Dr. Scott Bratman
Dr. David Jaffray - Image-Guided Radiation Therapy
Dr. Kevin Bennewith - Promotion of breast cancer metastasis by tumour hypoxia and myeloid cells
In order to ensure continued excellence in the STARS21 (formerly EIRR21) Training Program, STARS21 undergoes an annual external review by the SAB. This takes place concomitantly with the Annual STARS21 Research Day. The SAB advises the STARS21 PAC on strategies for continued improvement, to achieve the objectives of STARS21Training Program.
Dr. Jim Woodgett (Chair), Director of the SLRI, Toronto
Dr. Paul DeLuca, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Dr. Quynh-Thu Le, Professor & Chair DRO, Stanford University
Professor Gillies McKenna, Chair of Radiation Oncology and Biology, University of Oxford: Medical Sciences Division
The PAC oversees the operation and the programmatic direction of the STARS21 Training Program. The PAC is responsible for recruitment strategies, setting of policies and procedures for admission, selection of scholars, curriculum development, assessment of overall trainee progress, evaluation of Key Mentors, courses, and overall program quality.
The PAC membership includes the Program co-Directors (Drs. Koch & Koritzinsky), Chair of the PAC (Dr. Liu), Chair of UT-DRO (Dr. Gospodarowicz), and the UT-DRO Director of Research (Dr. Fyles). There is also a scholar representative to the PAC.
Composition of the PAC
Dr. Anne Koch & Dr. Marianne Koritzinsky (Program Co-Directors)
Dr. Fei-Fei Liu (Chair)
Dr. Rob Bristow & Dr. Andrea Bezjak (Mentoring Responsibility)
Dr. Anthony Fyles & Dr. Shun Wong (Admission Responsibility)
Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz & Dr. Bradly Wouters (Curriculum Responsibility)
Dr. Shana Kelley & Dr. David Jaffray (General Programmatic Responsibility)
Frequency of Meetings
The PAC meets at a minimum of twice per year. Issues that could be successfully addressed electronically are conducted as such. The entire Research Training Program meets twice per year to ensure continuing progress (fall reception and spring Research Day).