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The AACR Radiation Science and Medicine (RSM) Working Group fosters cross-disciplinary interactions worldwide between radiation oncologists, radiation biologists, medical physicists, and cancer researchers in other fields through AACR programs and initiatives designed to support the involvement of radiation science and medicine efforts in all applicable pursuits to understand and treat cancer malignancies.

Working Group Goals

  • Support young radiation investigators to increase the number of radiation oncologists and biologists actively engaged in cancer research;
  • Advocate for increased funding for radiation-related cancer researchers;
  • Reinforce the importance of radiation science and medicine within drug development infrastructures, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and the FDA; and
  • Foster cross-disciplinary interactions between radiation oncologists, radiation biologists, medical physicists and cancer researchers in other scientific fields.

How to Join RSM

  • AACR members in good standing have the opportunity to join and participate in AACR Scientific Working Groups and Association Groups.
  • Interested in joining a Scientific Working Group?  Log into myAACR and under “My Membership” select “Modify AACR Groups” to add the Working Groups you wish to participate in.
  • Not an AACR member? Join our esteemed organization and become a member today.
  • Email a member of the AACR Scientific Working Group Staff with any questions.

Michael J. Powell, PhD​
Deputy Director
Scientific Programs​ and Strategic Initiatives
Executive Office
(215) 440-9373
[email protected]

Raquel Castellanos, PhD​
Assistant Director
​Scientific Programs​ and Strategic Initiatives
Executive Office
(215) 446-7236
[email protected]

Jorida Çoku, PhD​
Senior Scientific Program Administrator
​Scientific Programs​ and Strategic Initiatives
Executive Office
(215) 446-7190
[email protected]