Dr. Swanson is board certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). Dr. Swanson is an active member of several multidisciplinary tumor boards. He currently also serves as clinical director for the Tomotherapy Program at the UTMB League City Campus. As well, he is amongst several dozen Radiation Oncologists nationwide who holds sub-specialty certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. His research has been recognized with awards by the American Brachytherapy Society and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, where he has been honored with Merit Awards for his work in several disease sites. He is currently the Principle Investigator at UTMB for the NRG Oncology National collaborative trials under the National Cancer Institute, overseeing radiation clinical trials at UTMB. Dr. Swanson is active in teaching residents and has been involved in teaching national board certification preparation courses for The Osler Institute and as a question writer for the resident In-Training Exam for the ABR. He is also involved in quality assurance programs in Radiation Oncology, serving as a national site reviewer for the ABR’s Radiation Oncology Program Accreditation (ROPA) program.