Julia R. White, MD


Julia R. White, MD
IBPRO Faculty

Department of Radiation Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital
Richard J. Solove Research Institute
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Research Projects/Interests
Dr. White is a board-certified Radiation Oncologist with specific expertise in breast cancer. She is the Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Director of Breast Radiation Oncology within the radiation oncology department and is the Breast Cancer Disease Specific Site Leader for clinical trials at The James. Dr White is involved in the development, execution, analysis, and oversight of clinical trials for breast cancer patients both within her own institution and nationally. Her own research focuses on the development and implementation of novel radiation regimens for breast cancer patients. This has lead to her involvement in developing and authoring multiple consensus statements on the use of radiation therapy for breast cancer treatment. Dr White has many other leadership roles locally and nationally. She is nationally recognized for her academic work in developing new radiation treatment methods for breast cancer and evaluating the quality of treatment delivered to breast cancer patients across the US. Dr White has authored numerous articles, book chapters, been awarded grants for her work, and is frequently an invited lecturer nationally.

Career Highlights
Dr. White has chaired the Breast Cancer Committee for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) and now co-chairs the Breast Cancer Committee for NRG Oncology. Dr White is also a Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Scholar. She is principal investigator for RTOG on a Phase III national clinical trial (NSABP B39 / RTOG 0413) comparing whole versus partial breast irradiation, enrolling 4300 early stage breast cancer patients.