Fang-Fang Yin PhD, was named the Gustavo Montana Distinguished Professor of Radiation Oncology. Yin is Professor and Division Chief for Radiation Physics in Radiation Oncology. He was Associate Director for our program from its founding in 2005 until 2020. He also founded the Duke Kunshan University Medical Physics Graduate Program and the Duke Therapy Physics Residency Program. In announcing this year’s named chairs, Provost Sally Kornbluth remarked: “Our Distinguished Professorships are among the highest honors for faculty. Our honorees are following in a long tradition stretching back to Duke’s earliest days. Indeed, you are the successors of faculty leaders who helped define our commitment to ethical scholarship, leadership, and public service.” Added President Vincent Price: “Our honorees are recognized as international leaders in a diverse range of fields. The research that you’re conducting has already had a significant impact on our society, helping to improve lives and shaping our understanding of the world.”
We congratulate Dr. Yin on this great honor, which is named after Dr. Montana, Professor Emeritus of Radiation Oncology. Yin (left) and Montana pose together in the picture taken in the clinic.
Read more about Dr. Yin’s research, education, and clinical accomplishments below in the official announcement: https://provost.duke.edu/distinguished-professors/fang-fang-yin-phd