Christopher Tien, PhD, DABR

Clinical Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology

Departments & Organizations

Therapeutic Radiology: Radiological Physics

Biography

Dr. Christopher Tien is the one of the newest appointed faculty members to the department of Therapeutic Radiology, arriving the summer of 2016. After receiving his PhD at 25 years old, Dr. Tien completed his residency at Brown University. He subsequently moved to Chicago, where he worked at a private-practice within a community hospital for 3 years. He is the primary high-dose-rate brachytherapy physicist and secondary Gamma Knife radiosurgery physicist at Yale New Haven Hospital. Dr. Tien's research interests include brachytherapy dosimetry (prostate, GYN, and ocular), radiosurgery (cranial), and radiobiological response modeling.

Education & Training

PhD University of Florida, Medical Physics (2011)
MS University of Michigan, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (2008)
BS University of Michigan, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences (2007)
Resident Brown University

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