Matthew Witten, PhD, DABR Appointed to
Prestigious Johns Hopkins
Matthew Witten, PhD, DABR, Director of CyberKnife
Radiosurgery and Chief Physicist in the Division of
Radiation Oncology at Winthrop, has played an essential role in the development and
operation of the CyberKnife Radiosurgery Program at Winthrop. Recently, Dr. Witten
accepted a personal invitation from the Chairman of The Henry A. Rowland Depart -
ment of Physics and Astronomy at Johns Hopkins University to join their Physics and
Astronomy Advisory Council. The Council, comprised of several other nationally
renowned physicists – including Noble Laureate John C. Mather – is charged with
planning the future of graduate and undergraduate physics education at the institution.
"We are pleased that Dr. Witten has an opportunity to contribute his vast
knowledge and experience in the field of physics to the continued excellence of Johns
Hopkins University's academic programs while representing Winthrop-University
Hospital," said John F. Collins, President & CEO of Winthrop.
Dr. Witten is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology, Board certified
in the subspecialty of therapeutic radiologic physics. He holds a PhD from Columbia
University in applied physics, with a concentration in medical physics, and two
Master's degrees from Columbia University in applied physics. Dr. Witten completed
his clinical training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Active in many professional organizations, Dr. Witten is a member of the
American Association of Physicists in Medicine, the American College of Radiology,
the American College of Medical Physics, the Radiological Society of North
America and the American Brachytherapy Society.
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