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Del M. Leary, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,
Medical Physics

Office: 152 Animal Cancer Center (ACC)
Office Phone: 970-297-5114


Dr. Leary's PubMed Publications


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: 2013

M.S.: Physics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada: 2001

B.S..: Physics, The University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: 1998

Selected Publications

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, 2015

Leary 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.

Svenningsen S, Kirby M, Starr D, Leary D, Wheatley A, Maksym GN, McCormack DG, and Parraga G.Hyperpolarized 3He and 129Xe Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Differences in Asthma prior to Bronchodilation, J Magn Reson Imaging 38:1521-1530, 2013

Bhatawadekar SA, Leary D, Chen Y, Ohishi J, Hernandez P, Brown T, McParland C, Maksym GN, A study of artifacts and their removal during forced oscillation of the respiratory system, Ann Biomed. Eng. 41 (5):990-1002, 2013.

Hannay DE, Delarue JJ, Mouy XD, Martin BS, Leary D, Oswald JN. Marine mammal acoustic detections in the northeastern Chukchi Sea, September 2007-July 2011 J. Continental Shelf Research.67:127-146, 2013

Leary D, Parraga G, and Maksym GN. Modeling Stochastic and Spatial Heterogeneity in a Human Airway Tree to Determine Variation in Respiratory System Resistance. J. Appl Physiol. 112: 167-175, 2011.

Leary D and Maksym GN. Modeling Airway Impedance Variability. Volume-Flow underworld conference, Baltimore MD, 2009. (extended abstract)

Leary, D. and Maksym GN. A Time Varying Heterogeneous Lung Model for Airway Impedance. Computational and mathematical biomedical engineering (CMBE), Swansea, UK, 2009. (extended abstract)

Leary D, DiCarlo DA, and Hickey CJ. Acoustic techniques for studying soil-surface seals and crusts, Ecohydrology, 2: 257-262. 2009.

Austin, M., J. Delarue, H.A. Johnston, M. Laurinolli, D. Leary, A. MacGillivray, C. O’Neill, H. Sneddon, and G. Warner. NaiKun Offshore Wind Energy Project Environmental Assessment, Volume 4 – Noise and Vibration. Technical report prepared for NaiKun Wind Development Inc. by JASCO Applied Sciences, 2009

Leary D, Turner S, Katlai B, Modelling of Sound Propagation Over Water. Contract with DRDC and Public Works and Government Services Canada, Contract No. W7701-83207. 2009.

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