News | ASTRO | July 20, 2023

Medical society for cancer specialists names 29 exemplary members to its 2023 class of Fellows 

Medical society for cancer specialists names 29 exemplary members to its 2023 class of Fellows

July 20, 2023 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) selected 29 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellow (FASTRO) designation for its 2023 class of Fellows. These physician leaders will be recognized at an awards ceremony in San Diego on Tuesday, October 3 during ASTRO’s 65th Annual Meeting

The ASTRO Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the Society and to the field of radiation oncology through research, education, patient care and service to the field. Since its inception in 2006, the FASTRO designation has been awarded to just 450 of ASTRO’s 10,000 members worldwide. 

“On behalf of ASTRO, I commend these outstanding physicians, physicists and scientists for their far-reaching contributions to radiation oncology, including their leadership in advancing cancer research, education and clinical care to improve patient outcomes,” said Geraldine M. Jacobson, MD, MBA, MPH, FASTRO, Chair of the ASTRO Board of Directors. 


The 2023 Fellows are: 

  • Thomas Boike, MD, GenesisCare/MPH Radiation Oncology Institute 
  • Kristy Brock, PhD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 
  • David Carlson, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine 
  • Samuel T. Chao, MD, Cleveland Clinic 
  • Christopher Chen, MD, GenesisCare 
  • John P. Einck, MD, The University of Kansas Health System 
  • Natia Esiashvili, MD, Emory Winship Cancer Institute 
  • Dwight E. Heron, MD, MBA, Bon Secours Mercy Health System 
  • Bradford Hoppe, MD, MPH, Mayo Clinic 
  • Ellen Jones, MD, PhD, University of North Carolina 
  • Percy Lee, MD, City of Hope National Medical Center 
  • Join Yang Luh, MD, Providence Health St. Joseph Hospital 
  • Harvey Mamon, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 
  • Loren K. Mell, MD, University of California San Diego 
  • Moyed Miften, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus 
  • Laeton J. Pang, MD, MPH, Cancer Center of Hawaii 
  • Joshua H. Petit, MD, University of Colorado Health 
  • Matthew Poppe, MD, Huntsman Cancer Institute University of Utah 
  • Bradley Prestidge, MD, MS, Bradley R. Prestidge MD PA 
  • Charles B. Simone II, MD, New York Proton Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 
  • Anurag K. Singh, MD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute 
  • Jon F. Strasser, MD, Helen Graham Cancer Center 
  • Rahul Tendulkar, MD, Cleveland Clinic 
  • Tony Wang, MD, Columbia University 
  • Henning Willers, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University 
  • Jean L. Wright, MD, Johns Hopkins University 
  • Lei Xing, PhD, Stanford University 
  • James B. Yu, MD, MHS, Connecticut Radiation Oncology 


Candidates for the Fellow designation must be nominated by a current ASTRO Fellow, accompanied by three letters of support. A committee reviews all nominations and presents the candidates to ASTRO’s Board of Directors for approval. 

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