Department News

June 11, 2019

Garth Tormoen, M.D., Ph.D. was selected by ASTRO's Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee as a recipient of a 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract Award.

Dr. Tormoen won the Annual Meeting Travel Award in the Biology category for his abstract, Warfarin Promotes Adaptive Immune Control of Tumors following Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy. Congratulations to Dr. Tormoen and his research team!

June 6, 2019

27 Free things to do in Portland this summer.

Dr. Holland induction to ACR Fellowship

May 28, 2019

John Holland, M.D. was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR) at the annual ACR meeting in Washington, DC. The ACR Fellowship is one of the highest honors the ACR can bestow on a member in good standing. ACR Fellows demonstrate a history of service to the College, organized radiology, teaching, and/or research. Only 10 percent of College members have been awarded this honor. Congratulations Dr. Holland!

May 20, 2019

Timur Mitin, M.D., Ph.D. shared his insights about on a treatment option that will improve outcomes for patients with bladder cancer who cannot tolerate surgery or chemotherapy read more about this treatment.

May 16, 2019

Timur Mitin, M.D., Ph.D. and co-presenters 2019 ASTRO presentation Joint RUSSCO-ASTRO-SPRO Session on Palliative Radiation Therapy in Incurable Patients: Keeping symptoms down and hope high” has been selected by the SA-CME Task Force  to be turned into a Live Self-Assessment CME (SA-CME). This presentation will be turned into a live recording to introduce physicians with new technology and scientific advances. Congratulations Dr. Mitin and team

May 15, 2019

Jehan Yahya and Matthew Farrell have been selected by the OHSU School of Medicine’s Honors & Awards Committee as recipients of the 2019 Medical Student Research Awards.  Both will be presented with a framed certificate and monetary award at the annual School of Medicine Honors & Awards Ceremony held on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm in the atrium of the Robertson Life Sciences Building.  Ms. Yahya & Mr. Farrell will matriculated into the OHSU & UCLA radiation oncology residency training programs, respectively.  Both have published multiple first-author publications and given oral presentations at national scientific forums as active members of the Radiation Medicine Student Interest Group.  Their primary mentor has been Timur Mitin, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of radiation medicine

May 5, 2019

Garth Tormoen, M.D., Ph.D. received the Resident/Fellow Grant Award from the Radiological Society of North America Research & Education Foundation for this proposal, Characterization of the Effect of Warfarin on the Tumor Immune Microenvironment Following Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy. Congratulations Dr. Tormoen!

ARRS Clinician-Educator Development Program

May 4, 2019

Nima Nabavizadeh, M.D. attended the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Clinician Educator Development Program in Honolulu, HI. 


May 1, 2019

Jenna Kahn, M.D. attended ASTRO Advocacy Day in Washington, DC.

April 11, 2019

Inside the SoM: Three questions for Aaron Grossberg

March 29, 2019

Dr. Nima Nabavizadeh added his perspective to Skipping Surgery for Rectal Cancer.

March 15, 2019

We are excited to announce that Jehan Yahya, M.D. and Kim Ohaegbulam, M.D., Ph.D. will be joining the Radiation Oncology Residency Program in July 2020! Welcome Dr. Yahya and Dr. Ohaegbulam!

2019 Annual Esophageal Cancer Research Forum

March 6, 2019

Charles Thomas, Jr, M.D., Department Chair, participated in the 2019 Annual Esophageal Cancer Research Forum.

February 1, 2019

Nima Nabavizadeh, M.D. was selected into the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) 2019 Clinician Educator Development Program (CEDP).

January 10, 2019

Charles Thomas, M.D. published in JAMA Oncology, Is Watch-and-Wait Ready for Prime Time?

January 5, 2019

Charles Thomas, M.D. attended 2019 RSNA Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop