Wendell Lutz

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Distinguished Alumnus 1994

  • B.S. 1966, Physics, Wittenberg University

Dr. Lutz received his B.S. degree in physics from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, in 1966. From 1973 until 1978 he taught undergraduate physics at Pahlavi University -in Shiraz, Iran, and at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. In 1978 Dr. Lutz developed an interest in medical physics and began his training in radiation physics at Harvard University. He currently is on the faculty of radiation oncology at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, and he is also director of clinical physics at the University Medical Center. Dr. Lutz is known both nationally and internationally for his many contributions to radiation oncology research and development, teaching and clinical care. He was codesigner of a low-cost dedicated linear accelerator for stereotactic radiosurgery, and he developed the total-body x-ray facility at the joint center for radiation therapy at Harvard Medical School. He received an Honorary Doctor of Science from Wittenberg University in 1991, and Harvard endowed the Lutz-Winston fellowship in his honor in 1992.

Career Highlights

  • 1991 received an Honorary Doctor of Science from Wittenberg University
  • 1992 Harvard endowed the Lutz-Winston fellowship in his honor
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