2019 News Archive

Read about our faculty, staff and patients who have been featured in the news.

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                                            Emory Proton Therapy Center granted prestigious ACR accreditation

Emory Proton Therapy Center granted prestigious ACR accreditation

The Emory Proton Therapy Center received accreditation from the American College of Radiology for diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) effective December 17.

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                                            Emory Proton Therapy Center celebrates one-year anniversary

Emory Proton Therapy Center celebrates one-year anniversary

This December, Winship Cancer Institute and the Emory Department of Radiation Oncology celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Emory Proton Therapy Center.

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                                            Castillo awarded $2.9 million R01 grant

Castillo awarded $2.9 million R01 grant

Richard Castillo, PhD, DABR, a medical physicist and investigator in Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology, has been awarded a $2.9 million R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute.

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                                            Veterans Day chat with VA Section Chief Moghanaki

Veterans Day chat with VA Section Chief Moghanaki

Emory's Department of Radiation Oncology observes Veterans Day with a chat with Section Chief for Radiation Oncology at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, Drew Moghanaki, MD, MPH.

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                                            Emory Radiation Oncology ranked second in NIH funding

Emory Radiation Oncology ranked second in NIH funding

Emory Department of Radiation Oncology ranked second nationally for total research funding awarded by the National Institutes of Health during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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                                            Brammer named new Clinical Administrator

Brammer named new Clinical Administrator

The Emory Department of Radiation Oncology welcomed Aaron Brammer, the new clinical administrator for radiation oncology on October 21.

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                                            EmoRayders raise over $40,000 for Winship 5K

EmoRayders raise over $40,000 for Winship 5K

EmoRayders, the official Emory Department of Radiation Oncology Winship Win the Fight 5K team, raised over $40,000 to support cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute.

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                                            A Conversation with Jeff Bradley, MD, FASTRO

A Conversation with Jeff Bradley, MD, FASTRO

New Winship Department of Radiation Oncology Executive Vice Chairman, Jeff Bradley, MD, FASTRO talks about why he chose to come to Winship and what he brings to his new role.

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                                            Curran receives ASTRO Gold Medal

Curran receives ASTRO Gold Medal

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) awarded its highest honor, the Gold Medal, to Winship Executive Director Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, during the 2019 annual ASTRO meeting in Chicago.

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                                            Winship investigators make major presentations at ASTRO annual meeting

Winship investigators make major presentations at ASTRO annual meeting

Over two dozen radiation oncologists and other investigators from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University will present research at the 61st annual American Society of Radiation Oncology annual meeting held in Chicago from September 15-18.

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                                            Winship medical physics research featured at AAPM meeting

Winship medical physics research featured at AAPM meeting

Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology presented 42 abstracts at this year's Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) held July 14-18 in San Antonio.

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                                            Bradley named new Executive Vice Chairman

Bradley named new Executive Vice Chairman

Jeffrey Bradley, MD, FASTRO, will become the new executive vice chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Winship Cancer Institute.

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                                            Sudmeier selected for B. Holman Research Pathway

Sudmeier selected for B. Holman Research Pathway

Winship radiation oncology resident Lisa Sudmeier, MD, has been accepted into the prestigious American Board of Radiology B. Leonard Holman Research Pathway.

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                                            Pfister receives ASCO Young Investigator Award

Pfister receives ASCO Young Investigator Award

Winship radiation oncology resident Neil Pfister, MD, PhD, was awarded the prestigious American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award.

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                                            Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology awarded prestigious APEx accreditation

Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology awarded prestigious APEx accreditation

Winship Cancer Institute's Department of Radiation Oncology has earned the prestigious Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx) distinction from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) for all three of its Emory Healthcare locations.

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                                            2019 Resident Match

2019 Resident Match

Fourth-year medical students Naba Ali, Matthew R. Gallitto, Joshua W. Lorenz, and Jacob F. Wynne were selected for the physician residency program.

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                                            Radiation therapy and heart health

Radiation therapy and heart health

Anant Mandawat, MD, director of the Winship at Emory Cardio-Oncology Program, addresses heart health concerns for patients treated with radiation therapy.

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                                            Inaugural service and mentorship awardees

Inaugural service and mentorship awardees

Three outstanding faculty members in Winship Cancer Institute's Department of Radiation Oncology were selected to receive the inaugural Radiation Oncology Service and Mentorship Awards.

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