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

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Mammogram
  • 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 - in Clinical Medical Physics, Department of RadiologyMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2006
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - in the Division of Medical Imaging Physics; Research area: pre-clinical SPECTThe Johns Hopkins University
  3. 2004
    Ph.D. - in Applied Physics; Thesis: Cold Rydberg Gas DynamicsUniversity of Michigan
  4. 1998
    BA - in PhysicsCarleton College

Certifications

  1. 2011
    Diagnostic Medical PhysicsAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

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

  1. 2013 - 2015
    MemberWomen's Professional Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  2. 2013
    MemberFindling CME Planning Committee
  3. 2013 - present
    Co-ChairTask Group on Interoperability Assessment, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  4. 2012 - 2016
    Co-ChairImaging Informatics Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  5. 2012
    MemberGLBTI Health Care Task Group, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  6. 2011 - 2015
    MemberRadiography and Fluoroscopy Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  7. 2011
    Review Panel MemberSociety of Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  8. 2011 - present
    Voting MemberImaging Informatics Subcommittee, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  9. 2009 - 2011
    ChairLGBT Mayo Employee Resource Group
  10. 2009 - 2011
    Radiology Resident Physics Education Committee, Department of Radiology
  11. 2009 - present
    MemberTask Group on Digital Radiography Quality Control, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  12. 2008 - 2011
    Ad Hoc MemberMayo Clinic Clinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  13. 2008 - 2009
    MemberPACS Advisory Group, Department of Radiology
  14. 2008 - present
    LeadInformatics Operations, Department of Radiology
  15. 2008 - present
    LeadDisplay Quality Control Group, Department of Radiology
  16. 2008 - present
    MemberGeneral/RF Quality Control Group, Department of Radiology
  17. 2007 - 2008
    MemberSPIE
  18. 2007 - present
    MemberSociety of Imaging Informatics in Medicine
  19. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  20. 2005 - 2006
    MemberAmerican Association of Physics Teachers
  21. 1998 - 2005
    MemberAmerican Physical Society
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Publications