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Jun Deng PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Biographical Info

Dr. Jun Deng obtained his Ph.D. in physics at University of Virginia in 1998 and finished his postdoctoral traineeship at Department of Radiation Oncology of Stanford University in 2001. Currently, Dr. Deng is an ABR board certified medical physicist at Yale-New Haven Hospital, an Associate Professor at Department of Therapeutic Radiology of Yale University. Dr. Deng has been on Editorial Board of 14 peer-reviewed journals since 2003, serving on the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program Study Section from 2005 to 2011, on the Research & Education Foundation Study Section of RSNA since 2012, on the Research Grants Evaluation Study Section of ASTRO since 2012, and a scientific reviewer for European Science Foundation since 2014. Dr. Deng has received numerous honors and awards including Fellow of Institute of Physics in 2004, Adjunct Professor at Tianjin University in 2012, and Fellow of AAPM in 2013. At Yale, Dr. Deng's research has been focused on medical imaging and its applications in cancer radiotherapy.


International Activity

  • Supervision of visiting scholar
    Chengdu, China   (2013 - 2014)
    Supervise a PhD medical physicist from West China Cancer Center of Sichuan University in a research collaboration on imaging doses and patterns in IGRT
  • Visiting Scholar and Invited Lectures at Five Medical Institutions in UK
    United Kingdom   (2012 - 2012)
  • Joint Supervision of PhD Students in Medical Physics
    Tianjin, China   (2012 - 2014)
  • Joint Supervision of PhD Student in Medical Physics
    Beijing, China   (2010 - 2011)
  • Visiting Scholar and Invited Lectures at Six Medical Institutions in China
    China   (2009 - 2009)

Education & Training

B.S.
Sichuan University (1991)
Ph.D.
University of Virginia (1998)
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Stanford University, Radiation Oncology  (1998 - 2001)

Honors & Recognition

  • Adjunct professorship
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Precision Instrument and Opto-Electronics Engineering of Tianjin University, Tianjin, China (2012)
  • Fellow
    Institute of Physics (2004)
  • Fellow
    American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (2013)
  • Visiting Professorship
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center (2011)
  • AAPM-IPEM Medical Physics Travel Grant
    AAPM (2011)
  • Outstanding Graduate Award
    Sichuan University, China (1991)
  • IGRT Symposium Travel Grant
    ASTRO (2009)
  • Medical Physics Travel Grant
    AAPM (2008)
  • GuangHua Scholarship
    Sichuan University, China (1990)
  • Basic Science Travel Award
    ASTRO (2000)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Stanford University (1998)
  • Graduate Student Travel Award
    Gordon Research Conference (1998)

Professional Service

  • Member, AAPM (11/22/2011)
  • Editorial Board Member, Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics (11/13/2012 - 11/12/2013)
  • Member, AAPM (11/12/2007)
  • Member, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (10/28/2012 - 10/27/2015)
  • Member, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (10/28/2012 - 10/27/2015)
  • Member, AAPM (10/17/2007)
  • Advisory Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Cancer Therapy and Pharmacology (1/5/2013 - 1/4/2018)
  • Member, AAPM (08/08/2007)
  • Session Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Virtual Environments, Human-Computer Interfaces and Measurement Systems (07/02/2012 - 07/04/2012)
  • Session Co-Chair, World Cancer Congress (06/22/2010 - 06/25/2010)
  • Theme Co-Chair, World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (05/26/2012 - 05/31/2012)
  • Member, RSNA (03/27/2012)
  • Member, American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) (02/19/2002)
  • Scientific Reviewer, European Science Foundation (01/01/2014)
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Medical Physics (01/01/2013 - 12/31/2015)
  • President-Elect, Connecticut Area Medical Physics Society (CAMPS), AAPM (01/01/2012)
  • Member, ASTRO (01/01/2012)
  • Member, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (01/01/2010)
  • Member, Yale Cancer Center (01/01/2009)
  • Member, American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (01/01/2006)
  • Member, CDMRP/DOD (01/01/2005 - 07/01/2011)
  • International Advisory Board Member, Physics in Medicine and Biology (01/01/2003)
  • Guest Associate Editor, Medical Physics (01/01/2002)

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