PHILADELPHIA - The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging recognized 14 new SNMMI Fellows on June 25 during a Special Plenary Session at the society's 2018 Annual Meeting, held June 23-26 in Philadelphia. The SNMMI Fellowship was established in 2016 to recognize distinguished service to the society as well as exceptional achievement in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. It is one of the most prestigious formal recognitions available to long-time SNMMI members.
All past SNMMI presidents were granted Fellowship at the 2016 Annual Meeting. Now SNMMI's 2017-18 president, Bennett S. Greenspan, MD, joined their ranks. Also recognized were:
Salvador Borges-Neto, MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
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Aaron Brill, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
William C. Eckelman, PhD, Bethesda, Maryland
Georges N. El Fakhri, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Leonie L. Gordon, MD, FACNM, Medical University of South Carolina. Charleston, South Carolina
Ora Israel, MD, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
Jeffrey P. Norenberg, PharmD, PhD, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Barry A. Siegel, MD, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Rathan Subramaniam, MD, PhD, MPH, FACNM, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Julie Sutcliffe, PhD, University of California, Davis, California
Ted Treves, MD, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Henry VanBrocklin, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, California
Harvey A. Ziessman, MD, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Selection of SNMMI Fellows is based on documented excellence in volunteer service to the society and at least one of the additional three areas: excellence in scientific discovery and innovation; educational efforts in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging; or clinical practice of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. SNMMI Fellowship is recognized with the designation FSNMMI.
ABOUT THE SOCIETY OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is an international scientific and medical organization dedicated to raising public awareness about nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, a vital element of today's medical practice that adds an additional dimension to diagnosis, changing the way common and devastating diseases are understood and treated and helping provide patients with the best health care possible.
SNMMI's more than 16,000 members set the standard for molecular imaging and nuclear medicine practice by creating guidelines, sharing information through journals and meetings and leading advocacy on key issues that affect molecular imaging and therapy research and practice.