Dr. Mundt is an internationally-recognized academic radiation oncologist and educator whose career has focused on the development and implementation of novel radiation technologies in a wide number of malignancies. He is the founding Chair of the UC San Diego (UCSD) Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences and serves as Senior Deputy Director of the UCSD Moores NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.
An author of over 180 journal articles and book chapters, predominantly focused on advanced radiation technologies, Dr. Mundt has edited 3 academic textbooks, two devoted to intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) with over 100 contributors from the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. He has delivered over 250 invited lectures at cancer symposia and conferences throughout the United States, Europe, South America and Asia, and has been a Visiting Professor at over 20 Universities and Cancer Centers.
Dr. Mundt has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades over his career, including being named a Fellow of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) as well as a Top Doctor by the Chicago and San Diego Magazines. He has received a Career Achievement Award from the Radiating Hope Organization as well as an ACRO Gold Medal. He has been on multiple Editorial Boards including serving as Senior Editor (Gynecology) of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics as well as Section Editor for Up-To-Date; he is also on the Board of Directors of multiple charities including Radiating Hope, Cure Cervical Cancer Foundation, and the Canines-N-Kids Foundation.