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Radiation Oncology

Rad Onc - Clinical Divisions


Associate Professor

Associate to full Professor / Director of S. Lee Kling Proton Center

The S. Lee Kling Proton Center opened in December 2013 and is the world’s first single-room proton therapy facility, and the first and only proton therapy center located in Missouri. Construction is currently underway to open second treatment room with pencil beam scanning capabilities with the planned expansion in January, 2020.

The Department of Radiation Oncology is one of the largest in the United States and a national leader in developing innovative treatments for cancer patients. The department has a long history of high impact contributions to clinical, translational, and technological research. The faculty are demonstrated leaders in clinical trials conducted by the NRG and other National Clinical Trials Network groups. The department has a longstanding reputation of research in quality control and outcomes. The faculty treat more than 3000 patients each year and cover 7 facilities in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The Siteman Cancer Center is an NCI designated comprehensive cancer center and qualified individuals would be expected to become members of the SCC. A priority is given to individuals that have a track record of securing extramural funding and conducting clinical trials.

Essential goals for this position include continued growth of proton therapy utilization and clinical research using this modality. The center director will need to work with the hospital and medical school administration to assure the success of the proton therapy program. Leadership and mentorship are important characteristics of the center director.

Candidates for the position should have completed an accredited residency and be Board Certified through the American Board of Radiology. The candidate should ideally have leadership experience and a strong commitment to clinical and/or translational research including clinical trials, residency education, and multi-disciplinary care of cancer patients.

Jeff Michalski


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