The Faces of SSHP Radiation Therapy Program

UT Southwestern's School of Health Professions attracts applicants from across America who want to be part of our dynamic, collaborative, and experiential approach to education. What you learn here will open your mind, hone your skills, and prepare you for a career rich in opportunity and reward.

Brought together in an environment that encourages academic excellence and supports an active clinical experience, SSHP students have a great deal to offer each other, both in and out of the classroom. Our graduates benefit from the academic and clinical opportunities that help them achieve at their highest potential and prepare them for successful, satisfying careers in the health professions.

You may be inspired and encouraged by these stories as you continue your academic and career journey.

Marissa Johnson


“[Radiation therapy is] the perfect field if you want something that is always evolving. If you like technology as well as taking care of patients, it’s the perfect mixture of both.”

Marissa Johnson is the Interim Program Director in UT Southwestern’s Radiation Therapy Program. Marissa went to the University of Oklahoma, graduated on a Friday, and started working in Dallas the very next Monday, so she made a quick (but smooth!) transition. Read more and watch Marissa's video.