Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Named a Top Radiation Oncologist by Baltimore Magazine
Dr. Nichols’s clinical research focuses on breast and gynecologic cancers, but she is experienced in treating patients with a wide variety of cancers. She has helped to pioneer new treatment options for treating breast cancer that minimize damage to healthy tissue, including GammaPod, the first treatment system dedicated to the stereotactic radiation of early stage breast cancer. For her work, she was recognized as a 2020 Physician of the Year by The Daily Record.
Special Interests: Breast cancer, Gynecologic cancers
Medical Degree: University of Maryland Medical Center
Residency: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Certification: Radiation Oncology
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Education and Training
Dr. Nichols is a board certified radiation oncologist. She completed her residency in radiation oncology in 2013 from the University of Maryland. She completed her internship in internal medicine at the University of Maryland in 2009. Dr. Nichols graduated from medical school from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2008 and graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor’s of Science in 2004.
- Nichols EM, Cohen RJ, Cheston SB, Feigenberg SJ. Radiation Therapy in the Elderly with Early Stage Breast Cancer: Review and Role of New Technology. J Nucl Med Radiat Therapy. 2014, 5:5
- Nichols EM, Feigenberg SJ, Marter K et al. Pre-operative radiation therapy significantly increases patient eligibility for accelerated partial breast irradiation using 3-D conformal radiotherapy. Am J Clin Oncol 2013: 36(3):232-238.
- Nichols EM, Dhople AA, Mohiuddin MM, Flannery TW, Yu CX, Regine WF. Comparative analysis of the post-lumpectomy target volume versus the use of pre-lumpectomy tumor volume for early stage breast cancer: implications for the future. IJROBP 2010:77(1):197-202.
- Nichols EM, Kesmodel S, Bellavance E, Dragula C, Tkaczuk K, Cohen RJ, Citron W, Morgan M, Staats P, Feigenberg S, Regine WF. Preoperative Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Preliminary Results of a Prospective Phase II Trial. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.11.030