UW Radiology recognized with awards and grants at RSNA 2021

Congratulations to our faculty, fellows and residents who were recognized at RSNA 2021 for their incredible work.

Here is a list of recognition received at RSNA 2021 by University of Washington’s Department of Radiology faculty and trainees:

RSNA Educator Award:

Karen Ordovas, M.D.

Mahmud Mossa-Basha, M.D.


Research Scholar Grant

Majid Chalian, M.D.
Predicting Treatment Response to Neoadjuvant Radioimmunotherapy (NRIT) in High Grade Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) with MRI-based Radiomic Signature


Bayer HealthCare/RSNA Research Fellow Grant

Guilherme M. Cunha, M.D.

Signal Intensity Trajectories for Multi-class Liver Segmentation


Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research:

Jason Hartman, M.D.

Andrew J. Woerner, M.D., M.S.

Jennifer Xiao, M.D.

Giuseppe V. Toia, M.D., M.S. (UW Radiology Fellow Alum 2020-21)


Ralph Schlaeger Charitable Foundation Research Fellow Grant:

Zi Jun Wu, M.D.


Trainee Research Prize:

Xuefeng Kan, M.D., Ph.D.

Interventional Optical Imaging Permits Instant Visualization Of Three Pathological Zones Of Ablated Tumor Periphery

Garvit Devmohan Khatri, M.B.B.S.

Fetal Weight Percentile Curves Are Significantly Skewed         


RSNA Resident Representatives:

Elizabeth Horneber, M.D.: Diagnostic Radiology Resident

Priya Omprakash Pathak, M.B.B.S., M.D.: Nuclear Medicine Resident

Macklin Nguyen, M.D.: Radiation Oncology Resident

From left to right: Savanah Partridge, PhD, Donghoon Lee, PhD, Delphine Chen, MD, and Paul Kinahan, PhD, FIEEE.


Distinguished Investigator Award

The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research 

Delphine Chen, M.D.

Donghoon Lee, Ph.D.


Certificates of Merit:

“A Multimodality Review of the Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Hyperparathyroidism and What the Radiologist Needs to Know” by J. Bodrero, D.O.; J. Revels, D.O.; S. Connor, M.D.; J.S. Weaver, M.D.; S. Bastawrous, D.O.; S.S. Wang, M.B.B.S; J. Ormsby, M.D.; and C.M. Rehwald, M.D.

“’I (ain’t) Got Rhythm’: Imaging GI Tract Motility Disturbances” by Jonathan W. Revels, D.O.; Shamus K. Moran, M.D.; David J. Disantis, M.D.; William M. Thompson, M.D.; Douglas S. Katz, M.D.; and Mariam Moshiri, M.D.

“What’s that Pain in My Neck? Imaging Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases in the Head and Neck” by Pattana Wangaryattawanich, M.D. and Tanya J. Rath, M.D.

“Bulking Up – A Review of Expanding Applications of Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers within Musculoskeletal Imaging” by Elliot Breshears, M.D.; Patricia Ojeda, M.D.; Thomas M. Link, M.D., Ph.D.; Xiaojuan Li, Ph.D.; Alexander Guimares, M.D., Ph.D.; Gudrun Zahlmann, Ph.D.; Tim J. Hall, Ph.D.; Parham Pezeshk, M.D.; Laura M. Fayad, M.D.; Iman Khodarahmi, M.D., Ph.D.; Nastaran Hosseini, M.D.; and Majid Chalian, M.D.

“Algorithmic Approach to F18 FDG Uptake Patterns in Retroperitoneal Pathologies: Imaging Findings, Pitfalls and Artifacts” by: Priya Pathak, M.D.; Hassan Aboughalia, M.D.; Laith Abandeh, M.D.; Deepashri Basavalingu, M.D.; Bahar Mansoori, M.D.; and Fatemeh Behnia, M.D.


RSNA Case Collection Trainee Editorial Board

Richa Patel, M.D.


Reviewer with Distinction for the RSNA Case Collection

Laith Abandeh, M.D.

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