Women in Radiology

Overview

Women in Radiology is a large community of women that is dedicated to the advancement of women clinicians and researchers in the Department of Radiology at Mass General.

Our goals are to:

  • Provide community and facilitate networking among women clinicians and researchers in our department
  • Support and promote career development and professional advancement for our members
  • Facilitate mentorship for women faculty and trainees in the Department of Radiology
  • Cultivate members' leadership and promote personal advocacy skills to succeed in academia
  • Provide a forum for issues unique to women in the field of radiology

Women in radiology

Drs. Shaunagh McDermott and Jo-Anne Shepard.

Women if Radiology is open to all women faculty, residents and fellows in the Department of Radiology at Mass General.

We invite prospective faculty and trainees to contact us to learn more about our group and the support we offer to our members.

Women in Radiology can be reached at WomenInRadiology@mgh.harvard.edu

 

 

 

Steering Committee

The Women in Radiology Steering Committee is comprised of radiologists from multiple divisions and researchers from a wide range of research laboratories at Mass General.

  • Sandra Rincon, MD (Co-Chair)

    Sandra Rincon, MD is a staff radiologist in the Division of Neuroradiology and professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. Her clinical interests include pediatric neuroimaging, imaging of traumatic brain injury as well as head and neck imaging. She is the co-chair of the Education Task Force for the Department of Radiology Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is also the co-director of the radiology clerkship for Harvard Medical School and the director of the radiology resident rotation in the Division of Neuroradiology.

  • Dania Daye, MD, PhD (Co-Chair)

    Dania Daye, MD, PhD is a PGY-5 radiology resident who will be pursuing fellowship training in interventional radiology. Her research interests center around the applications of machine learning in radiology for precision medicine. She is passionate about care delivery redesign and patient-centered care in radiology. She currently serves on the governing council of the Society of Interventional Radiology RFS Section, is a member of the American Board of Radiology Initial Certification Committee and sits on the Board of Directors of the American Physician Scientist Association. Dr. Daye designed the James H. Thrall Management and Leadership Training (MLT) Program for radiology residents.

  • Samantha Harrington, MD

    Samantha Harrington, MD is a radiology resident at Mass General. She is enrolled in the Department of Radiology Management and Leadership Training Program. She is a delegate to the Massachusetts Medical Society Resident and Fellow Section and a member of the Partners Trainee Wellness Council. Her clinical interests include pediatric radiology, health policy and global health.

  • Susie Y. Huang, MD

    Susie Huang, MD, PhD is a staff radiologist in the Division of Neuroradiology and serves on staff at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging.

  • Monica Johnson, MD

    Monica Johnson, MD, MPH is a PGY3 radiology resident at Mass General. Her clinical and research interests include population health, pediatric and women's imaging.

  • Hillary R. Kelly, MD

    Hillary Kelly, MD is a staff radiologist in the Division of Neuroradiology, a staff radiologist at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and an assistant professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. Her clinical and research interests include head and neck imaging, dual energy CT for evaluation of the temporal bone and head and neck cancer and 4D CT for preoperative localization of parathyroid lesions. She is also a course director for the Contrast Emergency Management Simulation Program at Mass General. She was a former chief resident and chief neuroradiology fellow at Mass General. 

  • Aoife Kilcoyne, MD

    Aoife Kilcoyne, MD is a staff radiologist in the Division of Abdominal Imaging. Her clinical and research interests include women’s imaging, rectal and prostate cancer imaging and contrast enhanced ultrasound. She is also the director of the Body Imaging Fellowship.

  • Constance Lehman, MD, PhD

    Constance (“Connie”) Lehman, MD, PhD is the director of Breast Imaging, co-director of the Avon Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center and a professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lehman serves on a number of key national committees and has co-authored breast cancer screening recommendations for the development of national standards. She is a leading researcher and principal investigator in breast imaging with over 200 peer-reviewed publications. Her current work is developing new methods of deep learning to improve breast cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment. “Improving the health of our community by delivering the highest quality patient-centered care in a setting of active innovation and education” is at the heart of Dr. Lehman’s commitment to medicine and women’s health.

  • Theresa (Theresa) Claire McLoud, MD

    Theresa McLoud, MD is the vice chair for education and the Diagnostic Radiology Program director in the Department of Radiology. She holds the Manorama and Virender Saini Endowed Chair in Radiology Education. She is a staff radiologist in the Division of Thoracic Imaging. Her clinical interests include lung cancer and interstitial lung disease. Dr. McLoud is apast president of RSNA, American Roentgen Ray Society , Society of Thoracic Imaging and the Fleischner society.

  • Julie Price, PhD

    Julie Price, PhD is an investigator and professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School and the director of PET Pharmacokinetic Modeling at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. Her expertise is in quantitative PET methods for translational research that includes in vivo imaging of protein targets in studies of aging, neuropsychiatric disorders and neurodegeneration. Her research has contributed to the validation of a PET biomarker for early detection and longitudinal evaluation of amyloid plaque deposition in Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Gloria M. Salazar, MD

    Gloria Salazar, MD is certified by the American Board of Radiology with added qualification in vascular and interventional radiology. A specialist in women’s and venous interventional procedures, her clinical interests include uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), varicose veins, pelvic congestion syndrome, venous access and IVC filter placement and retrieval. In addition to her clinical duties, she also serves as co-director of the Massachusetts General Fibroids Program and simulation officer for the Department of Radiology.

  • Pamela Whitney Schaefer, MD

    Pamela Schaefer, MD is the vice chair of Post Graduate Education and Fellowship Training, the clinical director of MRI, the associate director of Neuroradiology, the Neuroradiology Fellowship director, the chair of the Department of Radiology Diversity and Inclusion Committee and a professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. She is a past president of the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Eastern Neuroradiologic Society and the New England Roentgen Ray Society. She is also a fellow of the American College of Radiology and a senior editor of the American Journal of Neuroradiology. Dr. Schaefer is considered an international expert in stroke imaging and diffusion weighted imaging.

  • Amita Sharma, MD

    Amita Sharma, MD is a staff radiologist and the Division of Thoracic Imaging and an assistant professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. Her interests include thoracic intervention, interstitial lung disease and clinical support guidance. She is a member of the Radiology Residency Education Committee and a principal investigator in a clinical research project to assess the use of biomarkers in lung cancer screening. 

  • Jennifer Soun, MD

    Jennifer Soun, MD is a second-year fellow in the Division of Neuroradiology. Her clinical interests include stroke and pediatric neuroimaging. She is one of the co-chief fellows for the Neuroradiology Fellowship.

  • Tiffany Tsai, MD

    Tiffany Tsai, MD is a radiology resident at Mass General with plans to pursue a neuroradiology fellowship. Her clinical interests include imaging of traumatic brain injury as well as cognitive impairment and dementia. She is serving as chief resident in the Mass General Department of Radiology from 2018 to 2019.


 

  • Brooks Applewhite, MD

    Brooks Applewhite, MD is a radiology resident at Mass General. His commitment to promote resident diversity and inclusion began when he served on the medical school student senate at Johns Hopkins, and he is now excited to support the Women in Radiology community at Mass General. His interests in radiology include medical education and advancing the care of vulnerable populations.

  • Alexis Cahalane, MD

    Alexis Cahalane, MB, BCh, BAO is a clinical fellow in the Division of Thoracic Imaging. His interests include procedural/interventional applications of imaging techniques.

  • Michael S. Gee, MD, PhD

    Michael Gee, MD, PhD is director of Pediatric Radiology and the associate program director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency. He is an expert in pediatric MRI techniques and chairs the MRI committees for both the Society for Pediatric Radiology and the World Federation of Pediatric Imaging. He also is interested in global health and is co-director of the Mass General Radiology Global Health elective in Rwanda.

  • Michael H. Lev, MD

    Michael H Lev, MD, FAHA FACR is director of Emergency Radiology & Emergency Neuroradiology and a professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. He has been an attending neuroradiologist at Mass General since 1995. His research interests include acute stroke imaging with advanced CTA and CTP techniques, dual energy CT applications in emergency imaging, rapid automated CT diagnosis and characterization with deep learning and ED process workflow analysis. He has been principal and co-principal investigator for several NIH, DOD, society, foundation, and industry-sponsored grants.

  • William A. Mehan, MD, MBA

    Will Mehan, MD, MBA is a staff radiologist in the Division of Neuroradiology. His clinical and research interests include spine imaging, pediatric neuroimaging, vascular imaging and health care economics. He serves as the director of the myelography service in the Division of Neuroradiology.

  • Bruce Robert Rosen, MD, PhD

    Bruce Rosen, MD, PhD is a professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School and professor of health science and technology at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. He is also director of the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a world-leading expert in functional neuroimaging. Dr. Rosen leads the activities of several large interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research programs including the NIH Blueprint-funded Human Connectome Project, the NIBIB Regional Resource Center, the Center for Functional Neuroimaging Technologies (CFNT) and the Biomedical Informatics Research Network (BIRN) Collaborative Tools Support Network.

News & Events

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annual lecture

Lucy Frank Squire, MD
Annual Lecture
September 25, 2018

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2018 Upcoming Events (Download pdf)

  • August
    Welcome Reception
  • September
    Lucy Frank Squire, MD | Annual Lecture (View presentation)
    Speaker: Carolyn Meltzer, MD | Emory University
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  • December
    Holiday Party - MGH & BWH Women in Radiology

2019 Upcoming Events (Download pdf)

  • January
    Book Club: Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office
    Author: Lois R. Frankel, PhD
  • February 25
    Leadership Lecture
    Speaker: Cheri Canon, MD, FACR|University of Alabama Birmingham
  • May
    End of Year Reception
    Speaker: Amy Patel, MD|University of Missouri-Kansas City

 

 

Resources

Contact

Contact Women in Radiology by sending an email to: WomenInRadiology@mgh.harvard.edu

Please send us news about faculty, fellow and resident promotions, awards, publications and conference presentations to recognize outstanding women. 

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