Patricia J. EifelMD, FACR, FASTRO
Dr. Eifel is Professor of Radiation Oncology and Chief of the Gynecologic Radiation Oncology service at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is an internationally respected clinician, teacher and clinical researcher whose career has focused on the study and treatment of gynecologic neoplasms for more than 25 years. Her research has yielded important information about the role of concurrent chemo-radiation, intensity modulated radiation and other technological advances in the treatment of gynecologic cancers. Her analyses of the outcomes of patients treated with radiation for cervical, vaginal, vulvar, endometrial and ovarian cancers have yielded key insights concerning predictors of outcome and risk factors for treatment-related complications. She is currently serving on the IGCS Council and is vice-chair of the International Committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology. She is an active member of the RTOG and GOG, is a former President of the American Society of Radiation Oncology and is currently serving on the Council of the International Gynecologic Cancer Center.