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Professor Emerita

Areas of Interest:
Breast, Metastatic disease

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

Administrative Contact
Helen Smith

Research Interests

"My current emphasis is use of my basic science background in the development of clinical trials for cancer patients. Currently, breast cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, and radionuclide therapy are my primary treatment areas."

Education and Postdoctoral Training

University of Chicago, 1967
University of Missouri, B.A., 1969
Indiana University, M.A. (Botany), 1971
Indiana University, Ph.D. (Genetics, Phycology), 1974
Cancer Research Fellowship, Allegheny General Hospital 1975
Temple University School of Medicine, 1981
Ohio State University School of Medicine, M.D., 1983
1984 - 1987, Residency, Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
1986 - 1987, Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
1988, Hyperthermia Workshop, Duke University, Durham, NC
1989, Radioimmunotherapy Workshop, Washington, D.C.
1993, Molecular Biology Course, AACR, Aspen, CO
1999, Breast Brachytherapy Training by Dr. Kuske, Oschner Clinic, New Orleans, LA
1999, Gamma Knife Training Course, University of California, San Francisco, CA
1999, Partial Sabbatical for Molecular Biology & Gene Therapy Laboratory Interactions
2001, Intravascular Brachytherapy Certification
2003, Mammosite certification

Awards / Honors

1974, Harold C. Bold Award, 1st Annual Award presented at AIBS Conference for outstanding, innovative pre-doctoral research.
1977 - 1978, Leukemia Society of America, Special Fellowship.
1978 - 1981, Elected to Board of Directors, Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Leukemia Society of America, Inc.
1978, Outstanding Contribution in Health Research. Health Research and Services Foundation, United Way of Pittsburgh.
1982, Samuel J. Roessler Research Scholarship.
1982, Landacre Society Research Conference, Ohio State University, 2nd place winner for outstanding research paper.
1982, William Craig Orr and Mary Black Orr, Scholarship in Medicine, Ohio State University School of Medicine.
1996, Circle of Excellence Award for Compassion.
Listed in American Men and Women of Science, Foremost Women of the 20th Century as well as other biographic publications.
Listed in Guide to America's Top Physicians, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2004-2005
Listed in America's Top Doctors for Cancer 2005, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2005, Listed as Best Female Radiation Oncologist. Birmingham Magazine (Aug., issue).
2005, Chosen for inclusion in Best Doctors in America. Found at www.bestdoctors.com. 3-5% of specials worldwide make this list
2006, Inducted as Fellow, American College of Radiation Oncology
2007, Inducted as Fellow, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology Oct. 30
2001 - 2013 Selected for Inclusion in Best Doctors Listing.