UNC radiation oncologist receives national honor

September 23, 2008 — Joel E. Tepper, M.D., professor of radiation oncology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, is being honored by the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology (ASTRO) as one of two recipients of the organization’s Gold Medal Award.

The medal, ASTRO’s highest honor, is given to members the society says have made outstanding contributions to the field of radiation oncology, including research, clinical care, teaching and service. Tepper will receive his award Tuesday (Sept. 23) during ASTRO's 50th annual meeting in Boston.

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