Radiology presentations earn five national awards

Malay Bhatt, MS 6
Malay Bhatt, MS 6
Michael Collard, MS 6
Michael Collard, MS 6

Department of Radiology students, residents and faculty combined to bring home four Certificates of Merit and one Magna Cum Laude Award for their poster exhibits at the 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America that took place Dec. 1-6 in Chicago.

Nearly 40,000 scientists attended the meetings with more than 1,200 exhibits presented.

Two School of Medicine students, Malay Bhatt, MS 6, and Michael Collard, MS 6, were among the award recipients.

Melissa Rosado de Christenson, M.D., professor of radiology, and Santiago Martinez-Jimenez, M.D., associate professor of radiology, received Magna Cum Laude Award for their presentation on Hemorrhagic & vascular complications in lung infections: High-resolution CT & pathological findings. The award was given for only 30 of the posters presented.

Those who received Certificates of Merit and their posters included:

Malay Bhatt, MS 6, Kalid Adler, D.O., radiology resident, and Brandt Wible, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and faculty mentor, for Sacroplasty: “A Remedy for pains in the butt.”

Michael Collard, MS 6, Christpher Keup, M.D., pediatric radiology fellow, Joshua Knowlton, M.D., assistant professor of radiology, and Lisa Lowe, M.D., chair of radiology, for MRI of Pediatric Liver Masses: Diagnosing Benign and Malignant Liver Tumors.

Martinez-Jimenez, Rosado de Christenson, Jeff Kunin, M.D., Saint Luke’s Hospital chair of radiology, Christopher Walker, M.D., assistant professor of radiology, and Wible for Bronchial Arteries: Anatomy, Function, Hypertrophy & Interventions.

Martinez-Jimenez, Rosado de Christenson, Kunin, and Wible for Thoracic Metastases from Gynecological Neoplasms: How They Differ from Other Metastases, Specific Patterns of Spread, and Pitfalls in Imaging Interpretation.

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