Members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have elected David C. Beyer, MD, FASTRO, President-Elect of the ASTRO Board of Directors. Dr. Beyer will begin his term at the Annual Business Meeting in September during ASTRO’s 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Colleen A.F. Lawton, MD, FASTRO, Chair of ASTRO’s Board of Directors, said “[Dr. Beyer] brings an extensive amount of valuable experience and knowledge that will significantly impact our work on behalf of cancer patients worldwide.
Dr. Beyer is the Medical Director of Arizona Oncology Services in Scottsdale. He is an active clinician with a primary focus on prostate cancer. He served ASTRO as a Member of the Board of Directors (2007–2011) as the Vice-Chair and then the Chair of the Health Policy Council; as Co-Chair of the Best Practices Committee and the Health Policy Committee; and as a Member of the CPT/RUC Advisors Workgroup, the Clinical Affairs and Quality Committee and the Nominating Committee.
Dr. Beyer has spent his career at Arizona Oncology Services, joining the practice in 1985. He specializes in prostate brachytherapy, including seed implants and high-dose-rate brachytherapy, as well as intensity-modulated radiation therapy and image-guided radiation therapy. ■