Hackworth Ruth 825x990Overview

Program Director - Radiation Therapy
Instructor - Practice
D252S James Cancer Hospital
460 W. 10th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone: (614) 293-6203
Fax: (614) 293-4044
Email: ruth.hackworth@osumc.edu



Primary Professional Areas of Interest
Radiation Therapy Education
Electronic Medical Records in Radiation Oncology
Clinical Implementation of Peer Learning
Recent Publications
Kowalczyk N, Hackworth R, Case-Smith J: Perceptions of the Use of Critical Thinking Teaching Methods, Radiologic Technology 83(3), 2012

Recent Presentations

Radiobiology Review, Chicago Area of Radiation Therapists Annual Meeting, April 2016

Major Awards

2013 Jean I. Widger Distinguished Author Award for best peer-reviewed article, ASRT scientific journal

Courses Taught

  • RadSci  3414 – Radiation Therapy Equipment & Instrument
  • RadSci  3573   Applied Radiation Oncology I 
  • RadSci  3574   Applied Radiation Oncology II
  • RadSci  4670   Radiation Biology/Radiation Protection
  • RadSci 4630   Transition to the Clinical Practice
  • RadSci 3289    Radiation Therapy Practicum I
  • RadSci 3389 – Radiation Therapy Practicum II
  • RadSci 4389   Radiation Therapy Practicum III
  • RadSci 4489    Radiation Therapy Practicum IV
  • RadSci 4589   Radiation Therapy Practicum  V

  • 2010 Master of Science in Allied Health Education, The Ohio State University 
  • 1982 Certificate in Radiation Therapy, Milwaukee County Medical Complex
  • 1981 Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology, The Ohio State University