radiology and radiological sciences Archives
Scherer named section chief of Nuclear Medicine
Mar. 9, 2023—Philip Scherer, MD, has been named the new section chief of Nuclear Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Team’s imaging strategy enhances lipedema treatment
Feb. 9, 2023—A collaborative team at Vanderbilt is transforming the diagnosis and treatment of lipedema, a debilitating, abnormal deposition of fatty tissue that afflicts an estimated 17 million women in the United States.
Weaver, Williams take Radiology leadership roles
Feb. 9, 2023—Jennifer Weaver, MD, became the section chief of Musculoskeletal Imaging at Vanderbilt in October 2022, and Jennifer Williams, MD, took on the role of section chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging, Feb. 1.
New radiology order priority options go live in January 2023
Nov. 29, 2022—The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four options — based on a patient’s medical needs — when requesting studies for hospitalized and emergency department patients. The update is scheduled to go live on Jan. 11, 2023.
Scheel joins Radiology with emphasis on planetary, global health
Nov. 29, 2022—John Scheel, MD, PhD, MPH, has joined Vanderbilt Vanderbilt's Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences as an associate professor and the department’s vice chair of Global and Planetary Health, a newly created position.
Remote radiology option expands coverage, enhances care
Jul. 20, 2022—A new initiative within Vanderbilt's Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences allows some physicians to work remotely, thereby increasing the number of specialists available to enhance care.
Davis named section chief of Breast Imaging
May. 10, 2022—Katie Davis, DO, assistant professor of Radiology, has been named section chief of Breast Imaging, a position she has held in an interim capacity since 2021.
Radiology Hosts DEI Week, Announces $1 Million Endowment
Aug. 11, 2021—The Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences recently hosted its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Week, featuring in-person and livestreamed presentations and panel discussions focused on the relationship between medicine and DEI. Leaders from Vanderbilt University, Yale University, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Maryland and several other health care systems led the nuanced discussions.
Savoie appointed faculty adviser of VUSM Honor Council
Jun. 17, 2021—Brent Savoie, MD, JD, associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been appointed faculty adviser of the Honor Council of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM).
New recommendations focus on breast health disparities
Apr. 22, 2021—A team of Vanderbilt radiologists has published a manuscript in the Journal of Breast Imaging with recommendations for providing equitable breast care to an increasingly diverse population in the United States.
Strength training for osteoarthritis
Mar. 18, 2021—High-intensity strength training is not more effective than low-intensity training or educational efforts for reducing knee pain in patients with osteoarthritis.
Deitte to lead Continuous Professional Development
Mar. 18, 2021—Lori Deitte, MD, professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been named Vice President for Continuous Professional Development, effective April 5.