Committee on Outreach

Committee Charges

  • Educate patient advocacy groups about the current value and future promise of molecular imaging and prepare them to be powerful allies in maintaining and expanding access to molecular imaging and therapy.
  • Increase knowledge among referring physicians about current value and future promise of molecular imaging.
  • Raise awareness and deepen understanding among reimbursement administrative decision makers (private health insurance, Medicare, radiology benefit managers) to balance the call to reduce care with an understanding of the benefits of appropriate care
  • Create awareness of the power of molecular imaging and therapy in an effort to assist researchers in advancing their discoveries to the clinic.
  • Develop a campaign outlining the benefits of studies performed by properly credentialed physicians and technologists.

Committee Reports




Committee Members

Giuseppe Esposito, MD, MBA Co-Chairperson
Terrence D. Ruddy, MD Co-Chairperson
Adina L. Alazraki, MD Committee Member
Dmitry D. Beyder, MPA, CNMT Committee Member
Panithaya Chareonthaitawee, MD Committee Member
Gary L. Dillehay, MD,FACNM,FACR,FSNMMI Committee Member
Kevin J. Donohoe, MD Committee Member
Lyndsi M. Hay, CNMT, RT(N) Committee Member
Phillip Koo, MD Committee Member
Meena Kumar, MD Committee Member
Phillip Kuo, MD, PhD Committee Member
Erik Mittra, MD, PhD Committee Member
Helen R. Nadel, MD FRCPC Committee Member
Nicole Nardecchia MBA, CNMT,PET,RT(CT)(MR) Committee Member
Stephen Schwartz Committee Member
Alan D. Waxman, MD Committee Member