Central Nervous System

EDU 33 - (INTERACTIVE) Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Spine Metastases: What Can Be Offered When Conventional Radiation Fails?

Introduction to spine SBRT including evaluating candidacy and target/normal tissue delineation

Wednesday, October 24
7:45 AM - 8:03 AM
Location: Room 303

Kristin Redmond, MD, MPH

Johns Hopkins University

Disclosure:
Employment
Johns Hopkins University: Faculty Member: Employee

Compensation
Accuray: Honoraria, Research Grants, Travel Expenses; AstraZeneca: Honoraria; Elekta AB: Research Grants, Travel Expenses

Biography:
Kristin J. Redmond, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences and the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University and the Co-Director of the Spine Multi-Disciplinary Program. She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University where she graduated magna cum laude with a focus in neuro-psychology. She attended medical school and obtained a Masters in Public Health in heath systems management at Tulane University where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as well as the Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society. Dr. Redmond's research interest focuses on the development of novel radiation techniques and therapeutic agents to treat brain and spine tumors in order to increase tumor control and overall survival. In addition, she is working to develop innovative approaches to try to limit long term toxicities and minimize neuro-cognitive dysfunction following treatment for tumors of the central nervous system.

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