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Our Radiation Oncologists:

Stephen Harris, M.D., Medical Director

Stephen Harris, M.D., Medical Director

Stephen Harris graduated with distinction with a degree in biomedical engineering from Purdue University in 2001. He went on to Indiana University School of Medicine in 2005 where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Harris stayed in Indianapolis to complete his internship at Indiana University before moving to the University of North Carolina to complete his residency in radiation oncology.

While at UNC, Dr. Harris served as chief resident from 2008-2010. During residency, Dr. Harris received extensive training on conventional external radiotherapy and IMRT as well as radiosurgery and high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy. Dr. Harris has conducted research on young patients with head and neck cancers as well as written scholarly articles on the management of gastrointestinal cancers, radiation effects on the gastrointestinal tract, and radiosurgical treatment of liver tumors. After finishing training, Dr. Harris joined Radiation Oncology Associates in 2010.

“I chose to pursue a career in radiation oncology because it allows me an opportunity to apply my technical abilities and interests to the care of patients. I am deeply fascinated and, at the same time, humbled by the field of oncology. I consider it a great honor to take part in the lives of cancer patients and enjoy working with teams of talented and caring practitioners to better serve my patients.”

Etin-Osa Osa, M.D.

Etin-Osa Osa, M.D.

Etin-Osa Osa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry with highest academic distinction from Howard University in 2005 and earned her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 2009. Dr. Osa went on to complete her internship in General Medicine and residency in Radiation Oncology at New York University (NYU) from 2009 to 2014.

During her residency, Dr. Osa was involved in several clinical research projects in breast and central nervous system tumors resulting in several publications and received the New York Roentgen Society Best of ASTRO award in 2012. She served as Chief Resident from 2013-2014. Dr. Osa has also been active in international cancer care and research. As a premedical student, she was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to complete a basic science research fellowship on hepatocellular carcinoma in Hôpital Paul-Brousse in Paris, France.

As a resident at NYU, she received the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Global Health Scholar Grant and has presented her research at several international cancer centers in various locations including Tanzania, South Africa, and Italy. As Chief Resident, she received the award for Excellence in International Cancer Outreach from NYU in 2013. Dr. Osa joined Radiation Oncology Associates in August 2014.

“I am honored to be able to provide compassionate, high quality care in a community setting. I enjoy being able to help my patients in any way possible throughout their treatment course.”

Ping Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.

Ping Zhou, M.D., Ph. D.

Dr. Zhou received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Beijing University and then went to New York, earning a Ph.D. degree in cancer research from Columbia University in 1996. During her Ph.D. research, she studied the molecular mechanisms of cancer and was awarded Fellowships from American Cancer Society and National Foundation for Cancer Research.

Dr. Zhou graduated from Harvard Medical School, cum laude, in 2001. During medical school, she pursued her interest in cancer research at MIT and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, where she won an excellent MD thesis award. After completing an internship in Medicine at Carney Hospital in Massachusetts, she trained in residency at the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy at Harvard Medical School from 2002 to 2006.

During her residency, Dr. Zhou conducted and published clinical research in breast, lymphoma, and prostate cancer, and she trained in the use of latest technologies such as intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiation therapy. Dr. Zhou joined Radiation Oncology Associates in 2006 after completing her training.

"I find it most rewarding helping cancer patients and their families in the fight against cancer. I feel privileged to share my knowledge and expertise in cancer treatment with my patients here in New Hampshire."

 

 

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