Adam D. Yock, PhD

Director of Technology and Innovation
Assistant Professor

Dr. Adam Yock is a medical physicist and Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology. Originally from Minneapolis, MN, he received his B.A. in Physics and Chemistry from Harvard University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and MD Anderson Cancer Center. He completed his medical physics residency at the University of California, San Diego, and joined the Vanderbilt faculty in the fall of 2016.

Dr. Yock’s clinical and research interests include:

Image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy (IGRT and ART),
Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SRS and SBRT),
Morphometric analysis for radiation oncology applications,
Radiation therapy treatment plan robustness analysis,
Interdisciplinary and international collaborations for innovative radiation oncology techniques, technologies, and workflows.

Dr. Yock is certified in Therapeutic Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology (ABR), and is a member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), and the NRG Medical Physics Subcommittee.