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The Beam: New Roles for Drs. Weg, Chen and Gillespie, Plus a History of Radiation

By July 27, 2023No Comments

Emily Weg, MD, and Jonathan Chen, MD, PhD, are two of our esteemed proton therapy experts at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center – Proton Therapy. Both are highly respected among patients as well as staff. Weg specializes in treating prostate cancer, and Chen focuses both on prostate and ocular cancers. Both have also recently been promoted to new positions within Fred Hutch.

As of June 1, Weg became the associate medical director at the proton therapy facility. She is taking on this role in addition to the many committees she serves on, including the Radiation Safety, Clinical Trials, Clinical Competency and Program Evaluation committees. On the national level, she is a member of the ASTRO GU Scientific Track, American Brachytherapy Society Education Committee, SWOG Radiation Oncology Research Support Committee, PCCTC/PCF Genetics Working Group and Bladder Cancer Advisory Network Scientific Review Group. Weg is also the site director for the Fred Hutch Residency Program at the South Lake Union Clinic.