Richard Allison Steeves, MD, Ph.D.

Richard Allison Steeves

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Richard Allison Steeves, MD, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in radiation oncology and higher education.

Drawing upon more than three decades of industry experience, Dr. Steeves is an esteemed radiation oncologist and educator who most recently served the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a professor from 1992 until attaining emeritus status in 2000. Prior to this appointment, he was an associate professor of human oncology at the university from 1980 to 1992, having previously served as an associate professor of genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 1972 to 1980. He commenced his career as a senior and associate scientist at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1967.

To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Steeves pursued formal education at the University of Western Ontario, now known as Western University, where he earned a Doctor of Medicine in 1961. He subsequently attended the University of Toronto, receiving a Doctor of Philosophy in 1966. He has since become a renowned figure in his field, having developed a simple system for scoring cosmetic effects of radiation post-conservation therapy for breast cancer and discovered a simply assay method for leukemia virus in mice. In addition, he expanded the collective knowledge of viral interactions during leukemia development in mice and matched pair analysis proving efficacy of hypothermia in the treatment of breast cancer in women.

A diplomate of the American Board of Radiology, Dr. Steeves has contributed myriad articles to professional journals and authored “A Cancer Patient’s Guide to Radiation Therapy” in 1992. Influenced by his father, who had a doctorate in chemistry, he followed his initial interest in cancer research prior to delving into radiation oncology. As a testament to his profound success, Dr. Steeves has been highlighted in the first edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare and the third edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.

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