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Radiation Oncology

Terence Herman, MD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology

Terence Herman, MD is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology and an Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine (Hematology/Oncology). He has been a faculty member at the University of Oklahoma since 2006. He has published more than 300 scientific articles on both clinical and laboratory investigations.

In his roles as a Radiation Oncologist, he specializes in drug/radiation interactions in patients with gastrointestinal, sarcoma, breast and lymphomatous cancers. In his role as a Hematologist/Oncologist, he specializes in the treatment of hematologic malignancies with chemotherapy and the newer targeted drugs. Dr. Herman is a reviewer for several cancer related journals and has been an ad hoc reviewer for the NCI-NIH for many years. Dr. Herman is the Principle Investigator for the Radiation Oncology Therapy Group studies at the Stephenson Cancer Center and University of Oklahoma.


Fellowship: Internal Medicine/Hematology/Oncology and Pharmacology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona | Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Medical School: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT

Research Interests:

Cytotoxic Interactions between drugs and Photon and Proton Irradiation as affected by tumor environmental conditions
High dose, short course radiation using Intensity Modulated Radiation techniques

Honors and Awards:

Top Doctors of America For Women, 2000-present
Continuously-funded R01 awards from NIH, 1979-1992

Professional Associations:

American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society for Radiation Oncology
American Association for Cancer Research
Society of American Chairman of Radiation Oncology Programs (SCAROP)
Society of Thermal Medicine