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Female Firsts: Dr. Iris Gibbs



Dr. Iris C. Gibbs, is a trailblazer in the field of radio oncology and the definition of a Female First. Her contributions to radiology are profound, particularly in her pivotal role in the development of Cyberknife Radiosurgery alongside her colleague, John Adler, who invented the revolutionary Cyberknife machine. This technological marvel has not only transformed the landscape of radiation therapy but has also significantly improved the lives of countless cancer patients worldwide.


Gibbs' journey is marked by her relentless dedication and innovative spirit, propelling her into leadership positions within radiosurgery. Currently serving as the president of The Radiosurgery Society, she advocates tirelessly for underrepresented voices within the field. Her leadership extends beyond innovation; it fosters inclusivity and equity, ensuring that diverse perspectives are heard and valued.


Reflecting on her achievements, Dr. Gibbs shared with us her passion for using her influence to amplify the voices of those often marginalized in medical discourse. Her commitment to excellence is not just evident in her professional accomplishments but also in her advocacy for meaningful change.


Dr. Iris C. Gibbs stands as an inspiration, demonstrating how brilliance and determination can redefine possibilities and pave the way for future generations in medicine and beyond. Check out our full collection of Female Firsts only on iWomanTV.

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