Dr. Shiao Woo was born in Malaysia and entered medical school there at the age of 17. He came to the United States to further his training and completed residencies in pediatric oncology at Georgetown University and radiation oncology at Stanford. Dr. Woo currently serves as professor and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine where he began his tenure in 2012. He is also Medical Director of Louisville CyberKnife. CyberKnife is an advanced technology that delivers a specialized form of radiation therapy called stereotactic radiosurgery, or stereotactic body radiation therapy.
He is one of the founding members of the GFoundation which has the mission of reducing Kentucky poverty associated with hunger, homelessness, mental illness, illiteracy. GFoundation operates two hunger reducing programs focused on homebound seniors and medically-fragile veterans. His numerous awards include Teacher of the Year Award from the Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology, Best Doctors of America and the Patient Golden Apple Award from the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Please join us on May 17th at the Omni Hotel for the 2018 MOSAIC Awards, a dinner event recognizing new or first-generation immigrants and refugees who are making a significant contribution to their profession and our local and global community. Dr. Woo and the other honorees will receive the MOSAIC Award, which symbolizes Multicultural Opportunities for Success and Achievement In our Community. For more information visit: www.jfcslouisville.org/mosaic-awards
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