Physicians/ Medical Director

Medical Dosimetrist and Physicist

Oncology Nurse

Radiation Therapists

Patient Advocate

Reception and Patient Accounts

 

The treatment team at the Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center is committed to your health and safety during the course of your therapy. We work together to provide high-quality, compassionate care to all of our patients. In selecting us for your radiation treatment, you can feel confident that you will receive expert care from our licensed and certified professionals. We provide the technology, expertise, and "personal touch" for the most comfortable and finest care possible. Please click on the links to learn more about our dedicated team.

 

Physicians/Medical Director

Timur Mitin, MD, PhD, is a board-certified radiation oncologist who serves as medical director of the Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center. He also serves on the medical staff at Oregon Health & Science University.

Dr. Mitin is a native of Moscow, Russia, who came to the United States at age 16 to pursue his education. He received his B.A., cum laude, in chemistry and biology at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. He pursued his medical training in a combined MD/PhD program at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Upon graduating from Tufts, he completed an internship year in internal medicine at Providence St. Vincent Hospital in Portland, and returned to Boston for his training in radiation oncology at the Harvard University Radiation Oncology Program.

After completing his residency program, he was invited to join the faculty of Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he specialized in treatment of patients with genitourinary malignancies. He is eager to be part of a program that delivers the most advanced personalized cancer care to patients in Hillsboro.

Dr. Mitin joined the OHSU medical staff in 2014.

Arthur Hung, M.D., is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center.

An assistant professor of radiation oncology at OHSU, Dr. Hung earned his medical degree at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He went on to complete an internal medicine internship at St. Joseph's Hospital in Denver, followed by a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Dr. Hung joined the Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center in 2003.

John Holland, M.D., is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center. He also serves as an associate professor and residency-program director in the OHSU Department of Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Holland earned his medical degree at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he also completed his internship at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University Medical Center. He went on to complete his residency in radiation oncology at the University of California at San Francisco, where he also served as chief resident.

Dr. Holland joined the Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center in 2006.

Carol Marquez, M.D., is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center and serves as an associate professor in the OHSU Department of Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Marquez earned her medical degree at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical School. She completed her internship in the UCSF Department of Medicine and her residency in the university's Department of Radiation Oncology. She also completed fellowship training in radioimmunotherapy and radiosensitizers at the Stanford School of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology. She has been on faculty at OHSU since 1993.

Dr. Marquez joined the Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center in 2006.

Charles R. Thomas, Jr., M.D., is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center who serves as a professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Medicine in the OHSU School of Medicine.

Prior to joining OHSU, Dr. Thomas was a professor and vice-chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine in San Antonio. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Dr. Thomas is triple board-certified, having completed multiple postgraduate training programs, including a residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine's Department of Radiation Oncology, an internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and a medical oncology fellowship at Rush University.

He joined the Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center in 2006.

 

Medical Dosimetrist & Physicist

Paul Cooper, Phys, CMD,
(left) our medical dosimetrist, works closely with the radiation oncologists in the planning of your course of treatment. Using our Phillips 3D planning computer, he assures that your treatment area receives the correct amount of radiation, with minimal impact to surrounding tissues. Richard Crilly, Ph.D., CMP, (right) our medical physicist, oversees quality assurance of all Cancer Center treatment planning, delivery, and equipment. These board-certified professionals are committed to providing you with thorough, state-of-the-art preparation for your therapy.

 

Oncology Nurse

On your initial consultation or simulation, you will meet Sherri Huston, RN, our oncology nurse. Sherri will play a primary role in your education, assessment, and in the coordination between the Cancer Center and your physician’s office. Sherri has an extensive background in chemotherapy and radiation therapy, and is always a comprehensive source of information.
 

 

Radiation Therapists

During your course of treatment, you will meet our caring team of radiation therapists, including (left to right) Sheri Johnson, RT; Tina Dickerson, RT, chief therapist/manager; Kathy Houston, RT; and Robert Amesse, RT. All are certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology. They administer the radiation therapy for your treatment using our Philips Brilliance Bog Bore 4DCT computed tomography (CT) simulator and Varian 21Ex linear accelerator. Our group has many years of experience in the field and always works to ensure that your therapy treatments are as convenient and comfortable as possible.

 

Patient Advocate

Meet Jean Moseley, RN, MN, the center’s “patient advocate.” She helps patients and their families manage many life-issues impacted by cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Jean provides guidance and assistance with counseling, education, advocacy, home-care planning, referrals to community resources, and much more.

 

 

 

 

Reception & Patient Accounts

One of the first smiling faces you will see at the Cancer Center is that of Diane Ingram, our medical receptionist. Diane will schedule your initial consultation appointment, and help you with any paperwork and questions at that time.

 

 

 

 

The Cancer Center bills for the technical component of your treatment, and billing specialist Patsy Kucera is always available to clarify your insurance questions and concerns.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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