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Administration Manager Receives the UF Health Cancer Center Research Staffer of the Year Award

Kari Bastow, Radiation Oncology Research Administration Manager, received the 2018 Research Staffer of the Year Award on January 9, 2019. Kari coordinates the administrative efforts for all grants submissions, research agreements, and clinical trial budget negations. The award recognized her extraordinary contributions to UF Cancer Center research successes. “Through her…

Radiation Oncology Achieves Top Results from Latest Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

The University of Florida Department of Radiation Oncology’s most recent Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey, which measures the overall rating of care and other components of the patient experience, ranked the department in the 99th percentile overall, including facility-related responses. Patients receive the survey within 24 hours of a hospital…

Radiation Oncology Teams Study Innovative Cancer Radiation Response Blood Test

Paul Okunieff, MD, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, and the University of Florida Health Cancer Center Radiation Oncology team will continue development of a radiation toxicity biomarker through a $2 million National Cancer Institute (NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract. The…

Dr. Dietmar Siemann Presents at UF Cancer Research Conference for Science Teachers

Dr. Dietmar Siemann presented cutting-edge research taking place at UF and connected with scientists, physicians and students at the the first University of Florida Health Cancer Center annual conference for middle and high school science teachers this summer. Dr. Siemann, John P. Cofrin Professorship in Radiation Therapy, is the Associate Chair for…

Radiation Oncology Professors Receive 2018 Exemplary Teacher Recognition

The Department of Radiation Oncology has announced that Clinical Professor Jonathan Li, PhD (shown left), and Research Assistant Professor Walter O’Dell, PhD (right), have been recognized as Exemplary Teachers for 2018. Faculty are selected based on the excellence of their teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, graduate students, and…

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…

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