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Elizabeth Grammel

More than 150 Professionals Attend a Successful 54th Annual UF Radiation Oncology Seminar

More than 150 physicians, oncology nurses, research coordinators, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other professionals in the field of radiation oncology attended the 54th Annual UF Radiation Oncology Research Seminar, held February 23, 2024 at the UF Hilton Conference Center, Gainesville. The one-day seminar featured two concurrent programs: the Radiation Therapists’…

FBCF Grant to Provide Medical Items for UF Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

A research team led by UF Radiation Oncology Professor and Chair Paul Okunieff, MD has received a $14,931 grant from the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FBCF) to provide medical items to breast cancer patients and survivors. Second Year Radiation Oncology Resident Anthony Casper, DO and Research Administration…

Two Fourth Year UIM Students Sought for 2024 Radiation Oncology SPARK-ONC Program

Fourth year Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM) students interested in the field of radiation oncology have been invited to apply for the UF Radiation Oncology SPARK-ONC Student Program. The program, a four-week, in-person rotation, will run August 5 through September 1, 2024. Application deadline is June 1, 2024, and two…

Kristin A. Heath Appointed UFHPTI Executive Director

The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Board of Directors has announced that Kristin A. Heath, DBA, MBA, MHA, an accomplished radiation oncology and proton therapy leader, has been appointed as executive director.

UFHCC Hosts Successful Inaugural Southeastern Cancer Survivorship Symposium

The UF Health Cancer Center hosted the inaugural Southeastern Cancer Survivorship Symposium on Nov. 9. The educational symposium provided the opportunity to learn more about holistic, patient-centered cancer research that supports individuals through their cancer journey, as well as cancer research funding opportunities. The event was organized by Erin…

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

This year, approximately 64,050 people were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the US, and of these, 4,800 were Florida residents. Unfortunately, pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of all major cancers, responsible for 3% of all cancer deaths in the U.S. In addition, a study published…

Radiation Oncology Professor Receives 2023 Exemplary Teacher Recognition

The UF Department of Radiation Oncology announced this fall that Julie Bradley, MD, MHCDS has been recognized as an Exemplary Teacher for 2022-2023 . Dr. Bradley (right), an Associate Professor with tenure, is well known for her research and clinical expertise in the areas of breast cancer…

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