Alisa (Alisa Ingrid) I. Walz-Flannigan, Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Informatics
  • Digital radiography
  • Mammography
  • Patient safety
  • Image quality metrics
  • Flat panel detector technology
  • Image perception issues in radiology image display and interpretation
  1. 2008
    Resident - Diagnostic Medical Physics, Department of Radiology. Primary research rotations in MRI and Informatics.Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2006
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - Division of Medical Imaging Physics, Department of Radiology. Research area: pre-clinical SPECTThe Johns Hopkins University
  3. 2004
    Ph.D. - Applied Physics. Thesis: Cold Rydberg Gas DynamicsUniversity of Michigan
  4. 1998
    BA - PhysicsCarleton College

Certifications

  1. 2011
    Diagnostic Medical PhysicsAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Quality Storyboard AwardRadiological Society of North America
  2. 2016
    Cum LaudeRadiological Society of North America
  3. 2016
    Identified for RadioGraphicsRadiological Society of North America
  4. 2014
    Winds of ChangeLGBTI Forum on Workplace Inclusion
  5. 2010
    First Place Poster, "Aging and Quality Control Color LCDs for Radiologic Imaging"Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  6. 2009
    Certificate of Merit, Education Exhibit, "Identifying Digital Radiography Artifacts"Radiological Society of North America
  7. 2009
    Second Place Poster, "Display Quality Control: Results from Two Years in the Field"Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  8. 2007
    Scholarship for Medical Physics Summer SchoolAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  9. 2006
    Best Postdoctoral Research PresentationDivision of Medical Imaging Physics Annual Symposium, The Johns Hopkins University
  10. 2003
    Division of Laser Sciences Travel GrantAmerican Physical Society
  11. 2003
    Hewlett GrantUniversity of Michigan
  12. 1998
    Rackham Regents Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Michigan
  13. 1998
    Thesis Award of DistinctionCarleton College

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Voting MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Task Group on Development of Standards for Vendor-Neutral Reject Analysis in Radiography
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Enterprise Breast Imaging Operations
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo enterprise radiology architecture and standards
  4. 2015 - 2017
    LeadRadiography Repeat Analysis Group
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Enterprise General Imaging Operations
  6. 2015 - present
    Voting MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Task group for the development of pediatric techniques for computed radiography and digital radiography
  7. 2014 - present
    Voting MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Task Group on Display QA
  8. 2014 - 2017
    LeadRadiography Image Quality Working Group
  9. 2014 - present
    Voting MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine, Task group for Considerations for the Use of Handheld Devices for Viewing Medical Images
  10. 2013 - present
    Co-ChairTask Group on Interoperability Assessment, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  11. 2013 - 2015
    MemberWomen's Professional Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  12. 2013
    MemberFindling CME Planning Committee
  13. 2012
    MemberGLBTI Health Care Task Group, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  14. 2011 - 2016
    Co-ChairImaging Informatics Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  15. 2011
    Review Panel MemberSociety of Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  16. 2011 - present
    MemberRadiography and Fluoroscopy Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  17. 2009 - 2011
    Radiology Resident Physics Education Committee, Department of Radiology
  18. 2009 - present
    MemberTask Group on Digital Radiography Quality Control, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  19. 2008 - 2011
    Ad Hoc MemberMayo Clinic Clinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  20. 2008 - 2009
    MemberPACS Advisory Group, Department of Radiology
  21. 2008 - present
    LeadInformatics Operations, Department of Radiology
  22. 2008 - present
    LeadDisplay Quality Control Group, Department of Radiology
  23. 2008 - present
    Co-LeaderGeneral/RF Quality Control Group, Department of Radiology
  24. 2008 - present
    Voting MemberImaging Informatics Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  25. 2007 - 2008
    MemberSPIE
  26. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety of Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  27. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  28. 2005 - 2006
    MemberAmerican Association of Physics Teachers
  29. 1998 - 2005
    MemberAmerican Physical Society
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