Donald A. Podoloff, MD, Oral History Interview, April 23, 2015
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Major Topics Covered:
- Views on training radiologists at MD Anderson
- Research: imaging of living systems
- Evolution of radiology at MD Anderson
- The Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging –history of, economics of, potential impact on MD Anderson
Chapter 13: Training Radiology Residents and MD Anderson as an Educational Institution
Chapter 14: The Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging: an Opportunity to Realize a Vision of Imaging for MD Anderson
Chapter 15: Developing and Opening the Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging: Challenges and Complexities
Chapter 16: The Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging: More on the Story of Establishing CABI
Chapter 17: The Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging: Part of the Changing Institutional Vision of Cancer Care
Chapter 18: The Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging: A View at the Five Year Anniversary and Role as Medical Director
Chapter 19: Overview of Administrative Roles; The Moon Shots; Translational Research and the Future of Targeted Therapy
Chapter 20: Administrative Roles, Views on the Multi-disciplinary Environment of Centers and Institutes, and A Radiologist’s Contribution to a Care Team
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Podoloff, Donald A. PhD and Rosolowski, Tacey A. PhD, "Donald A. Podoloff, MD, Oral History Interview, April 23, 2015" (2015). Interview Sessions. 118.
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About the Interview
About the Interview Subject:
Donald A. Podoloff, MD (b. 23 December 1937, New York, New York) came to MD Anderson in 1986 as an Associate Professor in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Today he has joint appointments in the Departments of Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, and Clinical Systems Imaging, all in the Division of Diagnostic Imaging. He currently serves as Director of Clinical/Translational Research in that Division.
Dr. Podoloff’s research has focused on diagnostic methods and therapies for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma as well as functional imaging to locate tumors and determine drug dosages. His administrative roles have included Department Chair, Department of Nuclear Medicine (9/1993-9/2005) and Division Head, Division of Diagnostic Imaging (9/2001-9/2010). He currently serves as Medical Director for the Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (3/2009-present), a center he helped to found.