Radiation Oncology

  • Strengths

    Nurse with Patient

    Centered on Excellence—Focused on you

    The department is patient focused and consistently ranked in the 95th percentile for patient satisfaction nationwide. Other strengths include:

    • A robust research enterprise. Research within the department includes basic scientists as well as a strong team of clinician researchers. Work by R. Alfredo Siochi, assistant professor of radiation oncology, was named "Best Article of 2010" by the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics
    • Dedicated people. Peggy Folkmann has been named among the "Top 100 Iowa Nurses."
    • A commitment to innovation. The department prides itself on implementing evidence and research based techniques and procedures. A versatile and capable physics core provides both common and rare types of treatment.