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Dr La Riviere Collaborates on Marine Biological Laboratory Project Published in Optica

One of the first projects that Dr. Patrick La Riviere has collaborated on as a Fellow of the University of Chicago's Marine Biological Laboratory has been published in Optica.

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Department of Radiology Passes Illinois Emergency Management Agency Inspection with No Deficiencies

We are pleased to announce that on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016, the Department of Radiology passed the Illinois Emergency Management Agency inspection with no deficiencies.  We would like to thank Drs. Zheng Feng Lu and Ingrid Reiser for their quality assurance and safety leadership that is instrumental in our department's success.

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New Faculty Member, Luis Landeras, Named a Top Doctor in North East Ohio

Luis Landeras will be joining the clinical faculty in October 2016.  Ahead of his arrival, we are pleased to share news that he has been named one of the top doctors in North East Ohio by Cleveland Magazine.

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Radiology Faculty Members Author a 'Most Cited' Nuclear Medicine Molecular Imaging Paper

Congratulations to the authors of 'Prognostic value of metabolic tumor burden on F-18-FDG PET in nonsurgical patients with non-small cell lung cancer' in European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. Published in 2012, it was determined to be the most cited article for the journal.

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Dr Giger to Present at RSNA/AAPM Symposium on Precision Medicine

Maryellen Giger, PhD will be among the presenters for a RSNA/AAPM symposium on precision imaging in medicine. The symposium will be held December 1st, 2016, during the RSNA 2016 meeting held in Chicago. Click here to learn more.

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Dr Armato Named a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research

Congratulations to Samuel Armato III, PhD on being named a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research.

Co-Chairs Reed Omary, MD, MS and Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, note that,

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Dr Baron Speaks about RSNA's Global Mission

In a statement from RSNA, current president Dr. Richard Baron, outlines the importance of the organization's global mission,

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New Imaging Research MRI Magnet Installed

We are pleased to announce that a new imaging research MRI magnet was installed in June 2016.

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Neuroradiology Fellowship Dinner - 2016

The University of Chicago Neuroradiology Attendings celebrate at a section graduation dinner. The Attendings thank their Fellows for their hard work over the past year and wish them the best in their future endeavors!

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Third Year Resident Alix Pirakal Attended the AMA House of Delegates

Congratulations to third-year resident Alix Purakal on attending the recent American Medical Association's House of Delegate meeting as an Alternate Delegate for the American College of Radiology.

Dr. Purakal wrote a bulletin for the American College of Radiology based on this meeting, and it can be read at the ACR website.

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