Pamela K. Woodard, MD

Senior Vice Chair and Division Director, Radiology Research Facilities

Hugh Monroe Wilson Professor of Radiology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director, Center for Clinical Imaging Research (CCIR)
Head, Advanced Cardiac Imaging (CT/MR)
Director, Research Residency Program
Director, T32 TOP-TIER Program

Clinical Expertise:

Pamela K. Woodard, MD, is the Hugh Monroe Wilson Professor of Radiology and professor of biomedical engineering at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. In 2017, she was named senior vice chair of radiology research facilities, providing administrative oversight for MIR’s 11 research facilities — including the Center for Clinical Imaging Research, for which she is the director. An alumnus of MIR’s diagnostic radiology residency and fellowship programs, Woodard is also head of cardiac MR/CT and the research residency track. She has several patents and has served on study sections for the NIH.

Clinical Interest

cardiac CT and MRI, pulmonary embolism diagnosis, targeted molecular imaging

Research Interests

coronary MR angiography, myocardial perfusion imaging, coronary CT angiography, atherosclerotic plaque characterization, pulmonary embolism diagnosis and imaging biomarkers

Link to Publications

Education History


Cardiothoracic Imaging, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine


Diagnostic Radiology, Duke University Medical Center


University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill

Medical Degree

Duke University School of Medicine


Duke University


Radiological Society of North America
International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
American Heart Association
American College ofRadiology
American Board of Radiology
American Association for Women Radiologists
American Roentgen Ray Society
Association of University Radiologists
Society of Thoracic Radiology
Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Academy of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research
Board of Directors, Missouri Radiological Society
Legacy and History Committee, North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging


2019 Fellow, Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
2018 Board of Chancellors, American College of Radiology
2017 Distinguished Achievement Award, Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention Council, American Heart Association
2016 Charles T. Dotter Award/Lecture, American Heart Association
2015 Distinguished Investigator Award, Academy of Radiology Research
2015-2019 Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd