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Dr. Kathryn Hitchcock

UF Radiation Oncology Announces the Promotion of Four Key Faculty Members

Paul Okunieff, MD, Professor and Chair of the UF Department of Radiation Oncology, is pleased to announce the promotion of four key faculty members, effective July 1, 2023. Maria Mamalui, PhD (right) has been promoted to the rank of Clinical Associate Professor. Dr. Mamalui has been a member of the…

Free UF Health Head and Neck Cancer Seminar March 29

Wellness University Event to Offer Information Regarding the Latest Advances in Preventing and Treating Head and Neck Cancer Each year, approximately 68,000 people in the United States will develop head and neck cancer, and nearly 11,000 will die from it. Fortunately, early detection and treatment can improve outcomes, and Radiation…

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, and in 1999, efforts by The Prevent Cancer Foundation® led to the designation March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In a UF Health MedEd Cast,  Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor…

Dr. Kate Hitchcock Joins National Committee to Diversify Leaders in Research

Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD was recently appointed to a National Clinical Trials Network committee tasked with improving diversity and inclusion efforts for national leaders in oncology research. NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) comprises organizations and clinicians that coordinate and support cancer clinical…

Radiation Oncology Professors Receive 2022 Exemplary Teacher Recognition

The UF Department of Radiation Oncology has announced that Assistant Professor Kathryn Hitchcock, M.D., Ph.D.; Associate Chair for Research Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.; and Assistant Professor Raymond B. Mailhot Vega, M.D., M.P.H. (below) have been recognized as Exemplary Teachers for 2021-2022 . Faculty…

Dr. Kate Hitchcock Receives the UFHCC Golden Gator Award

On January 12, the UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) presented Kathryn Hitchcock, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, its 2022 Golden Gator Award during the center’s Cheers to the New Year event. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated consistency in distinguished performance made to, or on behalf…

‘Does Cancer Care Inspire Great Writing?’

To answer this question, WebMD’s news outlet MedScape recently pointed to an article by Assistant Professor Kathryn E. Hitchcock, MD, PhD (right) entitled “Knuckles.” Dr. Hitchcock’s timely and thoughtful essay, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO), looks at bias and tolerance through the lens of the physician-patient relationship.


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