Felipe A Calvo
Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Felipe A Calvo obtained his initial Medical degree at the Autónoma University of Madrid (1978), finished his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Puerta de Hierro (Madrid), and complemented his Post-graduate education as fellow at the Radiotherapy Unit of the Royal Marsden Hospital (London) and in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine at Hahnemann University (Philadelphia). In 1984, he joined the Medical staff at the University Clinic of Navarra (Pamplona) as the first specialist responsible for Radiotherapy (designated Vice-Chairman of the Department of Oncology in 1987). In 1991, he took over an academic position as Full Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine at Hahnemann University, where he developed the IORT project and was, in addition, the Residency Training Program Director. He was selected Chairman of the Department of Oncology at the General University Hospital Gregorio Marañón (Madrid, Spain) in 1993, his serving position at present, which implies the coordination of an integrated Cancer Center in the context of a large University Hospital. In 1995, he was promoted to Full Professor (tenure track) in Radiation Oncology at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain), where, since 2006 he is Hospital Vice-Dean of the Medical School. In 2007, he obtained a permanent position as university-vinculated Chair-Professor. He has been Vice-President of the Spanish Association of Radiotherapy and Oncology, President of the Spanish Commission of Radiation Oncology and Founding President of the International Society of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. He belongs to the editorial board of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics, Radiotherapy and Oncology and Clinical & Translational Oncology.