ASTRO Names Richard Hoppe President-Elect

December 1, 1995

MIAMI BEACH--Richard Hoppe, MD, has been named president-elect of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO). Dr. Hoppe is chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He will take office at the Society's annual meeting to be held in Los Angeles next October.

MIAMI BEACH--Richard Hoppe, MD, has been named president-electof the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology(ASTRO). Dr. Hoppe is chairman of the Department of RadiationOncology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He will takeoffice at the Society's annual meeting to be held in Los Angelesnext October.

The current president, who took office at this year's ASTRO meeting,is Steven A. Leibel, MD, vice-chairman, clinical director, andEnid A. Haupt Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, MemorialSloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Other new officers announced at the meeting are: chairman of theboard, Jay R. Harris, MD, Joint Center for Radiation Therapy,Harvard Medical School; secretary, Karen K. Fu, MD, Universityof California, San Francisco, Mt. Zion Cancer Center; and treasurer,John D. Earle, MD, Mayo Medical School.