Joel E. Tepper, MD, the Hector MacLean Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research in the Department of Radiation Oncology wasbe one of twenty recipients of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2011 Statesman Award.
The award, presented at ASCO’s Annual Meeting in early June in Chicago, IL, recognizes the extraordinary dedication of ASCO members for their voluntary efforts that benefit the Society, the specialty of oncology, and the patients served by the profession. Each year the award is given tovolunteers who have given 20 or more cumulative years of service to the Society.
Dr. Tepper shares the award with another outstanding Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, Richard M. Goldberg, MD, Distinguished Professor and Chief of the UNC Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Physician-in-Chief of the NC Cancer Hospital.
Inducted as ASTRO Fellows
from UNC Health Care
for collaborative research with the Department of Radiation Oncology
at the UNC Lineberger Annual Scientific Retreat
For studies of the "comparative effectiveness" of different treatments
Dept. of Radiation Oncology honored
Drs. Marks, Rosenman and Tepper honored
Former Professor of Radiation Oncology
In support of their research on healthcare outcomes
Lauria Themes and Melanie McNeil held leadership roles.