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Newsmaker: Michael Tassotto

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Michael Tassotto is one of 56 educators nationwide to receive the 2013 Educator of the Year award from the Association for Residents in Radiation Oncology.

By Bill Vidonic

Published: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Noteworthy: Tassotto is one of 56 educators nationwide to receive the 2013 Educator of the Year award from the Association for Residents in Radiation Oncology. The award recognizes outstanding teachers and mentors of radiation oncology residents.

Age: 42

Residence: Franklin Park

Family: Wife, Mary Lynn; children, Matthias, 12, and Maria, 9.

Occupation: Medical physicist for Allegheny Health Network since 2011.

Background: Previously was a medical physicist at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Education: Went through three years of university training at the University of Magdeburg in Germany, graduating in 1993. Obtained a master's degree in physics from Oregon State University in 1996, and a doctorate in physics from Oregon State University in 2001.

Quote: “It feels good to get recognition for positive changes that were made over the last two years in our radiation oncology teaching program. The credit should go not only to me, but to our entire team, Bryan Coopey and Mark Johnson.”

 

 

 
 


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