Radiology News & Announcements

The Department of Radiology, Center for Imaging Research (CIR) will house the newest generation 3.0T GE Signa Premier.The Department of Radiology, Center for Imaging Research (CIR) maintains now a total of four research-dedicated MRI systems. Most recently added is the newest generation 3.0T GE Healthcare Signa Premier located in the MFRC MRI annex.

Yu Liu PhD DABRYu Liu, PhD, DABR, Associate Professor of Radiology, has recently been elected to the School of Medicine (SOM) Admissions Committee. 

Patricia E. Burrows, MDAs a pediatric interventional radiologist, Dr. Patricia Burrows has dedicated decades to giving hope to patients with a rare vascular disease.  Learn more about Dr. Burrows' story, featured on #MCWKnowledge

CHW logoChildren’s Hospital of Wisconsin is excited to announce a PET/MRI imaging platform was implemented at the Milwaukee campus on Feb. 7. This platform allows data acquired from positron emission tomography (PET) scans to be combined with concurrently acquired MRI to provide the latest in anatomical and functional imaging. more...

Petar Duvnjak MDRadiologist Petar Duvnjak, MD, is co-author of “Renal Lesion Characterization with Spectral CT: Determining the Optimal Energy for Virtual Monoenergetic Reconstruction” recently published by Genitourinary Imaging. Read the full article at RSNA.

Stacy O'Connor, MD, MPH, MMscStacy O'Connor, MD, MPH, MMSC is an expert panelist on MCW's interdepartmental radio program called "The Word on Medicine: Knowledge Changing Life" featuring Surviving and Thriving with Gynecologic Cancer. The program will air on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm on 1130 AM WISN.

Lawrence R. Goodman, MD, FACRDr. Lawrence R. Goodman was awarded the Master Teacher Award in Radiology and Pulmonary Medicine by the College of Medicine at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center.

Kevin P. Boyd, DOSurgery journal published "Management of pediatric ovarian torsion: evidence of follicular development after ovarian preservation" co-authored by radiologist Kevin P. Boyd, DO, of  Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

Edgar (Ted) A. DeYoe, PhDMCW radiology researcher Edgar A. DeYoe, PhD, is fostering collaboration with UW-Milwaukee through the Milwaukee Attention Group. UWM faculty members Wendy Huddleston, PhD, PT, and Adam Greenberg, PhD, with Dr. DeYoe and other faculty and students from MCW and UWM have been investigating how individual differences in attention affects performance on a variety of tasks that involve vision, hearing, and movement. Most recently, they have been studying broadening the span of attention using neuroimaging and, particularly, the research scanners at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert.  Read more at UWM College of Health Sciences News

Francisco Quiroz, MDMark Hohenwalter, MDDr. Francisco Quiroz and Dr. Mark Hohenwalter were awarded ACR Fellowship status. ACR Fellowship is awarded to members of the College in good standing who have demonstrated service to ACR, evidenced significant accomplishments in scientific or clinical research in the field of radiology, made significant contributions to literature, and/or provided outstanding work as a teacher of radiology. Only 10 percent of College members have been awarded this honor. 

MCW Graduate School Educator AwardCongratulations to radiology faculty awarded Outstanding Graduate School Educator recognition pins for the 2016-2017 academic year. The pins are awarded annually to honor faculty who have made a significant contribution to graduate education. This year's radiology faculty recipients are Edgar DeYoe, PhD; Donald Jacobson, PhD; Kevin Koch PhD; Andrew Nencka, PhD; and Sarah White, MD.

Radiology Journal The following radiology faculty were recognized in the January 2018 issue of "Radiology" as recipients of the 2017 Editor's Recognition Award.

     With Special Distinction: Manav Bhalla, MD; Scott Erickson, MDW. Dennis Foley, MD
     With Distinction: Naveen Kulkarni, MD

MCOW PinCongratulations to faculty and residents awarded Outstanding Medical Student Teacher recognition pins for the 2016-2017 academic year. Following are this year's recipients.
Faculty: Scott Erickson, MD; Lawrence Goodman, MD, Paul Knechtges, MD; Gary Sudakoff, MD; Scott Baginski, MD; W. Douglas Brown, MD; W. Dennis Foley, MD; Mark Hohenwalter, MD
Residents: Katherine Cavallo Hom, MD; Bridget Kistner, MD

Best Doctors logo 2017-18
A total of 20 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty radiologists are listed on the Best Doctors® in America list for 2017-2018. Physicians selected for inclusion are determined through a peer-review by thousands of doctors nationwide. Only those physicians who earn the consensus support of their peers as well as meet additional qualification criteria are included. Radiologists included are: Keith E. Baynes, MD; Joseph J. Budovec MD; Guillermo F. Carrera, MD; Scott J. Erickson, MD; W. Dennis Foley, MD; Mary Beth Gonyo, MD; Lawrence R. Goodman, MD; Robert S. Hellman, MD; Robert A. Hieb, MD; Eric J. Hohenwalter, MD; Mark D. Hohenwalter, MD; Charles S. Marn, MD; Vincent P. Mathews, MD; and Michelle A. Michel, MD.

Journal of Neuro-OncologyCongratulations to Kathleen M. Schmainda, PhD, and her team for a recent publication in the Journal of Neuro-Oncology. "Spatial discrimination of glioblastoma and treatment effect with histologically-validated perfusion and diffusion magnetic resonance imaging metrics." A figure from the article was also chosen for the journal cover. Co-authors are Melissa A. Prah, Engineer II; Mona M. Al-Gizawiy, PhD; Wade M. Mueller, MD; Elizabeth J. Cochran, MD; Raymond G. Hoffmann, PhD; and Jennifer M. Connelley, MD.

Manav Bhalla, MD Manav Bhalla, MD, was recognized in the 2017 RSNA Research & Education Foundation Grants and Awards publication. Dr. Bhalla is a recipient of the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. Awardees are selected from outstanding trainees who follow in Wilhelm Roentgen's footsteps - the pursuit of knowledge. 

Chinese radiologists at GE

Yang Wang, MD, PhD (sixth from left) hosted five visiting radiologists from Guangxi Medical University, China. Their time here included touring GE Healthcare in Waukesha, WI.

David Cameron et alDavid Cameron, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, is the current President of Alzheimer's Research UK. Mr. Cameron toured the Daniel M. Soref Imaging Research Facility at MCW and met with leaders in Neurosciences on campus. Gregory Q. Hill, JD Matt Scaglione, PhD Cecilia Hillard, PhD The Rt Hon David Cameron Vincent P. Mathews, MD Joseph S. Goveas, MD and Kevin Koch, PhD.

Brycen D. Bodell, MD Brycen D. Bodell, MD, was elected Chair of the Recruitment Committee in the Governing Council of the Society
of Interventional Radiology-Resident Fellow Student (SIR-RFS) section. Dr. Bodell will be inducted in March 2018
at the 43rd Scientific Meeting of SIR 2018 Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

Eric Smith MDEric R. Smith, MD has been selected as a member of the 2017-18 RSNA Resident and Fellow Committee (RFC).

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MCW Graduate School logoMCW faculty receiving the 2016-17 Outstanding Graduate School Educator awards are Donald R. Jacobson, PhDSarah B. White, MD; and Kevin M. Koch, PhD.  By providing innovative training of the best and by the best, MCW Radiology trains highly skilled healthcare professionals. Awardees are faculty of the MCW Healthcare Technologies Management program. 

CHW MCW LogoNghia (Jack) N. Vo, MD was named President Elect for the Society of Chairs of Radiology at Children’s Hospitals.

Christopher G. Peske, PA-CWe're pleased to announce that Christopher G. Peske, PA-C has received the 2017 Children's Specialty Group (CSG) PA Excellence Award.  Chris has been a physician assistant for 29 years. He joined MCW ten years ago and currently works in the Pediatric Radiology Division.

Chris is actively involved in student educations, PA workgroups and organizing quarterly interventional radiology M&M reviews. He strives to build collaboration and a sense of community via his practice daily. Chris’ passion and desire to make a difference makes him a role model for all those he interacts with both professionally and personally.

Additional nominees for the award included Susan Boebel, Lynn Calaway, Diana Choren, Tia Derflinger, Jennifer Dunham-Ingle, Nancy Etter, Brenda Haase, Anne Lange, Lindsey Ray, Katie Ricciardi, Joree Ruiz and Kristen Slusar.

Thanks to all of you for the work you do every day for our kids and families. 

Peter LaViolette, PhDCo-authors Peter LaViolette, PhD, MSMark Hohenwalter, MD, with other MCW colleagues, published a paper in the Journal of Medical Imaging on the topic of prostate cancer. Follow-up studies will include collaborators Petar Duvnjak, MD, Michael Griffin Jr, MD, PhD, Adam Zorn, MD, and Parag Tolat, MD.

Keith E. Baynes, MDKeith E. Baynes, MD was elected to the MCW Society of Teaching Scholars Faculty Council. Each year since 1990, up to three full-time MCW faculty have been elected to STS whose mission is to, by example and action, stimulate innovation in medical education and represent excellence in education in faculty forums.