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Dr. Julie Bradley Appointed to the James E. Lockwood, Jr. Professorship

The UF College of Medicine has appointed Julie A. Bradley, M.D., to the James E. Lockwood, Jr. Professorship in Proton Therapy. The professorship was established in 2011 by the James E. Lockwood Charitable Foundation and recognizes Dr. Bradley’s expertise, accomplishments, and ongoing…

UF Proton Therapy Institute Begins Using ProteusONE

On August 10, 2017, the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI), Jacksonville, charted a course towards new proton therapy technology when construction crews began demolition. Now, in less than 30 months, UFHPTI has added a 13,000 square foot expansion built with more than 9 million pounds of concrete and…

Professor Leads Global Prostate Cancer Initiatives in Florida and Africa

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD (shown left), Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, has been appointed (non-paid appointment) by the Nigeria National Universities Commission to lead an initiative that will bridge Nigerian Academics to Academics in the Diaspora willing to contribute to the Nigerian University System in the…

Targeting Pancreatic Cancer with Radiotherapy

Recent developments in radiation oncology have made radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer more effective and easier on the body. In a recent “Hope and Healing” UF Health Blog, Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor Kathryn Hitchcock, MD, PhD, discusses the most up-to-date technologies available to…

ACRO Seed Grant Awarded to Radiation Oncology Resident Akash Parekh, MD

Akash Parekh, MD, a Third Year UF Radiation Oncology Physician Resident, has been chosen to receive an American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Seed Grant. The ACRO Resident Committee chooses only four worthy projects to fund each year. Awardees must provide an interim report of their…

Dr. Dietmar Siemann to Give Grand Rounds Seminar Talk on Cancer Metastasis

Dietmar Siemann, PhD, Radiation Oncology Associate Chair, will present the UF Health Cancer Center Oncology Grand Rounds lecture “Cancer Metastasis: Issues and Challenges” on October 16, 2020, at 1 p.m. The lecture will take place in UF’s Communicore building, room C1-004. Dr. Siemann is Associate Director for Education and Training,…

UF Rises to No. 7 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

For the third year in a row, the University of Florida has risen in the U.S. News & World Report Top Public Schools rankings, climbing to No. 7. UF now has 28 programs nationally ranked in the top 30 in their disciplines, up from 20 two years ago. That includes…

Dr. Nancy Mendenhall to Give Grand Rounds Seminar Talk on Proton Therapy

September has been designated the Childhood Cancer, Leukemia and Lymphoma, and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. As part of the UFHCC Oncology Grand Rounds Seminar Series on cancer-related topics, Nancy P. Mendenhall, MD, FASTRO, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, and Medical Director of the UF Health Proton…

Prostate Cancer and the Use of Proton Therapy

Randal H. Henderson, MD, MBA, UF Radiation Oncology Professor and Associate Medical Director, University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, discusses the benefits of proton therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer.  …

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