SNMMI Announces Dmitry Beyder, CNMT, MPA, as President of the Technologist Section During 2023 Annual Meeting

June 25, 2023

Chicago, Illinois (Embargoed until 1:00 pm CDT, June 25, 2023)—Dmitry Beyder, CNMT, MPA, radiology program manager of nuclear medicine, PET, CT and patient transport at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis, Missouri, has been elected as the 2023-24 president for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS). The new slate of officers was introduced during the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s 2023 Annual Meeting held June 24-27.

“This is an amazing time to represent nuclear medicine technologists globally, with opportunities to increase the technologist’s role in providing theranostics and nuclear medicine therapy to cancer patients in need of targeted, highly efficient treatments and to grow our profession with both representation and development,” Beyder said. “I am excited to take on this challenge and lead our members and nuclear medicine technologists to great successes this year, positioning us for success in many years to come.”

Beyder received his Bachelor of Science degree in nuclear medicine technology from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2003. He then received his Master of Public Administration degree, with a focus on health policy, management and international healthcare, from the New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service in New York, New York.

Beyder was a nuclear medicine technologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and was clinical supervisor of nuclear medicine and PET at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, before joining Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. From 2007-2009, Beyder also served as the USA regional director for World Information Transfer, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization in general consultative status with the United Nations.

An active member of the SNMMI-TS, Beyder was president-elect for the Technologist Section from 2022-23. He has served on the SNMMI-TS Executive Board and the National Council of Representatives, and has chaired the SNMMI-TS Membership Committee, Advocacy Committee, Professional Development Task Force, and Scope of Practice Task Force. In addition, Beyder currently serves as an article reviewer for The Journal of Nuclear Medicine and the Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Beyder has received several awards throughout his career, including the SNMMI-TS 2021 Advocate of the Year Award and the SNMMI-TS 2016 and 2017 President’s Distinguished Service Awards. At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Beyder guided his clinical teams towards a 5-Star Patient Experience award, multiple Quality, Excellence and Safety Team Awards, and a national Safety Award in Patient Transport. He has published four journal articles and has participated in 26 invited speaker presentations.

The SNMMI Technologist Section president-elect for 2023-24 is Julie Dawn Bolin, MS, CNMT, Phoenix, Arizona. Elected to leadership of SNMMI for 2023-24 were Helen Nadel, MD, FRCPC, Stanford, California, as president; Cathy Sue Cutler, PhD, FSNMMI, Upton, New York, as president-elect; and Jean-Luc C. Urbain, MD, PhD, FASNC, Buffalo, New York, as vice president-elect.


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