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. 2022
    Membership The Fleischner Society
  2. 2022
    Best Overall Paper, Roscoe E. Miller Award (*Hsieh et al.)Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR) 2022
  3. 2021
    Cum Laude Award (Rajiah et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  4. 2021
    Rotblat AwardPhysics in Medicine and Biology
  5. 2021
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Koons et al.)Radiology Association of North America
  6. 2021
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Huber et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  7. 2021
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Fan et al.)Radiology Association of North America
  8. 2021
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Inoue et al.)Radiology Association of North America
  9. 2021
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Zhou et al.)Radiology Association of North America
  10. 2021
    2021 James T. McMillian Fellowship Award - Carman Award for Excellence in Medical Education and Practice (* David Bartlett)Mayo Clinic
  11. 2021
    Distinguished ReviewerAnnals of Translational Medicine
  12. 2020
    2020 Distinguished Investigator AwardMayo Clinic
  13. 2020
    Honorary Doctorate (Doctor of Technology)Linkoping University
  14. 2019
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Rajendran et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  15. 2019
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Ren et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  16. 2019
    Certificate of Merit (*Mohammadinejad et al)Radiological Society of North America
  17. 2019
    Cum Laude Poster (Nelson et al.)SPIE Medical Imaging
  18. 2018
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Missert et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  19. 2018
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*Rajendran et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  20. 2018
    Best of Current Clinical Trials (Hough et al.)European Congress of Radiology
  21. 2018
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with "Special Distinction"Radiology
  22. 2017
    Certificate of Merit (Campeau et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  23. 2017
    Magna Cum Laude Digital Poster and Exhibit (Vrtiska, et al)Radiological Society of North America
  24. 2017
    Radiology Research Fellow ScholarshipRadiology Research Executive Committee
  25. 2016
    FellowAmerican Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
  26. 2014
    RSNA Trainee Research Prize (*McMillan et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  27. 2014
    Cum Laude (Campeau et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  28. 2014
    Certificate of Merit (Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  29. 2013
    Editor's Pick Journal Article (Yu et al.)Medical Physics
  30. 2012
    First Place Prize for Research Presentation (Froemming et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  31. 2011
    3rd Vice President of RSNARadiological Society of North America
  32. 2011
    Best Translational Science Poster (Hough et al.)Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance
  33. 2009
    Reese-Hartman Award, Carmen Award for Excellence in ResearchMayo Clinic
  34. 2009
    Summa Cum Laude (Best Scientific Exhibit, Black et al.)American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting
  35. 2009
    Best Scientific Presentations Award (Raupach et al.)European Congress of Radiology
  36. 2009
    Consociate MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  37. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Radiology
  38. 2007
    Certificate of Merit (*Rego et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  39. 2007
    FellowAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  40. 2006
    RSNA Research Trainee Prize Recipient (*Primak et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  41. 2005
    Certificate of Merit (*Primak et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  42. 2005
    RSNA Research Trainee Prize Recipient (*Zhang et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  43. 2005
    First place poster award (Atwell et al.)7th International Somatom CT User conference
  44. 2005
    Second Place Prize for Research Presentation (Vrtiska et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  45. 2005
    MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  46. 2004
    Certificate of Merit (Atwell et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  47. 2004
    Best Poster in Clinical Research of Vascular Disease (Vrtiska et al.)3rd Mayo Vascular Symposium
  48. 2003
    Magna Cum Laude (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  49. 2003
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with "Special Distinction"Radiology
  50. 2001
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  51. 2000
    Editor's Recognition Award for Reviewing with DistinctionRadiology
  52. 2000
    Certificate of Merit (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  53. 2000
    Distinguished Committee Service Award (Commission on Medical Physics)American College of Radiology
  54. 2000
    First Place Prize for Research Presentation (McCollough et al.)Society of Uroradiology Annual Meeting
  55. 1999
    Certificate of Merit (*Bruesewitz et al.)Radiological Society of North America
  56. 1999
    Excellence in Diagnostic Imaging: Customer Focus Award (Mayo Radiology)Diagnostic Imaging Magazine
  57. 1998
    Distinguished Roster of Scientific AdvisorsRadiological Society of North America
  58. 1996
    American Digestive Health Foundation Student Abstract Prize (*Hara et al.)American Gastroenterological Association
  59. 1996
    Silver Medal (*Hara et al.)American Roentgen Ray Society
  60. 1996
    First Time Presenter Award (*Hara et al.)Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists
  61. 1995
    Editor's Excellence Award for Outstanding Scientific ResearchJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
  62. 1992
    Editor's Recognition Award for Distinction in ReviewingRadiology
  63. 1991
    Editor's Recognition Award with DistinctionRadiology
  64. 1985
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  65. 1985
    Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Wisconsin
  66. 1985
    Summa Cum LaudeHope College
  67. 1985
    Scientific Senior Research AwardSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  68. 1984
    MemberMortar Board National Honor Society
  69. 1983
    John H. Kleinheksel Mathematics AwardHope College
  70. 1982
    MemberPi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society
  71. 1982
    History AwardPhi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
  72. 1982
    MemberSigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)
  73. 1981
    Presidential ScholarHope College
  74. 1981
    Bertelle-Arkell-Barbour ScholarshipHope College
  75. 1981
    Dean's ListHope College
  76. 1981
    Ralph J. Eggleston Memorial ScholarshipLake Shore High School
  77. 1981
    State of Michigan Competitive ScholarshipState of Michigan
  78. 1981
    ScholarshipAmerican Businesswomen's Association

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    MemberThe Fleischner Society
  2. 2021
    Regional Organization Outreach Subcommittee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  3. 2021
    Unit No. 65 - Membership & Organizational Management - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  4. 2021 - present
    Working Group on Diagnostic Imaging Vendor Engagement - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  5. 2021 - present
    CT Subcommittee - ConsultantAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  6. 2021 - present
    Imaging Physics Committee MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  7. 2021 - present
    Technical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards Committee of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee - ChairFood and Drug Administration
  8. 2020 - 2021
    Ad Hoc Committee to Respond to the Impact of the Coronavirus on AAPM Meetings - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  9. 2020 - 2021
    Unit No. 58 Response Team - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  10. 2020 - 2021
    Nominating Committee - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  11. 2020 - 2021
    Task Group No. 346 - Strategic Planning Committee's Reporting Utility Methodology - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  12. 2020
    Ethics Committee MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  13. 2020
    Ad Hoc Committee for Medical Physics Journal Editor Selection - ConsultantAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  14. 2020
    Strategic Planning Committee of the Board - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  15. 2020
    Chair of the BoardAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  16. 2019 - 2020
    Ad Hoc Committee to Establish an International Council -- MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  17. 2019 - present
    ChairResearch Equipment Office - Rochester
  18. 2019 - 2021
    Ad Hoc Committee on Education and Implementation Efforts for Discontinuing the Use of Patient Gonadal and Fetal Shielding - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  19. 2019
    PresidentAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  20. 2018 - 2020
    Ad Hoc Committee to Help Integration of Effort - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  21. 2018
    MemberMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  22. 2018
    MemberMCGSBS Doctoral Training Growth Workgroup
  23. 2018
    Ad Hoc Committee on Liaisons and Appointments - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  24. 2018 - 2021
    Board of Directors, Strategic Planning Committee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  25. 2018 - 2020
    MemberResearch Personnel Subcommittee
  26. 2018 - 2020
    Administrative Council - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  27. 2018 - 2020
    Corporate Advisory Board - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  28. 2018 - 2020
    Educational Council - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  29. 2018 - 2020
    Board of Directors, Executive Committee MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  30. 2018 - 2020
    Science Council - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  31. 2018 - 2020
    Professional Council - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  32. 2018 - 2020
    Board of Directors, Executive Committee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  33. 2018 - 2019
    President ElectAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  34. 2017 - 2018
    Alliance for Quality Computed Tomography - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  35. 2017
    CT Subcommittee - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  36. 2017 - present
    MemberSPIE - The International Organization for Optics and Photonics
  37. 2016 - present
    CT Subcommittee, Task Group No. 299 Quality Control in Multi-Energy CT - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  38. 2016 - 2019
    CT Subcommittee, Task Group No. 293 Size Specific Dose Estimates for Head CT - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  39. 2016 - 2020
    CT Subcommittee, Task Group No. 291 Educational Report on Multi-Energy CT - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  40. 2016 - 2020
    Imaging Physics Committee, Task Group No. 246 Task Group on Patient Dose from CT Radiation - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  41. 2016 - 2018
    ChairMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  42. 2015 - present
    Public Information Advisors Network - MemberRadiological Society of North America
  43. 2015 - 2016
    Alliance for Quality Computed Tomography - Co-ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  44. 2015 - 2016
    Science Council Associated Mentorship Program - MentorAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  45. 2015 - 2018
    Medical Physics Board of Associate Editors - Associate EditorAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  46. 2015 - present
    Founding DirectorX-Ray Imaging Research Core
  47. 2015 - present
    Working Group on IEC Coordination - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  48. 2014
    Working Group on IEC Coordination - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  49. 2013 - 2018
    MemberMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  50. 2013 - 2015
    Board MemberCenter for the Assessment of Radiological Sciences
  51. 2013 - present
    Board MemberInternational Society for Computed Tomography
  52. 2013 - present
    Vice PresidentInternational Society for Computed Tomography
  53. 2012 - 2017
    Technology Assessment Committee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  54. 2012 - 2017
    Science Council - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  55. 2011 - 2017
    Imaging Physics Committee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  56. 2011 - 2014
    CT Subcommittee, Task Group No. 220 Patient Size Metrics or CT - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  57. 2011 - 2016
    CT Subcommittee - Vice ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  58. 2011 - 2014
    ChairCT Physics Section, Department of Radiology
  59. 2011
    Annual Meeting Committee - Course DirectorAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  60. 2011
    Scientific Committee 4-3 - ConsultantNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  61. 2011
    Science Council - Co-ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  62. 2011
    Annual Meeting Committee - Continuing Education Course Co-DirectorAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  63. 2011
    3rd Vice President of RSNARadiological Society of North America
  64. 2010 - 2015
    CT Subcommittee, Working Group of Standardization of CT Nomenclature and Protocols - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  65. 2010 - 2011
    CT Subcommittee, Task Group No. 204 Development and Dissemination of Pediatric CT Dose Correction Factors - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  66. 2010 - 2020
    Technical Electronic Product Radiation Safety Standards Committee of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee - MemberFood and Drug Administration
  67. 2010 - 2016
    Program Committee, Physics Subcommittee - MemberRadiological Society of North America
  68. 2010 - 2015
    Scientific Program Physics Subcommittee MemberRadiological Society of North America
  69. 2010 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  70. 2010 - present
    Consociate MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  71. 2009 - present
    Full MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  72. 2008 - 2009
    Associate MemberMayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  73. 2008 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Radiology
  74. 2007 - 2008
    Committee on the Assessment of Thromboembolic Disease in Pregnancy - MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  75. 2007 - 2012
    RadLex CT Committee - MemberRadiological Society of North America
  76. 2007 - 2012
    Medical Physics Editorial Board - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  77. 2007 - 2012
    Consultant to the Editor of RadiologyRadiological Society of North America
  78. 2007 - 2008
    Annual Meeting Committee - Continuing Education Course Co-DirectorAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  79. 2006 - 2010
    CT Subcommittee, Task Group No. 111 Future of CT Dosimetry - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  80. 2006 - 2009
    Cardiac CT Subcommittee - MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  81. 2005 - 2018
    Founding MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  82. 2005 - 2017
    CT Subcommittee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  83. 2005 - 2015
    MemberCT Operations Group, Department of Radiology
  84. 2005 - 2007
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Radiology
  85. 2005 - 2006
    CT Subcommittee, Task Group No. 102 CTDI Values for Various CT Scanners - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  86. 2005 - 2006
    CT Subcommittee, Task Group No. 110 CT Noise Metrics - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  87. 2004 - present
    DirectorCT Clinical Innovation Center, Department of Radiology
  88. 2003 - 2009
    Scientific Council, Advisory Panel on Imaging Sciences - MemberAmerican Heart Association
  89. 2003 - 2009
    Council MemberNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  90. 2003 - 2007
    Overseas Affiliate MemberInstitute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
  91. 2003 - 2006
    Physics Committee - MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  92. 2003 - 2005
    Annual Meeting Committee - Continuing Education Course Co-DirectorAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  93. 2002 - 2018
    International Electrotechnical Commission DelegateAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  94. 2002 - 2006
    Program Committee, Physics Subcommittee - Abstract ReviewerRadiological Society of North America
  95. 2002
    Subcommittee on Revisions to CT Equipment Testing Standard - MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  96. 2001 - 2007
    CT Subcommittee Task Group No. 23 CT Dosimetry - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  97. 2001 - 2007
    Program Committee, Physics Subcommittee - MemberRadiological Society of North America
  98. 2001 - 2006
    Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, Interdisciplinary Working Group - MemberAmerican Heart Association
  99. 2001
    Task Group No. 66 Quality Assurance for CT Simulations ConsultantAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  100. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  101. 2001 - present
    Maintenance Team 30 - MemberInternational Electrotechnical Commission
  102. 2001 - present
    Diagnostic Imaging Technical Advisory Group for IEC 62B - MemberAmerican National Standards Institute
  103. 2000 - 2019
    MemberConference of Radiation Control Program Directors
  104. 2000 - 2002
    Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee - Consultant, Past ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  105. 1999 - 2001
    Board of Directors, Elected Representative for General MembershipAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  106. 1999 - 2000
    Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  107. 1998 - 2012
    Committee on CT Accreditation - MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  108. 1998 - 2012
    Committee on CT Accreditation, Physics Subcommittee - MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  109. 1998 - 2007
    Committee on CT Accreditation, Physics Subcommittee - ChairAmerican College of Radiology
  110. 1998 - 2000
    Executive Committee MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  111. 1998 - 2000
    Education Council - Vice ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  112. 1998 - 2000
    Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, Radiobiology Teaching Slides Task Group - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  113. 1998 - 2000
    Medical Physics Education of Physicians Committee, Radiation Effects and Protection Lecture for Medical Students Task Group - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  114. 1998 - 2000
    Committee on Education - MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  115. 1998
    Research and Education Fund Grant ReviewerRadiological Society of North America
  116. 1997 - 2006
    MemberAmerican Association for Women Radiologists
  117. 1997 - 2001
    Radiology Physics Written Exam Committee - Test Question ContributorAmerican Board of Radiology
  118. 1997 - 2001
    Radiology Physics Written Exam Committee - Test Question EvaluatorAmerican Board of Radiology
  119. 1997 - 2001
    MemberAmerican Board of Radiology
  120. 1997 - 2001
    Radiology Physics Written Exam CommitteeAmerican Board of Radiology
  121. 1997
    MemberWomen's Advisory Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  122. 1996 - 2000
    Educational Council - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  123. 1996 - 2000
    Education Council, Multimedia Educational Materials Publication Task Group - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  124. 1996 - 1999
    Training of Radiologists Committee - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  125. 1995 - 1998
    Training of Radiologists Committee, Visual Teaching Aids for Radiology Residents Task Group - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  126. 1995 - 1996
    Physics Tutorial for Residents Subcommittee - ChairAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  127. 1995 - 1996
    Refresher Course Committee - MemberRadiological Society of North America
  128. 1994 - 2000
    MemberRadiology Engineering Committee, Department of Radiology
  129. 1994 - 1996
    RSNA Education Coordination Subcommittee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  130. 1994 - present
    Scientific Session ModeratorRadiological Society of North America
  131. 1993 - 2015
    MemberCT Technical Support Committee, Department of Radiology
  132. 1993 - 2007
    ChairCT Technical Support Committee, Department of Radiology
  133. 1993 - 1999
    Training of Radiologists Committee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  134. 1993 - 1997
    Physics Tutorial for Residents Subcommittee - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  135. 1992 - 1996
    Technical Exhibits Meeting Notes Committee - ChairRadiological Society of North America
  136. 1992 - 1995
    ChairImage Processing and Analysis Committee, Department of Radiology
  137. 1992 - 1995
    MemberImage Processing and Analysis Committee, Department of Radiology
  138. 1991 - present
    Faculty MemberMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Mayo Clinic Education Committee
  139. 1991 - 2003
    MemberBody CT Leadership Committee, Department of Radiology
  140. 1991 - 1999
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Radiology
  141. 1991 - 1996
    Technical Exhibits Meeting Notes Committee - MemberRadiological Society of North America
  142. 1991 - 1996
    MemberDigital Imaging Transmission Committee, Department of Radiology
  143. 1991 - 1995
    Physics Committee - MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  144. 1991 - 1992
    MemberComputer Committee, Department of Radiology
  145. 1991
    MemberRadiology Networking Task Force, Department of Radiology
  146. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  147. 1991 - present
    MemberHealth Physics Society
  148. 1991 - present
    MemberMinnesota Radiological Society
  149. 1991 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  150. 1991 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  151. 1991 - present
    North Central Chapter - MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  152. 1986 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.