March 28, 2014
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) selected two SNMMI members to fill open seats on the Advisory Committee on Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI). They are Vasken Dilsizian, M.D., as Nuclear Cardiologist and Philip Alderson, M.D., as Health Care Administrator.
Dr. Dilsizian is chief of the nuclear medicine division and professor of radiology and medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine and the American Board of Nuclear Medicine. Dilsizian has also served as the director of nuclear cardiology at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Alderson currently serves as dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at St. Louis University. He is board certified by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and the American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic).
The ACMUI advises the NRC on policy and technical issues related to regulating the medical uses of radioactive material. The full announcement can be found here.