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About ASTRO

Catheryn Yashar

Catheryn Yashar

Health Policy Council Chair

University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

EDUCATION

  • MD, Northwestern University (AOA), Chicago, 1991
  • BA, Biology (Summa Cum Laude), Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1986

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

  • Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1998 - 2001
  • Fellowship, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1996 - 1998
  • Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1991 - 1995

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of California San Diego, 2015 - present
  • Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of California San Diego, 2009 - 2015
  • Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of California San Diego, 2006 - 2009
  • Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 2003 - 2006

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

  • University of California San Diego CA, 1996 - present

SERVICE TO ASTRO

  • Chair, Health Policy Committee, 2019 - 2021
  • CPT alternate, 2018 - present
  • Member, CDVC, 2015 - present
  • Member, CUAC Committee, 2017 - present
  • Senior Editor, Gynecology
    • International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 2009 - 2010
    • Advances
    • Practical Radiation Oncology, 2020 - present
  • Search Committee
    • Advances
    • Practical Radiation Oncology
    • International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 2020
  • Member, Emerging Technology Committee, 2012 - 2015

SERVICE TO OTHER ONCOLOGY OR RADIOLOGY ORGANIZATIONS

  • NCCN, Cervical Uterine Panel
  • Vice Chair, Cervical Uterine Panel, 2018 - present
  • Panel member, 2013 - present
  • American Board of Radiology
  • Trustee, 2020 - present
  • Oral Boards Chair, Gynecology, 2019 - 2020
  • Oral and written boards committee member, 2004 - 2019
  • American Radium Society
    • Appropriateness Criteria, Gynecology, 2017 - present
  • American Brachytherapy Society
  • Chairwoman of the Board, 2018 - 2019
  • President, 2017 - 2018
  • Vice President, 2016 - 2017
  • Secretary, 2014 - 2016
  • American College of Radiology
    • Appropriateness Criteria, Gynecology, 2009 - 2017
    • Panel on Radiation Oncology/Gynecology, 2011 - 2017