Shilpen Patel, MD

Director, RAD-AID Radiation Oncology

Dr. Shilpen Patel is a radiation oncologist specializing in thoracic and gastrointestinal malignancies. He is an associate professor in both Radiation Oncology and Global Health at the University of Washington. He received his MD from the University of Texas and completed his residency at the University of Maryland. Dr. Patel has worked actively in global health for a number of years and has done projects in Peru, Vietnam, China, and Tanzania. He serves on the board of Radiating Hope. Most recently, he led a RAD-AID delegation to Yinchuan, China to improve the practice of radiation oncology. For more information on RAD-AID Radiation Oncology, please email [email protected] Also, please sign-up to volunteer with RAD-AID Radiation Oncology.

Kaitlyn Ryan BS, RT(T)

Associate Program Manager, RAD-AID Radiation Oncology

Kate Ryan is currently working as a radiation therapist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in New York City. She graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2009, with a degree in Radiologic Sciences. In 2014, she was a RAD-AID ASRT Foundation Outreach fellowship recipient and traveled to Yinchuan, China with the RAD-AID Cancer Imaging and Treatment Initiative. She is excited to join the Rad-Aid team and help the RAD-AID Radiation Oncology program grow.