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    August 31, 2018

    RSNA Announces 2018 Honorary Members

    The RSNA Board of Directors has announced the Honorary Members who will be honored at the 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting.

    BhargavaSneh Bhargava, MD
    New Delhi, India
    PapPaul M. Parizel, MD, PhD
    Antwerp, Belgium
    SosnaJacob Sosna, MD
    Jerusalem, Israel

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    William R. Eyler, MD, Celebrates 100th Birthday

    Eyler Eyler

    Esteemed radiologist and longtime Radiology editor, William R. Eyler, MD, celebrated his 100th birthday on April 13. Dr. Eyler was recognized with a birthday celebration at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, where he spent the duration of his career. The hospital will honor Dr. Eyler in the fall for 65 years of achievement.

    Dr. Eyler joined Henry Ford Hospital in 1953 and served as chairman of the Department of Radiology from 1955 to 1983. Dr. Eyler is retired from Henry Ford but continues to serve as an attending staff radiologist.

    Dr. Eyler provided RSNA with 45 years of dedicated service — as assistant editor of Radiology (1962–1966), as editor of Radiology (1966–1985) and as editor of the RSNA Index to Imaging Literature, which included nearly 40 journals. Dr. Eyler also served as the RSNA Historian for many years.

    In recognition of Dr. Eyler’s editorial accomplishments, RSNA introduced the William R. Eyler Editorial Fellowship in 1998. Awarded each year, the fellowship offers recipients the opportunity to gain experience in radiologic journalism by working with the Radiology and RadioGraphics editors and staff. Dr. Eyler received the RSNA Gold Medal in 1976.

    SNMMI Names New Officers

    Minoshima Minoshima
    Dilsizian Dilsizian
    Packard Packard

    Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD, has been named the 2018–19 president of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). SNMMI introduced a new slate of officers during its recent annual meeting in Philadelphia.

    Dr. Minoshima is a professor and chair of the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. He serves on the RSNA Committee on Scientific Affairs.

    President-elect is Vasken Dilsizian, MD, professor of radiology and medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

    Vice president-elect is Alan Packard, PhD, associate professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School, director of radiopharmaceutical research and a senior research associate in nuclear medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital.

    RSNA R&E Foundation Grant Applications Open Soon

    If you have considered applying for an RSNA Research & Education (R&E) Foundation grant, now is the time to get organized. The online application process for certain grants will open in October and deadlines for application begin in January.

    RSNA’s R&E Foundation awards millions of dollars each year to promising researchers and educators in radiology.

    Visit RSNA.org/Foundation to learn about available grants, access the grant application and read about current and previously funded projects.

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    In Memoriam

    Brady Brady

    Luther W. Brady, Jr., MD

    Former RSNA president and international leader in radiation oncology, Luther W. Brady, MD, died on July 13, in Philadelphia. He was 92.

    Dr. Brady was an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Drexel University College of Medicine, and served as chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medicine at Hahnemann University, both in Philadelphia. After earning his his medical degree at George Washington University, Washington, DC, Dr. Brady completed his residencies in radiology and radiation oncology at the U.S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD, and Thomas Jefferson University and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, both in Philadelphia.

    Dr. Brady served as RSNA president in 1985 and as co-chair of the RSNA Research & Education (R&E) Foundation’s Silver Anniversary Campaign from 2005 to 2009. He was also a chair of the RSNA Education Council and Nominations Committee. He was a Foundation Visionary and Legacy donor.

    A foremost investigator in the history of radiation oncology, Dr. Brady was the co-editor of the landmark textbook, Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology. An expert on tumors of the eye and orbit, Dr. Brady published many of his more than 600 published studies and research papers on this topic. He served as editor of the American Journal of Clinical Oncology.

    Dr. Brady served as founding president of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) and as a president of the American Radium Society (ARS), the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) and the American Board of Radiology (ABR).

    Dr. Brady was honored with the RSNA Gold Medal in 1989. He received gold medals and lifetime achievement awards from ASTRO, ARS, ACRO, the American College of Radiology and the American Medical Association.

    Numbers in the News

    30,000 Number of images that have been annotated for the RSNA 2018 Machine Learning (ML) Challenge focusing on pneumonia. Read more.

    8 The number of past RSNA Research & Education (R&E) grant recipients who received the 2018 Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research — a record number for R&E researchers. Read more.