Richard L. Ehman MD / Radiological Society of North America R & E Foundation
Richard L. Ehman, M.D., is Professor of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic. He is known for his contributions in clinical practice, education, research, and leadership. His research program is focused on developing new imaging technologies.
He is an inventor, holding more than 40 U.S. and foreign patents. Many of these inventions have been commercialized and are widely used in medical care. His research has been supported by competitive grants from the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, and the National Institute of Aging.
Dr. Ehman was awarded the Gold Medal of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 1995 for his research contributions, an honorary Doctor of Science Degree by the University of Saskatchewan in 2000 and the Outstanding Researcher Award of the Radiological Society of North America in 2006. He was elected as an Emeritus member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees in 2014. Dr. Ehman was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science in 2010.
He has served as chair of the Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Study Section of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as a member of the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the NIH, and as a member of the Council of Councils of the NIH. Dr. Ehman served as president of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 2002-2003. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in 2010. He served as president of the Academy of Radiology Research from 2012 to 2014 and as president of the Society for Body Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance in 2014. Dr. Ehman currently is President-Elect of the Radiological Society of North America.