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Robert Amdur, MD, Retires as Residency Program Director

Paul Okunieff, MD, Chair, has announced that Robert Amdur, MD, Radiation Oncology Professor and Rodney R. Million Professor of Radiation Oncology (shown right with Anamaria R. Yeung, MD), has retired as the department’s Residency Program Director. Anamaria R. Yeung, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, assumed the role of Residency Program Director…

Department Celebrates 50 Years of Residency Education and Research

The 50th UF Radiation Oncology Research Seminar took place February 21-22, 2020, at the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel & Conference Center, Gainesville, FL. Organized by the department’s Research and Editorial Office, the event marked the 50th seminar as well as the 50th anniversary of the…

Dr. Robert Amdur is Named Practical Radiation Oncology’s Editor in Chief

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) announced January 15, 2020, that Robert Amdur, MD, will become the new Editor in Chief of Practical Radiation Oncology, ASTRO’s prestigious clinical practice journal. Dr. Amdur,  UF  Radiation Oncology Professor, Residency Program Director, and Rodney…

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…

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