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Last Updated: 05/04/15

Special Volunteers

Judith Bader, M.D.
Maithili Daphtary, Ph.D.
Francis Mahoney, Ph.D.
David Pistenmaa, M.D., Ph.D.
Anil Srivastava
Helen Stone, Ph.D.

Judith Bader, M.D.

Professional Background

  • Board certified Radiation Oncologist. Retired after 22 years of service with the National Cancer Institute and the U.S. Public Health Service.

  • Senior Medical Advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response since 2005.

Current Projects for RRP

  • Managing Editor of the Radiation Emergency Medical Management website: http://www.remm.nlm.gov for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

  • Additional Projects as assigned by the Radiation Research Program

Maithili Daphtary, Ph.D.

Professional Background

  • Biomedical Engineer

  • Public Health, Epidemiologist and Biostatistician

Current Projects for RRP

  • Updates the Radiation Research Program’s webpages that use GLOBOCAN statistics

  • Makes updates and corrections to publications on the webpage in regards to international cancer statistics, current and future radiation therapy shortages

Francis Mahoney, Ph.D.

Professional Background

  • Health Scientist Administrator/Program Director in RRP for 34 years; retired in 2006

Current Projects for RRP

  • Program Corporate Memory; over 4 decades

  • Projects as assigned by RRP

David Pistenmaa, M.D., Ph.D.

Professional Background

  • Served 9 years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which included a two year tour of duty in the Army Nuclear Power Program at the Atomic Energy Agency (now DOE) in Germantown, MD.

  • Radiation Oncologist for 45 years with long-term interest in charged particle radiation therapy; retired in March 2015

  • Employee of NCI when the Radiation Oncology Branch became the Radiation Research Program in the Division of Cancer Treatment (now DCTD) in 1982.

Current Projects for RRP

  • Provide advice when requested on charged particle programs, other radiation therapy, biology and physics activities as assigned by RRP.

Anil Srivastava

Professional Background

Current Projects for RRP

  • Indo-US research opportunities for Radiation Biology

  • In silico fast throughput screening to identify radiosensitizers and inhibitors for cancer therapy

  • Telesynergy®

  • International cooperation and additional projects as assigned by the Radiation Research Program

Helen Stone, Ph.D.

Professional Background

  • Radiation Biologist; Retired January 2010 as RRP’s Branch Chief of Radiotherapy Development Branch

  • Associate Senior Editor for the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics

Current Projects for RRP

  • Assists with the organization and writing of Workshop Reports

  • Writes reports in reference to preclinical evaluation of potential radiation modifiers

Molecular Radiation Therapeutics Branch