Medical & Scientific Advisory Board

Barry B. Goldberg, MD — Chairman

Dr. Barry Goldberg has been a Professor of Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) in Philadelphia since 1977. During his tenure at TJUH, Dr. Goldberg established the ultrasound division that would grow to become one of the largest ultrasound facilities in the world. Dr. Goldberg has written 313 peer-reviewed papers and 96 book chapters. He has written and/or edited 29 books and has received 147 grants from government agencies, foundations and industry. He is a Past President of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, a global organization of ultrasound societies which has more than 50,000 members. He has received numerous honorary professorships, memberships and fellowships around the world. Dr. Goldberg has been named as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, the American Heart Association, the Council of Cardiovascular Radiology, and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. He is one of the few recipients of the Outstanding Research Award and the Outstanding Educator Award granted by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) for his research and educational achievements. Dr. Goldberg is the honoree and the recipient of the highest award, the Antoine Beclere Medal, granted to him by the International Society of Radiology for his contributions to the advancement of International Radiology.
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Ellen B. Mendelson, MD — Co Chair

Dr. Ellen Mendelson is Professor of Radiology at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Section Chief of Breast and Women’s Imaging, and Director of the Fellowship in Breast and Women’s Imaging at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She is also the Lee F. Rogers Professor of Medical Education at Northwestern. Her medical training, radiology residency, andfellowship were all accomplished at Northwestern. Dr. Mendelson is active in the American College of Radiology where she is a member of the Breast Commission and chairs the Breast Economics Committee. She chaired the ACR committee that wrote the BI-RADS (Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System, 2003) for Ultrasound, currently in wide use, and chaired the committee that prepared and published the second edition of BI-RADS for Ultrasound. Her major research interests are in breast ultrasound diagnosis and adjunctive breast cancer screening with ultrasound. She was a co-investigator of ACRIN 6666, the multicenter study of comparing ultrasound with mammography for breast cancer detection in high risk women with dense breast tissue. She is principal investigator of a recently opened international multicenter study comparing breast lesion detection by physician performed handheld ultrasound with automated ultrasound. Dr. Mendelson is widely published and an invited speaker nationally and internationally on breast imaging and imaging-guided interventional procedures. She is co-author of a textbook, “The Practice of Breast Ultrasound,” published by Thieme in 2008. Dr. Mendelson is one of the organizers of the annually held education symposium, “The International Breast Course” at the University of Chicago. Dr. Mendelson is also on the faculty of IBUS, the International Breast Ultrasound School.
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