Yearly News Archives: 2017

August 5th 2017

Change in treatment approach can make quality of life better for patients with brain metastasis

Focal radiation to just the surgical area is the winner for patients after surgery for limited brain metastases.

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August 4th 2017

Dr. Ralph Ermoian to be appointed as Associate Senior Editor for Pediatrics for the International Journal of Radiation Oncology

Congratulations to Ralph Ermoian, M.D.’s appointment as an Associate Senior Editor for the Pediatrics section in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics.

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August 3rd 2017

Six UW Radiation Oncology Physicians Awarded as Best Doctors in America of 2017!

Congratulations to Drs. George Laramore, Jay Liao, Simon Lo, Nina Mayr, Jason Rockhill, and Kenneth Russell for being selected as Best Doctors in America of 2017!

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July 21st 2017

UW faculty receive NIH award to expand access to radiation treatment in low- and middle income countries

This $2.9 M research grant from the National Cancer Institute will support the development of a cost-effective technology that improves radiation therapy in low- and middle-income countries.

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July 12th 2017

Dr. Gabrielle Kane Received Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education Service Fellowship Award

Congratulations to Gabrielle Kane, MB, EdD, FRCPC., for receiving the Fellowship Award of the SACME in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the field of Continuing Professional Development.

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June 14th 2017

Seven UW Radiation Oncology Clinicians Awarded as Seattle Met’s Top Doctors & Top Physician Assistant of 2017!

Drs. Lia Halasz, Edward Kim, Janice Kim, Wui-Jin Koh, Jay Liao, and Nina Mayr were selected as Seattle Magazine’s Top Doctors of 2017, and David Hudock, PA-C, was selected as a Seattle Met’s Top Physician Assistant of 2017!

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May 9th 2017

Dr. Nina Mayr Awarded as Castle Connolly Exceptional Woman in Medicine 2017

Dr. Nina Mayr Awarded as Castle Connolly Exceptional Woman in Medicine 2017

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April 12th 2017

UW Neutron Therapy Spring Refresher Course Starts April 19!

The University of Washington’s Neutron Therapy Programs is a one-of-a-kind program with a long history of excellence and an active therapeutic program for daily patient care.

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March 20th 2017

Dr. Simon Lo to be appointed as Associate Editor-In-Chief for the Journal of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Simon Lo has been appointment to serve as the Associate Editor-In-Chief for the Journal of Radiation Oncology, the official journal of American College of Radiation Oncology (ACR).

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Royalty Research Fund awards grant to Dr. Ning Cao and her mentor Dr. Juergen Meyer

Dr. Ning Cao and her mentor on the below research Dr. Juergen Meyer have been awarded a grant from the Royalty Research Fund for their very innovative work  on “Spatially Modulated Proton Minibeam for Cellular and Small Animal Research”. This one-year award provides the funds to obtain preliminary data for submission of a multi-year NIH grant on this topic. The competition was intense but their aims were irresistible to the reviewers because of the potential high patient treatment impact this work promises.

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