Dr. Jean Moran is a Professor and Co-Director of Physics at the University of Michigan in the Department of Radiation Oncology. She directs the clinic physics effort in the department and is part of the Community Practice Management Team. Her research focuses on patient safety, integration of technology advancements for appropriate patients, applications of big data for patient care, and improvements in breast cancer therapy. She has expertise in dosimetry and application of automation for improvements in clinical care. She is also actively working on the application of formal risk analysis techniques to guide quality assurance efforts in medical physics.
Dr. Moran is Co-Director of the Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium (MROQC)(link is external) which consists of 25 centers throughout Michigan. She leads research on automated quality assurance techniques for linear accelerators in an international consortium. She is a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and has authored guidance documents related to quality assurance for both the AAPM and the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
Dr. Moran actively serves in the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)(link is external) and the American Society for Radiation Therapy (ASTRO)(link is external). She serves as Chair of the AAPM Therapy Physics Committee and Chair of the Work Group on the Radiation Oncology – Incident Learning System (RO-ILS). She has been a regular contributor to meetings of AAPM and ASTRO in numerous ways. Dr. Moran is an active mentor and sponsor of trainees, junior, and mid-career faculty.