September has been designated the Childhood Cancer, Leukemia and Lymphoma, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As part of the UFHCC Oncology Grand Rounds Seminar Series on cancer-related topics, Nancy P. Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, and Medical Director of the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, will give a talk entitled, “Proton Therapy: Promise and Proof,” on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at noon.
The lecture will take place in UF’s Communicore building, room C1-004.
Dr. Mendenhall was the recipient of the 2018 Clinical Science Research Award, given annually to recognize a faculty member for outstanding achievement, productivity, and research discovery. She has more than 30 years of experience and specializes in the areas of breast cancer, Hodgkin disease, lymphomas and pediatric cancers, as well as prostate cancer.
Dr. Mendenhall’s primary focus for the past 11 years has been pioneering the expansion of the use of proton therapy. Prior to assuming her current role as the Medical Director for the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI) in 2006, she was an outstanding radiation oncologist and Department Chair for Radiation Oncology at the College and the first female Chair in the College’s history.
Access the full calendar of UF Health Cancer Center Oncology Grand Rounds talks online.