Dr. Morris I. BankMorris I. Bank, PhD, is a board-certified Radiological Physicist. He received his PhD degree from the University of Michigan. He completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Medical Physics at the University of Wisconsin.

Morris Bank performed for 15 years as Radiological Physicist in Flint, Michigan, 3 years in Royal Oak, Michigan, and 6 years in Indianapolis, Indiana.

He joined the Department of Radiation Oncology at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis as Director of Radiation Oncology Physics in 1996.

Morris Bank is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology in Radiological Physics and by the American Board of Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology Physics.

He has been active professionally in the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), serving on committees and as lead author on an AAPM report on Radiation Information for non-technical personnel.

Morris Bank has published 13 papers and 19 paper/poster presentations at professional meetings, among them:
“Ion Chamber Measurements of Transverse Gamma Knife Beam Profiles” (Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics)
“Superimposition of Beams to Vary Shot Size in Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery” (Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics)
“Dose-Volume Histogram Quality Assurance for Linac-Based Treatment Planning Systems” (Journal of Medical Physics)

 

SERVICES PROVIDED

General Clinical Physics Support

Initial Physics Chart Review, weekly physics chart checks

Clinical support for Physicians; Support and instruction for Dosimetry Staff

Linac Machine QA, Daily, Monthly and Annual measurements

Acceptance & Commissioning of Linacs, Beam data acquisition

Treatment Planning computer commissioning and QA

3 D Treatment Planning

IMRT treatment planning including step & shoot, dynamic leaf, & RapidArc

IMRT QA Verification

 

Extensive Teaching Experience of Radiation Therapy Residents

Diagnostic Radiology Residents, X-Ray Technologists, & Dosimetrists (mentored 4 Dosimetrists)

On-site CME instruction and updating staff on new technology

Mentoring Staff in Dosimetry and Board Exams

 

EDUCATION

B.S. Physics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
M.S. Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Ph.D. Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Postdoctoral Fellow in Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Medical Physics Department, Madison, WI

 

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Radiology in Radiological Physics, 1977
American Board of Medical Physics, Radiation Therapy, 1991

 

LICENSURE

Licensed in Texas and Florida
Approved Physicist in Indiana and Michigan

 

NRC

Listed as AU on NRC License

 

AWARDS

Fellow, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Fellow, American College of Medical Physicists

Complete C.V. available upon request.