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Byong Y Yi
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Byong Y Yi Ph.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Radiation Oncology
byi@umm.edu
Location: UMMC, Gudelski, GGJ-03
Phone: (410) 328-7165

Personal History:

Education

  • B.A.: Major in Physics, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1982
  • M.S.: Major in Physics, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1984
  • Ph.D.: Major in Physics, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1992

Post Graduate Education and Training

  • 1987-1989: Junior Medical Physicist, Hanyang Unversity, Seoul

Certifications

  • 2008: American Board of Radiology (Physics)
  • 1993: Korean Board of Medical Physics

Military Service

  • 1984 - 1986: Army Service, Republic of Korea, private

Employment History

Academic Appointments

  • 1991 - 1993: Instructor, University of Ulsan, Seoul
  • 1993 - 1996: Assist. Professor, University of Ulsan, Seoul
  • 1996 - 2004: Assoc. Professor, University of Ulsan, Seoul
  • 1998 - 1999: Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, USA (Sabbatical year at Univ. of Ulsan)
  • 2004 - 2005: Professor, University of Ulsan, Seoul (Tenured)
  • 2005 - Present: Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, UMSOM

Other Appointments

  • 1989 - 2005: Chief Medical Physicist, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, Seoul
  • 2005 - 2009: Clinical Associate Director, Radiation Oncology, UMMS

Clinical Speciality:

  • Commissioned the new Total Body Irradiation system and supervised the development of the control software for the system.
  • Developed the new physics faculty guidance and mentored two new physics faculties in clinic.
  • Developed the new IMRT verification interface (UMIV version 3.1).
  • Commissioned the Rapid Arc technology.
  • Supervised the acceptance test and commissioning of 3 linear accelerators.
  • Supervised the commissioning  of SBRT with linear accelerator.
  • Supervised OBI and CBCT commissioning.

Grants & Contracts:

9/29/2009  - 7/31/2013 (PI, 20%)
"Radiotherapy with Dose - Rate Regulated Tracking"
NIH R01
Annual Direct Cost $ 292,625
Total Direct Cost $1,177,312


Publications:

Peer-Reviewed Publications

# - As a senior author

B Yi, Eun Kyung Choi, Hyesook Chang. High dose rate Ir-192 source calibration method with newly designed calibration. J Kor Soc Ther Radiol 1989; 7(2):299-304

B Yi, EK Choi, HS Chang. Dosimetric Measurement for 4MV X-Ray Linear Accelerator with Asymmetric Collimator System. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1990;1:69-73

B Yi, JM Kim, JH Kim, KT Kwon, DH Lee, KH Lee, EK Choi, HS Chang. The Calculation Model of Electron Output for the Cut-out Fields, in Consideration of Shielding Area. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1990;1:61-68

B Yi, EK Choi, HS Chang. The Comparison of the KAPM Dosimetric Protocol (1990) with the TG-21 and Cλ / CE Method. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol
1991;9(2):337- 342

JK Cho, EK Choi, HS Chang, B Yi, KH Kim, JK Lee. Remote After Loading HDR Brachytherapy for female Urethral Cancer. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1991;9(2):319-324

HS Chang, EK Choi, B Yi, WD Kim, WS Kim, YS Koh. Remote Afterloading Hish Dose Rate (HDR) Endobronchial Brachytherapy. J Kor Soc Ther Radiol 1991;9(2):227-232

B Yi, EK Choi, HS Chang, SM Hong, MZ Lee, HC Chun. The Experimental Study of the Effective Point of Measurement for Cylindrical Ion-Chamber. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1991;2:155-160

Eunkyung Choi, Hyesook Chang, Byong Yong Yi. Modified Five Field Technique for Primary and Postop Breast Cancer Irradiation. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1991;9(1):165-170

Byong Yong Yi, Hyesook Chang, Eunkyung Choi, C. Jin Whang Y. Kwon. Physical Aspect of The gamma Knife and Its Clinical Application. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1991;9(1):153-158

B Yi, DO Shin, HJ Kim, SE Hong, EK Choi, HS Chang. The Calibration of 90Sr Ophthalmic Application by Measuring Electron Current. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1991;2:149-154

HJ Kim, BY Yi, KJ Kim, HS Chang, HS Bae, EK Choi, KJ Ahn, KR Park. The Study of the Measurement Point for Wedge Factor. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1992;3:13-21

Byong Yong Yi, Seok Min Hong, Jae Sung Kim, Eun Kyung Choi, Hyesook Chang, Myung Za Lee, Ha Chung Chun. Determination of the Phantom Scatter Factor (Sp Factor) Using an Small Block in the Phantom. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1992;10(1):121-123

B Yi, BC Cho, HS Chang. Optimum leaf width of Multileaf Collimator. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1994:5(2);49-55

B Yi, HS Chang, BC Cho. The Desing of unevenly leaf width distributed Multileaf Collimator. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1994; 5(2) :45-48

SD Ahn, KM Yang, B Yi, HS Chang, EK Choi. Analysis of Radiation Field and Block Pattern for Optimal Size in Multileaf Collimator. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1994;12(2):253-262

EK Choi, KM Yang, B Yi, HS Chang, SY Kim, JH Nam, ES Yoo, IC Lee. In Vitro Intrinsic Radiosensitivity Of Human Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Primary Culture. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1994;12(1):27-31

B Yi, HS Chang, JK Bong, SI Kwon. The Development and It's Characteristics of New Film Dosimety Algorithm for Personal Dosimetry. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1995;6(2):35-40

SH Lee, B Yi, SI Kwon, HS Chang, JH Kim. The Verification of Dosimetric Characteristics of the 3D Compensator with the Exit Beam Dose Profile. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1996;7(2):3-17

B Yi, MH Kim, SK Nha, BC Cho, JH Kim, EK Choi, HS Chang. The ionization chamber response function from the measured and the corrected by Monte Carlo Simulation. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1996; 7(1):7-15.

B Yi, HS Chang, YK Cho. The Dosimetric Effects on Scallop Penumbra from Multi- leaf Collimator by Daily Patient Setup Error in Radiation Therapy with Photon. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1996;14(4) :333-338

Byong Yong Yi. Geometrical Limitations in Non-coplanar Treatment. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1997;8(1):31-35

SD Ahn, EK Choi, BY Yi, HS Chang. The Study of Normal Tissue Complication Probability(NTCP) for Radiation Pneumonitis by Effective Volume Method. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1997;15(3):243-249

MH Kim, B Yi, SK Nha, EK Choi, JH Kim, HS Chang. Commissioning of Dynamic Wedge Field Using Conventional Dosimetric Tools. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1997;15(1):71-77

S Lee, B Yi, JK Cho, SI Kwon, WK Chung, JH Kim. Geometical QC/QA for Medical Linear Accelerator using Electonic Portal Imaging Devices (EPID). Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1997;8(2):59-66

B Yi, SH Lee, BC Cho, JH Kim, EK Choi, SI Kwon, HS Chang. Direct Measurement of Chamber Response Function and Its Application to Radiation Dose Distribution Dosimetry. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1997; 15(1):65-69

SH Kim, YJ Kim, MJ Lee, HJ Jun, BY Yi. Study on the Physical Properties of the Gamma Beam-Irradiated Tefoln-FEP and PET film. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1998;9(1):11-21

EK Choi, B Yi, WC Kang, YJ Noh, WK Chung, SD Ahn, JH Kim, HS Chang. Clinical Experience of Three Dimensional Conformal. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1998;16(3):265-274

Byong Yong Yi.. The Broad-beam CT Image Reconstruction from Simulator Images. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 1998;16(1):81-86

DH Moon, SJ Oh, HK Lee, B Yi, EH Kim, SW Park. Options in Intracoronary Radiation Therapy. The Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine 1999;33(2):209-222

WK Chung, B Yi, EK Choi, JH Kim, SD Ahn, S Lee, CK, Min, CB Park. Development of the Whole Body 3D Topographic Radiotherapy system. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 1999;10(2):63-71

C.-M. Ma, T. Pawlicki, M.C. Lee, S.B. Jiang, J.S. LI, J. Deng, B. Yi, E. Mok, A.L. Boyer. Energy-and intensity-modulated electron beams for radiotherapy. Phys Med Biol 2000;45(8):2293-2311

CK Min, BY Yi, SD Ahn, EK Choi, HS Chang, A CT Simulator Phantom for Geometrical Test. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 2000;18(4) :337-344

SD Ahn, BY Yi, EK Choi, JH Kim, YJ Noh, KH Shin, KJ Kim, WK Chung, HS Chang. Preliminary Results of Stereotactic Radiosurgery UsingStereotactic Body Frame. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 2000;18(4):251 -256

BY Yi, SJ Cho, SD Ahn, JH Kim, EK Choi, HS Chang, SI Kwon. A Feasibility Study of the IMRT Optimization with Pseudo-Biologic Objective Function. J Korea Asso. Radiat. Prot. 2001;26(4):417-424

JY Song, BY Yi, TJ Choi. Algorithm for the design of a Virtual Compensator using the Multileaf Collimator and 3D RTP System. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2001;12(2):185-191

LIN Zhi-Xiong, XING Lei, LI De-rui, HAI Ou, Byong Yong Yi, Arthur Boyer, Richard Hoppe. Clinical Practice of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Chinese Journal of Cancer 2001;20(2):211-214

YL Suh, #BY Yi, SA Shin, JH Kim, SD Ahn, SW Lee, EK Choi TS Suh. A Feasibility Study on the Abdomen Immobilization with Air Injected Balloon Blanket. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2002;13(3):176-180

YL Suh, #BY Yi, SA Shin, JH Kim, SD Ahn, SW Lee, EK Choi. A Feasibility Study on the Prediction of the Target in the Lung from the Skin Motion-Animal Study. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2002; 13(3):163-168

BY Yi, CK Min, WK Chung, EK Chio. Optimum Field Size for the Whole Body Stereotactic Radiosurgery. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2002;13(1):15-20

SM Yoon, #BY Yi, EK Choi, JH Kim, SD Ahn, SW Lee. Quality Assurance of Patients for Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 2002;20(1):81- 90

YE Ko, BY Yi, BC Cho, SD Ahn, JH Kim, SW Lee, EK Choi. A Feasibility study on the Simplified Two Source Model for Relative Electron Output Factor of Irregular Block Shape. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2002;13(1):21-26

SY Kim, BY Yi, KS Joo, JH Kim, SD Ahn, EK Choi. One Click Film (OCF) Dosimetry System for Routine QA. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 2002;20(4):375- 380

SJ Cho, #BY Yi, SW Lee, SD Ahn, JH Kim, SI Kwon, EK Choi. Spinal Cord Partial Block Technique Using Dynamic MLC. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2003;14(1):8-14

Sang Min Yoon, Eun Kyung Choi, Sang-wook Lee, Jung Shin Lee, Sang Do Lee, Cheolwon Suh, Sang-We Kim, Woo Sung Kim, Seung Do Ahn, Byong Yong Yi, Jong Hoon Kim, Seong Soo Shin, Younsuck Koh, Dong Soon Kim, Won-Dong Kim. Phase II Study of 3-D Conformal Radiotherapy and Concurrent MVP (Mitomycin- C+Vinblastine+Cisplatin) Chemotherapy for Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Lung Cancer 2003;2(1):23-30

SM Yoon, SW Lee, SD Ahn, JH Kim, BY Yi, YS Ra, TH Kim, EK Choi. Technical Review of Target Volume Delineation on the Posterior Fossa Tumor : An Optimal Head and Neck Position. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 2003;21(1):94-99

Dong Gyu Na, Jae Wook Ryoo, Kwang Ho Lee, Chan Hong Moon, Chin A. Yi, Eun Yeop Kim, Soo Joo Lee, Byong Yong Yi, Jae Hyoung Kim, and Hong Sik Byun. Multiphasic Perfusion Computed Tomography in Hyperacute Ischemic Stroke: Comparison with Diffusion and Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography 2003;27(2):194-206

Sang-wook Lee, Eun Kyung Choi, Heon Joo Park, Seung Do Ahn, Jong Hoon Kim, Kyung Ju Kim, Sang Min Yoon, Young Seok Kim, Byong Yong Yi. Stereotactic body frame based fractionated radiosurgery on consecutive days for primary or metastatic tumors in the lung. Lung Cancer 49(2003) 309-315

Sang-wook Lee, Eun Kyung Choi, Jung Shin Lee, Sang Do Lee, Cheolwon Suh, Sang-We Kim, Woo Sung Kim, Seung Do Ahn, Byong Yong Yi, Jong Hoon Kim, Young Ju Noh, Su Ssan Kim, Younsuck Koh, Dong Soon Kim, Won-Dong Kim. Phase II Study of Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy and Concurrent Mitomycin-C, Yinblastine, And Cisplatin Chemotherapy for Stage III Locally Advanced, Unresectable, Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys 2003;56(4):96- 1004.

YE Ko, #BY Yi. Optimum Segment Size for Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy. Journal of Lung Cancer 2004;3(1):

KH Kim, MJ Cho, YE Kim, BY Yi, JK Kim, SW Lim, HS Kim. Feasibility study of parallel-plate detector using dielectric film for 6 MV X-ray. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2004;15(2):105-111

Kwangyl Park, Byong Yong Yi, Young W. Vahc. Deconvolution of Detectro Size Effect Using Monte Carlo Simulation. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2004;15(2):100-104

YW Vahc, K Park, KR Park, O Kwon, MH Lee, BY Yi, YH Ji, KM Kim. The Properties of Beam Intensity Scanner (BInS) for Dose Verification in Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2004;15(1):1- 8

SW Lim, #BY Yi, YE Ko, SD Ahn, SW Lee, JH Kim, SS Shin, SI Kwon, EK Choi. Feasibility Study of the Real-Time IMRT Dosimetry Using a Scintillation Screen. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 2004;22(1):64-68

SS Kim, SH Ha, EK Choi, #BY Yi. Impact of the Planning CT Scan Time on the Reflection of the Lung Tumor Motion. J Korean Soc Ther Radiol 2004;22(1):55- 63

Sang Min Yoon, Jong Hoon Kim, Eun Kyung Choi, Seung Do Ahn, Sang-wook Lee, Byong Yong Yi, Young Wha Chung, Young Sang Lee, Dong Jin Seo. Radioresponse of Hepatocellular Carcinoma-Treatment of Lymph Node Metastasis. Cancer Research and Treatment 2004;36(1):79-84

Y. Suh, #B. Yi, S. Ahn, J. Kim, S. Lee, S. Shin, E. Choi. Aperture maneuver with compelled breath (AMC) for moving tumors: A feasibility study with a moving phantom. Medical Physics 2004;31(4):760-766

S Ahn, #B Yi, Y Suh, J Kim, S Lee, S Shin, E Choi. A feasibility study on the prediction of tumor location in the lung from skin motion. The British Journal of Radiology 2004;77:588-596

Nam SY, Lee SW, Im KC, Kim JS, Kim SY, Choi SH, Ryu JS, Moon DH, Oh SJ, Yi BY, Kim JH, Ahn SD, Shin SS, Kim SB, Choi EK, Lee BJ. Early evaluation of the response to radiotherapy of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck using 18FDG-PET. Oral Oncol. 2005 Apr;41(4):390-5.

Kim YS, Yoon SM, Choi EK, Yi BY, Kim JH, Ahn SD, Lee SW, Shin SS, Lee JS, Suh C, Kim SW, Kim DS, Kim WS, Park HJ, Park CI. Phase II study of radiotherapy with three-dimensional conformal boost concurrent with paclitaxel and cisplatin for Stage IIIB non-small-cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 May 1;62(1):76-81

Ko YE, Suh Y, Ahn SD, Lee S, Shin SS, Kim JH, Choi EK, #Yi BY, Immobilization effect of air-injected blanket (AIB) for abdomen fixation, Med. Phys. 2005 32 (11) :3363-3366

Lee SW, Back GM, Yi BY, Choi EK, Ahn SD, Shin SS, Kim JH, Kim SY, Lee BJ, Nam SY, Choi SH, Kim SB, Park JH, Lee KK, Park SH, Kim JH. Preliminary results of a phase I/II study of simultaneous modulated accelerated radiotherapy for nondisseminated nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 65(1):152-60

Yoon SM, Choi EK, Lee SW, Yi BY, Ahn SD, Shin SS, Park HJ ,e tal. Clinical results of stereotactic body frame based fractionated radiation therapy for primary or metastatic thoracic tumors Acta Oncologica, 2006; 45: 1108-1114

Ko YE, Park SH, Yi BY, Ahn SD, Lim S et al. Clinical implementation of eye fixing and monitoring system with head mount display. Korean Journal of Medical Physics 2007;18(1):1-6

Lim S, Park S, Ahn SD, Suh Y, Shin SS, Lee S, Kim JH, Choi EK, Yi BY, et al, Guiding curve based on the normal breathing as monitored by thermocouple for regular breathing , Med Phys 2007;34(11): 4514-4518.

Lim S, Jeung TS, Park SH, Ahn SD, Lee S, Kim CY, Yi BY, et al, Determination of Target Motion by using a resipiration monitoing Mask for 4-D Radiotherapy. J. Kor Phys Soc 2008; 53(2):845-850.

Liu B, Lerma FA, Patel S, Amin P, Feng Y, Yi BY, Yu C. Dosimetric effects of the prone and supine positions on image guided localized prostate cancer radiotherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2008; 88(1):67-76.

Ha JK, Perlow DB, Yi BY, Yu CX. On the sources of drift in a turbine-based spirometer. Phys Med Biol. 2008; 53(16):4269-4283.

Yi B, Han-Oh S, Lerma F, Berman B, Yu C. Real-Time Tumor Tracking with Preprogrammed Dynamic Multileaf-Collimator Motion and Adaptive Dose-Rate Regulation, Med Phys, 2008; 35(9): 3955-3962

Han-Oh S, #Yi B, Berman B, Lerma F, Yu C Usefulness of Guided Breathing for Dose-Rate-Regulated Tracking, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 2009; 73(2):594- 600

Zhang J, #Yi B, Lerma F, Suntharalingam M, C Yu. Tomographic image via background subtraction using an x-ray projection image and a priori computed tomography, Med Phys 2009; 36(10):4433-4439

Lerma F, Liu B, Yi B, Amin P, Yu C. Role of Image-Guided Patient Repositioning and Online Planning in Localized Prostate Cancer IMRT, Radiotherapy and Oncology 2009; 93(1): 18-24

Lim DH, Yi B, Mirmiran A, Dhople A, Suntahlarlingam M, Dâ?TSouza W. Optimal beam arrangement for stereotactic body radiation therapy delivery in lung tumors, Acta Oncologica 2010; 49(2):219-224

Han-Oh S, #Yi B, Berman B, Lerma F, Yu C. The Accuracy of Dose-Rate- Regulated Tracking: a Parametric Study, Physics in Medicine and Biology 2010; 55 (3): 747-759

Gui M , Feng Y, Yi B, Dhople A and Yu C, Four-dimensional intensity-modulated radiation therapy planning for dynamic tracking using a direct aperture deformation (DAD) method, Med Phys 2010; 37(5):1966-1975

Han-Oh S, #Yi B, Lerma F, Berman B, Gui M, Yu C, Verification of MLC based real-time tumor tracking using an Electronic Portal Imaging Device, Med Phys 2010;37(6): 2435-2444

Book Chapters

Chapter Author: Oncology (Korean), Iljogak Publishing Company, 2002, Seoul, Korea

Editor: Use of Computer in Radiation Therapy, 2004, Jeong Publishing Company, Seoul, Korea