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Charles Mistretta Honored by American Association of Physicists in Medicine

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine has awarded Dr. Charles Mistretta its prestigious Edith H. Quimby Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

Charles Mistretta

Mistretta is a professor of medical physics and radiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison.

 

This esteemed award recognizes American Association of Physicists in Medicine members whose careers have been defined by notable achievements.

 

Recipients of the award must be participating American Association of Physicists in Medicine fellows who have made significant scientific achievements in medical physics, had a considerable influence on the career development of other medical physicists, or shown leadership in national and/or international organizations.

 

Mistretta has been doing research in medical imaging since 1971. During his career he has become a significant member of his field, contributing to the development of digital subtraction angiography, introducing the 4D DSA X-ray technique, and generating 33 issued U.S. patents. He has mentored 33 PhD students and 23 postdoctoral associates.

 

Dr. Mistretta will be honored at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine Awards and Honors Ceremony and Reception during the 54th Annual Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina.



Date Published: 12/07/2011

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