Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty and staff have recently returned from 60th annual meeting of the American Association for Physics in Medicine (AAPM) in Nashville, TN, where members of the department were presenters or senior authors on over 50 abstracts about current research and clinical innovation at Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish […]
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Congratulations to the Class of 2018!
The Department of Radiation Oncology would like to congratulate the 2018 graduates of the clinical and medical physics residency programs! All six of this year’s graduates have accepted appointments at academic institutions. Benjamin Fischer-Valuck, MD, is an assistant professor at Emory University in Atlanta. Anupama Chundury, MD, is an assistant professor at Rutgers University and […]
Faculty recognized at 2018 Celebration of Inventors
Numerous Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center were recognized for their innovation at the first Celebration of Inventors, hosted by the university’s Office of Technology Management.
Medical physics resident takes first place in Young Investigator Symposium
Nichole Maughan, PhD, a Washington University medical physics resident, has placed first in the James S. Sample Young Investigator Symposium at the 2018 Spring Meeting of the Missouri River Valley chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).
Postdoctoral research associate wins Jack Krohmer Junior Investigator Competition
Jian Wu, PhD, a post-doctoral research associate working with Washington University medical physicist, Hua Li, PhD, at Siteman Cancer Center, has been selected as the winner of the Jack Krohmer Junior Investigator Competition.
Washington University Radiation Oncology at ESTRO 37
Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty and staff have recently returned from the 37th Congress of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ESTRO), held in late April in Barcelona, Spain.
Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center receive recognition for recent publications
Two faculty members from the Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology at Siteman Cancer Center have received honors for recent publications. Deshan Yang, PhD, an associate professor in the Medical Physics Division, has been recognized for his article, A method to detect landmark pairs accurately between intra-patient volumetric medical images, which has been selected as […]
Department of Radiation Oncology at 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology
Next week, members of the Department of Radiation Oncology will attend the 59th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the largest radiation oncology meeting in the United States, attracting national and international attendees from all areas of the field. This year’s conference will be held in San Diego, CA from September […]
Radiation oncology names vice chair (Links to an external site)
Mutic to serve as vice chair of medical physics and clinical strategy Read full article from Washington University School of Medicine News Hub »
Department of Radiation Oncology at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Members of the Department of Radiation Oncology have recently returned from 59th annual meeting of the American Association for Physics in Medicine (AAPM) in Denver, CO, where faculty and staff were presenters or senior authors on over 50 abstracts about current research and clinical innovation.
2017 Clinical & Medical Physics Residency Graduation
The Department of Radiation Oncology would like to congratulate the 2017 graduates of the clinical and medical physics residency programs! The clinical residency class of 2017, Ashley Weiner, MD, PhD, Sahaja Acharya, MD, and Sana Rehman, MD, marked the first ever all-female class of clinical residents to graduate from the Department of Radiation Oncology at […]
Williamson to receive Farrington Daniels Award
Jeffrey Williamson, PhD (Professor, Physics Division) has been selected to receive the prestigious Farrington Daniels Award from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), in recognition of his paper, “A linear separable two-parameter model for dual energy CT imaging of proton stopping power computation,” which was chosen as the best therapy physics paper published […]
Radiation Oncology junior faculty member provided assistance on neurosurgery study recently funded by NIH
Timothy Mitchell, PhD (Instructor, Physics Division) provided data analysis assistance for a brain-mapping project that has recently been funded for 3.6 million dollars by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Mitchell contributed to the study by mapping patients with large brain tumors using an algorithm created by graduate student […]
Effort to improve radiation therapy for veterans receives nearly $4 million (Links to an external site)
The Radiation Oncology Practice Assessment Program (Co-PIs:Jeff Michalski, MD and Sasa Mutic, PhD) has received an additional $3.8 million in funding. Read more from Siteman Cancer Center »
Pedal the Cause 2016
Eleven members of the Department of Radiation Oncology participated as riders (or virtual riders) in this year’s Pedal the Cause ride. This annual fundraising challenge raises money for cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Through donations, bake sales, lunches, trivia nights, and button sales, this year’s Radiation Oncology Accelerators team was able to […]
Sasa Mutic, PhD honored as Innovator of the Year (Links to an external site)
Sasa Mutic, PhD has received the St. Louis Business Journal’s Innovator of the Year Award in the Medical: Individual category. Read more »
Washington University leads national effort to improve radiation therapy for U.S. veterans (Links to an external site)
New program will monitor quality and safety of radiation therapy at VHA centers nationwide.