Thomas M. Grist, MD, is the chair of the RSNA Research & Education (R&E) Foundation Board of Trustees.
Dr. Grist is the John H. Juhl Professor of Radiology, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering and chair of the Department of Radiology at University of Wisconsin (UW) School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1991. Dr. Grist was instrumental in establishing the Imaging Sciences Center in the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research, a state-of-the-art facility focused on developing imaging technologies and their translation to clinical practice.
A member of the R&E Foundation Board of Trustees since 2015, Dr. Grist has championed the mission of the Foundation as a leader and member of the Corporate Giving Subcommittee. He is a Silver Centennial Pathfinder, Presidents Circle member and a Platinum Visionary donor.
Specializing in cardiovascular radiology, Dr. Grist has delivered invited lectures around the world, is a prolific author and holds 16 patents. He is active in organized radiology and served as president of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. He was appointed to the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Public Authority Board of Directors and elected to serve as chair of the UW Medical Foundation Council of Chairs.
The Board of Trustees also appointed Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD, Salt Lake City, UT, and Reginald F. Munden, MD, DMD, Winston-Salem, NC, to the Board and Ronald L. Arenson, MD, Mill Valley, CA, as secretary.
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