On May 14, Matthew Culbert, MD, a Second Year UF Radiation Oncology Physician Resident, was awarded a $1,000 American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Seed Grant for the development of an an innovative patient-centered mobile application.
The ACRO Resident Committee chooses only four worthy projects to fund each year. Awardees must provide an interim report of their project and submit an abstract to the ACRO Annual Meeting.
Dr. Culbert is creating the app in collaboration with resident Colton Ladbury, MD, City of Hope, Duarte, CA . Its purpose is to provide patients with a mobile resource for tracking symptoms and treatment regimens. It will also collect biometric and real-time symptom data for physicians.