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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;…

Radiation Oncology Receives Philips CT Simulator

Because image quality is such a critical element in accurate contouring and treatment plans, Radiation Oncology is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Philips CT Big Bore, which is slated to begin operation this summer. The CT Big Bore focuses on accuracy, patient positioning, imaging performance, and workflow. The…

Dr. Odedina Awarded the Living Legend Award

Dr. Folakemi Odedina, Ph. D., Joint Professor in Radiation Oncology and Pharmaceutical Outcomes, was awarded the Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria’s first Living Legend Award. The award was given to her, in part, for her research on the burden of prostate cancer disparities in Black men. Dr. Odedina…

Dr. Bradley named Educator of the Year

Julie A. Bradley, M.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology at the University of Florida Department of Radiation Oncology and UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, has been recognized as an Educator of the Year by the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO). The award is presented in…

James Bates Wins 2017 CCF Merit Award

Dr. James Bates, a first-year resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded the 2017 Brigid Leventhal Special Merit Award for the top-ranking abstract in pediatric oncology by the Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). His abstract, “Age-associated vulnerability to treatment-related late cardiotoxicity: A…

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