News Release: Emory Healthcare, School of Medicine

Feb. 3,  2009

Mary Saltz To Head Division of Community Radiology

News Article ImageMary Morrison Saltz, MD

Mary Morrison Saltz, MD, has been named director of the Division of Community Radiology in the Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine.

Saltz has served in several executive leadership positions in large private radiology practices in the South Florida and Columbus, Ohio, communities. During her roles as vice chair of radiology at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware, Ohio, and as chair of radiology at New Albany Surgical Hospital in New Albany, Ohio, she played an integral part in improving the scope and quality of services offered to its patients.

Saltz also led regulatory compliance and quality improvement initiatives as chief of radiology and chair of the radiation safety committee at Coral Springs Medical Center in Coral Springs, Fla.

"Mary's considerable experience and important skills will be invaluable for our department and to Emory," says Carolyn Meltzer, MD, William P. Timmie Professor and chair of Emory's Department of Radiology. "In her role as director of community radiology, she will oversee the growth and development of our community-based imaging services, while also serving a dual leadership role within Emory Healthcare as director of Community Practice Quality Initiatives. These roles will be highly integrated and are well aligned with our department's efforts and strategic planning in enhanced patient care quality and safety."

Saltz received a bachelor's of science degree in human genetics at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and medical degree from Duke University Medical Center. Her post-graduate medical training was performed in Boston, including an internship in medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, clinical fellowship in pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, diagnostic radiology residency at Boston University, and fellowship in interventional abdominal radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. 

Her accomplishments include developing an interventional pain management and vein ablation initiative, spearheading compliance and quality assurance programs and contract negotiation. Saltz has also served on the clinical faculty of the University of Florida, where she engaged in significant teaching activities.


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