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Date:5/29/2008

a fellow of ASTRO in 2006 and has served as president of the Southern California Radiation Oncology Society, CARROS and ASTRO.

Dr. Tepper is the Hector MacLean Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research and a professor of radiation oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine where he was chair for almost 20 years. He received his undergraduate degree from MIT, his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and completed his internship in internal medicine at Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Tepper did his residency and fellowship in radiation therapy at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the North Carolina Medical Society, the Radiation Research Society and the American Association for Cancer Research, along with several other professional societies. He was named a fellow of ACR in 1996 and fellow of ASTRO in 2006. Dr. Tepper served as ASTRO president from 2002-2003 and has also served as chairman of the Board of Directors. He is currently serving on ASCO's Board of Directors. Dr. Tepper's major research interests include gastrointestinal neoplasm, combined modality therapy and soft tissue sarcomas. He is the editor of Seminars in Radiation Oncology, editor of two textbooks, director of the UNC GI SPORE grant and co-chair of the GI Steering Committee of the NCI.


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