Kiernan McCullough, M.S.

Kiernan McCullough has been with Colorado Associates in Medical Physics (CAMP) since 2014.  He specializes in therapeutic medical physics and is certified through the American Board of Radiology.  Kiernan is our Chief of Therapy Physics.

As a Clinical Medical Physicist, Kiernan works with various treatment units including, but not limited to, Varian 21EX, Trilogy, and Truebeam Linear Accelerators, Varian Afterloader, Accuray Cyberknife, Tomotherapy, and Pantak Superficial. He has experience with external beam therapies, brachytherapy, HDR planning, prostate seed planting, stereotactic patients, dosimetry review, image fusion and dose accumulation, as well as R&V systems and intraoperative radiotherapy.  As a Radiation Safety Officer, Kiernan completes personnel dose monitoring, radiation safety training, I-131 treatments, and breast seed localizations.

Kiernan completed his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering at Purdue University and his Master of Science in Radiological Medical Physics at University of Kentucky.  He completed his Clinical Residency at University of Louisville.

Kiernan has served as the Rocky Mountain AAPM Chapter President.  Kiernan is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Presentations and Publications

  • Li Shen, Jing Wang, Sungeun Kim, Kiernan McCullough, Kwangsik Nho, Shanker Swaminathan, John D. West, Shiaofen Fang, Tara McHugh, Laura A. Flashman, Heather A. Wishart, Laura A. Rabin, C. Harker Rhodes, Stephen J. Guerin, Jason H. Moore, Robert B. Santulli, Andrew J. Saykin. Association analysis of candidate SNPs on hippocampal volume and shape in mild cognitive impairment and older adults with cognitive complaints. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association , Volume 6 , Issue 4 , S137 – S138
  • Sarkar, Vikren, Brian Wang, Hui Zhao, Bart Lynch, Joshua A. James, Kiernan T. McCullough, & Bill J. Salter. Percent depth-dose distribution discrepancies from very small volume ion chambers. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics [Online], 16.2 (2015)
  • 2016 AAPM Radiation Measurement Award Winner
  • Kiernan McCullough, Joshua A. James, Ashley J. Cetnar, Mark A. McCullough, & Brian Wang. Site-specific tolerance tables and indexing device to improve patient setup reproducibility. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics[Online], 16.3 (2015)

Kiernan is a mentor for CAMP’s residency program overseeing the “Stereotactic I” and “Shiedling” rotations. You can find his biosketch here: Kiernan McCullough Biosketch