Pamela K. Woodard, MD, has been named the Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor and director of Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, effective July 1. Woodard, the inaugural Hugh Monroe Wilson Professor of Radiology, succeeds Richard L. Wahl, MD, who has served as MIR’s director for the last nine years. Wahl will continue to be active at MIR, leading a research laboratory as a professor in the department.
An alumna of MIR’s cardiothoracic imaging fellowship program, Woodard joined the faculty in 1997, rising to professor in 2009 and earning an endowed professorship in 2019. She currently serves as senior vice chair and division director of radiological research facilities, head of the cardiac MRI/CT service line, director of the Center for Clinical Imaging Research, director of the research residency track and director of the T32 TOP-TIER program. She is also a professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Woodard is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Radiology, and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, among others. She has been honored as an Academy of Radiology Research Distinguished Investigator and was named the 2021 Outstanding Researcher by the Radiological Society of North America.
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