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June 27, 2007
Doretta Royer 315 464-4833

Jeffrey Bogart, M.D., named as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at SUNY Upstate Medical University

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Jeffrey A. Bogart, M.D., has been named as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology. The announcement was made by Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., senior vice president and dean of the College of Medicine.

“Dr. Bogart will bring great academic, clinical and management strength as he assumes this new role,” said Dr. Scheinman. “I look forward to working with him to strengthen cancer care, training and research as a major pillar at Upstate.”
Bogart, professor of radiation oncology, joined the SUNY Upstate faculty in 1993. For the past decade he has served as residency program director and for the past three years he served as vice-chair of the department.

Bogart is nationally prominent in the field of radiation oncology. He is an author on 38 peer-reviewed publications and a range of book chapters and other publications. He is currently chair or co-chair of eight Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)-funded multicenter clinical trials and one National Institutes of Health (NIH) study. He serves on several oversight and advisory committees for the NIH.

Bogart, a resident of Jamesville, is an active leader in the CALGB for which he currently serves on its Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and as chair of its Radiation Oncology committee. He is also active in a range of other national organizations in therapeutic radiology and oncology. He is a member of the editorial board of The Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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