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Chang Won Song, Ph.D

email: songx001@umn.edu


Education and Degrees

B.S.Chemistry, Seoul National University,1957
M.S.Biochemistry, Korea University, 1959
Ph.D.Radiation Biology, University of Iowa, 1964

Professional APPOINTMENTS

1978 - present:Professor of Radiation Biology, Department of Therapeutic Radiology-Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota

1974 - 1978:Associate Professor of Radiation Biology, Department of Therapeutic Radiology-Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota

1970 -1974:Assistant Professor of Radiation Biology, Department of Therapeutic Radiology-Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota

1971 - present:Member of the Graduate Faculty, Biophysical Sciences, University of Minnesota

1970 - present:Director, Radiation Biology Section, Department of Therapeutic Radiology, University of Minnesota

1969 - 1970:Assistant Professor of Radiobiology, Department of Radiology, Medical College of Virginia

1964 - 1969:Radiobiologist, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A. Activities at the University of Minnesota

Teaching

Radiation Biology, Course #5172 (1971 - present)
Research in Radiation Biology, Course #8450 (1971 - present)
Radiation Biology for Radiotherapy Technologist School, Course # RTT 3140, 1986present)
M.D./Ph.D. Program (1988 - present)

Administrative Activities

Director, Radiation Biology Section, Department of Therapeutic Radiology (1970 - present)
Member of Steering Committee and Scientific Review Committee of the Radiation Oncology and Clinical Center (1975 - 1986)
Member of Cancer Coordinating Committee (1980 - 1985)
Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Therapeutic Radiology (1983 - 1988)
Director of Admissions Committee, Biophysical Sciences (1980 - 1983)
Member of the All-University Radiation Protection Advisory Committee (1986 - 1988)
Member of the Health Sciences Radiation Committee (1986 - 1988)
Member of the University of Minnesota Cancer Center (1994 - present)
Member of the University's Promotions and Tenure Committee (1998 - 2001)
Member of the Medical School Admissions Committee (1999 - 2003)

B. Professional Society Memberships

Radiation Research Society
American Association for Cancer Research
North American Hyperthermia Society
Cell Kinetics Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Korean Scientists and Engineers Association of America
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

C. Professional Society Activities

President, Minnesota Chapter of Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in America (1974 - 1975)
Education Committee member, Radiation Research Society (1976 - 1979)
Program Committee member, American Society of Therapeutic Radiologists (1976)
Local Chairman, Annual Meetings of the Radiation Research Society and North American Hyperthermia Group (1981)
Organizing Committee member of the North American Hyperthermia Group (1981)
Member of the Hyperthermia Subcommittee, Radiation Research Society (1983 - 1986)
Program Committee member, Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society (1987)
Councilor of Biology, North American Hyperthermia Group (1987 - 1988)
Program Committee member, Fifth International Symposium of Hyperthermia, Kyoto, Japan (1988)
Chairman of Finance Committee, North American Hyperthermia Society (1988 - 1990)
Program Committee member, Sixth International Congress on Hyperthermic Oncology, Tucson, Arizona (1992)
Member of the American Board of Radiology Task Force for the written examination in radiation oncology (1991-1992)
Program Committee member, International Congress of Radiation Oncology,Kyoto, Japan (1993)
President-Elect, North American Hyperthermia Society (1993 - 1994)
President, North American Hyperthermia Society (1994 - 1995)
Member of the Radiation Research Society's Awards and Honors Committee (1995)
Member of Special Memberships Committee, American Association for Cancer Research(1995-1996)
Member of the Nomination Committee, North American Hyperthermia Society (1995-1998;Chairman, 1995)
Member of Award Selection Committee, North American Hyperthermia Society (1995-1998)
Member of the Finance Committee, North American Hyperthermia Society (1995-present)
Member of the International Advisory Committee, VII International Congress of Hyperthermic Oncology, Rome, Italy (1995-1996)
Member of the Board, The Society of Biomedical Research (1996 - present)
Organizing Committee and Scientific Committee member, 9th International Congress of Hyperthermic Oncology, April, 2000
Councilors to the International Association for Hyperthermia Oncology (2001 - 2005)

D. Grant Reviewer

Radiation Study Section, National Institute of Health (1983 - 1987)
Cancer Centers and Research Programs Review, Committee National Cancer Institute (Regular member 1995 - 1997, Ad-hoc member 1997 - present)
Special Reviewer, Medical Research Council, Canada (1994 to present)

E. Editorial Boards

Editorial Board, International Journal of Hyperthermia (1996 - present)
Associate Editor, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology & Physics (1990 - present)
Associate Editor, Radiation Research (1996 - 2000)
Editorial Board, Radiosensitization Newsletter (1987 - present)
Associate Editor, Neoplasia (1998 - present)

F. Honors (Professional)

Consultant for the program "Improvement of Radiotherapy in Developing Countries", International Atomic Energy Agency (IA EA 1981 - 1987)
Consultant for the program "Hyperthermic Cancer Treatment", International Atomic Energy Agency (1999-present)
Honorary Director, Department of Radiotherapy, Shaanxi Cancer Center, Xian, China (1991-present)
National Institutes of Health Merit Award for project entitled "Vascularity and Reoxygenation in X-Irradiated Tumors" (1988 - 1996)
Eugene Robinson Award, North American Hyperthermia Society, April 2000

G. Research Interests

Role of blood flow, pO2 and pH in tumor treatment
Effect of radiation and hyperthermia on tumor physiology, e.g. blood flow, pH, pO2 and glucose metabolism
Chemical radiosensitization and radioprotection
Molecular mechanism of apoptosis caused by radiation, drugs, and heat shock



 
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