R&E Foundation leadership

The Research and Education Foundation's 12-member board of trustees consists of physicians and executives with expertise in the radiologic sciences, radiation oncology, medical physics, corporate relations and fund development. Learn more about our trustees committed to radiology excellence.

R&E Foundation board of trustees

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N. Reed Dunnick, MD, Chair

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Thomas M. Grist, MD, Chair-elect

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Richard D. White, MD, Secretary

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Brian S. Kuszyk, MD, Treasurer

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Ronald L. Arenson, MD

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Stamatia V. Destounis, MD

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Michael J. Harsh

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Umar Mahmood, MD, PhD

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Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD

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Richard L. Morin, PhD

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Vijay M. Rao, MD

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Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD

Foundation committees

Consider volunteering on a Foundation committee. Committees review specific programs, make recommendations for new programming and provide status reports to the board of trustees. Contact sleach@rsna.org to get involved.

  • Evaluation committee: Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of programmatic excellence and for the continuous quality improvement of the several research and education initiatives.

  • Finance committee: Responsible for all issues and practices that impact the finances of the Foundation, including monitoring the performance of the invested assets, the revenues and expenses and the ratio of administrative expenses to grant program expenses.

  • Fund development committee: Responsible for developing and recommending all fundraising programs of the Foundation. This committee is comprised of subcommittees on corporate giving, individual giving and visionaries in practice.  
    • Corporate giving subcommittee: Responsible for the development and oversight of the Foundation's corporate giving programs.
    • Individual giving subcommittee: Responsible for all aspects of planned and individual giving, including oversight of solicitations to potential donors and assisting with the cultivation, solicitation and promotion of the planned and annual giving programs.
    • Visionaries in practice subcommittee: Responsible for all aspects of private practice group giving, including solicitations of members working in a private practice group setting.
  • Radiology research faculty grant study section: Responsible for evaluating, scoring and providing written critiques for the Foundation's Research Scholar and Research Seed Grant applications. Study section members review applications, prepare written reviews, submit preliminary scores for assigned grant applications and attend a virtual or in-person study section meeting to discuss and score all Foundation research grant applications.

  • Radiology research trainee grant study section: Responsible for evaluating, scoring, and providing written critiques for the Foundation's Resident/Fellow Research Grant applications. Study section members review grant applications, prepare written reviews, submit preliminary scores for assigned grant applications, and attend a virtual or in-person section meeting to discuss and score all Foundation research grant applications.

  • Radiation oncology research study section: Responsible for evaluating, scoring and providing written critiques for the Foundation's radiation oncology research grant applications. Study section members review grant applications, prepare written reviews and submit preliminary scores for assigned grant applications, and attend a virtual or in-person section meeting to discuss and score all Foundation radiation oncology research grant applications.

  • Education study section: Responsible for reviewing and scoring applications for the Foundation's education grant programs. Study section members review grant applications, prepare written reviews and submit preliminary scores for assigned grant applications, and attend a virtual or in-person study section meeting to discuss and score the education grant applications.

  • Medical student grant review panel: Responsible for reviewing applications and making funding recommendations for the Foundation's Medical Student Research Grant applications.

  • Public relations committee: Responsible for all public relations activities of the Foundation. The committee works in conjunction with other Foundation committees to develop and recommend public relations activities for promoting programs.