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Ambreen Muzaffar

Country of origin: Pakistan Currently in: Pakistan, Rawalpindi General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2018 Master Physics
2008 Master Physics
2004 Undergraduate Physics
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Physics

Presented a Poster on ‘Comparison study of Rapid Arc versus 3D-CRT Radiotherapy Plans for Brain Gliomas, in terms of Dose Volume Histogram (DVH) and Dose Coverage for PTV and OARs’ at the 18th Shaukat khanum Cancer Symposium, held during November 01-03, 2019. • Presented a Poster on “Data Evaluation on Variation on setup errors in IMRT for prostate Cancer” at The International Conference on Global Cancer Meet & Expo” held during 04-06 December, 2017. • Participated with Oral Presentation on “Process of Radiation Beam Optimization in IMRT” on Mach 2017 by PSCO. • Participated in Multidisciplinary Symposium Head & Neck Cancer on Jan 21-22, 2017 held at Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad. • Participated as Co-Chair in Radiation Oncology & Anti-Cancer Therapy Conference on Nov 21-23, 2016 held at Dubai. • Presented a paper on “A dosimetric comparison of lung and heart doses in 3D-CRT planning of Lt. chest wall - With and Without breast board setup” in Radiation Oncology & Anti-Cancer Therapy Conference on Nov 21-23, 2016 held at Dubai. • Presented a Poster on “A dosimetric comparison of lung and heart doses in 3D-CRT planning of AWARDS / RECOGNITION PERSONAL PRESENTATIONS & VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES Lt. chest wall - With and Without breast board setup” in Nov 17-19,2016 held by Emirates Oncology Conference 2016 at Abu Dhabi. • Facilitated in “First Image Guided Radiotherapy / Dynamic Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (Simultaneous Integrated Boost) Workshop in Organ Confined Prostate Carcinoma” on 12-13 March 2016 held at Shifa International Hospital. • Presented a Paper on “3-D Treatment Planning of Chest Wall-Breast Using Monoisocentric Technique with Junction Verification” in March 2012 held by Pakistan Society of Clinical Oncology (PSCO).

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Working as a Medical Physicist; Basic Job Responsibilities: 1) Researching new equipment developments and techniques, assessing the impact on existing local practice and compiling reports to initiate changes. 2) Planning and ensuring safe and accurate treatment of patients. 3) Managing radiotherapy quality assurance (QA) programs. 4) Ensures accurate measurement of radiation output from sources employed in Radiotherapy. 5) Consulting, providing and assisting Physicists, Medical Doctors and CT Radiographers and Radiotherapy Technologists in the development of new techniques for treatment. 6) Undertaking audit visits to check compliance with Local health and safety regulations (PNRA). 7) Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Technical / Special Job Responsibilities: 1) Investigating equipment performance, organizing quality control practices, designing radiation installations and implementing controls for medical radiation hazards. 2) Responsible for radiation safety, ensuring Radiotherapy machines are operating safely, performing machine acceptance testing. 3) Reporting the Departmental productivity and problems to higher management. 4) Monitoring of Radiotherapy machines to ensure correct and consistent results are achieved. 5) Working as a member of Radiation Protection Committee (RPC) for the implementation of radiation protection protocols for radiation workers and visitors