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Luther Brady, M.D. -

Hahnemann University
 
Luther Brady, M.D.

Dr. Brady is the Director of the National Radiation Oncology Services, and is one of the world's pre-eminent oncologists. He is also Hylda Cohn/American Center Society Professor of Clinical Oncology and Professor of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Medical College of Pennsylvania - Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He joined Hahnemann University Hospital in 1959 has held the rank of Professor since 1963; was appointed Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine in 1970, and has served as Chairman of the department for 26 years. In 1996, the University again paid him tribute by establishing the Luther W. Brady, M.D. Professorship in Radiation Oncology. Dr. Brady has served as Chairman of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and as Chairman of Radiation Oncology Committee for ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education). One of the most prolific investigators in the history of radiation oncology, Dr. Brady's publications have ranged from tumors of the eye and orbit, a subject on which he is considered a world authority, to the more common cancers of the breast, lung, cervix, malignant lymphoma and Hodgkin's disease. He has over 575 publications to his credit, including co-editorship with Carlos A. Perez, M.D., of the landmark textbook, "Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology," printed in its third edition in 1997. He is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Clinical Oncology and a member of the editorial advisory boards of eleven professional journals. During his career he has received twenty-three medals in recognition of outstanding achievement in his field. Since 1978, he has presented twenty named lectureships. Dr. Brady is the Chairperson of the Executive Council of ISH's Scientific Advisory Board.

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