As a testament to the diversity of backgrounds found among the ranks of nominees for the RADxx awards, honorable mentions for the Trailblazer category go out to:
- Dawn Cram, IS Director of Enterprise Imaging, Ochsner Health System
- Didi Davis, Director of Testing Programs, The Sequoia Project
- Dr. Nina Kottler, Vice President of Clinical Operations, Radiology Partners
And the Winner is… Dr. Katherine Andriole
Dr. Katherine Andriole is Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Research Strategy and Operations at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham Women’s Hospital Center for Clinical Data Science. She has been a leader in biomedical imaging informatics for the last 25 years carrying out research, teaching, clinical service, and administrative activities. Additionally, Dr. Andriole was instrumental in designing, building and implementing PACS before they became commercial entities. Dr. Andriole has developed multiple courses, directed fellowships in medical imaging informatics, and mentored over 60 trainees, which makes her the definition of a RADxx Trailblazer.