Press Releases

March 29, 2019
South Africa’s Minister Counsellor to Visit the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute, April 3

HAMPTON, Va. (March 29, 2019) – Dr. Nomonde Nolutshungu, the Minister Counsellor for the Republic of South Africa, will be visiting the Hampton University Proton therapy Institute (HUPTI) on Wednesday, April…  Read More

March 12, 2019
Hampton University Becomes a Member of the National Cancer Institute’s QIN and Secures $2 Million Contract for Cancer Imaging Research and Proton Therapy

HAMPTON, Va (Mar. 11, 2019) — Hampton University is pleased to announce that it has been accepted as an Associate Member of Quantitative Imaging Network (QIN) at the National Cancer…  Read More

December 5, 2017
Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute Helps Virginia Students Prepare for Space Flight

Contact: Mary Sandy, Director Virginia Space Grant Consortium msandy@odu.edu 757-766-5210 Nathan Gaul, Student Project Manager University of Virginia ngg5fa@virginia.edu 703-939-5840 Vahagn Nazaryan, Ph.D., Executive Director Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute…  Read More

August 31, 2017
A Life Saved! HUPTI Helps Webers Get Life-Saving Proton Therapy

HAMPTON, Va. (Aug. 31, 2017) – It happened like a flash. Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) Assoc. Vice President for Governmental Relations Bill Thomas casually handed an envelope to…  Read More

August 30, 2017
Hampton University Fights Insurance Companies on Behalf of Cancer Patients for Lifesaving Proton Therapy

Watch Live stream TODAY, August 31st at 11am Eastern on HUPTI’s Facebook page here! For many cancer patients, access to insurance coverage for proton therapy is a matter of life…  Read More

July 17, 2017
The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute is Teaming Up with Patient AirLift Services (PALS) to Help Patients Access Life-saving Cancer Treatment

Media Contacts: Cordereau M. Dye, 757-418-1902 Cordereau.dye@hamptonproton.org Jackie Pecora, 631-609-0403 Jackie.Pecora@palservices.org HAMPTON, VIRGINIA, July 10, 2017 – The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) eases human misery and saves lives…  Read More

May 29, 2017
The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute Brings Lifesaving Cancer Treatment to Veterans

When Lawrence “Larry” Davis was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he refused to settle for anything less than the very best treatment. The retired U.S. Air Force serviceman was no stranger…  Read More

May 22, 2017
Virginia State Legislature Secures Major Victory for Insurance Coverage of Proton Therapy

As Ben Lambert completed his final round of proton radiation treatment for prostate cancer at the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI), he rang the ceremonial bell and breathed a…  Read More

January 26, 2017
Vote for the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute as Best Cancer Treatment Center

HAMPTON, Va. — Vote for the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute as the “Best Cancer Treatment Center” in Virginia Living Magazine and Coastal Virginia Magazine. Both magazines have a “write…  Read More

November 17, 2016
Former HU Professor Recognized for Work in Physics

Former Hampton University Professor Dr. Cynthia E. Keppel was awarded the Francis G. Slack Award for her outstanding work by the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society. This award…  Read More