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. 2020
    Technology Honorary DoctorLinkoping University
  2. 2019
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Rajendran et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  3. 2019
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Ren et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  4. 2019
    Certificate of Merit (*Mohammadinejad et al)Radiological Society of North America
  5. 2019
    Cum Laude Poster (Nelson et al.)SPIE Medical Imaging
  6. 2018
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Missert et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  7. 2018
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Rajendran et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  8. 2018
    Best of Current Clinical Trials (Hough et al.)European Congress of Radiology
  9. 2018
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with "Special Distinction"Radiology
  10. 2017
    Certificate of Merit (Campeau et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  11. 2017
    Magna Cum Laude Digital Poster and Exhibit (Vrtiska, et al)Radiological Society of North America
  12. 2017
    Radiology Research Fellow ScholarshipRadiology Research Executive Committee
  13. 2016
    FellowAmerican Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  14. 2014
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*McMillan et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  15. 2014
    Cum Laude (Campeau et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  16. 2014
    Certificate of Merit (Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  17. 2013
    Editor's Pick Journal Article (Yu et al.)Medical Physics
  18. 2012
    First Place Prize for Research Presentation (Froemming et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  19. 2011
    3rd Vice President of RSNARadiological Society of North America
  20. 2011
    Best Translational Science Poster (Hough et al.)Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance
  21. 2009
    Reese-Hartman Award, Carmen Award for Excellence in ResearchMayo Clinic
  22. 2009
    Summa Cum Laude (Best Scientific Exhibit, Black et al.)American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting
  23. 2009
    Best Scientific Presentations Award (Raupach et al.)European Congress of Radiology
  24. 2009
    Consociate MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  25. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Radiology
  26. 2007
    Certificate of Merit (*Rego et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  27. 2007
    FellowAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  28. 2006
    RSNA Research Trainee Prize Recipient (*Primak et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  29. 2005
    Certificate of Merit (*Primak et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  30. 2005
    RSNA Research Trainee Prize Recipient (*Zhang et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  31. 2005
    First place poster award (Atwell et al.)7th International Somatom CT User conference
  32. 2005
    Second Place Prize for Research Presentation (Vrtiska et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  33. 2005
    MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  34. 2004
    Certificate of Merit (Atwell et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  35. 2004
    Best Poster in Clinical Research of Vascular Disease (Vrtiska et al.)3rd Mayo Vascular Symposium
  36. 2003
    Magna Cum Laude (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  37. 2003
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with "Special Distinction"Radiology
  38. 2001
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  39. 2000
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  40. 2000
    Certificate of Merit (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  41. 2000
    Distinguished Committee Service Award (Commission on Medical Physics)American College of Radiology
  42. 2000
    First Place Prize for Research Presentation (McCollough et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  43. 1999
    Certificate of Merit (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  44. 1999
    Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging: Customer Focus Award (Mayo Radiology)Diagnostic Imaging Magazine
  45. 1998
    Distinguished Roster of Scientific AdvisorsRadiological Society of North America
  46. 1996
    American Digestive Health Foundation Student Abstract Prize (*Hara et al.)American Gastroenterological Association
  47. 1996
    Silver Medal (*Hara et al.)American Roentgen Ray Society
  48. 1996
    First Time Presenter Award (*Hara et al.)Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
  49. 1995
    Editor's Excellence Award for Outstanding Scientific ResearchJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
  50. 1992
    Editor's Recognition Award for Distinction in ReviewingRadiology
  51. 1991
    Editor's Recognition Award with DistinctionRadiology
  52. 1985
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  53. 1985
    Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Wisconsin
  54. 1985
    Summa Cum LaudeHope College
  55. 1985
    Scientific Senior Research AwardSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  56. 1984
    MemberMortar Board National Honor Society
  57. 1983
    John H. Kleinheksel Mathematics AwardHope College
  58. 1982
    MemberPi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society
  59. 1982
    History AwardPhi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
  60. 1982
    MemberSigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)
  61. 1981
    Presidential ScholarHope College
  62. 1981
    Bertelle-Arkell-Barbour ScholarshipHope College
  63. 1981
    Dean's ListHope College
  64. 1981
    Ralph J. Eggleston Memorial ScholarshipLake Shore High School
  65. 1981
    State of Michigan Competitive ScholarshipState of Michigan
  66. 1981
    ScholarshipAmerican Business Women's Association

Professional memberships

  1. 2020
    Chairman of the BoardAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  2. 2019 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Ad Hoc Committee to Establish an International Council
  3. 2019 - present
    ChairResearch Equipment Office Subcommittee - Rochester
  4. 2019
    PresidentAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  5. 2018 - present
    Voting MemberAd Hoc Committee to Help Integration of Effect, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  6. 2018
    MemberMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  7. 2018
    MemberMCGSBS Doctoral Training Growth Workgroup
  8. 2018
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Liaisons and Appointments, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  9. 2018 - 2021
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee of the Board, Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  10. 2018 - 2020
    MemberAdministrative Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  11. 2018 - 2020
    MemberCorporate Advisory Board, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  12. 2018 - 2020
    MemberEducation Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  13. 2018 - 2020
    MemberExecutive Committee, Board of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  14. 2018 - 2020
    MemberProfessional Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  15. 2018
    President ElectAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  16. 2018 - present
    MemberResearch Personnel Subcommittee
  17. 2017 - 2018
    MemberAlliance for Quality Computed Tomography (AQCT), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  18. 2017
    ChairComputed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  19. 2017 - present
    MemberSPIE - The International Organization for Optics and Photonics
  20. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 299 Quality Control in Multi-Energy Computed Tomography (MECT), Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  21. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 293 Size Specific Dose Estimate (SSDE) for Head CT, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  22. 2016 - 2019
    ChairTask Group No. 291 Educational Report on Multi-Energy CT, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  23. 2016 - 2018
    ChairMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  24. 2016 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 246 Task Group on Patient Dose from Diagnostic Radiation, Imaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  25. 2015 - present
    MemberPublic Information Advisors Network, Radiological Society of North America
  26. 2015 - 2016
    Co-ChairAlliance for Quality Computed Tomography (AQCT), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  27. 2015 - 2016
    MentorScience Council Associates Mentorship Program, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  28. 2015 - present
    Founding DirectorX-Ray Imaging Research Core
  29. 2015 - present
    Associate EditorBoard of Associate Editors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  30. 2015 - present
    MemberWorking Group on IEC Coordination, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  31. 2014
    ChairWorking Group on IEC Coordination, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  32. 2013 - 2018
    MemberMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  33. 2013 - 2015
    Board MemberCenter for the Assessment of Radiological Sciences
  34. 2013 - present
    Board MemberInternational Society for Computed Tomography
  35. 2013 - present
    Vice PresidentInternational Society for Computed Tomography
  36. 2012 - 2020
    MemberScience Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  37. 2012 - 2017
    MemberTechnology Assessment Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  38. 2011 - 2017
    MemberImaging Physics Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  39. 2011 - 2014
    ChairTask Group No. 220 Patient Size Metrics for CT, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  40. 2011 - 2016
    Vice ChairComputed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  41. 2011 - 2014
    ChairCT Physics Section, Department of Radiology
  42. 2011
    Co-ChairScience Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  43. 2011
    Continuing Medical Education Course Co-DirectorAnnual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  44. 2011
    Member3rd vice president of RSNA, Radiological Society of North America
  45. 2011
    Course DirectorAnnual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  46. 2011
    ConsultantScientific Committee 4-3, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  47. 2010 - 2015
    ChairWorking Group of Standardization of CT Nomenclature and Protocols, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  48. 2010 - 2011
    MemberTask Group No. 204 Development and Dissemination of Pediatric CT Dose Correction Factors, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  49. 2010 - present
    MemberTask Group No. 200 CT Dosimetry Phantoms and the Implementation of AAPM Report No. 111, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  50. 2010 - 2016
    Abstract ReviewerPhysics Subcommittee, Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  51. 2010 - 2015
    MemberScientific Program Physics Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America
  52. 2010 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  53. 2010 - present
    Emeritus MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  54. 2010 - present
    MemberTechnical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards Committee of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration
  55. 2009 - present
    Full MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  56. 2008 - 2009
    Associate MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  57. 2007 - 2008
    MemberCommittee on the Assessment of Thromboembolic Disease in Pregnancy, American Thoracic Society
  58. 2007 - 2012
    Consultant to the Editor of RadiologyRadiological Society of North America
  59. 2007 - 2008
    Continuing Medical Education Course Co-DirectorAnnual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  60. 2007 - present
    MemberRadLex CT Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  61. 2007 - present
    MemberMedical Physics Editorial Board, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  62. 2006 - 2010
    MemberTask Group No. 111 Future of CT Dosimetry, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  63. 2006 - present
    MemberCardiac CT Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  64. 2005 - 2018
    Founding MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  65. 2005 - 2017
    MemberComputed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  66. 2005 - 2015
    MemberCT Operations Group, Department of Radiology
  67. 2005 - 2007
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  68. 2005 - 2006
    MemberTask Group No. 102 CTDI Values for Various CT Scanners, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  69. 2005 - 2006
    MemberTask Group No. 110 CT Noise Metrics, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  70. 2004 - present
    DirectorCT Clinical Innovation Center, Department of Radiology
  71. 2003 - present
    MemberAdvisory Panel on Imaging Sciences, Scientific Council, American Heart Association
  72. 2003 - 2009
    Council MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  73. 2003 - 2005
    Continuing Education Course Co-DirectorAnnual Meeting Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  74. 2003 - present
    Overseas Affiliate MemberInstitute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
  75. 2003 - present
    MemberPhysics Committee, Minnesota Radiological Society
  76. 2002 - 2006
    Abstract ReviewerPhysics Subcommittee, Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  77. 2002
    MemberSubcommittee on Revisions to CT Equipment Testing Standard, American College of Radiology
  78. 2002 - present
    DelegateInternational Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  79. 2001 - 2007
    ChairTask Group No. 23 CT Dosimetry, Computed Tomography Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  80. 2001 - 2007
    MemberPhysics Subcommittee, Program Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  81. 2001
    ConsultantTask Group No. 66 Quality Assurance for CT Simulations, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  82. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  83. 2001 - present
    MemberMaintenance Team 30 (X-Ray Computed Tomography), International Electrotechnical Commission
  84. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican National Standards Institute
  85. 2001 - present
    MemberU.S. National Committee, American National Standards Institute
  86. 2001 - present
    MemberDiagnostic Imaging Technical Advisory Group for IEC 62B, American National Standards Institute
  87. 2001 - present
    MemberInterdisciplinary Working Group, Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, American Heart Association
  88. 2000 - 2002
    Consultant, Past ChairMedical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  89. 2000 - present
    MemberConference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  90. 1999 - 2001
    Elected Representative for General MembershipBoard of Directors, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  91. 1999 - 2000
    ChairMedical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  92. 1998 - 2012
    MemberCommittee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  93. 1998 - 2012
    MemberPhysics Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  94. 1998 - 2007
    ChairPhysics Subcommittee, Committee on CT Accreditation, American College of Radiology
  95. 1998 - 2000
    MemberExecutive Committee, Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  96. 1998 - 2000
    Vice ChairEducation Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  97. 1998 - 2000
    ChairRadiobiology Teaching Slides Task Group, Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  98. 1998 - 2000
    ChairRadiation Effects and Protection Lecture for Medical Students Task Group, Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  99. 1998 - 2000
    MemberCommittee on Education (Commission on Medical Physics), American College of Radiology
  100. 1998
    Grant ReviewerResearch and Education Fund, Radiological Society of North America
  101. 1997 - 2006
    MemberAmerican Association for Women Radiologists
  102. 1997 - 2001
    Test Questions ContributorRadiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  103. 1997 - 2001
    Test Questions EvaluatorRadiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  104. 1997 - 2001
    MemberAmerican Board of Radiology
  105. 1997 - 2001
    MemberRadiology Physics Written Exam Committee, American Board of Radiology
  106. 1997
    MemberWomen's Advisory Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  107. 1996 - 2000
    MemberEducation Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  108. 1996 - 2000
    MemberMultimedia Educational Materials Publication Task Group, Education Council, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  109. 1996 - 1999
    ChairTraining of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  110. 1995 - 1998
    MemberVisual Teaching Aids for Radiology Residents Task Group, Training of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  111. 1995 - 1996
    ChairPhysics Tutorial for Residents Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  112. 1995 - 1996
    MemberRefresher Course Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  113. 1994 - 2000
    MemberRadiology Engineering Committee, Department of Radiology
  114. 1994 - 1996
    MemberEducation Coordination Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  115. 1994 - present
    Scientific Session ModeratorRadiological Society of North America
  116. 1993 - 2007
    ChairCT Technical Support Committee, Department of Radiology
  117. 1993 - 1999
    MemberTraining of Radiologists Committee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  118. 1993 - 1997
    MemberPhysics Tutorial for Residents Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  119. 1993 - present
    MemberCT Technical Support Committee, Department of Radiology
  120. 1992 - 1996
    ChairTechnical Exhibits Meeting Notes Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  121. 1992 - 1995
    ChairImage Processing and Analysis Committee, Department of Radiology
  122. 1992 - 1995
    MemberImage Processing and Analysis Committee, Department of Radiology
  123. 1991 - present
    Faculty MemberMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  124. 1991 - 2003
    MemberBody CT Leadership Committee, Department of Radiology
  125. 1991 - 1999
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Radiology
  126. 1991 - 1996
    MemberTechnical Exhibits Meeting Notes Committee, Radiological Society of North America
  127. 1991 - 1996
    MemberDigital Imaging Transmission Committee, Department of Radiology
  128. 1991 - 1995
    MemberPhysics Committee, Minnesota Radiological Society
  129. 1991 - 1992
    MemberComputer Committee, Department of Radiology
  130. 1991
    MemberRadiology Networking Task Force, Department of Radiology
  131. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  132. 1991 - present
    MemberHealth Physics Society
  133. 1991 - present
    MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  134. 1991 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  135. 1991 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  136. 1991 - present
    MemberNorth Central Chapter, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  137. 1986 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.