George Segall, MD, FACNM, receives 2020 ACNM Gold Medal Award
Dr. Segall is currently a professor in the Department of Radiology at Stanford University. From 1986 to 1988, he was a nuclear medicine resident at this institution and has been a faculty since 1988. He has also worked at the Palo Alto VA since 1986, including being the Chief of their Nuclear Medicine service since 1998. The first clinical PET scanner in Northern California was installed at the Palo Alto VA in 1991, one of 5 installed nationally at that time in VAs. In 2006, a cyclotron was also installed that this VA as one of the first public-private partnerships to expand the availability of PET radiopharmaceuticals.
In 2017, Dr. Segall received the Peter Valk Memorial Award from the PET Center of Excellence in Denver, Colorado, recognizing his significant contributions to the advancement and clinical adoption of PET.
In 2014, Dr. Segall became the Executive Director of the ABNM.