Akila Viswanathan, MD, MPH, is Executive Vice Chair and Professor at the Johns Hopkins Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Director of radiation oncology services in the greater Washington D.C. region, and Director of gynecological radiation oncology services for Johns Hopkins. As an expert on gynecologic cancers and their treatment, she has published over 190 articles and chapters. Dr. Viswanathan has served as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the American Brachytherapy Society and serves as Chair of the Education Committee for ASTRO. She was a member of the Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee for the National Cancer Institute and serves as co-chair of the Uterine Cancer Task Force. She is on the editorial board of Gynecologic Oncology and Brachytherapy and is an editor of the Springer book Gynecologic Radiation Therapy: Novel Approaches to Image-Guidance and Management.