Honors and Awards

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2018

Virgina Planz, M.D., was awarded Certificate of Merits awards for educational exhibits "Multi-modality Imaging of Gynecologic Malignancy: What the Radiation Oncologist Needs to Know" and "An Illustrated Guide to Obstetrical & Gynecologic Surgical Procedures for Radiologists" at the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, November 2018. 

Courtney Tomblinson, M.D., was awarded the Best Paper award for "Uncommon Lesions of the Head and Neck: Non-Thyroid, Non-Nodal Masses" at the Southeastern Neuroradiological Society Annual Meeting, October 2018. 

Cari Motuzas, M.D., was selected to participate in VUMC's 2019 Mid-Career Leadership Development Program. 

Ryan Adams, M.D., was selected to participate in the Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) Program at Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 2018. Read More

Kevin Taylor, M.D., was awarded the 2018 Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. House Officer Award for his outstanding contributions to the institution in fostering opportunities for underrepresented minorities, October 2018. Read More 

Arthur Fleischer, M.D., was awarded the Larry Mack, MD Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, October 2018. Read More

Bill Martin, M.D., was awarded the Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SECSNM) Marshall Brucer Award, October 2018. 

Courtney Raybon, M.D., and Courtney Tomblinson, M.D., received member-in-training travel stipends to attend the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Read More

Ryan Adams, M.D., was selected for the RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology (ITAR) Program. 

Ryan Adams, M.D., Casey Cable, M.D., Daniel Holzwanger, M.D., and Reza Imani-Shikhabadi, M.D, received travel scholarships to attend the 5th Annual Symposium on Academic Interventional Radiology (AIR), September 2018. Read More

Courtney Tomblinson, M.D., named the ACR Valerie P. Jackson fellow, August 2018. Read More

Aaron Brill, M.D., Ph.D., named as fellow of the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, June 2018.

LeAnn Shannon, M.D., received an American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) 2018 Certificate of Merit for her educational exhibit “Histoplasmosis in the 21st century: new concepts in epidemiology, imaging, diagnosis, and therapy.”

Josephine Ndolo, M.D., received an American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) 2018 Certificate of Merit for her abstract, “Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brainstem and Associated Congenital Abnormalities.”

Vicky Morgan, Ph.D., and Baxter Rogers, Ph.D., received Magna Cum Laude award at the 2018 International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) conference, June 2018. 

Charles Caskey, Ph.D., received the International Society of Therapeutic Ultrasound’s (ISTU) Frederic Lizzi Early Career Award at the 18th International Symposium for Therapeutic Ultrasound, May 2018. 

Seth Smith, Ph.D., was elected a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research, and will be officially inducted during the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting, November 2018. 

Martin Jordanov, M.D., was awarded the 2018 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Immersion Teaching Award (May 2018). Read More

Courtney Raybon, M.D., and Noran Taylor, M.D., were accepted to the WCIO Fellow and Resident-in-training Annual Meeting Scholarship program by the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO). Read More

Adam Guttentag, M.D., and LeAnn Shannon, M.D., were awarded an ARRS 2018 Certificate of Merit for this year's American Roentgen Ray Society's Scientific Program. They will present the electronic exhibit and oral presentation during the annual meeting (April 2018). 

2017

Eduard Y. Chekmenev, Ph.D., and Victoria L. Morgan, Ph.D., were rewarded the Academy's 2017 Distinguished Investigator Award and inducted into the Academy Distinguished Investigator Council at the RSNA annual meeting (November 2017). Read More

Aditi Desai, M.D., was awarded the RSNA 2017 Student Travel Award. 

Yu Luo, M.D., was awarded first and third place for Best Photo and second place for Radiology Art for RSNA Photo Contest (November 2017). 

Meaghan Magarik, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded the Pediatric Best Case Award at the American College of Radiology’s American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) course in Washington, D.C (October 2017). Read More

Stephanie Spottswood, M.D., MSPH, was awarded the 2017 Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Faculty Award (October 2017) for her outstanding contributions to the institution in fostering opportunities for underrepresented minorities. Read More

Daniel Brown, M.D., John Jeffrey Carr, M.D., Jeffrey Creasy, M.D., Lori Deitte, M.D., Dominique Delbeke, M.D., Ph.D., William Martin, M.D., Steven Meranze, M.D., and Ronald Walker, M.D., named Best Doctors in America. Read More

Erik Landman, M.D., was awarded the Gastrointestinal Best Case Award at the American Institute of Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) conference for his presentation "Presacral Epidermoid Cyst" (August 2017). Read More

Patrick Couture, M.D., was selected for participation in the ACR Rutherford-Lavanty Fellowship in Government Relations and recipient of the Tennessee Radiological Society Dan Starnes Scholarship. Read More

Eleby Washington, M.D., was awarded the 2017 Best Presentation for the Resident and Fellow Oral Presentation at the National Medical Association Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly for his presentation entitled "Evaluation of Femoral Head Viability in the Post-Operative Pediatric Patient" (July 2017). Read More

Sepideh Shokouhi, Ph.D., was awarded the 2017 Tracy Lynn Faber Memorial Award at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Meeting, June 2017.

Reed Omary, M.D., M.S., and Martin Jordanov, M.D., named as Favorite Faculty by the School of Medicine graduating class of 2017. 

Reed Omary, M.D., M.S., and John Huff, M.D., named as fellows of the American College of Radiology, May 2017.

Karthik Sundaram, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded second place for the Poster or Exhibit Trainee Prize at the 2017 AUR Awards Luncheon. Read More

Lori Deitte, M.D., was the recipient of the 2017 Geoffrey David Chazen Award for faculty at the annual dinner of the Vanderbilt Academy for Excellence in Education. Read More

Manus Donahue, Ph.D., was named Vanderbilt University Mentor of the Year by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., received the AUR's 2017 Joseph E. and Nancy O. Whitley Award, for the best paper on education in radiology. Read More

2016

Aashim Bhatia, M.D., received the Certificate of Merit award for his education exhibit at RSNA annual meeting, November 2016. 

Cari Motuzas, M.D., was awarded a Certificate of Curriculum Designing at Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day (HPERD) Educator Awards Recognition ceremony (December 2016). Read More

Peter Bream, M.D., was elected as a fellow in the Society of Interventional Radiology, 2016. Read More

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., was named Nashville's American Cancer Society's Best Dressed Ball Honoree (2016).

Li Chen, M.D., Ph.D., was named a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research (October 2016). Read More

Dominique Delbeke, M.D. Ph.D., received the SNMMI’s Marshall Brucer Award at the Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SEC) Annual Meeting (October 2016). 

Dominique Delbeke, M.D. Ph.D., received the Presidential Distinguished Educator award and the recognition award for Journal of Nuclear Medicine Editor-in-Chief (January 2012-December 2016) at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging annual meeting. 

Lori Deitte, M.D.,(co-principal investigator) and Meaghan Magarik, M.D., Ph.D., (co-investigator) awarded Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Faculty Fellowship to Advance Medical Education (FAME). Read More

Martin Sandler, M.D., and Dominique Delbeke, M.D., Ph.D., named as fellows of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 

Lori Deitte, M.D., was inducted into the VU School of Medicine Academy of Excellence in Teaching.

Aditi Desai, M.D., received a 2016 Radiology Leadership Institute Summit scholarship. 

Stephanie Spottswood, M.D., MSPH, received 2016 Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center Mentoring Award. Read More

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., was named the 2016 recipient of the Early Career Faculty Professional Leadership Award by the American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR). Read More

2015

Daniel Brown, M.D., John Jeffrey Carr, M.D., Jeffrey Creasy, M.D., Lori Deitte, M.D., Dominique Delbeke, M.D., Ph.D., William Martin, M.D., Steven Meranze, M.D., and LeAnn Stokes, M.D. named Best Doctors in America. Read More

John Gore, Ph.D., has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Read More

J. Jeffrey Carr, M.D., received the 2015 Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy of Radiology Research (ARR). Read More 

Arthur Fleischer, M.D., is the recipient of a Lifetime Service Award from the American Board of Radiology (ABR). Read More

Lori Deitte, M.D., received Florida Radiological Society Gold Medal Award. Read More

2018

David Smith, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Cancer Institute  for "Applying Compressed Sensing to Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI of Breast Cancer."

Todd Peterson, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for "Enabling Multi-Tracer SPECT Studies of the Human Brain."

John Gore, Ph.D. and Junzhong Xu, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Cancer Institute for "MRI Diffusion in Tumors using Oscillating Gradients."

Vicky Morgan, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for "The Role of Network Connectivity in Post-Surgical Seizure Recurrence in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy."

Kim Sandler, M.D., was awarded a Year-Three Pilot Project by The Precision Medicine and Health Disparities Collaborative (PMHDC) for their project "Improving lung cancer screening and biomarker clinical trial enrollment in underserved communities."

Kim Sandler, M.D., Bennett Landman, Ph.D., and Yuankai Huo, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the University of Colorado SPORE program and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center for a pilot project titled, "Machine Learning for Prognosis Assessment." 

Charles Caskey, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for "Prototyping an ultrasound system for spatiotemporally precise noninvasive neuromodulatory drug uncaging and functional imaging in awake primates."

Seth Smith, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for "Structural and Functional MRI of the Cervical Spinal Cord in Multiple Sclerosis."

Henry Manning, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Cancer Institute for "VU PREDICT."

ZhongLiang Zu, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin for "Validation of CEST MR Imaging of Creatine and Phosphocreatine in Muscle."

Saikat Sengupta, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for "Actively Shimmed Needles for Interventional MRI."

Manus Donahue, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Nursing Research for "Imaging Biomarkers of Lymphatic Dysfunction."

Karthik M. Sundaram, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator, Sandeep Arora, M.B.B.S., co-investigator, and Charles Caskey, Ph.D., scientific advisor, was awarded a RSNA Research Resident/Fellow Grant for their abstract entitled, “Evaluating Microbubbles as an Immunotherapy Adjuvant for Breast Cancer.” Read More

John Gore, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for "Biophysical Basis of Functional Connectivity by MRI."

John Gore, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for "Postdoctoral Training in Biomedical MRI and MRS."

Rachelle Crescenzi, Ph.D., was awarded a grant the American Heart Association for "Visualizing Vascular Mechanisms of Salt Sensitivity."

Charles Caskey, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the Mary Kay Foundation for "Enhancing Breast Cancer Immunotherapy with Microbubbles." Read More  

Sandeep Arora, M.B.B.S., was awarded a RSNA Research Seed Grant for “Improving Breast Cancer Response to Immunotherapy Using Micro-bubble Enhanced Therapeutic Ultrasound in a Highly Aggressive 4T1 Murine Breast Cancer Model.” Read More

Jeff Carr, M.D., was awarded a grant by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute through the University of California-San Francisco for "Coronary Artery Cross-Sectional Area and Cardiovascular Disease In South Asians."

James McIntyre, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by Metavivor for "A Novel Self-Reporting Paclitaxel Prodrug without Systemic Neurotoxicity: Preclinical Assessment for Targeting Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer."

John Gore, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for "Proton Relaxation and Exchange Contrast in MRI."

Seth Smith, Ph.D., was awarded a grant by the Kennedy Krieger Institute through the University of Pennsylvania for "Multicenter Cross Standardization of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Methods for Adrenoleukodystrophy/Adrenomyeloneuropathy."

2017

Kim Sandler, M.D., principal investigator, and Alexis Paulson, M.S.N., co-investigator, was awarded a grant by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Medicine for a pilot of their Cancer Early Detection and Prevention (CEDP) Initiative. Read More

Mingfeng Bai, Ph.D., was awarded an American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant aimed to develop a light-based technique for the treatment of metastatic ovarian cancer.

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., in partnership with Katina Beard, M.S.P.H., CEO of Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, was awarded a Community Engagement Mini-Grant from the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance Community Engaged Research Core for “The Promotora Navigator – Assessing the Impact of a Culturally Appropriate Patient Navigator for Screening Mammography and Follow-Up." Read More

Lucy Spalluto, M.D. was awarded a seed grant from Vanderbilt University’s Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for “A Leadership Intervention to Further the Training of Female Faculty (LIFT-OFF) in Radiology.” Read More

2016

Richard Dortch, Ph.D., awarded an NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Grant (1R01NS097821-01): Quantitative Assessment of Peripheral Nerve Injury and Repair via Multi-Parametric MRI.

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., awarded a Partnership Development Mini Grant through the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core (CERC). Read More

Sandeep Arora, M.D., awarded Vanderbilt Institute of Clinical and Translational Research Grant (VR16082): Evaluation of Ferumoxytol as an Anatomic and Functional Contrast Agent. 

Sandeep Arora, M.D., awarded Vanderbilt Institute of Clinical and Translational Research Grant (VR18325): Immunohistochemical Stain of Prostate Cancers to Identify Potential Biomarkers for Molecular Imaging. 

LeAnn Stokes, M.D., is the co-investigator for the High Intensity Focused Ultrasound trial for MRI-guided non-invasive treatment of uterine fibroids at Vanderbilt. 

Dan Brown, M.D., is the national Principal Investigator for the RESIN Registry. 

Dan Brown, M.D., is the site lead investigator of multi-center grant R01-CA194307 and co-investigator of grant R01-EB020040, both funded by NIH. 

2015

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., received a 2015 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women research grant. Read More

Arthur Fleischer, M.D., received a new RO1 regarding contrast ultrasound of liver tumor post-TACE.

2018

Filip Banovac, M.D., was elected to serve a three-year term as Treasurer for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and the SIR Foundation. 

Lucy Spalluto, M.D., was selected to co-lead the National Program Evaluation of Veterans Affairs – Partnership to Increase Access to Lung Screening (VA-PALS) with Jennifer Lewis, M.D., M.S. Read More

Vicky Morgan, Ph.D., earned a second appointment Associate Professor of Neurology, November 2018. 

Seth Smith, Ph.D., was appointed as Associate Director of the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science. Read More

Ryan Muller, M.D., was appointed as Program Director for both the Integrated Interventional (IR) Residency and the IR Fellowship. 

Krupa Patel-Lippmann, M.D., was appointed Body Imaging Fellowship Program Director. 

Yu Luo, M.D., Ph.D., was appointed as Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  

Reed Omary, M.D., was elected Councilor for the 2018-2020 Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments (SCARD) Board of Directors.  

Cari Motuzas, M.D., was promoted to Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences.

Marta Hernanz-Schulman, M.D., was elected the 2018 American College of Radiology Vice President. 

Lori Deitte, M.D., was named Chair of American College of Radiology Commission on Publications and Life Long Learning. 

Brent Savoie, M.D., J.D.,, was appointed Section Chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging. Read More

Melissa Hilmes, M.D., was appointed co-director of the Vanderbilt Program in Interprofessional Learning (VPIL). 

Todd Peterson, Ph.D., received a fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Read More

Martin Jordanov, M.D., was promoted to Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences and appointed Musculoskeletal Fellowship Program Director.

Cari Motuzas, M.D., was selected for membership in the Academy for Excellence in Education. Read More

Kate Hartley, M.D., was nominated to the International Skeletal Society.

Asma Ahmad, M.D., was promoted to Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences.

2017

Bruce Damon, Ph.D., was elected faculty fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for distinguished contributions to the development and application of advanced imaging techniques to understand muscle physiology and structure in health and disease.

Courtney Raybon, M.D., was appointed Vice Chair for the 2017-2018 RSNA Resident and Fellow Committee.

Meaghan Magarik, M.D, Ph.D., was appointed to the 2017-2018 RSNA Resident and Fellow Committee. 

Jacob Houghton, Ph.D., was accepted to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) Junior Faculty Leadership Development Program (2017-2018 program).

David Pickens, Ph.D., was appointed Chief of the Section of Radiological Sciences. Read More

Mike Nickels, Ph.D., was elected to the 2017 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Radio Pharmaceuticals Sciences Council Board. 

Ryan Muller, M.D., was appointed Associate Program Director for the Interventional Radiology Residency program. Read More

Reed Omary, M.D., was named to the Vanderbilt Academy for Excellence in Education

Krupa Patel-Lippmann, M.D., was promoted to Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences. 

Filip Banovac, M.D., was selected to the "VISE Physician-In-Residence" program at the Vanderbilt School of Engineering. Read More

Li Chen, M.D., Ph.D., was appointed to the NIH Sensorimotor Integration Study Section. 

Seth Smith,  Ph.D., named to the 2017 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows.

Richard G. Abramson,  M.D., was appointed Vice Chair of Innovation. Read More

Geoffrey Wile,  M.D., was accepted to the 2017 AUR Radiology Management Program, to be held May 2017.

Dan Brown, M.D., earned a second appointment Professor of Biomedical Engineering, January 2017. 

2016

Sam Mouli, M.D., selected to participate in 2017 AUR Academic Faculty Development Program.

Seth Smith, Ph.D., was appointed to the VUSM Basic Science Research Advisory Committee. 

Courtney Raybon, M.D., was appointed to the RSNA Resident and Fellow Committee. 

Geoffrey Wile, M.D., was named Section Chief of Body Imaging.

Kim Sandler, M.D., was selected to participate in the 2017 RSNA Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop.

Aashim Bhatia, M.D., was promoted to Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences.

William Laxton, M.D., was promoted to Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences. 

Morgan Anderson, M.D., was promoted to Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences. 

Jordan Gross, M.D., was promoted to Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences. 

Meaghan Magarik, M.D., Ph.D., was appointed to AAMC's Organization of Resident Representatives (ORR). Read More

Lori Deitte, M.D., was appointed to the ACR Committee for Women. 

Lori Deitte, M.D., was promoted to Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. 

Geoff Wile, M.D., was promoted to Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology and Radiological Sciences. 

Interventional Radiology received one of the first ACGME approvals for the new IR Residency program and matched three applicants in the inaugural class. Read More

Peter Bream, M.D., has joined the Case in Point Editorial Board of the American College of Radiology and was appointed to the ABR Core Exam Writing Committee.

Peter Bream, M.D., and Filip Banovac, M.D., appointed as oral examiners for the American Board of Radiology CAQ in Interventional Radiology.

Stephanie Kurita, M.D., named Director of Alumni Relations and Development for the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. 

LeAnn Stokes, M.D., leads department Patient Advisory Group. 

Dan Brown, M.D., appointed Executive Council member of the Society of Interventional Radiology: postgraduate medical education councilor. Read More

Eduard Chekmenev, Ph.D., has been elected to Russian Academy of Sciences. Read More

Stephanie Kurtia, M.D., appointed to Tennessee's Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for the TennCare Episode surrounding breast cancer.

2015

John Huff, M.D., appointed to the Vanderbilt's Physician Council for Clinical Service Excellence. 

Filip Banavac, M.D., appointed as the Chair of the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation for a two-year term. 

Filip Banovac, M.D., was named Section Chief of Interventional Radiology. Read More

Victoria Morgan, Ph.D., has been named to serve as a member of the Neuroscience and Ophthalmic Imaging Technologies Study Section in the Center for Scientific Review (CSR) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Read More

Jeff Creasy, M.D., was named Section Chief of Neuroradiology. Read More

Stephanie Spottswood, M.D. MSPH, has been named the new Chair of the Office of Inclusion and Health Equity (OIHE) Advisory Board at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital. Read More

Lori Deitte, M.D., was named Vice Chair of Education. Read More

Rochelle Andreotti, M.D., appointed to the Ultrasound Commission of ACR as Chair of ACR O-RADS Committee (Ovarian-adnexal Reporting and Data System) and Vice-chair Gynecology Community of Practice at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., named Co-Director of Vanderbilt's Women in Radiology. 

2018

Marta Hernanz-Schulman, M.D., presented a scientific paper on "Image Gently and Rapidly - Elimination of Sedation and Repeat Scans: How Fast is Fast Enough” at the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, November 2018. 

Karthik Sundaram, M.D. Ph.D., presented education exhibits on "A 'Pseudo' Review of Musculoskeletal Radiology,” "A 'Pseudo' Review of Neuroradiology,” "MRI as a Problem Solving tool in Pregnancy Related Uterine Complications,” and "Twists and Turns of Upper Abdominal Viscera,” at the 2018 RSNA Annual Meeting, November 2018. 

Janesh Lakhoo, M.D., presented an education exhibit on "MR Imaging of the Male Pelvic Floor” at the 2018 RSNA Annual Meeting, November 2018. 

Courtney Tomblinson, M.D., presented education courses on "Welcome: Membership Benefits for Trainees” and "Q&A Closing Remarks" at the 2018 RSNA Annual Meeting, November 2018. 

Lori Deitte, M.D., presented an education course on "Parental/FMLA Leave in Residency: A Panel Discussion" at the 2018 RSNA Annual Meeting, November 2018. 

Lucy Spalluto, M.D., presented an education course on "Career Transition Panel” at the 2018 RSNA Annual Meeting, November 2018. 

Shaui Yuan, M.D., will present an oral presentation on "A Comparison Between “Fast Osteomyelitis” MRI Protocol and Regular MRI Protocol in the Diagnosis of Pediatric Osteomyelitis" at the 2019 ARRS Annual Meeting, May 2019. 

Jennifer Baker, M.S.N., will present an educational poster on "Advanced Age Does Not Predict 30-Day Readmission or Post-Embolization Syndrome in Patients Undergoing Trans-Arterial Chemoembolization (TACE) for Hepatocellualr Carcinoma (HCC)" at the 2018 Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Annual Conference, December 2018. 

Alexis Paulson, M.S.N., presented "Attacking the #1 Cancer Killer of Women: Lung Cancer Screening and Tobacco Treatment" at the 21st Annual Premier Women's Healthcare Conference, October 2018. 

Lucy Spalluto, M.D., presented "Using Community Health Workers to Reduce Breast Health Disparities" at the Community Research Partner meeting, October 2018. 

Janesh Lakhoo, M.D., presented an educational poster on "Male Pelvic Floor Imaging" at the Society of Computed Body Tomography & Magnetic Resonance (SCBT-MR) Conference, October 2018. 

Dan Brown, M.D., presented on a panel for multidisciplinary care of liver cancer during the 5th Annual Symposium on Academic Interventional Radiology (AIR), September 2018. Read More 

Kim Sandler, M.D., presented "Operational Toolkit for Radiology Reporting in Lung Cancer Screening" during the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference, May 2018. 

Cara Connolly, M.D., presented a poster on "PET Imaging of Lung Cancer and Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules with 18F-FSPG"  during the annual meeting for the American College of Radiology (ACR), May 2018.

Stephanie Spottswood, M.D., presented "The Power of Diversity: The Key to Meeting Today's (and Tomorrow's) Greatest Healthcare Challenges" and "Diversity and Unconscious Bias in Healthcare" during the annual meeting for the Society for Pediatric Radiology Meeting (SPR), May 2018.

Melissa Hilmes, M.D., presented "What Does Value-added Mean for Education and Radiology" during the SPR annual meeting, May 2018.

Sumit Pruthi, M.D., presented a SAM lecture on "Imaging of Sinusittis/Mastoiditis and Complications" during the SPR annual meeting, May 2018.

Marta Hernanz-Shulman, M.D., presented "US of the Vomiting Infant," "Dose Optimization by Individualization: Image Gently Rapidly" and "The ALARA Concept: Image Gently and Beyond" during the SPR annual meeting, May 2018.

LeAnn M. Shannon, M.D., presented "Chasing the Gold Standard: The Efficacy of Biopsy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Suspected Vertebral Osteomyelitis" during the annual meeting for the Association of University Radiologists (AUR), May 2018. Work was co-authored by Cari Motuzas, M.D.

Courtney Raybon, M.D., Lucy Spalluto, M.D., and Christine Dove, M.D., presented a poster on “Current Status of Mammography Fourth Year Electives in Radiology Residency” during the AUR annual meeting, May 2018. 

Samuel Pevzner, M.D., Jared Grice, Ph.D., and Edwin F. Donnelly M.D., Ph.D., presented a poster on “Getting the Feel for Radiology: Kinesthetic Approaches to Radiology Education” during the AUR annual meeting, May 2018. 

Lori Deitte, M.D., and Reed Omary, M.D., M.S., presented education courses: "Design Thinking: Mind-set for Success" and "Designing the Academic Mission in an Era of Constraints" during the AUR annual meeting, May 2018 

Reed Omary, M.D., M.S., presented "Music and Leadership" and "Innovation and Transformation" during the AUR annual meeting, May 2018.

Lucy Spalluto, M.D., presented "Beyond the Basics," "Advances in Breast Localization Techniques - An Opportunity to Improve Quality of Care and Patient Satisfaction" and "MRI Guided Biopsy - Its Not as Hard as You Think!" during the Tennessee Radiological Society Annual Meeting, February 2018.

Stephanie Spottswood, M.D., presented "The Power of Diversity: The Key to Meeting Today's (and Tomorrow's) Greatest Healthcare Challenges" during the Tennessee Radiological Society Annual Meeting, February 2018.

2017

Meaghan Magarik, M.D., Ph.D., presented an educational exhibit on "Evaluation of the Cervix and Lower Uterine Segment in Pregnancy" at the RSNA annual meeting, November 2017. Read More

Karthik Sundaram, M.D., Ph.D., presented an educational exhibit on "Therapeutic Ultrasound Ablation (TUA) of the Prostate: A Review of Available Devices and Evidence" at the RSNA annual meeting, November 2017. Read More

Bill Winter, M.D., presented an educational exhibit on "Essentials for Establishing a Successful MR-US Fusion Biopsy Program" at the RSNA annual meeting, November 2017. Read More

Lori Deitte, M.D., presented an educational course on "Feedback and Difficult Conversations" at the RSNA annual meeting, November 2017. Read More

John Carr, M.D., presented an educational course on "Imaging of Atherosclerosis" at the RSNA annual meeting, November 2017. Read More

Dominique Delbeke, M.D., Ph.D., presented an educational course on "Staging" at the RSNA annual meeting, November 2017. Read More

Reed Omary, M.D., presented an educational session "Panel Discussion: Academic, Private Practice, Hybrid Model, Telerad, Interventionalist" at the RSNA annual meeting, November 2017. Read More

Andrea Birch, M.D., presented "Recruitment of Underrepresented Minority Trainees in Diagnostic Radiology: The 4-Year Experience of a Large Academic Medical Center" during the annual meeting for the Association for Academic Minority Physicians (AAMP), October 2017. Co-authors on this work are: Stephanie Spottswood, M.D., MSPH, Eleby Washington, M.D., and Edwin Donnelly, M.D., Ph.D. Read More

Eleby Washington, M.D., presented "Evaluation of Femoral Head Viability in the Post-Operative Pediatric Patient" during the National Medical Association Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly, July 2017. Read More

2016

Jeffrey Creasy, M.D., presented "Beyond the Differential Diagnosis: Making Noninterpretive Skills Relevant" during the "Strategies for ABR Exam Preparation" session moderated by Lori Deitte, M.D., at RSNA  annual meeting, November 2016.

Karthik Sundaram, M.D., Ph.D., gave an oral presentation on “Prolactin Receptor-Mediated Internalization of Imaging Agents Detects Epithelial Ovarian Cancer with Enhanced Sensitivity and Specificity” at RSNA annual meeting, November 2016. Read More

Meaghan Magarik, M.D., Ph.D., presented “Imaging of the Male Breast – Beyond the Basics” at RSNA annual meeting, November 2016. Read More

Patrick Couture, M.D., presented CT Angiographic Evaluation of Left Ventricular Assist Devices Including Normal Post-Operative Imaging and Common Complications” at RSNA annual meeting, November 2016. Read More

Eleby Washington, M.D., presented a poster on “Population Health and Population Health Management: What the Radiologist Needs to Know” at RSNA annual meeting, November 2016. Read More

Sarah Deraney, M.D., presented “Extraordinary Cases of Synovial Osteochondromatosis” at RSNA annual meeting, November 2016. Read More

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., presented "Marginalization in the Workplace" at Vanderbilt PREVAIL - Women's Leadership Conference and "Answers to Difficult Patient Questions - Current Screening Guidelines and Breast Density Notification" at Middle Tennessee Mammography Society in September 2016.  

Weston Langton, M.D., and Jordan Gross, M.D., presented a poster on "Sciatic Nerve Magnetization Transfer MRI is a Stronger Predictor of Disability in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Diseases than Downstream Measures in Skeletal Muscle" at annual ANN meeting, April 2016. 

Jordan Gross, M.D., gave an oral presentation on "Musculoskeletal Pseudotumors: The Common Mimickers" at ARRS meeting, April 2016. 

Tamarya Hoyt, M.D., and Stephanie Spotswood, M.D. MSPH, presented an educational exhibit on "Mastery of Architectural Distortion" at ARRS meeting, April 2016.

Tamarya Hoyt, M.D., and Aditi Desai, M.D., presented a poster on "Mammography Results Notification, Timing of Additional Imaging, and Consultation Services: What Do Patients Want?" at Society of Breast Imaging annual meeting, April 2016.

Tamarya Hoyt, M.D., and Aditi Desai, M.D., gave an oral presentation on "Patient-Centered Breast Imaging Consultation Services: Opportunities to Engage Patients and Add Value to Their Care at Society of Breast Imaging annual meeting, April 2016.

Lori Deitte, M.D., presented "Beyond the Feedback Sandwich: A Case Study" at annual AUR meeting, April 2016. 

Lori Deitte, M.D., was co-director for APDR Teaching Certificate Session at annual AUR meeting, March 2016. 

Elizabeth Craig, M.D., Geoffrey Wile, M.D., Ronald Arildsen, M.D., Richard Abramson, M.D., Sandeep Arora, M.D., presented a poster on "Prostate MR Imaging in the Era of MR/US Fusion Biopsy: An Update" at AUR 2016.

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., presented "When Effective Contraception Fails: The Imaging of Intrauterine Devices with Concomitant Pregnancy" at AUR 2016.

Meaghan Magarik M.D., Ph.D., and Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., presented an educational exhibit on "Incidental Breast Lesions Identified on Non-Routine Modalities" at SBI 2016.

Lucy B. Spalluto M.D., and Stephanie Spottswood M.D., MSPH, presented "A Female Faculty Development Program for Radiology" at ACR 2016.

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., presented "How Diversity Impacts New Radiology Careers and Junior Faculty" for Brogdon Panel and "New Models for Research Mentoring and Collaboration Radiology Research Alliance Task Force Presentation" at AUR Meeting, March 2016

Lori Deitte, M.D., presented "Entrustable Professional Activities: Practical Examples"  and "RECRUITMENT from the Perspective of Vice Chair of Education: What Works and What Doesn’t?" at annual AUR meeting, March 2016. 

Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., presented "From Private Practice to Academics Lessons Learned" at ACR Annual Meeting, May 2016.

2015

Sandeep Arora, M.D., gave an oral presentation on "Less is More: Accelerated MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Ablation of Uterine Fibroids Using Vascular Targeting" at 3rd European Symposium, October 2015. 

Lori Deitte, M.D., presented " Imaging and the ICU Patient: Interesting Cases" at the 5th International Symposium on Anesthesia and Critical Care, November 2015. 

Jordan Gross, M.D., presented "Fresh from the 1st ABR Certifying Exam: Perspectives on the Exam Experience While Starting an Academic Job" during the "Strategies for ABR Certifying Exam Preparation and ACGME Program Requirements" session moderated by Lori Deitte, M.D., at RSNA 2015. 

Elizabeth Craig, M.D., Stephanie Kurita, M.D., and Lucy B. Spalluto, M.D., presented educational exhibit on "Multiple Gestations: First Trimester Ultasound Findings" at RSNA 2015.

Katrina Lambert M.D., Erin Kinney, M.D., Lucy B. Spalluto M.D., presented educational exhibit on "Sonographic Findings After Endometrial Ablation"  at RSNA 2015.