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UF Radiation Oncology Announces the Promotion of UFHPTI Faculty

Paul Okunieff, MD, Professor and Chair of the UF Department of Radiation Oncology, is pleased to announce the promotion of two talented UF Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI) faculty members, effective July 1, 2024. Julie A. Bradley, MD, MHCDS (right) has…

Research Staff

The staff in the Research and Editorial Office of the Department of Radiation Oncology manage the research publication process, pre-awards grants process, promotion and tenure process, and clinical research process – including retrospective studies and prospective clinical trials – for the faculty and residents of the…

Nutrition and Cancer Survivorship Seminar June 26

This June, the UF Health Cancer Center Office of Community Outreach and Engagement will present a special series of lectures focused on cancer survivorship. The 2024 Cancer Connections Survivorship Series brings together cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and healthcare professionals who will provide information on…

#ChompSkinCancer in May with UF Radiation Oncology

May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and UF Radiation Oncology is out to #ChompSkinCancer beginning May 13! Approximately 5.4 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year in just over 3 million people, making it the most common of all cancers in this…

SPARK-ONC Student Program Information

Supporting Participation and Representation of Key Underrepresented groups in Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida August 5 – September 1, 2024 The SPARK-ONC Student Program is a fully funded, 4-week, in-person comprehensive experience open to two fourth year Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM) students, created to increase representation and…

FBCF Grant to Provide Medical Items for UF Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors

A research team led by UF Radiation Oncology Professor and Chair Paul Okunieff, MD has received a $14,931 grant from the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FBCF) to provide medical items to breast cancer patients and survivors. Second Year Radiation Oncology Resident Anthony Casper, DO and Research Administration…

Two Fourth Year UIM Students Sought for 2024 Radiation Oncology SPARK-ONC Program

Fourth year Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM) students interested in the field of radiation oncology have been invited to apply for the UF Radiation Oncology SPARK-ONC Student Program. The program, a four-week, in-person rotation, will run August 5 through September 1, 2024. Application deadline is June 1, 2024, and two…

Kristin A. Heath Appointed UFHPTI Executive Director

The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Board of Directors has announced that Kristin A. Heath, DBA, MBA, MHA, an accomplished radiation oncology and proton therapy leader, has been appointed as executive director.

Shadowing

Shadowing in Radiation OncologyThe Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida (UF) seeks to provide an environment that is conducive to caring for cancer patients in a clinical setting while learning about radiation oncology. Our priority is first to medical trainees within UF, including all UF College…

Shadowing Request Form

To begin the process, the requesting shadower must first fill out and submit the form below and upload all completed documents listed. Once all files have been received, the coordinator will process them through the department and the College of Medicine. For more details, visit our informational…

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