College introduces new officers at ACR 2024


The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) announced Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, FACR, as Chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors (BOC), and Christoph Wald, MD, PhD, MBA, FACR, as Vice Chair. The announcement was made at ACR 2024, the College’s annual meeting in Washington, DC.

Pamela K. Woodard, MD, FACR, will serve as President and Catherine J. Everett, MD, MBA, FACR, as Vice President. New officers assume office immediately following the close of ACR 2024.

“Having known and worked with Dr. Matsumoto since 1983, he has been, and continues to be, a tireless advocate for radiology, radiologists and the patients we serve,” said William T. Thorwarth Jr., MD, FACR, CEO of the ACR. “In his various roles, he has been a tremendous asset to the ACR and is the perfect choice to lead our profession into the future as chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors.”


Matsumoto most recently served as BOC Vice Chair. He previously was Chair of the BOC Commission on Interventional and Cardiovascular Imaging and a member of the ACR Council Steering Committee. He is a Professor of Radiology and Chair of the Department of Radiology at the University of Virginia. Matsumoto is the first Asian American named Chair of the BOC.

Wald will also continue to serve as chair of the ACR Commission on Informatics. He previously served as a member of the ACR Board of Chancellors and ACR Council Steering Committee. Wald is chair of the Department of Radiology at UMass-Chan Lahey and a professor of radiology at UMass-Chan Medical School.

Other leadership roles announced at ACR 2024 include:

New/Re-elected Board of Chancellors Members

  • Richard Duszak Jr., MD, FACR — ACR Commission on Leadership and Practice Development
  • Maxwell R. Amurao, PhD, MBA, FACR — ACR Commission on Medical Physics
  • Dorothy I. Bulas, MD, FACR — ACR Commission on Pediatric Radiology
  • Elizabeth A. Ignacio, MD, FACR — ACR Board of Chancellors Member-at-Large
  • David C. Mihal, MD — ACR Board of Chancellors YPS Representative

Newly Elected Council Steering Committee Members

  • Nolan J. Kagetsu, MD, FACR
  • Andrew K. Moriarity, MD
  • Ashley Prosper, MD
  • Daniel A. Rodgers, MD

Newly Appointed Council Steering Committee Members

  • Sammy Chu, MD, FACR
  • Heidi A. Edmonson, PhD, FACR
  • Fatima Elahi, DO, MHA
  • Christopher R. McAdams, MD
  • Robert J Optican, MD, FACR
  • Monica Wood, MD

Newly Elected College Nominating Committee Members

  • Gwendolyn M. Bryant-Smith, MD, FACR
  • Katharine Lampen-Sachar, MD
  • Ashok Srinivasan, MD, FACR


Source & Image Credit: ACR-American Collage of Radiology

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