Del Leary

Assistant Professor - Medical Physics/Health Physics Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences

152 Flint Cancer Center

(970) 297-5114

About Del

Dr. Leary is our Medical Physicist working in the Radiation Oncology department at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. His research interests are mainly in developing radiosensitizers to help improve the dose discrimination between tumor and normal tissue. He also enjoys research topics in novel therapeutic beam design and image guided radiation therapy.


Ph.D. - Medical Physics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2013M.S. - Physics , Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, 2001B.S. - Physics, The University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Maitoba, Canada, 1998


Bhatawadekar SA, Leary D, and Maksym GN, Modelling resistance and reactance with heterogeneous airway narrowing in mild to severe asthma, Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 93(3): 207-214, 2015Leary D and Robar JL. CBCT with Specification of Imaging Dose and CNR by Anatomical Volume of Interest, Med. Phys. 41, 011909, 2014.Bhatawadekar SA, Leary D, deLange V, Fulton S, Hernandez P, McParland C, and Maksym GN, Respiratory system elastance compared with resistance in reversibility testing in asthma, (submitted, Eur Respir J, Dec 2014)Martin B, MacDonnell JT, Cott P, Leary D. The under-ice soundscape in Great Slave Lake near the city of Yellowknife, NT, Canada (submitted, Journal of Great Lakes Research, Nov 2014)Leary D, Svenningsen S, Parraga G, and Maksym GN. Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging Ventilation Maps to Model Airway Impedance in Asthma, J. Appl Physiol. (submitted, J Appl. Physiol., Sept 2014)Leary D, Winkler T, Braune A, and Maksym GN. Effects of airway tree asymmetry on the emergence and spatial persistence of ventilation defects, J Appl Physiol., 117 (4): 353-362. 2014.