Dr. Pankuch is on faculty at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology. He is currently involved in research projects including funded collaborations in proton imaging. He is currently acting as the co-chair for the physics committee in the multi-institutional PCORI randomized trial of protons vs. photons for stage 3 breast cancer. He also plays an active role in the Proton Collaborative Group and is currently acting as the physics chair. Dr. Pankuch sits on several committees within the AAPM is the current past president of the Midwest Chapter of the AAPM.