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Dr Montner's Survivorship and Community Involvement Featured in ScienceLife

Dr. Steven Montner is featured in this month's ScienceLife, highlighting his personal story and involvement in the lymphoma, leukemia, and stem cell transplant communities.

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Faculty Members Mentor Medical Students on Radiology Research Projects

Our faculty members routinely mentor radiology fellows and residents, but they are also involved in the research projects of medical students. Dr. Daniel Ginat has partnered with Daniel Lam, a second year medical student at the University of Chicago Prtizker School of Medicine, to design and secure funding for Lam's project, Microscopy of the Intraparotid Facial Nerve.  The project has been awarded a 2015 Research Seed Grant by the American society of Head and Neck Radiology.

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Resident Dr Jo Selected to Participate in the RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program

Congratulations to second year resident Dr. Stephanie Jo on being selected to participate in the RSNA/AUR/ARRS Introduction to Academic Radiology Program.  Dr. Jo will participate in the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) Program, which will be held during the ARRS Annual Meeting in April, 2016.

This is the third year in a row that one of our residents has been selected to participate in this program.

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Three Faculty Members Receive Academy of Radiology Research Distinguished Investigator Award

We are proud to announce that three faculty members, Drs. Yulei Jiang, Maryellen Giger, and Xiaochuan Pan, are recipients of the 2015 Academy of Radiology Research Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy of Radiology Research.

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Dr Giger Elected 2016 Vice President of SPIE

We are thrilled to announced that Maryellen Giger, PhD has been elected the 2016 Vice President of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.  With this election Dr. Giger joins the SPIE presidential chain and will serve as President-Elect in 2017 and as the society's President in 2018.

"SPIE 2015 President Toyohiko Yatagai made the announcement along with other SPIE election results at the Annual General Meeting of the Society on 11 August in San Diego. Terms begin 1 January 2016.

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Reconstruction Algorithm Highlighted in Medical Physics Web

Development of a new reconstruction algorithm for cone-beam CT, co-authored by Dr. Xiaochuan Pan, was recently highlighted by Medical Physics Web:

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The Committee on Medical Physics and the Department of Radiology Congratulate our 2015 Graduates

The Department of Radiology and the Committee on Medical Physics wish to congratulate our five students who have received their Ph.D. in Medical Physics this spring. 

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