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November 14, 2017

Dr. Kalpana Kanal Appointed American Board of Radiology Trustee for Medical Physics

Dr. Kalpana Kanal has been appointed to the American Board of Radiology’s Board of Trustees for Medical Physics. Established in 1934, the mission of the American Board of Radiology (ABR) is to certify that our diplomates demonstrate the requisite knowledge, skill, and understanding of their disciplines to the benefit of patients. The ABR offers primary certification…


November 13, 2017

Dr. Karim Valji Awarded Society of Interventional Radiology Gold Medal

Dr. Karim Valji has been awarded the 2018 Society of Interventional Radiology Gold Medal Award. The Gold Medal, the Society of Interventional Radiology’s highest honor, is awarded not only for extraordinary service to SIR but to those who have ensured the future of interventional radiology by advancing the quality of medicine and patient care.  The Gold Medal presentation…


November 2, 2017

International Academic Exchanges

1)President of Zhongshan University 5th Hospital and his delegate visited UW IR basic research labs and delivered lectures.   (Left) Prof. Shan Hong (left 4), the president of Zhongshan University 5th Hospital, Guangdong, China, and his delegate visited UW IR basic research labs, and delivered lectures (Right). 2) The Chairman of Radiology, Zhongshan University 1th Hospital…


Presentation Series by UW IR

(1)The UW IR team, consisting of Drs. Xiaoming Yang, Wayne Monsky, and Christopher Ingraham, presented at the Chinese Society of Radiology’s Annual Meeting, Shanghai, China, October 2017. (Top row) Drs. Yang, Monsky, and Ingraham at the UW IR Series, Chinese Society of Radiology 2017. (Lower Left) Group photo with the conference organizers, IR Professors Zhongmin…


Recent IR Basic Research Team Awards

Dr. Xiaoming Yang Awarded Chinese Society of Radiology 2017 Gold Medal — Honorary Member Dr. Xiaoming Yang Awarded the Chinese Society of Interventional Radiology 2017 Outstanding Physician – Scientist Award Minjiang Chen, MS received the 2017 RSNA Trainee Research Prize, which is now the fifteenth RSNA awarded to Dr. Yang’s research team. Qiaoyou Weng, MS…


Qiaoyou Weng, MS received Student Travel Stipend Award of World Molecular Imaging Congress 2017

  Visiting Scientist Qiaoyou Weng, MS received Student Travel Stipend Award of World Molecular Imaging Congress 2017


Dr. Xiaoming Yang Awarded the Chinese Society of Interventional Radiology 2017 Outstanding Physician – Scientist Award

Dr. Xiaoming Yang has been awarded the Chinese Society of Interventional Radiology 2017 Outstanding Physician – Scientist Award


Minjiang Chen Received 2017 RSNA Trainee Research Prize

Minjiang Chen, MS received the 2017 RSNA Trainee Research Prize, which is now the fifteenth RSNA awarded to Dr. Yang’s research team. In 1994, the RSNA Program Committee, chaired by William M. Thompson, MD, began a program to recognize the contribution of residents to the RSNA Annual Meeting: the Research Trainee Prize. The Research Trainee…


Dr. Xiaoming Yang Awarded Chinese Society of Radiology 2017 Gold Medal — Honorary Member

Dr. Xiaoming Yang, MD, PhD, FSIR has been awarded the Chinese Society of Radiology 2017 Gold Medal — Honorary Member


July 11, 2017

Dr. Christopher Ingraham Awarded WWAMI Pro Recognition

Dr. Christopher Ingraham has been recognized by a UW School of Medicine medical student as going above and beyond in fostering this core professional value in his work: Excellence! This WWAMI Pro Recognition honors professionalism in our learning environment. WWAMI is a cooperative program with the University of Washington School of Medicine and the states of Washington, Wyoming,…


July 5, 2017

Dr. Ingraham Speaks with Pacific Science Center about Interventional Radiology

Dr. Christopher Ingraham, Assistant Professor of Radiology, recently spoke with the Pacific Science Center about Interventional Radiology.  You can read the full article here: Surgery Without Stitches: Interventional Radiology.


March 20, 2017

Dr. Sharon Kwan Selected to be SIR Fellow

Dr. Sharon Kwan has been inducted as a fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology.   This honor, achieved by fewer than 10 percent of SIR members, is bestowed to those who have demonstrated excellence in research, published works, teaching or leadership within the field of interventional radiology and who have made significant contributions to the…


February 10, 2017

Interventional Radiology at Seattle Children’s Hospital: A Mother’s Intuition Leads to Picture-Perfect Treatment of Eye Cancer

Some pictures are worth much more than a thousand words. Like the picture Amanda De Vos took of her daughter Julia, which helped to identify retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer that was stopped in its tracks with an innovative treatment at Seattle Children’s.


October 26, 2016

Interview highlights UW Interventional Radiologist’s article on the future of IR

UW Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Sharon Kwan, was interviewed by the American Roentgen Ray Society on her article, “The Top Three Health Care Developments Impacting the Practice of Interventional Radiology in the Next Decade” 


April 5, 2016

UW Interventional Radiologists Use Superglue to Help Girl Walk Without Pain

UW Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Giridhar Shivaram, was interviewed by ABC News about an experimental treatment using superglue.