James Tanyi, PhD

jtanyiStaff Title:

Clinical Associate Professor


Radiation Medicine


Therapeutic Radiation Physics


PhD: Medical Physics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Graduate Program in Radiological Sciences, 2005
MSE: Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School, 2002
BS: Physics (with Distinction), United States Naval Academy

Research Interests:

Studying the utility of diffusion-weighted MRI in predicting therapeutic effecacy in head & neck cancers


Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy-guided Fiducial Markers for Lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: Analysis of Safety, Feasibility, and Interfraction Stability
Nabavizadeh N, Zhang J, Elliott DA, Tanyi JA, Thomas CR Jr, Fuss M, Deffebach M.

Honors and Awards:

2004, AAPM Travel Award
2002, NSF-Rackham Engineering Award
2001, Navy League of the U.S. Award (Excellence in applying principles of physics to practical problems)
2001, Brigade of Midshipmen Community Service Award
2001, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
2001, U.S. Naval Academy Physics Department Resaerch Achievements Special Recognition
1999, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon