Radiation Oncology Committee


Vice Chair(s)



Medical Physics Subcommittee
Ying Xiao, PhD
Vice Chairs
Stanley Benedict, PhD

Working Groups

NRG Particle Therapy Working Group (formerly Proton Working Group)

NRG Particle Therapy Working Group Member Job Description

Chair: Charles B. Simone, II, MD
Liaisons: Steven Kry, Paige Taylor, Theodore Hong, Minesh Mehta, Zhongxing Liao, Shannon MacDonald, Annie Chan, Steven Lin, Nancy Mendenhall, Jason Efstathiou, Jeff Buchsbaum, Curtiland Deville Jr., Xiaoying Liang, Isabelle Choi, Steven Frank, Ying Xiao

2022 Particle Therapy Symposium: “Defining the Value of Proton Therapy in the Next Generation of NRG Oncology Proton Trials”

Committee Charge

The NRG Oncology Radiation Oncology Committee coordinates the group's radiation oncology-related activities.


  • Develop short and long term strategic plans to address the research interests of the radiation oncology community. 
  • Collaborate with the other NRG committees and staff, as well as with other professional societies, to address common concerns. 


NRG Oncology Particle Therapy Working Group Symposium

The NRG Oncology Particle Therapy Working Group Symposium is being held on Friday, February 16, 2024 from 10:15-10:50 am ET. The theme is “Overcoming Obstacles to Enrollment on Proton Therapy NRG Oncology Trials” and will be moderated by Charles B. Simone II, MD. The following talks are planned: Patient barriers: Engaging patients and enhancing their willingness to participate, presented by Kristin Higgins, MD; Provider barriers: Patient selection and enrollment equipoise, presented by Steven Lin, MD; and Enrollment challenges: Addressing insurance obstacles and designing pragmatic clinical trials, presented by Nancy Mendenhall, MD. Register for the NRG Meeting here.

5th Annual NRG RO Symposium: Current Status of the Biology, Physics, and Clinical Trials Using FLASH

Symposium Recording

4th Annual NRG RO Symposium: Radio Protectors Next Generation

Symposium Recording

Presentations 3rd Annual RO Symposium "Radiopharmaceutical Therapy (RPT)"

Amir Irvani, MD: "Overview of Opportunities of RPT in the NCTN (Radiation dosimetry in RPT trials)"

Charles Kunos, MD, PhD: "NIH Commitment - ETCTN" (audio only)

Hiram Gay, MD: "PI Update on NCI Protocol #10301"

Jyoti Malhortra, MD, MPH: "PI Update on Protocol #10302"

RO Symposium Radiopharmaceutical Therapy (RPT) Recording (Kunos presentation removed)

RO Committee Updates Recording

Presentations 2nd Annual RO Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Radiation Oncology

AI Applications in NRG Oncology and IROC

Bringing AI to the Oncology Clinic

The Future of AI in Radiation Therapy Research and Planning


NRG Radiation Oncology (RO) Committee Calls
NRG RO Committee conference meetings occurs the 2nd Thursday of every 2 months (bi-monthly) effective 9/12/2019  (schedules are subject to change, members must check email notifications or contact admin support)   


EMAIL:  Info@nrgradonccomm


EMAIL:  Info@nrgradonccomm

CONTACT US:  rudolpht@nrgoncology.org 

Committee Member Responsibilities

Radiation Oncology Committee Member Job Description

Committee Members

Core Committee Members

  • Diandra Ayala-Peacock
  • Mark Bernard (GYN Liaison)
  • Walter Bosch (Ex-Officio)
  • Jimmy Caudell (H&N Liaison)
  • Jason Chan (H&N Liaison)
  • Steven Chmura (Breast Liaison)
  • Stephen Chun (Lung Liaison)
  • Eric Donnelly (GYN Liaison)
  • Hiram Gay (GU Liaison)
  • Willam Hall (GI Liaison)
  • Matthew Harkenrider
  • Daniel Krauss (GU Liaison)
  • Stephen Kry (IROC Houston)
  • Kimberly Mak (GI Liaison)
  • Ivy Petersen (Vice Chair)
  • Daniel Pryma (Imaging Liaison)
  • Pamela Samson (Lung Liaison)
  • Simona Shaitelman (Breast Liaison)
  • Charles Simone (Vice Chair)
  • Christina Tsien (Brain Liaison)
  • Tony Wang (Brain Liaison)
  • Dian Wang (Sarcoma Liaison)
  • Philip Wong (Sarcoma Liaison)
  • Evan Wuthrick (Chair)
  • Ying Xiao (Med Physics Liaison)

General Committee Members

  • Matthew Abrams
  • Fiori Alite
  • Prasanna G. Alluri
  • Therese Youssef Andraos
  • Anthony J. Apicelli, III
  • Musaddiq Awan
  • Shahed N. Badiyan
  • Christopher A. Barker
  • Parul N. Barry
  • James E. Bates
  • Anna M. Brown
  • Cameron M. Callaghan
  • Dana Casey
  • Julie Choi
  • Alexandra N. De Leo
  • Vishal R. Dhere
  • Kevin Du
  • Jacob Eckstein
  • Jason Efstathiou (Ex-Officio)
  • Denise Fabian
  • Matthew Gallitto
  • Ramesh Gopal
  • Comron Hassanzadeh
  • David P. Horowitz
  • Andrew J. Huang
  • James R Janopaul-Naylor
  • Anuja Jhingran
  • Jung Julie Kang
  • Nirav S. Kapadia
  • William R. Kennedy
  • Aparna H. Kesarwala
  • Hyun Kim
  • Connor J. Kinslow
  • Lawrence Koutcher
  • Ryan D. Kraus
  • Anna Lee
  • Eric Lehrer
  • Diane C. Ling
  • Mitchell Machtay (Ex-Officio)
  • Shalini Moningi
  • Ceferino Obcemea
  • Russell Palm
  • Anne W. Rajkumar
  • Kristin Redmond
  • Anupam Rishi
  • David M Routman
  • Naoyuki G. Saito
  • Anurag Saraf
  • Nikhil T. Sebastian
  • Chirag Shah
  • Wenyin Shi
  • Jay C. Shiao
  • Rebecca M. Shulman
  • Zain Siddiqui
  • Austin J. Sim
  • Nicole Simone
  • Raj Singh
  • Lindsey Sloan
  • Catherine S. Spina
  • Nitika Thawani
  • Daniel X. Yang
  • George Q. Yang
  • Jonathan T. Yang
  • Emi J. Yoshida
  • Melissa R. Young
  • Yuanyuan Zhang
  • Andrew H. Zureick

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