Research Interests:

  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • Development/adaptation of devices and applications that could impact the clinical workflow
  • Machine and patient specific QA.

Clinic Focus:

  • All specials procedures including Radiosurgery with Linear Accelerator and Gamma Knife, Total Body Irradiation, Brachytherapy with High and Low dose rates.

Education/Training :

  • Doctorate in medical physics from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, in 2004
    • Visiting Fulbright scholar at East Carolina University as part of the international academic cooperation Brazil-USA, Sep 2002 to May2003
  • Residency program in radiation oncology physics at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, where I went on to serve as a Clinical Instructor (2008).
  • Certified in Therapeutic Radiological Physics by the American Board of Radiology.

Publications:

  • WANG, Z. ; E. Galhardo ; ZHU, Y. ; ZAKIKHANI, R. ; LUO, C. . VERIFICATION OF MONTE CARLO MODEL IN THE BRAINLAB IPLAN SYSTEM FOR CLINICAL APPLICATIONS. In: 54th AAPM Annual Meeting, 2012, Charlotte, NC. Medical Physics, 2012. v. 39. p. 3713-3713.
  • ALBERT, M. ; Edvaldo Galhardo ; ZAKIKHANI, R. ; ZHU, Y. ; WANG, Z. ; DUGAL, R. ; GANE, S. ; LUO, C. . TREATMENT OF A LARGE CLASSIC KAPOSI SARCOMA USING HIGH-DOSE-RATE BRACHYTHERAPY AND 3D PLANNING FOR VOLUME TREATMENT OPTIMIZATION. In: 32nd American Brachyterapy Society Annual Meeting, 2011, San Diego, CA. Brachytherapy, 2011. v. 10. p. S75-S75.
  • GALHARDO, E. P.; ALLISON, R. ; SIBATA, C. H. ; WOLFE, M. ; GAY, H. . CAN THE SLOW CT TECHNIQUE BE EFFECTIVE IN ESTIMATING THE INTERNAL TUMOR VOLUME FOR SMALL MOVING TARGETS?. In: American Radium Society 91st Annual Meeting, 2009, British Columbia, Canada. Proceedings of American Radium Society 91st Annual Meeting, 2009. v. 1. p. 54-54.
  • GALHARDO, E. P.; SUTTON, D. ; WOLFE, M. ; SIBATA, C. ; ALLISON, R. ; GAY, H. . CAN SCATTER RADIATION FROM IMRT BE SIGNIFICANT?. In: 89th Annual Meeting of the American Radium Society, 2007, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Proceedings of American Radium Society 89th Annual Meeting, 2007. v. 1. p. 43-43.
  • Galhardo; NICOLUCCI, P. ; ALISSON, R. ; LEE, H. ; GHILARDI NETTO, Thomaz . Evaluation of Heterogeneities Correction Using Helax and Oncentra Treatment Planning Systems. In: 46th AAPM Annual Meeting, 2004, Pittsburgh, PA. Medical Physics, 2004. v. 31. p. 1886-1886.