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The American Society of Head and Neck Radiology Presents 2017 Gold Medal to Edward E. Kassel, M.D., FACR

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The American Society of Head and Neck Radiology Presents 2017 Gold Medal to Edward E. Kassel, M.D., FACR during 51st Annual Meeting

Edward E. Kassel, M.D., FACR
Edward E. Kassel, M.D., FACR

The American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (ASHNR) awarded its 2017 Gold Medal to Edward E. Kassel, M.D., FACR during the Gold Medal Award Luncheon on September 18, 2017 during the ASHNR 51stAnnual Meeting at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 16-20, 2017.

The ASHNR Gold Medal is presented annually to a member who has provided dedicated service to the Society, and to the science and education of head and neck radiology.  Dr. Kassel became the twenty-first recipient of the ASHNR Gold Medal since the Awards inception in 2000.

Dr. Kassel obtained his DDS from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry and his MD at the University of Western Ontario. He completed his post-graduate training in Medical Imaging at U of T in 1977. He was an attending neuroradiologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (1977- 1992), Radiologist-in-Chief at Mount Sinai Hospital (1992-1996) and the attending neuroradiologist in the University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital Joint Department of Medical Imaging (1997-2014).  Dr. Kassel served as 2008-2009 ASHNR President.

For more information on the ASHNR Gold Medal, or the Society in general, contact Business Manager Ken Cammarata at ASHNR, 800 Enterprise Drive, Suite 205, Oak Brook, IL 60523-4216, Phone: 630-574-0220, ext. 226, Fax: 630-574-0661, Email: kcammarata@asnr.org, Website: www.ashnr.org.…

American Society of Spine Radiology Presents 2015 Gold Medal to Victor M. Haughton, MD

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February 26, 2015

The American Society of Spine Radiology
Presents 2015 Gold Medal to Victor M. Haughton, M.D. during 2015 Annual Symposium

The American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR) presented the Society’s 2015 Gold Medal to Victor M. Haughton, M.D., from the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison on February 7, 2015 during the ASSR 2015 Annual Symposium, February 5-8, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Haughton is the third recipient of the ASSR Gold Medal, which was established in 2013. The ASSR Gold Medal is awarded annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Society and to spine radiology.

Dr. Haughton was born in Willimantic, Connecticut in 1939. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University in 1961. He graduated from medical school at Yale University in 1967. His radiology residency and neuroradiology fellowship training were both performed at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, completing his fellowship training in 1973.

Dr. Haughton’s research interests include the lumbar intervertebral disc, MR contrast agents, functional MRI, and cerebrospinal fluid dynamics. He established a formal research structure within the Neuroradiology Section at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, enhancing its productivity. Dr. Haughton has contributed to 432 journal publications and 92 books and chapters.

Dr. Haughton established an exchange program which brought European radiologists from many countries such as Norway, Sweden, France, Czechoslovakia, and Switzerland to the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has also contributed to the annual meetings of European radiologic societies.

Dr. Haughton served as President of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) in 2004-2005. He has had an extremely productive career in academic neuroradiology, making important contributions that have advanced medical knowledge and enhanced the profile of the ASSR.

For more information on the ASSR Gold Medal, or the …

ASHNR 2010 Gold Medal Recipient

For Immediate Release
November 8, 2010

American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
Presents Gold Medal to Wendy R. K. Smoker, M.D. during 44th Annual Meeting

The American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (ASHNR) awarded its 2010 Gold Medal to Wendy R.K. Smoker, M.D. on October 7, 2010 during the 44th Annual Meeting at the Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Smoker was born in Evanston, Illinois while her parents were graduate students in Chemistry at Northwestern University. After living in Pennsylvania for a few early years, she returned to Park Ridge, Illinois and completed grade school and high school before attending the University of Iowa.  While at Iowa she completed undergraduate and graduate degrees, medical school training and all of her radiology training.

Dr. Smoker subsequently joined the faculty at the University of Iowa as an Assistant Professor, relocated to the University of Utah in 1986 as an Associate Professor, and, in 1990, accepted a position as Professor and Director of Neuroradiology at the Medical College of Virginia.  She returned to the University of Iowa in 2001 where she is currently Professor of Radiology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery as well as Director of the Division of Neuroradiology.

Dr. Smoker has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally more than 300 times and is highly regarded as an outstanding educator.  She has been on the AFIP faculty for many years and has received numerous teaching awards.  She has been a reviewer for more than 10 major journals, served as Deputy Editor for Radiology, and was on the Editorial Advisory Board for the American Journal of Neuroradiology for many years. She has authored 135 articles, 44 book chapters, and 128 scientific and educational exhibits, winning many awards over the years for these exhibits.  Dr. Smoker has served on …

ASHNR 2009 Gold Medal Recipient

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For Immediate Release
October 19, 2009

American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
Presents Gold Medal to Hugh D. Curtin, M.D. during 43rd Annual Meeting

The American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (ASHNR) presented its 2009 Gold Medal to Dr. Hugh D. Curtin on October 8, 2009, during the ASHNR 43rd Annual Meeting at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Hugh D. Curtin was born in Canton, New York.  He attended grade school and high school there before attending the University of Toronto, St. Michael’s College.  He then made a decision to become a physician and attended SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.  Dr. Curtin next went to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he was first an intern and then a Radiology Resident.  He also took a fellowship in Pediatric Radiology in Sweden and then he was a clinical fellow in radiology with Dr. Vignaud in Paris.

Dr. Curtin joined the radiology faculty in Pittsburgh where he rose to full Professor of Radiology in 1988.  Then about seven years later he moved to Boston in 1995 as the Chief of Radiology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and was soon appointed as full Professor of radiology at the Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Curtin has lectured widely both nationally and internationally almost 350 times and he is well known as an excellent teacher.  In fact, he has received numerous awards for his teaching excellence.  He served as the Head and Neck Editor of the American Journal of Neuroradiology and has served on numerous committees for at least 14 societies, where he has been on the executive committees of many of these societies.  Dr. Curtin is a reviewer for at least 11 major journals and has received awards for the …