On January 12, the UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) presented Kathryn Hitchcock, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, its 2022 Golden Gator Award during the center’s Cheers to the New Year event.
The award recognizes those who have demonstrated consistency in distinguished performance made to, or on behalf of, UFHCC.
Dr. Hitchcock received an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering prior to getting an MD from the University of Cincinnati. Before she became an MD, she served as a Naval Nuclear Engineer and, as an officer, was awarded two Commendation Medals as well as a Navy Achievement Medal. She was also a Master Instructor in the Department of Seamanship and Navigation at the United States Naval Academy.
Her past awards include Medical Student and Community Education Award, UF Department of Radiation Oncology; Society of Teaching Scholars Outstanding Resident Educator Award; Gold Humanism Honor Society; Top Intern, UF Dept of Internal Medicine (46 interns in class); Louise W. Rauh Scholarship; Jacob D. and Lillian Rindsberg Memorial Fellowship; Albert J. Ryan Foundation Fellowship; Golden Scalpel Award in Medical Gross Anatomy; University of Cincinnati Distinguished Graduate Fellowship; and Top Graduate, College of Engineering at the University of Wyoming.
Dr. Hitchcock is also a contributing blogger and writer for MedScape.
Read more about the UFHCC Cheers to the New Year awards here.