Dr. Michelle Michel named President-Elect of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
Oct. 23, 2012 College News - Michelle A. Michel, MD, Professor of Radiology and Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and Chief of Head and Neck Neuroradiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), was named president-elect of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology during the society’s annual meeting in Miami, Fla. Dr. Michel previously served as vice president and chair of the society’s membership committee.
The American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (ASHNR) is an independent organization with more than 800 members that strives to advance knowledge, research and teaching methods in the field of head and neck imaging. ASHNR holds its annual meeting in a variety of locations throughout the United States. Its 47th annual meeting will be at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee on Sept. 25-29, 2013.
“I am honored and humbled to serve as president-elect of ASHNR and to be program chair for our 2013 annual meeting,” Dr. Michel said. “ASHNR is the premier society for head and neck imaging and the annual meeting is an intense educational and scientific experience. This year’s conference drew more than 500 attendees. I am very excited to be hosting the next one here in Milwaukee.”
Milwaukee previously hosted ASHNR’s annual meeting in 1987. At that time, Katherine Shaffer, MD, Professor of Radiology at the Medical College and current Co-Chief of the section of Breast Imaging at Froedtert Hospital, was the society’s president and program chair.
Dr. Michelle Michel joined the MCW faculty in 1999. She is board certified in radiology and neuroradiology and is listed among the 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America. She practices at the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Specialty Clinics.
Dr. Michel received her medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1991. She completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed fellowships in neuroradiology at University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill and Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.