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Radiation Oncology Announces University Term Professorship Award Recipients

The Department of Radiation Oncology has announced that three outstanding faculty members have been named as 2018-19 UF College of Medicine University Term Professors. Dr. Brad Hoppe, UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Radiation Oncologist and Associate Professor, James E. Lockwood, Jr., Endowed Chair of Proton Therapy, Department…

Radiation Oncology Celebrates Eight Years of Intrabeam Technology

This fall marks the eighth anniversary of the use of Intrabeam technology for breast cancer patients treated under the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Program at UF Health’s Department of Radiation Oncology. Traditional radiation therapy targets the entire breast and can require daily treatments at a radiation center for as long as…

Trading Places: A Nurse’s Experience with Stage 4 Mantle Cell Lymphoma

For 24 years, Joanna Hammond, R.N., mother of four, dedicated much of her life to nursing and serving others. From helping new families in the hospital welcome bundles of joy to nurturing her own children, Hammond always assumed the role of caregiver. But earlier this year, that shifted. Hammond…

Radiation Oncology Welcomes Assistant Professors

The Department of Radiation Oncology is pleased to announce the appointment of Drs. Mark Artz, Adam Holtzman, Natalie Lockney, and Ray Mailhot as Assistant Professors. “We are fortunate to have recruited these exceptional doctors to serve our patients, our department, and the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute,” said Dr.Paul…

UF College of Medicine Promotes Radiation Oncology Faculty

By Theresa Edwards Makrush Julie A. Bradley, MD; Bo Lu, PhD; and Roi Dagan, MD, MS, have been promoted to the rank of associate professor by the UF College of Medicine. “This is a very well-deserved promotion for all of them that reflects their distinction in clinical accomplishments, research and education,”…

Dr. Odedina Awarded Fellowship to Develop Oncology Clinical Trials Platform in Africa

Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D.,  Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, has been awarded a 2018 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship to help expand oncology clinical trials in Africa. Odedina will travel to South Africa this summer and collaborate with Lynette Denny, M.D., Ph.D., chair and a professor of obstetrics…

Siemann Lab Members in the News

Current and former members of the Siemann Cancer Biology Lab made a total of six presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Chicago, which took place April 14 – 18 (shown left to right are Dietmar Siemann, PhD; Dr. Jennifer Lee, post-doc at NCI; Mai Tanaka;…

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