Pamela K. Woodard, MD / American College of Radiology
Pamela K. Woodard, M.D. is Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, where she is also the Sr. Vice Chair and Division Director of Radiological Research Facilities. In this role she provides administrative oversight to the directors of the department’s eight research facilities. These include the pre-clinical and clinical imaging PET and MRI research facilities, the Cyclotron Facility, and the Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC). She is also Head of Cardiac MR/CT, Director of the Center for Clinical Imaging Research (CCIR) and Director of the Research Residency Program. Prior to her role as Sr. Vice Chair, she served as the Vice Chair of Clinical Translational Research. She is also Head of Cardiac MR/CT and Director of the Center for Clinical Imaging Research (CCIR).
Dr. Woodard received her undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1986 and her MD from the Duke University School of Medicine in 1990. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1991, and her residency in Diagnostic Radiology from Duke University in 1995.
Dr. Woodard leads her own research program and led one of the key projects on the Washington University NIH contract, Programs of Excellence in Nanotechnology (PEN) which developed a receptor-targeted radiotracer for atherosclerotic plaque imaging. She has over 160 manuscripts, federal and non-federal funding, several patents and has served on NIH study sections, including as a standing member on the study section Clinical and Integrative Cardiovascular Sciences (CICS). She currently is serving as a standing member on the NIH study section, Medical Imaging (MEDI). She has received numerous awards for her work including being named an Academy of Radiology Research Distinguished Investigator.
She is a member of many professional organizations, including the American College of Radiology (ACR), serving on the ACR commission on Research, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), American Heart Association (AHA), Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) and Society for Cardiac Computed Tomography (SCCT). She is past president of the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI). She is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR), American Heart Association (FAHA), American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) and North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (FNASCI).