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Dr. Nancy Mendenhall Joins NAPT Physician Advisory Committee

Nancy P. Mendenhall, MD, FACR, FASTRO, Associate Chair and Medical Director of the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, has been selected by the National Association for Proton Therapy to serve on its newly created physician advisory committee. The committee will provide advice on topics such as…

Dr. Vidyasagar Receives the UF Innovate Invention of the Year Award

Associate Professor Sadasivan Vidyasagar, MBBS, PhD, and his industrial collaborator, Stephen Gatto, CEO of Entrinsic Bioscience, Inc., were honored on September 22 with a UF Innovate Invention of the Year award during UF Innovate | Tech Licensing’s Standing InnOvation virtual event. The team was recognized for the…

Dr. Folakemi Odedina Coordinates COVID-19 Research Collaboration in Florida

Universities and health care entities throughout the state of Florida are now providing outreach and engagement to ethnic and racial minority communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to a $1 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., UF joint professor in radiation oncology,…

Abstract by UF Radiation Oncology Asst. Professor Named 2020 Best of ASTRO

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Best of ASTRO Program Committee has selected an abstract by Raymond Mailhot Vega, MD, MPH (right), Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, as a 2020 Best of ASTRO abstract. The Best of ASTRO designation is given…

Residency Program Launches Virtual Introduction

UF Radiation Oncology is pleased to announce the release of a video introduction to its Physician Residency Program. Created in partnership with UF Health Communications, the video features Associate Professor and Residency Program Director Anamaria R. Yeung, MD; Robert J. Amdur, MD, Rodney R. Million Professor of Radiation Oncology; and…

UF Blog Post Inspires ASTRO Gender Equity Community Hub

ASTRO is launching various ROhub communities and a blog post by Raymond Mailhot Vega, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, inspired the launch of the Gender Equity Community on the ROhub, a space for members to discuss gender gaps, offer…

Dr. Steven Swarts Is Elected RRS Councilor-Chemistry

Steven Swarts, PhD, UF Radiation Oncology Research Associate Professor, was elected by the Radiation Research Society as Councilor-Chemistry on September 10, 2020. The mission of the Society is to advance radiation research in all disciplines of science and medicine, foster collaboration within a community of researchers interested in the study…

UF Radiation Oncologists to Present Latest Research at the 2020 ASTRO Meeting

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will host its 62nd Annual Meeting October 25-28, 2020. The event will be presented as a virtual educational experience in an interactive online format. The theme of this year’s meeting is Global Oncology: Radiation Therapy in a Changing World. Featured will be educational…

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