Congratulations to Lori A. Deitte, M.D., F.A.C.R., (Vice Chair of Education and Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences) on her Florida Radiological Society Gold Medal Award. A former University of Florida Professor, Abdominal Imaging, Dr. Deitte was presented with the Gold Medal Award on Saturday, July 18 at the Florida Radiological Society’s Annual Meeting. Dr. Deitte was recognized for outstanding meritorious achievements and contributions that have affected Radiology in the state of Florida. Dr. Martin Northup presented the award and discussed her contributions, including helping to develop the resident section of the FRS, initiating the resident poster session for the annual FRS meeting, and past FRS president. The board extends their best wishes and congratulations to Dr. Deitte on receiving the Florida Radiological Society’s highest honor.
Dr. Deitte grew up in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire before starting her medical training at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. Dr. Deitte served as President of the Florida Radiological Society in 2011 – 2012 and has also served on committees for the University of Florida, Florida Radiological Society, and the American College of Radiology. She was a faculty member at the University of Florida from 2002 through March 2015 before joining the radiology faculty at Vanderbilt. In 2006, she received the Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Florida – Jacksonville. She was also the recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Florida – Gainesville in 2012, a five-time recipient of the University of Florida Exemplary Teacher Award and a three-time recipient of the FRS Resident and Fellow Section Douglas N. Hornsby Leadership Award.
The Florida Radiological Society is a chapter of the American College of Radiology. The purpose of the Chapter shall be those of the American College of Radiology, advancing the science of radiology, improving radiologic service to patients and the medical community, and studying the economics of radiology; the encouragement of improved and continuing education for radiologists; and the establishment and maintenance of high medical and ethical standards in the practice of radiology.