October 9, 2018

On the Forefront

Congratulations to Drs. Robert Griffin and José Peñagarícano of the Department of Radiation Oncology, who were among the national experts invited to speak at a recent workshop, co-hosted by the National Cancer Institute and the Radiosurgery Society, on innovative techniques for improving outcomes in locally advanced tumors. The Aug. 21 workshop at the NIH in…


July 10, 2018

Jian Fang, Ph.D., Graduates from Medical Physics Residency

Dr. Fang with the UAMS Radiation Oncology Faculty

Dr. Jian Fang graduated from the Medical Physics Residency program on June 29th, 2018. Dr. Fang has been a Resident with the Radiation Oncology Medical Physics program for 2 years. After graduation, Dr. Fang has accepted a position at Baylor Scott and White Health in Texas. Congratulations and good luck!


June 5, 2018

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Radio Interview

UAMS in Little Rock is one of the leading cancer research institutions in the nation. Part of that research and service is in the area of Radiation Therapy. This program from KUAR brings three of the most important Oncologists discussing the scope of their field from the earlier decades to the present. Dr. Loverd Peacock,…


May 29, 2018

Retired Lieutenant General Faces Prostate Cancer Head-on at UAMS

Picture of George Crocker

George Crocker is up to just about any challenge. A retired Army lieutenant general, Crocker spent the good part of his life defending his country both at home and abroad. From two tours in Vietnam to serving as commander at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington, Crocker made a lasting mark through his distinguished military service….


May 21, 2018

Medical Student Awarded Eleanor Duncan Oncology Scholarship

Scarlett Acklin

Scarlett Acklin, a third-year medical student active in research within the UAMS Department of Radiation Oncology, was awarded the 2018-2019 Eleanor Duncan Oncology Scholarship from the Conway Regional Health Foundation.  Scarlett has been conducting her medical research in Dr. Fen Xia’s research lab. Scarlett’s research project is investigating the underlining molecular mechanism of cancer therapy induced peripheral…


April 24, 2018

Patel Joins UAMS Radiation Oncology Residency

Mausam Patel

Mausam Patel, M.D. 2018 Resident We are exited to announce that Mausam Patel will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Radiation Oncology Residency Program.  Mausam will be the first Radiation Oncology resident in Arkansas.  He will be joining us in mid-June 2018.


Prabhu to join UAMS Radiation Oncology Residency

Arpan Prabhu

Arpan V. Prabhu 2019 Resident We are excited to announce that Arpan Prabhu, a current fourth-year medical student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will join the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Radiation Oncology residency program at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute in July of 2019. Prior to matriculating into the…


UAMS to Offer Arkansas’ First-ever Radiation Oncology Residency Program

Group photo of Fen Xia, Thomas Kim, and Ellie Dickinson

Radiation oncology is a complex and competitive field, attracting some of the brightest medical students from across the country. Until now, however, anyone in Arkansas interested in pursuing a career in radiation oncology had to leave the state for advanced training. This summer, that will change when Arkansas’ first-ever radiation oncology residency program welcomes its…


Arkansas Medical Society features article on our new Residency Program

Radiation Oncology has a new Residency Program!  A new residency program will add opportunities for students and doctors wanting to specialize in this great field.  Read about our residency program on the Arkansas Medical Society site.


Little Rock Man Beats Cancer Twice with Help of UAMS

Patient with wife

Jerry Moskwiak, pictured with his wife, Sharon, successfully underwent treatment both for mantle cell lymphoma and lung cancer at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institue. Jerry Moskwiak tells his story of how he moved to Little Rock to be close to the excellent care UAMS could provide.  Read Jerry’s story.


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