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, Laura Dawson, Theodore Hong, Minesh Mehta, Zhong Xiao Liao, Shannon MacDonald, Annie Chan, Steven Lin, Nancy Mendenhall, Jason Efstathiou, Jeff Buchsbaum, Curtiland Deville Jr., Xiaoying Liang

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. 


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 powellt@nrgoncology.org

Committee Member Responsibilities

Radiation Oncology Committee Member Job Description

Committee Members

  • James E. Bates
  • Mark Bernard
  • Walter Bosch
  • Jimmy Caudell
  • Jason Chan
  • Steven Chmura
  • Stephen Chun
  • Eric Donnelly
  • Jason Efstathiou
  • Hiram Gay
  • Emma Holliday
  • David P. Horowitz
  • Anuja Jhingran
  • Hyun Kim
  • Dan Krauss
  • Stephen Kry
  • Mitchell Machtay
  • Ceferino Obcemea
  • Ivy Petersen
  • Dan Pryma
  • Pamela Samson
  • Simona Shaitelman
  • Wenyin Shi
  • Austin J. Sim
  • Charles Simone
  • Christina Tsien
  • Tony Wang
  • Dian Wang
  • Philip Wong
  • Evan Wuthrick
  • Ying Xiao
  • George Q. Yang

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