UAMS broke ground Tuesday on an expanded Radiation Oncology Center, which will house Arkansas’ first Proton Center. Pictured (left to right at the shovels) are Mike Bennett, Tsoi Kobus Design; Doug Wasson, president and CEO Kinco Constructors; Michael Birrer, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor and director Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute; Cliff Gibson, University of Arkansas Board of Trustees; UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA; Gov. Asa Hutchinson; Marcy Doderer, president and CEO Arkansas Children’s Hospital; Troy Wells, CEO Baptist Health; Chris Chandler, CEO Proton International; Fen Xia, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the UAMS College of Medicine; and Chad Young, WD&D Architects.

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