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.
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.
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;
productivity, including at least 25 peer-reviewed scientific research
publications in which the awardee is the first author or senior author; and
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