Yearly News Archives: 2018

August 9th 2018

Congratulations, Dr. Charles Bloch – New Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)

Charles Bloch, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology in the UW School of Medicine, will receive the AAPM Fellow designation at the 2018 AAPM Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN.

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July 31st 2018

10 UW Rad Onc Faculty Named as Top Doctors of 2018!

Castle Connolly Names 10 UW Department of Radiation Oncology Faculty as Top Doctors of 2018!

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May 29th 2018

UW Medical Physics Residents Win NWAAPM Awards

Congratulations to UW Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Residents Da Wang for winning the 1st place and Brandon Koger for winning the 2nd place for the Young Investigator Symposium Award at the NWAAPM in Portland, Oregon on May 11th, 2018.

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May 4th 2018

Five UW Radiation Oncology Physicians Awarded as Top Doctors in Seattle for 2018!

Congratulations to Drs. Wui-Jin Koh, George E. Laramore, Nina Mayr, Jason Rockhill, and Kenneth Russell for being selected as one of the Top Doctors in Seattle for 2018 by Seattle Magazine!

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May 1st 2018

UW Faculty and Engineer Receives PMB Best Paper Award – The Roberts Prize

Congratulations Drs. Eric Ford, Jeff Schwartz, Ning Cao, Juergen Meyer, Ramesh Rengan, Jing Zeng, and George Sandison, and engineer Rob Emery for receiving the Roberts Prize for the Best Paper in 2018 of the journal Physics in Medicine & Biology 2018.

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April 18th 2018

UW faculty receives U.S. DoE award to improve the availability of Astatine-211 labeled radiopharmaceuticals for radiation therapy

Congratulations to Dr. Scott Wilbur for receiving a major research grant from the U.S. DoE to improve cancer treatment.

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Radiation Oncology Medical Staff Received 2018 UWMC Patient Safety Heroes Award

Congratulations to Lora Holland, and Jamie Bartalamay, our radiation therapists for winning the award as 2018 UWMC Patient Safety Heroes.

 

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March 30th 2018

The Benefit of Proton Therapy for Children in Developing Countries

About 80% of children with the most common pediatric brain cancer live in low- and middle-income countries. There they have little access to advanced radiotherapies, such as proton therapy, to reduce treatment side effects. Dr. Phil Taddei explores challenges of this missed benefit in a commentary.

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March 28th 2018

Dr. Sarah Geneser Awarded as One of the Early Career Medical Physicist Scholars

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Geneser has been chosen to receive an Early Career Medical Physicist Scholarship Award by the Winter Institute in Medical Physics for her promising achievements in the field of radiation oncology physics.

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March 9th 2018

Radiation Oncology Faculty win Cureus: Proton Therapy Publishing Competition

Congratulations to Drs. Smith Apisarnthanarax and Stephen Bowen for 2nd place; and Howard Lee with Drs. Jing Zeng, Stephen Bowen, and Ramesh Rengan for 3rd place on the Cureus’ Proton Therapy Advanced Application for the Most Challenging Cases Publishing Competition!

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