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2014-03-22 12:21:37

Gold Medalists to Be Recognized for Excellence in Interventional Radiology, Advancements in Patient Care at Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology will present its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Michael D. Dake, M.D., FSIR; Matthew A. Mauro, M.D., FSIR; and Lenny K. Tan, M.D., FSIR, on March 25, during its 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego. The Gold Medal acknowledges...

2014-03-22 12:21:34

Medical Director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute in Miami, Champion of Multidisciplinary Collaboration to Benefit Patient Care, Will Deliver Opening Plenary at SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Society of Interventional Radiology Past President James F. Benenati, M.D., FSIR, a practicing interventional radiologist, clinical researcher and medical director at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute's (BCVI)...

2014-01-07 08:30:38

HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce that Dr. Kamlesh U. Kukreja has been named the new chief of Interventional Radiology. Kukreja, whose appointment was effective Jan. 1, has also been appointed as Assistant Professor of radiology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). For more information about interventional radiology at Texas Children's visit texaschildrens.org. "For more than a...

2013-11-18 23:26:15

SR’s national footprint continues to grow with addition of Illinois based, clinically advanced radiology group practice. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Strategic Radiology® (SR) announced today that Central Illinois Radiological Associates (CIRA) will join the SR network of large, clinically advanced groups geographically dispersed throughout the US. With the addition of CIRA, SR now comprises 17 leading radiology group practices, representing more than 1,200 radiologists dedicated to...

2013-07-10 08:26:32

May enable treatment of patients previously deemed untreatable WESTMINSTER, Colo., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Case reports published in the Journal of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology found that by using the Surefire Infusion System, radioembolization could be successfully performed without the need to protect nearby blood vessels, a significant advance that may enable doctors to safely extend liver cancer treatment to patients who were previously deemed untreatable....

2013-06-18 16:25:22

Professional Society Names New Editor-in-Chief of Multidisciplinary Journal NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) recently announced that Mass General radiologist Joshua A. Hirsch, MD, FACR, FSIR has been named the new editor-in-chief of Pain Physician, a peer-reviewed academic journal for physicians and basic scientists that presents the latest studies, research and information related to the specialty of...

2013-04-18 16:26:54

Scott C. Goodwin, M.D., FSIR, Begins Term as SIR President; New Executive Council Members Named During SIR's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott C. Goodwin, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and Hasso Brothers professor and chair of the department of radiological sciences at the University of California, Irvine, assumed office as the 2013-14 president of the Society of Interventional Radiology during SIR's...

2013-04-17 12:25:43

Hasso Brothers professor and chair of the department of radiological sciences at the University of California, Irvine, begins 2013-14 term during Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott C. Goodwin, M.D., FSIR, an interventional radiologist and Hasso Brothers professor and chair of the department of radiological sciences at the University of California, Irvine, assumed office as the 2013-14 president of the...

2013-04-15 12:23:44

JVIR Editor's Award for Outstanding Clinical Research Paper notes Medicare savings when treatments performed by interventional radiologists; Outstanding Laboratory Investigation Article highlights emerging therapy for liver cancer NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology--the Society of Interventional Radiology's flagship publication--together with the SIR Foundation, presented the 2012 JVIR Editor's Award for Outstanding...

2013-04-14 12:21:29

Foundation also announces Leaders in Innovation and Gary J. Becker Young Investigator awards NEW ORLEANS, April 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Daniel Picus, M.D., FSIR, vice chair of the division of diagnostic radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the Washington University School of Medicine, in St. Louis, Mo., delivered the 2013 Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture April 14 at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. This...