Sodhi Joins Pediatric Radiology Faculty

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Kushaljit Singh Sodhi, MD, PhD, joins Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine of St. Louis as a professor of radiology in the pediatric radiology section.

Sodhi previously served as a professor of radiology in the department of radiodiagnosis at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India. He has nearly 20 years of experience in radiology and has furthered pediatric radiology education and research in India, the Asia-Oceania region and other parts of the world for the last decade.

A strong proponent of the Image Gently campaign, Sodhi has worked to ensure safer imaging of children. He helped establish a pediatric radiology fellowship at PGIMER, which was among the first in the Indian subcontinent. Additionally, Sodhi serves as an executive committee member of the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging and as the lead for the federation’s tuberculosis group. He is regarded as a world leader in the campaign against pediatric tuberculosis.

Sodhi earned his medical degree from Government Medical College, Patiala, in India and completed his residency at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. He also completed a second senior residency at PGIMER followed by a one-year pediatric radiology fellowship at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.