June 14, 2021
Reston, VA—The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging recognized 17 new SNMMI Fellows on Monday, June 14, during a plenary session at the society’s 2021 Annual Meeting, held virtually June 11-15. The SNMMI Fellowship was established in 2016 to recognize distinguished service to the society as well as exceptional achievement in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. It is among the most prestigious formal recognitions available to long-time SNMMI members.
All past SNMMI presidents were granted Fellowship at the 2016 Annual Meeting. Now SNMMI’s 2020-21 president, Alan Packard, PhD, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, has joined their ranks. Also recognized were:
Anca Avram, MD, FACNM, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Twyla Bartel, DO, MBA, FACNM, Global Advanced Imaging, PLLC, Little Rock, Arkansas
Wengen Chen, MD, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Cathy Sue Cutler, PhD, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York
Eric Frey, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Roger Howell, PhD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey
Robert Mach, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
David A. Mankoff, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Darlene Metter, MD, FACR, FACNM, UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Helen Nadel, MD, FRCPC, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, California
Julie Price, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Buck Rogers, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
Heiko Schöder, MD, MBA, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
Peter Scott, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Neil Vasdev, PhD, CAMH Research Imaging Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jian Yu, MD, FRCPC, FACNM, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Selection of SNMMI Fellows is based on documented excellence of volunteer service to the society and at least one of the additional three areas: excellence in scientific discovery and innovation, educational efforts in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, or clinical practice of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. SNMMI Fellowship is recognized with the designation FSNMMI.
About the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is an international scientific and medical organization dedicated to raising public awareness about nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, a vital element of today’s medical practice that adds an additional dimension to diagnosis, changing the way common and devastating diseases are understood and treated and helping provide patients with the best health care possible.
SNMMI’s members set the standard for molecular imaging and nuclear medicine practice by creating guidelines, sharing information through journals and meetings and leading advocacy on key issues that affect molecular imaging and therapy research and practice. For more information, visit www.snmmi.org.