Deshan Yang

Professor of Radiation Oncology
Deshan Yang
Deshan Yang

Overview

Deshan Yang is the professor of Medical Physics in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University. He received his bachelor's degree in electronics engineering from Tsinghua University in 1992, a master’s degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technologies in 2002, and his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005.  He spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher before joining Washington University in St. Louis as a faculty member. He worked as an instructor to a professor at Washington University in St. Louis between 2006 and 2021 before joining Duke University in 2021. His main research areas are medical image processing and analysis for radiation oncology applications, adaptive radiotherapy, cardiac radiosurgery, health information technologies for radiation oncology and medical physics. 

Positions

Professor of Radiation Oncology in the School of Medicine

2023 School of Medicine

Member of the Duke Cancer Institute in the School of Medicine

2022 School of Medicine

Education

M.S. 2005

2005 University of Wisconsin - Madison

Ph.D. 2006

2006 University of Wisconsin - Madison

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Radiation Oncology

2008 Washington University in St. Louis

Clinical Physics Assistant, Radiation Oncology

2009 Washington University in St. Louis

ABR Certification, Radiation Oncology

2023 American Board of Radiology

Publications, Grants & Awards

Offices & Contact

40 Duke Medicine Circle, 04212, 3640 DUMC
Durham, NC
27710
40 Duke Medicine Circle, 04212, PO Box 3640
Durham, NC
27710