Dr. Norman Kettner: Combining Radiology with Chiropractic Medicine

June 10, 2019 -- Norman Kettner, DC, DACBR, FICC, professor and chair of the Department of Radiology, was recently featured in AXIS Imaging News as one of the most influential professionals in radiology.

Check out the full article here – where Dr. Kettner answers five questions about his career, research, his unique approach that combines radiology with chiropractic care, and what he believes the future of diagnostic imaging will hold.

Logan Adjunct Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award

June 7, 2019 -- The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research has recognized Logan radiology adjunct faculty member Vitaly Napadow PhD, LicAc. with the Academy’s 2019 Distinguished Investigator Award.

Dr. Napadow is one of 37 researchers to receive the award, which recognizes individuals for their accomplishments in the field of medical imaging. Recipients represent the top 10 percent of all academic radiology faculty.

Dr. Napadow serves as director for the Center for Integrative Pain Neuroimaging (CiPNI) and associate professor for the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, the primary teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School.

 

In addition to serving as an adjunct faculty member at Logan, Dr. Napadow has been a research collaborator with Norman Kettner, DC, DACBR, FICC, chair of Logan’s Department of Radiology, for nearly 20 years.

 

According to Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD, co-chair of the Council of Distinguished Investigators, the award recipients represent the future of research in radiology, advancing the field and developing ways to significantly improve patient care through imaging.

 

Each of the honorees has met the following criteria:

  • Primary professional appointment in an academic Department of Radiology;
  • Recipient of a MD, DO, and/or PhD degree;
  • Academic rank of at least Associate Professor or its equivalent;
  • Significant research contributions;
  • Sustained productivity, including at least 25 peer-reviewed scientific research publications in which the awardee is the first author or senior author; and
  • Demonstrated accomplishments as an independent investigator with a substantial ongoing research program, including at least 6 cumulative years of funding as the Principal Investigator of a major competitive extramural research grant.

Honorees will be inducted into the Academy’s Council of Distinguished Investigators during a ceremony that will be held in November at the Radiological Society of North America’s 2019 annual meeting in Chicago.


12th Annual Joseph W. Howe Oration in Diagnostic Imaging

June 6, 2019 -- Logan University welcomed Michael S. Montileone, MD, DACR, DC, DACBR (1980) to campus on May 30 for the 12th Annual Joseph W. Howe Oration in Diagnostic Imaging.

During his presentation titled “MD versus DC radiologist, What’s the Difference?” Dr. Montileone detailed the differences and similarities between these two types of radiology. Ultimately, he said, “Bottom line: we’re all here to help the patient. That’s what it’s all about.”

Dr. Montileone completed two years of radiology residency training at the Phillip Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, and was awarded Diplomate status by the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology in 1983. Today, Dr. Montileone is a medical radiologist at Tidewater Diagnostic Imaging LLC and musculoskeletal radiologist at Sentara Williamsburg Hospital, Sentara Careplex Hospital and Port Warwick Medical Center in Virginia.


Emily Johnson and Zachary Manwaring win the Radiology Department Quiz Challenge


Every trimester, a resident in the Department of Radiology posts a series of imaging cases titled “Case of the Week” on the rolling monitor in the lobby of the Student Health Center. The imaging case is accompanied by questions to provide a supplemental educational resource that challenges trimester 5-10 students. 

The winner of last trimester’s case challenge was Emily Johnson and Zachary Manwaring! For their efforts, the two received a prize courtesy of Dr. Terry Yochum.

Kimberly Cerf Wins the Radiology Department Quiz Challenge


Every trimester a resident in the Department of Radiology posts a series of imaging cases titled “Case Quiz Challenge” on the rolling monitor in the lobby of the Student Health Center. The imaging case is accompanied by questions presented at the training level of trimester 5-10 students. A total of six cases were made available covering a wide range of diagnoses of the musculoskeletal system including the spine and spinal canal. The winner of last trimester’s case challenge was Kimberly Cerf. For her efforts, Kimberly received a prize courtesy of Dr. Terry Yochum.

The Radiology Department will initiate a new Case Quiz Challenge beginning in September, 2016. 

Jason Holt Wins the Radiology Department Case Quiz Challenge


Congratulations to Trimester 9 intern Jason Holt (pictured right) for winning the Radiology Department Case Quiz Challenge. Jason had the best overall score from the students that participated. For his efforts, Jason has been awarded a prize courtesy of Dr. Terry Yochum.

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