Cum Laude Award from the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)
Bethany Cavazuti, MD, Patricia Hudgins, MD, T Rath, MD, Kristin Baugnon, MD, Amanda Corey, MD, and Ashley Aiken, MD received the Cum Laude Award from the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) for their paper, “Neck Imaging Reporting and Data System: An Atlas of NI-RADS Categories for Head and Neck Cancer.” ASNR is dedicated to maximizing the benefits of neuroradiology to patients and other providers by promoting the highest standards for training and practice, and fostering research in the field.
Vice Speaker for the American College of Radiology (ACR)
Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR
Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR was sworn in as Vice Speaker for the American College of Radiology (ACR) Council during the ACR annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The Council Steering Committee (CSC) is the representative voice of the ACR membership, facilitating and developing ACR policy. The Vice Speaker joins the Council Speaker in representing the Council when it is not in session. Dr. Duszak also was part of a multi-site team that received the 2017 Gold Medal Abstract Award in the category of Advocacy, Economics and Health Policy for “Downstream Imaging Utilization Following Emergency Department Ultrasound Interpreted by Radiologists vs. Non-Radiologists: A Medicare Claims-Based Study.”
Executive Committee as Secretary/Treasurer of the American College of Radiology
Howard Fleishon, MD, FACR, MMM
Howard Fleishon, MD, FACR, MMM, was re-elected to the Executive Committee as Secretary/Treasurer of the American College of Radiology. The Executive Committee carries out the business of the College between regular meetings of the Board of Chancellors and reports on its activities at each regular Board of Chancellors meeting.
Advocate of the Year
Eric Friedberg, MD, FACR
Eric Friedberg, MD, FACR, received the Advocate of the Year award from the American College of Radiology. He also was re-elected to serve on the Council Steering Committee, the representative voice of the ACR membership which facilitates and develops ACR policy.
1st place Award at the 2017 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
The team of Malgorzata Lipowska, PhD, Nashwa Jarkas, PhD, Ronald Voll, PhD, Jeffrey Klenc, PhD, Mark Goodman, PhD, and Andrew Taylor, MD were awarded 1st place in the "Molecular Targeting Probes" category at the 2017 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) meeting in Denver for their poster “Re(CO)3([F]FEDA), a New PET Renal Tracer: Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism in Rats.” SNMMI promotes the science, technology and practical application of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.
Chair of the GI Panel Education Exhibits Committee at RSNA
Courtney Moreno, MD
Courtney Moreno, MD, has been named Chair of the GI Panel Education Exhibits Committee of the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA). The committee reviews and selects all GI-related education exhibits for the RSNA Annual Meeting and develops AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ programming within the education exhibits.
Fellow of the American College of Radiology
Mark Mullins, MD, PhD
Mark Mullins, MD, PhD, was named Fellow of the American College of Radiology. One of the highest honors the ACR can bestow on a radiologist, radiation oncologist or medical physicist is recognition as a fellow of the American College of Radiology. ACR Fellows demonstrate a history of service to the College, organized radiology, teaching, or research.
2nd Place Trainee Prize for a Scientific Paper from the Academy of University Radiologists
Gelareh Sadigh, MD
Gelareh Sadigh, MD, earned the 2nd Place Trainee Prize for a Scientific Paper from the Academy of University Radiologists (AUR) for her paper, “Screening Mammography and Downstream Diagnostic Breast Imaging in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Population-Based Study." Dr. Sadigh is completing her term as one of the chief residents of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency program. In July, she will begin her term as a neuroradiology fellow.