Undergraduate education

Carleton College, BA, 2005

Years in MSTP



Medical physics, 2012


Charles Mistretta, PhD

Thesis title

Novel Denoising Methods for Dynamic Positron Emission Tomography


Radiation Oncology, Washington University, School of Medicine, 2015-

Current position

Assistant professor (CHS), Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine & Public Health

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PhD publications

Ibrahim N, Kusmirek J, Struck AF, Floberg JM, Perlman SB, Gallagher C, Hall LT. The sensitivity and specificity of F-DOPA PET in a movement disorder clinic. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2016 Jan 28;6(1):102-9. eCollection 2016. PMID:
27069770; PMCID: PMC4749509.

Floberg JM, Holden JE. Nonlinear spatio-temporal filtering of dynamic PET data using a four-dimensional Gaussian filter and expectation-maximization deconvolution. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Feb 21;58(4):1151-68. PMID: 23370699; PMCID: PMC3627355.

Struck AF, Hall LT, Kusmirek JE, Gallagher CL, Floberg JM, Jaskowiak CJ, Perlman SB. (18)F-DOPA PET with and without MRI fusion, a receiver operator characteristics comparison. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2012 Oct 30;2(4):475-82. PMID: 23145363; PMCID: PMC3484423.

Floberg JM, Struck AF, Peters BK, Jaskowiak CJ, Perlman SB, Hall LT. Impact of expectation-maximization reconstruction iterations on the diagnosis of temporal lobe epilepsy with PET. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2012;2(3):335-43. PMID: 23133820; PMCID: PMC3477742.

Floberg JM, Mistretta CA, Weichert JP, Hall LT, Holden JE, Christian BT. Improved kinetic analysis of dynamic PET data with optimized HYPR-LR. Med Phys. 2012 Jun;39(6):3319-31. PMID: 22755714; PMCID: PMC3371076.

Grudzinski JJ, Floberg JM, Mudd SR, Jeffery JJ, Peterson ET, Nomura A, Burnette RR, Tomé WA, Weichert JP, Jeraj R. Application of a whole-body pharmacokinetic model for targeted radionuclide therapy to NM404 and FLT. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Mar 21;57(6):1641-57. PMID: 22398155; PMCID: PMC3771497.

Struck AF, Hall LT, Floberg JM, Perlman SB, Dulli DA. Surgical decision making in temporal lobe epilepsy: a comparison of [(18)F]FDG-PET, MRI, and EEG. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Oct;22(2):293-7. PMID: 21798813; PMCID: PMC3260654.

Christian BT, Vandehey NT, Floberg JM, Mistretta CA. Dynamic PET denoising with HYPR processing. J Nucl Med. 2010 Jul;51(7):1147-54. PMID: 20554743; PMCID: PMC3250311.

Weichert JP, Clark PA, Kandela IK, Vaccaro AM, Clarke W, Longino MA, Pinchuk AN, Farhoud M, Swanson KI, Floberg JM, Grudzinski J, Titz B, Traynor AM, Chen HE, Hall LT, Pazoles CJ, Pickhardt PJ, Kuo JS. Alkylphosphocholine analogs for broad-spectrum cancer imaging and therapy. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Jun 11;6(240):240ra75. PMID: 24920661; PMCID: PMC4336181.