Benjamin Rosen

Benjamin Rosen, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Medical Physics Residency Program

University Hospital
UH B2C432
1500 E Medical Center Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5010


Clinical Contacts

Administrative Contact

Areas of Interest

  • Use of radiomics and imaging biomarkers to provide utility-based decision support for brain, head and neck, and lung radiation treatments
  • Predictive model building for risk assessment of tumor control and normal tissue complication during radiotherapy
  • Quantitative 3D dosimetry using novel gel phantoms to provide efficient quality assurance of complex stereotactic radiation treatments to the brain


  • 2015: PhD in Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • 2017: Medical Physics Residency, University of Michigan, Dept. of Radiation Oncology

Published Articles or Reviews

  1. Simiele SJ, Chen X, Lee C, Rosen BS, Mikell JK, Moran JM, Prisciandaro JI: Development and comprehensive commissioning of an automated brachytherapy plan checker. Brachytherapy: 2020. PM32249182
  2. Rosen BS, Wilkie JR, Sun Y, Ibrahim M, Casper KA, Miller JE, Chotchutipan T, Stucken CL, Bradford C, E P Prince M, Rosko AJ, Malloy KM, McLean SA, Chinn SB, Shuman AG, Spector ME, Swiecicki PL, Worden FP, Shah J, Schonewolf CA, Chapman CH, Eisbruch A, Mierzwa ML: CT and FDG-PET radiologic biomarkers in p16+ oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma patients treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy. Radiother Oncol: 2020. PM33069764 15. Mierzwa ML, Gharzai LA, Li P, Wilkie JR, Hawkins PG, Aryal MP, Lee C, Rosen B, Lyden T, Blakely A, Benjamin Saul Rosen Mar 18, 2021 5 of 7
  3. Mierzwa ML, Gharzai LA, Li P, Wilkie JR, Hawkins PG, Aryal MP, Lee C, Rosen B, Lyden T, Blakely A, Chapman CH, Thamarus J, Schonewolf C, Shah J, Eisbruch A, Schipper MJ, Cao Y: Early MRI blood volume changes in constrictor muscles correlate with post-radiation dysphagia. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys: 2020. PM33346093
  4. Ba Sunbul N, Oraiqat I, Rosen B, Miller C, Meert C, Matuszak MM, Clarke S, Pozzi S, Moran JM, El Naqa I: Application of Radiochromic Gel Dosimetry to Commissioning of a Megavoltage Research Linear Accelerator for Small-Field Animal Irradiation Studies. Med Phys: 2020. PM33378092
  5. Yu J, Green MD, Li S, Sun Y, Journey SN, Choi JE, Rizvi SM, Qin A, Waninger JJ, Lang X, Chopra Z, El Naqa I, Zhou J, Bian Y, Jiang L, Tezel A, Skvarce J, Achar RK, Sitto M, Rosen BS, Su F, Narayanan SP, Cao X, Wei S, Szeliga W, Vatan L, Mayo C, Morgan MA, Schonewolf CA, Cuneo K, Kryczek I, Ma VT, Lao CD, Lawrence TS, Ramnath N, Wen F, Chinnaiyan AM, Cieslik M, Alva A, Zou W: Liver metastasis restrains immunotherapy efficacy via macrophage-mediated T cell elimination. Nat Med: 2021. PM33398162
  6. Kim MM, Sun Y, Aryal MP, Parmar HA, Piert M, Rosen B, Mayo CS, Balter JM, Schipper M, Gabel N, Briceño EM, You D, Heth J, Al-Holou W, Umemura Y, Leung D, Junck L, Wahl DR, Lawrence TS, Cao Y: A Phase II Study of Dose-Intensified Chemoradiation Using Biologically-Based Target Volume Definition in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys In Press: (In Press) 2021.
  7. Lise Wei, Owen Dawn, Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, Benjamin Rosen, Kyle Cuneo, Theodore S. Lawrence, Randall K. Ten Haken, and Issam El Naqa: A Deep Survival Interpretable Radiomics Model of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Physica Medica. (In Press)