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Merle M. Salter Endowed Professor and Chairman

Areas of Interest:
Head & Neck

Physical address
Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center
1700 6th Avenue South
Birmingam, AL 35233

Administrative contact
Kara Bishop

Research Interests

"I have a long research interest in methods of enhancing radiosensitization such as combinations of chemotherapy or targeted therapy with radiotherapy. My current laboratory interests are directed at determining methods of manipulating signal transduction pathways to enhance radiation sensitivity."

Education and Postdoctoral Training

B.A. Duke University, 1981 Phi Beta Kappa
M.D. Wayne State University, School of Medicine, 1985
Internship - Henry Ford Hospital, 1985-1986
Residency and Laboratory research year - University of Michigan 1986-1990
Faculty appointment - Mayo Clinic, 1990-1998
Faculty appointment - and Chairman, UAB 1998-present

Awards and Honors

American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Fellow, 2011
Chaired the Conference on HPV and Cancer for the Lancet Oncology, 2010
Recipient of the Birmingham Business Journal Who's Who in Healthcare: 2002,2007
Awarded one of the Top 6 contributions to Oncology Research in the year 2006 by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2006
Eminent Scientist and Outstanding Scholar of the Year, 2001
Merle M. Salter Endowed Chair in Radiation Oncology The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 1998
Teacher Association of the year, Radiation Oncology and Mayo Fellows, 1994 & 1996
Raiological Society of North America Scholar Award, 1992
American Cancer Society Career Development Award, 1992
Young Investigators Award, Chemical Modifiers of Cancer Treatment Meeting, Paris, France, March 1988
Best Scientific Presentation, Routine Spirometry in and Internal Medicine Clinic, American College of Physicians Meeting, Michigan Chapter, Flint, Michigan, April 1986
Phi Beta Kappa Duke University, 1981



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