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Centered on Excellence—Focused on You

The department is patient focused and consistently ranked in the 95th percentile for patient satisfaction nationwide. Other strengths include:

  • A robust research enterprise. Research within the department includes basic scientists as well as a strong team of clinician researchers. Work by R. Alfredo Siochi, assistant professor of radiation oncology, was named "Best Article of 2010" by the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics
  • Dedicated people. Peggy Folkmann has been named among the "Top 100 Iowa Nurses."
  • A commitment to innovation. The department prides itself on implementing evidence and research based techniques and procedures. A versatile and capable physics core provides both common and rare types of treatment.