CyberKnife Executive Director Dr. James G. Schwade Appointed as ASTRO Fellow for 2007



    MIAMI, Aug. 20 /CNW/ -- CyberKnife Center of Miami and Palm Beach's
Executive Director, Dr. James G. Schwade, of Miami, has been selected as an
ASTRO Fellow for 2007.  This distinguished honor is bestowed upon physicians
in Florida recognized for their leadership and significant service to American
Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, in the field of radiation oncology.
These distinguished men and women will receive their Fellow of ASTRO
designation on October 30th at the award ceremony during the Society's 49th
Annual Meeting in Los Angeles.
    "It is an honor to be among the three Fellows appointed in Florida, and
an achievement for any physician in the field," said James G. Schwade, M.D.
    Eligibility to receive the Fellow in ASTRO designation is based upon
length of membership and meritorious service to ASTRO and to the field of
radiation oncology.  Four possible pathways to becoming a Fellow-
leadership/service, research, patient care and education - are considered.  At
the outset of the program, the required length of active membership in ASTRO
is 20 years.
    As the Director of the Cyberknife Center of Miami, which began operations
in late 2003, Dr. Schwade initiated the first Cyberknife location in the
Southeastern US, and is certified and trained to utilize the Cyberknife.  He
also serves as the Director of the Cyberknife Center of Palm Beach, which he
opened in late 2005, and as CEO of Morse LLC, parent organization of those
clinical facilities.
    He has received gubernatorial appointments to the Florida HRS Advisory
Council on Radiation Protection (1985-99), and to the Florida Cancer Control
and Research Advisory Board (2005-present), the major advisory panel to the
Governor and Legislature of Florida regarding cancer related issues. Dr.
Schwade has authored over 80 scientific articles, and lectured extensively in
this country and abroad.
    In May of 2005, Schwade was awarded the Golden Stethoscope Award by
Florida Medical Business as the Physician Entrepreneur of the Year.
    He is a member of numerous state and national professional societies, a
Fellow of the American College of Radiology and a Fellow of the American
College of Radiation Oncology.

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