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Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania

Stephen Avery, Ph.D. is a Professor of Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine and director for the Global Health Catalyst. Dr. Avery is Director of the Masters and Post-Graduate Certificate programs in Medical Physics located in the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on quality assurance and safety in proton therapy treatment delivery, treatment planning techniques and dosimetry of irradiators used in radiation biology research. Dr Avery actively supports diversity and inclusion initiatives within radiation oncology and develops strategies with middle to low-income countries to address the future of cancer treatment and research.