Congratulations to all of UW Radiology’s RSNA Award Recipients

The Department of Radiology would like to congratulate the following members of our department for their RSNA Awards.

  • Dr. Wei Wu (Vivi) has been awarded an RSNA Trainee Research Prize. She was mentored by William Yuh, Sudhakar Pipavath, Greg Kicska, and Paul Kinahan. She has been chosen by the RSNA Scientific Program Committee to receive the RSNA Trainee Research Prize for the research project “A Novel Prediction Model for Pulmonary Nodule Diagnosis Combining Plasma Biomarkers, Radiomics, Conventional Imaging Features, and Clinical Data.” This will be an oral presentation at this year’s RSNA meeting.
  • Dr. Patty Ojeda, 2018 RSNA Trainee Travel Award for her abstract: “Natural Language Processing at Work! Is There a Difference Between LI-RADS Category 3 to Category 5 Progression Assessment Between CT versus MR? A Retrospective Analysis of 1,887 Patients Who Underwent 5,082 Radiologic Exams for HCC Surveillance”  Patricia I. Ojeda, MD, Rebecca J. Mieloszyk, PhD, Christopher Hall, PhD, Akshay D. Baheti, MD, Puneet Bhargava, MD
  • Dr. Safia Cheeney, pediatric fellow. She received a trainee travel award for her abstract “BR255-SD-WEA2: Patient and Tumor Characteristics to Predict the Benefit of Pre-Operative Breast MRI: Results from a Machine Learning Approach at a High Volume Academic Center.” Safia’s faculty mentor is Dr. Habib Rahbar.
  • Dr. Jennifer Xiao for winning an RSNA Resident Travel Award to support her presentation of abstract “SSC07-08: Clinical Evaluation of Virtual Unenhanced Images from Second-Generation Dual-Energy CT Gemstone Spectral Imaging.” Her mentor in this project is Dr. Achille Mileto.
  • Dr. Zi Jun Wu for being awarded a Student Travel Award for the abstract “SSE12-03: Adrenal Nodules Greater Than 10 Hounsfield Units (HU) on Non-Contrast CT: Still Indeterminate?”.  His mentors are Dr. Erik Soloff and Dr. Maggie Zhang
  • Dr. Lei Wu for being awarded a Student Travel Award for the abstract “Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury: 10-Year Experience at a Level I Trauma Center”.  His mentor is Dr. Mahmud Mossa-Basha.
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