Dr. Willett Honored with ASTRO Gold Medal

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Dr. Christopher Willett

Christopher G. Willett, MD, FASTRO, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Duke University School of Medicine, has been named a recipient of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Gold Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon members of the world’s largest radiation oncology society. He will be recognized at an awards ceremony during ASTRO’s 58th Annual Meeting, to be held September 25-28, 2016, in Boston.

As one of Dr. Willett’s nominating letters explained, he is “a compassionate radiation oncologist fully committed to providing the very best possible care to patients, an innovative translational researcher who has made seminal contributions to the field, and a committed teacher, mentor and leader, whose tireless service has enriched the field of radiation oncology.”

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