Cynthia H. McCollough, Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. CT scan
  2. Xray
  • X-ray CT: new technology, new applications (including cardiac CT, screening exams), exam optimization, dose measurement and dose reduction, U.S. and International standardization efforts for CT image quality and dose
  1. 1991
    PhD - Medical PhysicsUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
  2. 1986
    MS - Medical PhysicsUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
  3. 1985
    BS - PhysicsHope College

Certifications

  1. 1995
    Diagnostic Medical PhysicsAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Radiology Research Fellow ScholarshipRadiology Rsearch Executive Committee
  2. 2016
    FellowAmerican Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  3. 2015
    Magna Cum Laude Digital Poster and Exhibit (Vrtiska, et al)Radiological Society of North America
  4. 2014
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (McMillan et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  5. 2014
    Cum Laude (Campeau et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  6. 2014
    Certificate of Merit (Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  7. 2013
    Editor's Picks column for the Medical Physics Scitation siteMedical Physics
  8. 2012
    First Place Scientific Paper Award (Froemming et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  9. 2012
    Best of Current Clinical Trials (Hough et al.)European Congress of Radiology
  10. 2011
    Best Translational Science Poster (Hough et al.)Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance
  11. 2011
    3rd Vice President of RSNARadiological Society of North America
  12. 2009
    Reese-Hartman Award, Carmen Award for Excellence in ResearchMayo Clinic
  13. 2009
    Best Scientific Presentations Award (Raupach et al.)European Congress of Radiology
  14. 2009
    Consociate MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  15. 2009
    Summa Cum Laude (Best Scientific Exhibit, Black et al.)109th Annual American Roengen Ray Society Meeting
  16. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Radiology
  17. 2007
    Certificate of Merit (*Rego et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  18. 2007
    FellowAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  19. 2006
    RSNA Research Trainee Prize Recipient (*Primak et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  20. 2005
    RSNA Research Trainee Prize Recipient (*Zhang et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  21. 2005
    Certificate of Merit (*Primak et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  22. 2005
    First place poster award (Atwell et al.)7th International Somatom CT User conference
  23. 2005
    Second Place Prize for Research Presentation (Vrtiska et al.)Society of Uroradiology, 2005 Abdominal Radiology Course
  24. 2004
    Best Poster in Clinical Research of Vascular Disease (Vrtiska et al.)3rd Mayo Vascular Symposium
  25. 2004
    Certificate of Merit (Atwell et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  26. 2003
    Magna Cum Laude (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  27. 2003
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with "Special Distinction"Radiology
  28. 2001
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  29. 2000
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  30. 2000
    Certificate of Merit (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  31. 2000
    Distinguished Committee Service Award (Commission on Medical Physics)American College of Radiology
  32. 2000
    First Place Prize for Research PresentationSociety of Uroradiology
  33. 1999
    Certificate of Merit (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  34. 1999
    Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging: Customer Focus Award (Mayo Radiology)Diagnostic Imaging Magazine
  35. 1998
    Distinguished Roster of Scientific AdvisorsRadiological Society of North America
  36. 1996
    American Digestive Health Foundation Student Abstract Prize (*Hara et al.)American Gastroenterological Association
  37. 1996
    First Time Presenter Award (*Hara et al.)Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
  38. 1996
    Silver Medal (*Hara et al.)American Roentgen Ray Society
  39. 1995
    Editor's Excellence Award for Outstanding Scientific ResearchJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
  40. 1992
    Editor's Recognition Award for Distinction in ReviewingRadiology
  41. 1991
    Editor's Recognition Award with DistinctionRadiology
  42. 1985
    Summa Cum LaudeHope College
  43. 1985
    Alumni Research Foundation Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Wisconsin
  44. 1985
    Scientific Senior Research AwardSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  45. 1985
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  46. 1984
    MemberMortar Board National Honor Society
  47. 1983
    John H. Kleinheksel Mathematics AwardAwarding Organization
  48. 1982
    History AwardPhi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
  49. 1982
    MemberSigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)
  50. 1982
    MemberPi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society
  51. 1981
    Presidential ScholarHope College
  52. 1981
    Ralph J. Eggleston Memorial ScholarshipAwarding Organization
  53. 1981
    State of Michigan Competitive ScholarshipAwarding Organization
  54. 1981
    Bertelle-Arkell-Barbour ScholarshipAwarding Organization
  55. 1981
    Dean's ListAwarding Organization
  56. 1981
    ScholarshipAmerican Business Women's Association

Professional memberships

  1. 2020
    Chairman of the BoardAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  2. 2019
    PresidentAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  3. 2018
    Non-Voting MemberCorporate Advisory Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  4. 2018
    President ElectAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  5. 2018
    Non-Voting MemberAdministrative Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  6. 2018
    President ElectBoard of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  7. 2018
    Non-Voting MemberEducation Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  8. 2018
    Voting MemberExecutive Committee, Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  9. 2018
    Non-Voting MemberProfessional Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  10. 2018
    Voting MemberStrategic Planning Committee of the Board, Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  11. 2017 - 2019
    ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  12. 2017 - 2018
    MemberAlliance for Quality Computed Tomography (AQCT), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  13. 2017 - present
    MemberSPIE - the international society for optics and photonics
  14. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 299 - Quality Control in Multi-Energy Computed Tomography (MECT), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  15. 2016 - present
    Voting MemberTask Group No. 293-Task Group on Size Specific Dose Estimate (SSDE) for Head CT, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  16. 2016 - 2019
    Voting Task Group ChairTask Group No. 291-Task Group on Educational Report on Multi-Energy CT, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  17. 2016
    MemberUnit No. 20 CT, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  18. 2016 - present
    ChairMayo Graduate School, BMEP Admissions Subcommittee
  19. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 246 Task Group on Patient Dose from Diagnostic Radiation, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  20. 2015 - present
    MemberPublic Information Advisors Network, Radiological Society of North America
  21. 2015 - 2016
    Co-ChairAlliance for Quality Computed Tomography (AQCT), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  22. 2015 - 2016
    MentorScience Council Associates Mentorship Program, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  23. 2015 - 2018
    Associate EditorBoard of Associate Editors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  24. 2015 - present
    MemberWorking Group on IEC Coordination, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  25. 2014
    ChairWorking Group on IEC Coordination, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  26. 2013 - present
    Board MemberCenter for the Assessment of Radiological Sciences
  27. 2013 - present
    Board MemberInternational Society for Computed Tomography
  28. 2012 - 2014
    MemberTechnical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards Committee of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration
  29. 2012 - present
    MemberTechnology Assessment Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  30. 2012 - present
    MemberScience Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  31. 2011 - present
    Voting MemberImaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  32. 2011 - 2014
    ChairTask Group No. 220 Patient Size Metrics for CT, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  33. 2011 - 2016
    Vice ChairComputed Tomography Subcommittee, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  34. 2011 - 2014
    ChairCT Physics Section, Department of Radiology
  35. 2011
    Co-ChairScience Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  36. 2011
    Member3rd vice president of RSNA, Radiological Society of North America
  37. 2011
    DirectorAnnual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  38. 2011
    ConsultantScientific Committee 4-3, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  39. 2010 - 2015
    ChairWorking Group on Standardization of CT Nomenclature and Protocols, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  40. 2010 - 2011
    MemberTask Group No. 204 Development and Dissemination of Pediatric CT Dose Correction Factors, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  41. 2010 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 200 CT Dosimetry Phantoms and the Implementation of AAPM Report No. 111, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  42. 2010 - 2015
    MemberScientific Program Physics Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America
  43. 2010 - present
    Emeritus MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  44. 2010 - present
    Abstract ReviewerRadiological Society of North America
  45. 2009 - present
    Full MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  46. 2008 - 2009
    Associate MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  47. 2007 - present
    MemberCommittee on the Assessment of Thromboembolic Disease in Pregnancy, American Thoracic Society
  48. 2007 - 2012
    Consultant to the Editor of RadiologyRadiological Society of North America
  49. 2007 - 2008
    Continuing Medical Education Course DirectorAnnual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  50. 2007 - present
    MemberRadLex CT Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  51. 2007 - present
    MemberMedical Physics Editorial Board, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  52. 2006 - 2010
    MemberTask Group No. 111 Future of CT Dosimetry, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  53. 2006 - present
    MemberCardiac CT Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  54. 2005 - present
    Founding MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  55. 2005 - 2007
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  56. 2005 - 2006
    MemberTask Group No. 102 CTDI Values for Various CT Scanners, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  57. 2005 - 2006
    MemberTask Group No. 110 CT Noise Metrics, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  58. 2005 - present
    MemberCT Operations Group, Department of Radiology
  59. 2005 - present
    MemberComputed Tomography Subcommittee, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  60. 2004 - present
    DirectorCT Clinical Innovation Center, Department of Radiology
  61. 2003 - present
    MemberAdvisory Panel on Imaging Sciences, Scientific Council, American Heart Association
  62. 2003 - 2009
    Council MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  63. 2003 - 2005
    Continuing Education Course Co-DirectorAnnual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  64. 2003 - 2005
    MemberDepartment of Radiology
  65. 2003 - present
    Overseas Affiliate MemberInstitute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
  66. 2003 - present
    MemberPhysics Committee, Minnesota Radiological Society
  67. 2002 - 2006
    Abstract ReviewerRadiological Society of North America
  68. 2002
    MemberSubcommittee on Revisions to CT Equipment Testing Standard, American College of Radiology
  69. 2002 - present
    DelegateInternational Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  70. 2001 - 2007
    ChairTask Group No. 23 CT Dosimetry, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  71. 2001 - 2007
    MemberTask Group #23 CT Dosimetry, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  72. 2001 - 2007
    MemberPhysics Subcommittee, Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  73. 2001
    ConsultantTask Group No. 66 Quality Assurance for CT Simulations, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  74. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  75. 2001 - present
    MemberMaintenance Team 30 (X-Ray Computed Tomography), International Electrotechnical Commission
  76. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican National Standards Institute
  77. 2001 - present
    MemberU.S. National Committee, American National Standards Institute
  78. 2001 - present
    MemberDiagnostic Imaging Technical Advisory Group for IEC 62B, American National Standards Institute
  79. 2001 - present
    MemberInterdisciplinary Working Group, Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, American Heart Association
  80. 2000 - 2002
    Consultant, Past ChairMedical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  81. 2000 - present
    MemberConference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  82. 1999 - 2002
    MemberMedical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  83. 1999 - 2001
    Elected Representative for General MembershipBoard of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  84. 1999 - 2000
    ChairMedical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  85. 1998 - 2012
    MemberCommittee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  86. 1998 - 2012
    MemberPhysics Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  87. 1998 - 2007
    ChairPhysics Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  88. 1998 - 2000
    MemberExecutive Committee, Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  89. 1998 - 2000
    Vice ChairEducation Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  90. 1998 - 2000
    MemberRadiobiology Teaching Slides Task Group, Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  91. 1998 - 2000
    MemberRadiation Effects and Protection Lecture for Medical Students Task Group, Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  92. 1998 - 2000
    MemberCommittee on Education (Commission on Medical Physics), American College of Radiology
  93. 1998
    Grant ReviewerResearch and Education Fund, Radiological Society of North America
  94. 1997 - 2006
    MemberAmerican Association for Women Radiologists
  95. 1997 - 2001
    Test Questions ContributorRadiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  96. 1997 - 2001
    Test Questions EvaluatorRadiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  97. 1997 - 2001
    MemberAmerican Board of Radiology
  98. 1997 - 2001
    MemberRadiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  99. 1997
    MemberWomen's Advisory Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  100. 1996 - 2000
    MemberEducation Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  101. 1996 - 2000
    MemberMultimedia Educational Materials Publication Task Group, Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  102. 1996 - 1999
    ChairTraining of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  103. 1995 - 1998
    MemberVisual Teaching Aids for Radiology Residents Task Group, Training of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  104. 1995 - 1996
    ChairPhysics Tutorial for Residents Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  105. 1995 - 1996
    MemberRefresher Course Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  106. 1994 - 2000
    MemberRadiology Engineering Committee, Department of Radiology
  107. 1994 - 1996
    MemberEducation Coordination Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  108. 1994 - present
    Scientific Session ModeratorRadiological Society of North America
  109. 1993 - 2007
    ChairCT Technical Support Committee, Department of Radiology
  110. 1993 - 1999
    MemberTraining of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  111. 1993 - 1997
    MemberPhysics Tutorial for Residents Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  112. 1993 - present
    MemberCT Technical Support Committee, Department of Radiology
  113. 1992 - 1996
    ChairTechnical Exhibits Meeting Notes Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  114. 1992 - 1995
    ChairImage Processing and Analysis Committee, Department of Radiology
  115. 1992 - 1995
    MemberImage Processing and Analysis Committee, Department of Radiology
  116. 1991 - 2003
    MemberBody CT Leadership Committee, Department of Radiology
  117. 1991 - 1999
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Radiology
  118. 1991 - 1996
    MemberTechnical Exhibits Meeting Notes Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  119. 1991 - 1996
    MemberDigital Imaging Transmission Committee, Department of Radiology
  120. 1991 - 1995
    MemberPhysics Committee, Minnesota Radiological Society
  121. 1991 - 1992
    MemberComputer Committee, Department of Radiology
  122. 1991
    MemberRadiology Networking Task Force, Department of Radiology
  123. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  124. 1991 - present
    MemberHealth Physics Society
  125. 1991 - present
    MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  126. 1991 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  127. 1991 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  128. 1991 - present
    MemberNorth Central Chapter, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  129. 1986 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
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