Carolyn Cidis Meltzer, MD / William P. Timmie Professor and Chair of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, and Associate Dean for Research, Emory University School of Medicine
Dr. Meltzer joined the Emory School of Medicine in 2005, where she serves as the William P. Timmie Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and Associate Dean for Research. She established the Emory Center for Systems Imaging to broadly support the advance of imaging capabilities in basic and translational research. Reflective of Dr. Meltzer’s service to the field, she is the Past President of The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research, a Trustee of the Radiological Society of North America’s Research and Education Foundation, and serves on the governing boards of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments, Association of American Medical Colleges Council on Faculty and Academic Societies, and GE AUR Radiology Research Academic Fellowship Program. She also serves on the NIH National Advisory Council for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.
Dr. Meltzer, a neuroradiologist and nuclear medicine physician, has enjoyed more than 17 years of NIH funding for her work in applying novel advanced imaging strategies to better understand brain structure-function relationships in normal aging, late-life depression, and Alzheimer’s disease. She has authored approximately 200 publications and lectured nationally and internationally.
Dr. Meltzer received her medical degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed her postdoctoral medical training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She is board-certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, with subspecialty certification in Neuroradiology and advanced training in positron emission tomography (PET).