Hadley DeBrosse was recently awarded the F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Service Award (2022-2025) from the National Institute of Health. Congratulations, Hadley!
Chisondi Warioba was awarded the 2022 Carl B. Allendoerfer Award from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for his publication Segregation Surfaces with Dr. David Hunter in Mathematics Magazine (Link to Press Release). The award was presented as part of the 2022 MAA MathFest on August 3-6. Congratulations, Chisondi!
Inna Gertsenshteyn successfully defended her dissertation: "Multi-Modal Imaging of Tumor Hypoxia to Improve Radiation Therapy”. Inna’s co-advisors are Chin-Tu Chen and Howard Halpern.
Congratulations to Maryellen Giger, PhD, who was the recipient of the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award from SDAMMP (Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs). This well-deserved award is a testament to her tremendous career teaching and mentoring students, with a passion for these activities that is obvious to all who know her.
Inna Gertsenshteyn has received an NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award for her project: "Correcting F-Misonidazole PET with MRI and EPR to improve hypoxia-guided radiation therapy." Her advisors are Chin-Tu Chen and Howard Halpern. Congratulations Inna!
Congratulations to Adam Hasse (advisor, Tim Carroll) for being awarded the Dr. Bernard Smaller Award for research excellence. Adam is studying a novel MRI quantification method for multiple sclerosis.
Congratulations to Jordan Fuhrman (advisor, Maryellen Giger) for being an Honorable Mention recipient of the Computer-Aided Diagnosis Poster Award for his paper, “Radiomic texture analysis for the assessment of osteoporosis on low-dose thoracic CT scans” (11597-106) at the virtual Medical Imaging 2021 Conference (SPIE).
Led by Maryellen Giger, PhD, of UChicago, along with leaders from the American College of Radiology (ACR), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), the Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) will create an open source database with medical images from thousands of COVID-19 patients. Funding is from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Jennie Crosby successfully defended her dissertation “Investigation of Deep Learning in Medical Imaging for Enhanced Workflow, Improved Diagnosis, and Explanatory Artificial Intelligence". Jennie's advisor was Maryellen Giger.