Cynthia H. McCollough, Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • 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. 2018
    Best of Current Clinical Trials (Hough et al.)European Congress of Radiology
  2. 2018
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with "Special Distinction"Radiology
  3. 2017
    Certificate of Merit (Campeau et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  4. 2017
    Magna Cum Laude Digital Poster and Exhibit (Vrtiska, et al)Radiological Society of North America
  5. 2017
    Radiology Research Fellow ScholarshipRadiology Research Executive Committee
  6. 2016
    FellowAmerican Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  7. 2014
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (McMillan et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  8. 2014
    Cum Laude (Campeau et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  9. 2014
    Certificate of Merit (Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  10. 2013
    Editor's Pick Journal ArticleMedical Physics
  11. 2012
    First Place Prize for Research Presentation (Froemming et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  12. 2011
    3rd Vice President of RSNARadiological Society of North America
  13. 2011
    Best Translational Science Poster (Hough et al.)Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance
  14. 2009
    Reese-Hartman Award, Carmen Award for Excellence in ResearchMayo Clinic
  15. 2009
    Summa Cum Laude (Best Scientific Exhibit, Black et al.)109th Annual American Roengen Ray Society Meeting
  16. 2009
    Best Scientific Presentations Award (Raupach et al.)European Congress of Radiology
  17. 2009
    Consociate MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  18. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Radiology
  19. 2007
    Certificate of Merit (*Rego et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  20. 2007
    FellowAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  21. 2006
    RSNA Research Trainee Prize Recipient (*Primak et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  22. 2005
    Certificate of Merit (*Primak et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  23. 2005
    RSNA Research Trainee Prize Recipient (*Zhang et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  24. 2005
    First place poster award (Atwell et al.)7th International Somatom CT User conference
  25. 2005
    Second Place Prize for Research Presentation (Vrtiska et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  26. 2005
    MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  27. 2004
    Certificate of Merit (Atwell et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  28. 2004
    Best Poster in Clinical Research of Vascular Disease (Vrtiska et al.)3rd Mayo Vascular Symposium
  29. 2003
    Magna Cum Laude (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  30. 2003
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with "Special Distinction"Radiology
  31. 2001
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  32. 2000
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  33. 2000
    Certificate of Merit (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  34. 2000
    Distinguished Committee Service Award (Commission on Medical Physics)American College of Radiology
  35. 2000
    First Place Prize for Research Presentation (McCollough et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  36. 1999
    Certificate of Merit (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  37. 1999
    Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging: Customer Focus Award (Mayo Radiology)Diagnostic Imaging Magazine
  38. 1998
    Distinguished Roster of Scientific AdvisorsRadiological Society of North America
  39. 1996
    American Digestive Health Foundation Student Abstract Prize (*Hara et al.)American Gastroenterological Association
  40. 1996
    Silver Medal (*Hara et al.)American Roentgen Ray Society
  41. 1996
    First Time Presenter Award (*Hara et al.)Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
  42. 1995
    Editor's Excellence Award for Outstanding Scientific ResearchJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
  43. 1992
    Editor's Recognition Award for Distinction in ReviewingRadiology
  44. 1991
    Editor's Recognition Award with DistinctionRadiology
  45. 1985
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  46. 1985
    Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Wisconsin
  47. 1985
    Summa Cum LaudeHope College
  48. 1985
    Scientific Senior Research AwardSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  49. 1984
    MemberMortar Board National Honor Society
  50. 1983
    John H. Kleinheksel Mathematics AwardHope College
  51. 1982
    MemberPi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society
  52. 1982
    History AwardPhi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
  53. 1982
    MemberSigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)
  54. 1981
    Presidential ScholarHope College
  55. 1981
    Bertelle-Arkell-Barbour ScholarshipHope College
  56. 1981
    Dean's ListHope College
  57. 1981
    Ralph J. Eggleston Memorial ScholarshipLake Shore High School
  58. 1981
    State of Michigan Competitive ScholarshipState of Michigan
  59. 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
    Voting MemberAd Hoc Committee to Help Integration of Effect, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  4. 2018 - present
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Liaisons and Appointments, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  5. 2018 - 2020
    MemberAdministrative Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  6. 2018 - 2020
    MemberCorporate Advisory Board, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  7. 2018 - 2020
    MemberEducation Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  8. 2018 - 2020
    MemberExecutive Committee, Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  9. 2018 - 2020
    MemberProfessional Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  10. 2018 - 2020
    MemberScience Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  11. 2018
    President ElectAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  12. 2018
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee of the Board, Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  13. 2017 - 2018
    MemberAlliance for Quality Computed Tomography (AQCT), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  14. 2017
    ChairComputed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  15. 2017 - present
    MemberSPIE - The International Organization for Optics and Photonics
  16. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 299 Quality Control in Multi-Energy Computed Tomography (MECT), Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  17. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 293 Size Specific Dose Estimate (SSDE) for Head CT, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  18. 2016 - 2019
    ChairTask Group No. 291 Educational Report on Multi-Energy CT, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  19. 2016 - present
    ChairMayo Graduate School, BMEP Admissions Subcommittee
  20. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 246 Task Group on Patient Dose from Diagnostic Radiation, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  21. 2015 - present
    MemberPublic Information Advisors Network, Radiological Society of North America
  22. 2015 - 2016
    Co-ChairAlliance for Quality Computed Tomography (AQCT), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  23. 2015 - 2016
    MentorScience Council Associates Mentorship Program, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  24. 2015 - present
    Associate EditorBoard of Associate Editors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  25. 2015 - present
    MemberWorking Group on IEC Coordination, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  26. 2014
    ChairWorking Group on IEC Coordination, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  27. 2013 - present
    Board MemberCenter for the Assessment of Radiological Sciences
  28. 2013 - present
    Board MemberInternational Society for Computed Tomography
  29. 2012 - 2017
    MemberTechnology Assessment Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  30. 2012 - 2017
    MemberScience Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  31. 2012 - 2014
    Technical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards Committee of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration
  32. 2011 - 2017
    MemberImaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  33. 2011 - 2014
    Task Group No. 220 Patient Size Metrics for CT, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  34. 2011 - 2016
    Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  35. 2011 - 2014
    ChairCT Physics Section, Department of Radiology
  36. 2011
    Co-ChairScience Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  37. 2011
    3rd vice president of RSNA, Radiological Society of North America
  38. 2011
    Annual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  39. 2011
    Scientific Committee 4-3, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  40. 2010 - 2015
    ChairWorking Group of Standardization of CT Nomenclature and Protocols, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  41. 2010 - 2011
    Task Group No. 204 Development and Dissemination of Pediatric CT Dose Correction Factors, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  42. 2010 - present
    Task Group No. 200 CT Dosimetry Phantoms and the Implementation of AAPM Report No. 111, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  43. 2010 - 2016
    Radiological Society of North America
  44. 2010 - 2015
    Scientific Program Physics Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America
  45. 2010 - present
    National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  46. 2009 - present
    Full MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  47. 2008 - 2009
    Associate MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  48. 2007 - present
    Committee on the Assessment of Thromboembolic Disease in Pregnancy, American Thoracic Society
  49. 2007 - 2012
    Radiological Society of North America
  50. 2007 - 2008
    Annual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  51. 2007 - present
    RadLex CT Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  52. 2007 - present
    Medical Physics Editorial Board, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  53. 2006 - 2010
    Task Group No. 111 Future of CT Dosimetry, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  54. 2006 - present
    Cardiac CT Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  55. 2005 - present
    Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  56. 2005 - 2017
    Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  57. 2005 - 2015
    MemberCT Operations Group, Department of Radiology
  58. 2005 - 2007
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  59. 2005 - 2006
    Task Group No. 102 CTDI Values for Various CT Scanners, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  60. 2005 - 2006
    Task Group No. 110 CT Noise Metrics, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  61. 2004 - present
    DirectorCT Clinical Innovation Center, Department of Radiology
  62. 2003 - present
    Advisory Panel on Imaging Sciences, Scientific Council, American Heart Association
  63. 2003 - 2009
    National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  64. 2003 - 2005
    Annual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  65. 2003 - present
    Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
  66. 2003 - present
    Physics Committee, Minnesota Radiological Society
  67. 2002 - 2006
    Radiological Society of North America
  68. 2002
    Subcommittee on Revisions to CT Equipment Testing Standard, American College of Radiology
  69. 2002 - present
    International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  70. 2001 - 2007
    Task Group No. 23 CT Dosimetry, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  71. 2001 - 2007
    Physics Subcommittee, Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  72. 2001
    Task Group No. 66 Quality Assurance for CT Simulations, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  73. 2001 - present
    American Heart Association
  74. 2001 - present
    Maintenance Team 30 (X-Ray Computed Tomography), International Electrotechnical Commission
  75. 2001 - present
    American National Standards Institute
  76. 2001 - present
    U.S. National Committee, American National Standards Institute
  77. 2001 - present
    Diagnostic Imaging Technical Advisory Group for IEC 62B, American National Standards Institute
  78. 2001 - present
    Interdisciplinary Working Group, Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, American Heart Association
  79. 2000 - 2002
    Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  80. 2000 - present
    Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  81. 1999 - 2001
    Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  82. 1999 - 2000
    Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  83. 1998 - 2012
    Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  84. 1998 - 2012
    Physics Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  85. 1998 - 2007
    Physics Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  86. 1998 - 2000
    MemberExecutive Committee, Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  87. 1998 - 2000
    Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  88. 1998 - 2000
    Radiobiology Teaching Slides Task Group, Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  89. 1998 - 2000
    Radiation Effects and Protection Lecture for Medical Students Task Group, Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  90. 1998 - 2000
    Committee on Education (Commission on Medical Physics), American College of Radiology
  91. 1998
    Research and Education Fund, Radiological Society of North America
  92. 1997 - 2006
    American Association for Women Radiologists
  93. 1997 - 2001
    Radiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  94. 1997 - 2001
    Radiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  95. 1997 - 2001
    American Board of Radiology
  96. 1997 - 2001
    Radiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  97. 1997
    MemberWomen's Advisory Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  98. 1996 - 2000
    Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  99. 1996 - 2000
    Multimedia Educational Materials Publication Task Group, Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  100. 1996 - 1999
    Training of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  101. 1995 - 1998
    Visual Teaching Aids for Radiology Residents Task Group, Training of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  102. 1995 - 1996
    Physics Tutorial for Residents Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  103. 1995 - 1996
    Refresher Course Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  104. 1994 - 2000
    MemberRadiology Engineering Committee, Department of Radiology
  105. 1994 - 1996
    Education Coordination Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  106. 1994 - present
    Radiological Society of North America
  107. 1993 - 2007
    ChairCT Technical Support Committee, Department of Radiology
  108. 1993 - 1999
    Training of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  109. 1993 - 1997
    Physics Tutorial for Residents Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  110. 1993 - present
    MemberCT Technical Support Committee, Department of Radiology
  111. 1992 - 1996
    Technical Exhibits Meeting Notes Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  112. 1992 - 1995
    ChairImage Processing and Analysis Committee, Department of Radiology
  113. 1992 - 1995
    MemberImage Processing and Analysis Committee, Department of Radiology
  114. 1991 - 2003
    MemberBody CT Leadership Committee, Department of Radiology
  115. 1991 - 1999
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Radiology
  116. 1991 - 1996
    Technical Exhibits Meeting Notes Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  117. 1991 - 1996
    MemberDigital Imaging Transmission Committee, Department of Radiology
  118. 1991 - 1995
    Physics Committee, Minnesota Radiological Society
  119. 1991 - 1992
    MemberComputer Committee, Department of Radiology
  120. 1991
    MemberRadiology Networking Task Force, Department of Radiology
  121. 1991 - present
    American College of Radiology
  122. 1991 - present
    Health Physics Society
  123. 1991 - present
    Minnesota Radiological Society
  124. 1991 - present
    Radiological Society of North America
  125. 1991 - present
    Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  126. 1991 - present
    North Central Chapter, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  127. 1986 - present
    American Association of Physicists in Medicine
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Research activities

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