Mark M. Goodman, PhD, has been awarded the prestigious Endowed Chair in Imaging Sciences within the Department of Radiology in the Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Goodman was presented the honor during an August 28 reception by Dr. Thomas J. Lawley, MD, dean of the Emory School of Medicine, and Dr. Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD, chair of the Department of Radiology and associate dean for Research.
The Emory University School of Medicine Endowed Chair in Imaging Science is focused on the development of imaging probes to study the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of the treatment of cancer, and psychiatric, neurological and cardiac disorders.
The emphasis of the Endowed Chair in Imaging Science is on the design and evaluation of nuclear imaging probes and their translation from bench to bedside.
Dr. Goodman joined Emory University in 1993, and subsequently established a PET radiopharmaceutical research program. He currently holds the position of professor with tenure in the Departments of Radiology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Hematology and Oncology at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Goodman serves as director of the Emory Center for Positron Emission Tomography.