Lanier, Steinbrecher Join MIR Faculty

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Two new faculty members have joined Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Hunter Lanier, MD, PhD, joins the abdominal imaging section as an assistant professor. His clinical and research interests include gastrointestinal, abdominal, cardiac, vascular and genitourinary imaging as well as emergency radiology, body MRI and radiology education.

Lanier is a member of several organizations including the Society of Abdominal Radiology, the Society for Pediatric Radiology and the Radiological Society of North America. He is the recipient of an RSNA Certificate of Merit Award and one of his articles was featured on the cover of Molecular Biology of the Cell.

Lanier is an alumnus, having completed his diagnostic radiology residency and currently finishing his abdominal imaging fellowship with us at MIR. He earned his medical degree, doctorate and bachelor’s degree all from Washington University in St. Louis.

Kacie L. Steinbrecher, MD, joins the cardiothoracic imaging section as an assistant professor. Her clinical focus is on chest/body imaging and her research interests include type A aortic dissection equivalents.

Steinbrecher is a member of the Society of Thoracic Radiology and the Radiological Society of North America, where she serves as a chest subspecialty review panelist for RadioGraphics. She has been awarded several RSNA Certificate of Merit Awards as well as an RSNA Magna Cum Laude Educational Exhibit Award. She also serves on the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Radiology Quality Committee.

Steinbrecher earned her medical degree at Rush Medical College in Chicago and her bachelor’s degree at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She is finishing a cardiothoracic imaging fellowship after having completed her diagnostic radiology residency at MIR.