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Assistant Professor Appointed Vice Chair of the NRG Oncology DEI Committee

UF Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD has been appointed vice chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee of NRG Oncology, a nonprofit research organization. “I am so grateful to have this opportunity to work toward appropriate representation in…

UF Radiation Oncologists to Present Latest Research at the 2022 ASTRO Meeting

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its  64th Annual Meeting at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, October 23-26, 2022. The theme of this year’s event is “AI & EI: Caring for the Patient in a Wireless World.” The meeting will feature 1,700 presenters…

UF Assistant Professor Named SEICHE Center Affiliate Faculty Member

The SEICHE Center for Health and Justice, an academic collaboration between the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Law School, has chosen UF Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Oluwadamilola T. Oladeru (Lola), MD, MA, MBA (right) as an affiliate faculty member, effective October 4. The mission of the…

Dr. Kate Hitchcock Joins National Committee to Diversify Leaders in Research

Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD was recently appointed to a National Clinical Trials Network committee tasked with improving diversity and inclusion efforts for national leaders in oncology research. NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) comprises organizations and clinicians that coordinate and support cancer clinical…

Finding a Way Past Pancreatic Cancer with UF Radiation Oncology

When Karen Weatherman thought she was out of options in her fight against advanced pancreatic cancer, a treatment newly available at UF Health came to her rescue. On Oct. 6, Weatherman began getting treatment with a novel radiopharmaceutical agent, Lutathera, under the care of Robert Zlotecki, MD,…

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