BiographyDr. McLoud received her BS degree from Boston College and her MD degree from McGill University. After residency she completed a thoracic imaging fellowship in radiology at Yale University. She has been a radiologst at MGH since 1976. She is associate radiologist in chief anhd director of education for the department of radiology.She has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of MGH. She has published over 200 scientific papers, reviews and chapters in thoracic imaging and education.
She has served as President of the Radiologic Society of N. America, the American Roentgen Ray Society and the Society of Thoracic Imaging. The is the recipient of gold medals from the ARRS and STR. She has received honorary membership in the Chilean Society of Respiratory diseases, the Italian Society of Radiology in Medicine, the Spanish Society of Radiology , The Australian and New Zealand Society of Radiology, and the European Society of Radiology.
Her research interests are in lung cancer imaging , computed tomography and interstitial lung disease.
Research shows a clear benefit for CT lung-cancer screening among individuals who meet strict criteria. Patients and referrers should understand both the benefit and the potential for false positive results.
An intensive review of radiology through a series of lectures and case review sessions. This course will also include an optional simulation workshop on managing contrast crisis situations.