100 Names You Need To Know

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This month, Health Imaging & IT is featuring 100 physicians, administrators and thoughtleaders from healthcare facilities nominated by our readers. From March 4th through April 15th, readers submitted nominations via internet ballot by the hundreds. Our editorial team culled through the entries seeking variety and breadth. In the next several pages, you will meet the "100 Names You Need to Know" (listed in alphabetical order) in a cross-section of medical specialties - from CT, mammography and cardiology to PACS, EMR and Informatics. A key for the abbreviations of the areas of expertise is located at the bottom of this page.

100 Names You Need to Know
  1. Michael Albertina
    Administrative Director of Imaging Services, Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
    Area of Expertise: ARC
  2. Courtney Allen, PACS Manager
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Wash.
    Areas of Expertise: CAD, CR, CT, DICOM, MAMMO, DR, DISREC, IS, MRI, S/A
  3. Katherine Andriole, PhD
    Assistant Medical Director, Imaging Information Technologies and Director of Imaging Informatics, Brigham and Women's Center for Evidence-Based Imaging, Boston, Mass.
    Areas of Expertise: IMS, INFM, S/A
  4. Tim Atteber
    Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Heart Center, Columbia, S.C.
    Area of Expertise: CARDIO
  5. Robert Baumgartner
    CEO, Center for Diagnostic Imaging, Minneapolis, Minn.
    Area of Expertise: IMS
  6. Stan Bigham
    Administrator, Arcadia Health Care, Marquette, Mich.
    Area of Expertise: IMS
  7. David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD
    Clinical Director, MRI and Associate Professor, Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
    Areas of Expertise: MRI, MAMMO
  8. Lawrence Boxt, MD
    Professor of Clinical Radiology, Department of Radiology Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Imaging, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
    Areas of Expertise: CT, CCL, CARDIO
  9. William G. Bradley, Jr., MD, PhD, FACR
    Chair of the Department of Radiology, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine
    Areas of Expertise: MRI, NM, MI
  10. David Brailer, MD, PhD
    National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services,Washington, D.C.
    Areas of Expertise: EMR, INFM, IS
  11. Elizabeth Branscomb, MD
    Nuclear Cardiologist, CardioVascular Associates, Birmingham, Ala.
    Areas of Expertise: CARDIO, NM
  12. Michael Brant-Zawadzki, MD
    Medical Director, Radiology, Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, Calf.
    Areas of Expertise: 3D, MGMT, IMS, MRI, TELERAD
  13. R. James Brenner, MD, JD, FACR, FCIM
    Medical Director of Breast Imaging Services, Eisenberg Keefer Breast Center, St. John's Health Center, Santa Monica, Calif. and Clinical Professor of Radiology, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif.
    Areas of Expertise: MAMMO, U/S, MRI
  14. Patrice Bret, MD, FRCPC
    Radiologist-in-Chief, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont., Canada
    Area of Expertise: MGMT
  15. William F. Bria II, MD
    President, Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems, Director, Medical Center, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.
    Areas of Expertise: INFM, IS
  16. David Brown
    Director Information Systems, Imaging, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.
    Area of Expertise: IS
  17. Kish Chakrabarti, PhD
    Senior Physicist, Radiology Devices Branch, Office of Device Evaluation, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Md.
    Area of Expertise: MAMMO
  18. Paul J. Chang
    Professor and Chief of Radiology Informatics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.
    Areas of Expertise: INFM, IS, INTVRAD
  19. David Channin, MD
    Associate Professor, Chief of Imaging Informatics, PACS, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Ill.
    Areas of Expertise: INFM, DICOM, IS
  20. Avery Cloud
    CIO, New Hanover Health Network, Wilmington, N.C.
  21. Fergus V. Coakley, MD
    Associate Professor and Chief of Abdominal Imaging, Abdominal Imaging Section, Department of Radiology and Associate Professor, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco
    Areas of Expertise: CT, MRI
  22. R. Edward Coleman, MD
    Vice Chairman, Department of Radiology; Professor, Radiology; Chief, Nuclear Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
    Areas of Expertise: MI, NM
  23. Robert Colones
    Chief Executive Officer, McLeod Health, Florence, S.C.
    Areas of Expertise: INFM, IS
  24. Anders Dale
    Professor, Department of Neurosciences and Radiology,