We asked Prof. Caramella our 7 questions:
1. What are your key areas of interest and research?
Oncologic Imaging, IT in Radiology, Radiation Protection.
2. What are the major challenges in your field?
Economic difficulties in Italian healthcare due to the persistent crisis.
3. What is your top management tip?
Avoid all variations that are not clinically justified.
4. What would you single out as a career highlight?
High appreciation by residents and students.
5. If you had not chosen this career path you would have become a…?
6. What are your personal interests outside of work?
7. Your favourite quote?
“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why”. (Mark Twain)
Prof. Caramella qualified in radiology at the University of Florence. He has edited monographs on imaging processing in radiology and the internet for radiologists, and presents and publishes widely. He has been president of the Information Technology Committee of the European Association of Radiology (1999-2007), president of EuroPACS www.eusomii.org (2002-2005), scientific director of Eurorad www.eurorad.org (2002-2010), and he served as president of the congress Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery(CARS) held in Pisa in 2012.
ECR 2015 I-I-I Interview with Prof. Davide Caramella on the Advantages of a Dedicated MRI System
Caramella D (2014) How to communicate radiation dose and contrast media information. HealthManagement 14(4): 48,51.
Miniati, Paolicchi, Caramella D (2014) Dose monitoring software: new tools for radiology quality management. HealthManagement 14(3): 49-50.
Talini E, Caramella D (2008) Open source PACS: does it really decrease costs of healthcare? IMAGING Management 8(2): 22-3, 43.
Caramella D (2007) Education and training in radiology : the experience in Italy. IMAGING Management 7(1): 42.
Caramella D (2006) Interview with Prof. Davide Caramella. IMAGING Management 6(3): 51.