Neha Vapiwala BA, MD
Neha is an Associate Professor and the Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Pennsylvania. She specialize in the management of patients with genitourinary (GU) cancers, and have served as the department's Chief of GU Oncology, working collaboratively with members of the Departments of Urology, Medical Oncology, Pathology, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine to further our mission of providing high-quality multidisciplinary patient care and performing cutting-edge clinical research.
Her work focuses on biological and technological improvements in the delivery of photon- and proton-based radiation, and she currently serve as the Principal Investigator of multiple therapeutic trials for prostate cancer patients. She have been a Project Leader on a Department of Defense program project grant investigating proton therapy, and have extramural funding to develop prognostic and predictive biomarkers for novel radiosensitizers and radiotracers in conjunction with radiotherapy, as well as to explore the effect of integrative medicine as a therapeutic intervention for disease- and treatment-related symptoms in prostate cancer patients.