Department of Radiation Oncology


Our internationally renowned clinical and basic science faculty and staff provide training for prospective medical physicists and medical dosimetrists.


Our team is dedicated to the pursuit of innovative and applied thinking. We're finding solutions for clinical challenges through the development, implementation, and testing of novel technologies.

Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are committed to teaching and training the next generation of world class leaders and scientists in radiation oncology.

Global Outreach

Recently, our team assisted radiation oncologists at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with commissioning of the country's first modern linear accelerator.

Division News

Nearly 25 abstracts by faculty and residents from Winship Cancer Institute and Emory's Department of Radiation Oncology were featured at the 2020 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)/Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) Joint Virtual Meeting.

Xiaofeng Yang, PhD, director of the Medical Physics Residency Program in the Department of Radiation Oncology, was recently awarded the American Association of Physicists in Medicine John S. Laughlin Young Scientist Award.

Richard Castillo, PhD, DABR, a medical physicist and investigator in Winship's Department of Radiation Oncology, has been awarded a $2.9 million R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute.