Author Archives: Elaine Zeman
Radiation oncologist Dr. Andrew Wang was featured this week in Carolina Care Highlights, which showcases patient comments about the care they received from their UNC Health physicians. One patient, also a physician, gave high praise to Dr. Wang for his kindness, competence, intellect and responsiveness to questions. Job well done, Dr. Wang!
In spite of safety restrictions caused by Covid-19, the Department nevertheless celebrated (virtually) its graduating certificate students in radiation therapy and medical dosimetry, and its residents in radiation oncology and medical physics, on June 17 and 19, respectively. Congratulations to radiation therapy graduates: Bria Barnes, BS, RT(R) Ashley Edgell, BSRT(R) Makayla Howery, AS, RT(R) Rachel … Continued
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 marked this year’s Clinical Trials Day, an event that raises awareness of the importance of clinical trials and honors those whose work helps advance public health and medical progress. Thank you to Radiation Oncology’s team of clinical research professionals!
Rising 3rd year resident Dr. Shivani Sud and her faculty advisor physician-scientist Dr. Gaorav Gupta received recognition recently from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for their research into a simplified screening test for cervical cancer. The test, based on a simple blood or urine sample, detects the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) the … Continued
Radiation oncologist and associate professor Dr. Andrew Wang has been elected to the prestigious The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), a singular honor for physician-scientists who spend part of their time treating patients and part conducting medical research. More than 3,000 physician-scientists from all different medical specialties are ASCI members with less than … Continued
March 30, 2020 is #NationalDoctorsDay, and there is no better time than during this particularly perilous and demanding year to honor our medical heroes. The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center posted a social media tribute to our dedicated and compassionate cancer physicians in honor of the occasion. THANK YOU for all you do.
The UNC Department of Radiation Oncology is pleased to announce that two new future radiation oncologists will be joining our medical residency program on July 1, 2021, Drs. Ethan Steele and Michael Young. Dr. Ethan Steele is from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Steele earned a bachelor’s degree … Continued