biomedical Engineering  


James T Dobbins III
Contact Info:
Office Location:  2424 Erwin Road, Suite 302
Email Address:   send me a message
Web Page: http://dailabs.duhs.duke.edu/person.php?id=470

Education:

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1985
MS, 1983
Areas of Interest:

Advanced digital imaging applications
Imaging devices for global health
Image quality metrology

Specialties:

Medical Imaging
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Dobbins, J.T. and Samei, E. and Ranger, N.T. and Ying Chen, Intercomparison of methods for image quality characterization. II. Noise power spectrum, Med. Phys. (USA), vol. 33 no. 5 (2006), pp. 1466 - 75 [1.2188819]  [abs].
  2. Godfrey, D.J. and McAdams, H.P. and Dobbins, J.T., III, Optimization of the matrix inversion tomosynthesis (MITS) impulse response and modulation transfer function characteristics for chest imaging, Med. Phys. (USA), vol. 33 no. 3 (2006), pp. 655 - 67 [1.2170398]  [abs].
  3. Dobbins, J.T., III and Godfrey, D.J., Digital x-ray tomosynthesis: current state of the art and clinical potential, Phys. Med. Biol. (UK), vol. 48 no. 19 (2003), pp. 65 - 106 [R01]  [abs].
  4. Warp, R.J. and Dobbins, J.T., III, Quantitative evaluation of noise reduction strategies in dual-energy imaging, Med. Phys. (USA), vol. 30 no. 2 (2003), pp. 190 - 8 [1.1538232]  [abs].
  5. Dobbins, J.T., III and Ergunb, D.L. and Rutz, L. and Hinshaw, D.A. and Blume, H. and Clark, D.C., DQE(f) of four generations of computed radiography acquisition devices, Med. Phys. (USA), vol. 22 no. 10 (1995), pp. 1581 - 93 [1.597627]  [abs].
Selected Invited Lectures

  1. Theoretical and practical elements of tomosynthesis imaging (invited workshop), 2007, SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging Conference    
  2. Imaging in Medicine: digital radiography (keynote address), 2006, SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging Conference    
  3. Digital radiography: technical foundations and contemporary research, 2005, Memphis BioImaging Symposium    
  4. Advances in digital radiography -- Digital radiographic advanced methods for depth discrimination: chest tomosynthesis, 2005, Radiological Society of North America 91st Scientific Assembly    
  5. Digital x-ray detectors for radiography: technical innovations (physics plenary talk), 1999, Radiological Society of North America 85th Scientific Assembly    
Selected Other

  1. Founder and Director, Duke Medical Physics Graduate Program, 2002 - present [edu]    
  2. Co-founder, Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs, 2007 - present    
  3. Former Chair, NIH Special Study Section, 1998, 1999    
  4. Chair, University Misconduct in Research Committee, 2014 - present    
  5. Vice-chair, Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, 2014 - present    
Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Christina M. Li  
Postdocs Mentored

  • Nariman Majdi-Nasab (2004 - 2006)  
  • Sean M Hames (1996 - 1998)  
  • Dean A Hinshaw (1993 - 1995)  
Selected Grant Support

  • Cross-disciplinary training in medical physics, National Institutes of Health, T32 EB007185.      
  • Digital radiography research agreement with General Electric (continuation), GE Healthcare.      
  • Tomosynthesis for improved pulmonary nodule detection (competing continuation), National Institutes of Health, R01 CA080490-04.      
  • Digital radiography research agreement with General Electric, GE Healthcare.      
  • Tomosynthesis for improved pulmonary nodule detection, National Institutes of Health, R01 CA080490-01.      
  • Dual-energy screening for nodular disease (competing continuation), National Institutes of Health, R01 CA55388-04.      
  • Dual-energy screening for nodular disease, National Institutes of Health, R01 CA55388-01.      
  • Digital chest radiography with a digital beam attenuator, National Institutes of Health, R23 CA43854.