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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…

Randal Henderson Awarded National Cancer Institute Subcontract

Dr. Randal Henderson, a Professor at the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida (UF) and the Associate Medical Director at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, will be leading a collaborative project with DiaCarta, Inc., titled “RadTox: Measuring Radiation Toxicity using…

Folakemi Odedina Awarded the “2016 Inspiring Women in STEM” Award

Dr. Folakemi Odedina, Joint Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacy, was awarded the 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award by INSIGHT Into Diversity. Dr. Odedina will be recognized for this award in their September STEM issue. INSIGHT Into Diversity is a magazine and…

Dietmar W. Siemann Awarded National Cancer Institute Grant

Dr. Dietmar W. Siemann, a radiobiologist with the Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded a $1.7 million grant by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health for his project titled, “Hypoxia: Impact on Src Signaling and…

2016 Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductees

The Department of Radiation Oncology is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Anamaria Yeung, MD, was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on May 5, 2016. Dr. Yeung is 1 of only 3 faculty members from the University of Florida (UF) that have been selected by the…

Paul Okunieff Awarded Florida Space Institute Grant

Dr. Paul Okunieff, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded a grant by the Florida Space Institute (FSI) for his project titled, “Measurement of Individual Carcinogenesis Risk after Solar or Cosmic Radiation Exposure.” The Florida Space Institute aims to support space research, development, and education activities within…

Dr. Julie Bradley Awarded Ocala Royal Dames Grant

Dr. Julie Bradley, a member of the Department of Radiation Oncology based at the UF Proton Therapy Institute, was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Ocala Royal Dames for her study, “Prospective Pilot Study of Early Markers of Radiation-Induced Cardiac Injury in Patients with Left-Sided Breast Cancer Receiving Photon or…

Dr. Zhenhuan Zhang Wins SIT Travel Award

Congratulations to Dr. Zhenhuan Zhang, a postdoctoral fellow in the Okunieff Lab, who was awarded the prestigious Scholar-in-Training (SIT) Travel Award for the Radiation Research Society (RRS). Dr. Zhang’s abstract was chosen from among almost 150 submitted abstracts. He will represent the department at the upcoming RRS annual meeting.

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