Radiology Research Alliance (RRA) - Leadership


Soterios Gyftopoulos, MD President
Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD
Emory University
  Krupinski President-elect
Benjamin D. Spilseth, MD
University of Minnesota


Omer A. Awan, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

  Summer J. Decker, PhD
Summer J. Decker, PhD
University of South Florida College of Medicine


Committee Chairs

 Dr. Gade 

Awards Committee
Terence P. Gade, MD, PhD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

   Krupinski Finance Committee
Benjamin D. Spilseth, MD
Emory University


Membership Committee
Tharakeswara K. Bathala, MD

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

   Andrew B. Rosenkrantz, MD Nominating Committee
Linda J. Probyn, MD
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Dhakshina M. Ganeshan, MD

Program Committee
Chair, Comparative Effectiveness Research Working Group 
Soterios Gyftopoulos, MD                              
MD Anderson Cancer Center

   Linda J. Probyn, MD Rules Committee
Dhakshina M. Ganeshan, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Senior Advisor/Member-at-Large


Senior Advisor of the Executive Committee
Chair, Advisory Committee

   Summer J. Decker, PhD Member-at-Large
Chair, 3D Printing Working Group
Summer J. Decker, PhD

University of South Florida College of Medicine


Chair, Research Mentor Working Group
Omer A. Awan, MD, MPH

University of Maryland School of Medicine

   Wasnik Member-at-Large
Ashish P. Wasnik, MD

University of Michigan


Chair, Corporate Support Committee Chair
Nadja Kadom, MD

Emory University



Artificial intelligence applications in departmental workflow 
Ryan Lee, Srini Tridandapani

Burnout: Strategies to improve resilience with cognitive behavioral therapy or other means
Tara Catanzano

Green radiology 
Nadja Kadom

Institution based responses to recognizing, supporting, and re-engaging the "burned out" radiologist 
Amanda Crawford

Promotion of collaborative efforts with radiology technologists and RPAs in research and scholarly activity 
Gary Whitman

Strategies for enhancing the medical student experience in diagnostic radiology 
David Naeger

Advisory Council of Past Presidents

  • 2020-2021 Dhakshina M. Ganeshan, MD
  • 2019-2020 Linda J. Probyn, MD
    2018-2019 Andrew B. Rosenkrantz, MD
  • 2017-2018 Leon Lenchik, MD
  • 2016-2017 William F. Auffermann, MD, PhD
  • 2015-2016 Kevin S. King, MD
  • 2014-2015 Srini Tridandapani, MD, PhD
  • 2013-2014 King C. Li, MD
  • 2012-2013 Rathan M. Subramaniam, MD, PhD, MPH
  • 2011-2012 David P. Chason, MD
  • 2010-2011 Donald P. Harrington, MD
  • 2009-2010 Valerie P. Jackson, MD
  • 2008-2009 William G. Bradley, Jr., MD, PhD
  • 2007-2008 Jonathan S. Lewin, MD
  • 2006-2007 Norman J. Beauchamp, Jr., MD, MHS
  • 2005-2006 Lorraine G. Shapeero, MD
  • 2004-2005 C. Leon Partain, MD, PhD
  • 2003-2004 G. Scott Gazelle, MD, MPH, PhD
  • 2002-2003 Robert F. Mattrey, MD
  • 2001-2002 N. Reed Dunnick, MD