Pamela K. Woodard, MD, professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, was selected to give the Charles T. Dotter Memorial Lecture at the 2016 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. The lecture, presented on November 25, 2016, was titled "Precision Plaque Imaging: Are We There Yet?" Woodard also presented "Cardiac PET/ MRI: Tool or Toy?" at the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance on February 3, 2017, in Washington D.C.
Marilyn Siegel, MD, professor of radiology, presented on multiple topics during the Computed Tomography 2016: National Symposium in Las Vegas on November 3-5, 2016, and again at the National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium in Orlando on December 8, 2016. She also spoke at the Radiologic Society of Saudi Arabia & American Institute for Radiologic Pathology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on October 24-27, 2016.
Akash P. Kansagra, MD, MS, assistant professor of radiology, neurological surgery and neurology, presented: "Endovascular Stroke Therapy: New Treatments for an Old Disease" at the Midwest Stroke Symposium in St. Louis on November 4, 2016; "Variations in Workflow Practices Before Mechanical Thrombectomy" at a Stroke Center Workshop for the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology in Brooklyn, New York, on November 16, 2016; and "Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Evidence Based Approach" for the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California in San Francisco on December 12, 2016.
Joseph Ippolito, MD, PhD, an instructor in radiology, presented "Identification of a Sexual Dimorphism in Glioma Glycolysis" at the 21st annual meeting of the Society of Neuro Oncology in Scottsdale, AZ, on November 18, 2016.
Michael D. Darcy, MD, professor of radiology and chief of interventional radiology, presented the 33rd annual Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture for the Society of Radiology (SIR) on March 5, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Darcy was selected to present the lecture based on his contributions to the field, his service to the society, and his distinguished career achievements. He is a past president of SIR and has been involved with the society for nearly 30 years.