E. Ronald Hale, MD, MPH, has been named medical director of radiation oncology for Kettering Health Network and has joined Kettering Physician Network.
Dr. Hale most recently served as a radiation oncologist with Dayton Physicians at Miami Valley Hospital South, Good Samaritan North, Atrium Medical Center, and the Greater Dayton Cancer Center. He currently serves as a radiation oncology medical director for Care Core National, headquartered in Bluffton, South Carolina.
He was also the former Cancer Center Director for the 88th Medical Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. While on active duty, he worked as a consultant for the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General in Washington, D.C. He retired from active duty Air Force service after a 24-year military career in 2011 with the rank of Lt. Colonel.
Dr. Hale earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, as well as a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. He completed his radiation oncology residency at the University of Rochester James P. Wilmot Cancer Center after completing a general preventive medicine and public health residency at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.
“We are excited to have Dr. Hale join our Kettering Cancer Care team,” says Elizabeth Koelker, director of Oncology Services for Kettering Health Network. “As our oncology program continues to grow and evolve, Dr. Hale brings the expertise and collaborative spirit needed to help us make our radiation oncology program one of the best in southwest Ohio.”