Navigation Links
University of Cincinnati professor receives Neuroradiology Society's highest honor
Date:7/11/2008

The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) recently awarded Robert Lukin, MD, the organization's highest honor: the Gold Medal.

The University of Cincinnati (UC) professor of radiology and former chair accepted the award at the society's annual meeting in New Orleans on June 5, 2008.

The Gold Medal was established in 1995 to honor individuals who have made "exceptional contributions" to the field of neuroradiology. Medal awardees are selected for both professional and personal excellence.

"Bob Lukin has contributed mightily to the field of neuroradiology. He helped to shape the field as it was formed, and has worked to strengthen it ever since," says Gary Becker, MD, executive director of the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and vascular and interventional radiology professor at the University of Arizona.

"At the time when neuroradiology was emerging as a subspecialty, he guided the ABR and the ASNR through difficult-to-navigate waters," adds Becker. "Bob had a vision of how the new discipline would serve the public, and that vision has indeed been realized over the past 14 years."

As only the third radiology chair at UC, Lukin led the radiology department with what his colleagues called a "calm, strong leadership style" for 15 years. He stepped down as chair in February 2008 to focus on clinical activities. Mary Gaskill-Shipley, MD, currently serves as interim director of the department.

Lukin is credited with strengthening UC's radiology residency program and expanding clinical programs and services. He participated in the training of more than 300 residents and 60 neuroradiology fellows during his career.

"Despite his numerous contributions to the field of neuroradiology, Dr. Lukin takes greatest pride in his clinical practice and education of residents and trainees," says Frank Eggers, MD, a neuroradiologist in Memphis, Tenn., who completed fellowship training under Lukin at UC. "Even as chairperson, he maintained a significant role clinically, teaching residents and fellows on almost a daily basis."

During his tenure at UCboth as a division director and department chairLukin ensured that the radiology department regularly secured the most advanced equipment and implemented innovative new imaging techniques. He worked with the Jerome Wiot, MD, his predecessor, to bring the first computer tomography (CT) scanner to the Tristate in 1974.

Lukin served in a leadership role with the ASNR for 14 years as part of the executive committee responsible for managing critical issues related to certification.

"Dr. Lukin has been the individual most responsible for shaping subspecialty certification in neuroradiology through his service as a trustee on the ABR," says Douglas Yock Jr., MD, a fellow ABR neuroradiology trustee. "He has contributed a huge amount of time as well as diplomatic and organizational skill to this effort. Its success is largely a result of his ability and dedication."

As an active member of the ABR, Lukin was a board examiner for 30 years. In this role, he chaired a subcommittee that developed the first computer-based recertification examination for neuroradiology. He also played a key role in the development of subspecialty certification exams, which allowed neuroradiologists to be certified and examined within their subspecialty.


'/>"/>

Contact: Amanda Harper
amanda.harper@uc.edu
513-558-4657
University of Cincinnati
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Temple University Hospital Ranked Among Best in America for Respiratory Disorders by U.S. News & World Report
2. Howard University and CVS/pharmacy Announce Ribbon Cutting for the Howard University Pharmacy Practice Laboratory
3. University HealthSystem Consortium Names Susan K. Pingleton, MD, as Its Chief Learning Officer
4. From Jet Engines to Search Engines, ORBIS-FedEx-Indiana University Join Forces to Fight Unnecessary Childhood Blindness
5. SXC Health Solutions announces informedRx renewal contract with The University of Michigan
6. University Health Industries Launches Natural Pet Health Care Division
7. The University of Toledo selects SXC Health Solutions (informedRx) to provide pharmacy benefit management services
8. WaferGens SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System to Begin Alpha Testing at University of Pittsburgh Medical School
9. Improving university recruitment process may increase female surgical faculty, study finds
10. RNA engineering to combat series of illnesses wins Kaye Award for Hebrew University dean
11. Indiana University to host national biorepository for gene therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently gave a best-in-class 5-star rating ... , As the stress of modern life continually makes more demands on time and ... artificial stimulants can trap people in vicious high/low cycles and can also cause long ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... Although Labor Day is not as popular ... begun providing weekend displays, and numerous households celebrate the unofficial end of summer with ... terrifying for pets. , Kris Zambo, owner of Dynamite Fireworks in ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... ... risk to health and safety. By learning and implementing best practices for containment ... In this webinar, attendees will gain a better understanding of a method for ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... ... August 21, 2017 , ... ... of two plastic surgery fellows for academic year 2017-2018, Christina M. Busuito, M.D. ... have successfully completed residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The candidate will ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... MINNEAPOLIS, MINN (PRWEB) , ... August 21, 2017 ... ... Sports Group, today announced that it has become the Official Technology Partner of ... their AES (Advanced Event Systems) volleyball software, along with providing sport ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/7/2017)... 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ... its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a ... 2017. The cash dividend ... October 27, 2017 to stockholders of record as of the ... dividends are subject to approval of the Board of Directors ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), the nation,s largest ... June 30, 2017.  All comparisons, unless otherwise noted, are to ... Second Quarter 2017 Highlights include: ... an increase of 3.5% Total prescriptions dispensed ... of 7.5% versus 7.6% Gross profit ...
(Date:8/4/2017)... ROCKVILLE, Md. , Aug. 4, 2017 ... during or shortly after a physician/patient consult has long ... industry, and was a notable focus of the largest ...  This is according to healthcare market research firm Kalorama ... of care testing (POCT) offerings or related supplies and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: