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Margaret I. Cuomo

Margaret I. Cuomo is an American radiologist, author, philanthropist, advocate, and blogger on health issues, especially those related to cancer prevention. She is the eldest daughter of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and former New York First Lady Matilda Cuomo, and sister to current New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and journalist Chris Cuomo. She resides in New York.


Kurt Amplatz

Dr. Kurt Amplatz is an Austrian radiologist and medical device inventor. He is best known for the invention of the Amplatzer Septal Occluder as well as the Amplatzer Cribriform Occluder, which is used for closing atrial septal defect, a common congenital heart defect found in infants. These devices are inserted by percutaneous catheter placement, thus avoiding open heart surgery. In 1958, he performed one of the first percutaneous catheterizations of the heart.


Anna Bågenholm

Anna Elisabeth Johansson Bågenholm is a Swedish radiologist from Vänersborg, who survived after a skiing accident in 1999 left her trapped under a layer of ice for 80 minutes in freezing water. During this time she became a victim of extreme hypothermia and her body temperature decreased to 13.7 °C (56.7 °F), one of the lowest survived body temperatures ever recorded in a human with accidental hypothermia. Bågenholm was able to find an air pocket under the ice, but suffered circulatory arrest after 40 minutes in the water.

Science, Health

William R. Brody

William Ralph Brody is an American radiologist and academic administrator. He was the President of the Salk Institute from 2009 to 2015 when he was succeeded by Elizabeth Blackburn and President of The Johns Hopkins University, a position which he had held from 1996 to 2009.


Andreas Gruentzig

Andreas Roland Grüntzig was a German radiologist and cardiologist, with foundational interest, training and research in epidemiology, angiology. He is known for being the first to develop successful balloon angioplasty for expanding lumens of narrowed arteries. He was born in Dresden.


Vivian Lee

Vivian S. Lee is an American radiologist and health care executive. A Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Cambridge, Massachusetts and an NIH-funded investigator at the University of Utah, she is a member of the Commonwealth Fund Board of Directors, the JAMA Journal Oversight Committee, and the Society of Medical Administrators.

Technology and industry, Health

Sven Ivar Seldinger

Sven Ivar Seldinger, was a radiologist from Mora Municipality, Sweden. In 1953, he introduced the Seldinger technique to obtain safe access to blood vessels and other hollow organs.


H. S. Ballal

H. S. Ballal is an Indian radiologist and Academic Administrator. He is the Pro-Chancellor of Manipal University and has been the Chairman of FICCI - Higher Education Committee.


Ibrahim B. Syed

Ibrahim Bijli Syed is an American radiologist and the president of Islamic Research Foundation International. He was born in Bellary, Karnataka, the son of Mumtaz Begum and B. Syed Ahmed. Syed is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky.


Henry Kaplan (physician)

Henry Seymour Kaplan was an American radiologist who pioneered in radiation therapy and radiobiology.


Thomas Vogl

Thomas Joseph Vogl is a German radiologist. He is a professor for radiography at the University of Frankfurt and director of the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital Frankfurt/Main. Vogl is known for his works in the fields of interventional oncology, vascular procedures, multidetector computed tomography (MDCT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), evaluation of contrast agent and MR-guided procedures.


Heinrich Albers-Schönberg

Heinrich Ernst Albers-Schönberg was a German gynecologist and radiologist who was a native of Hamburg.


Guido Holzknecht

Guido Holzknecht was an Austrian radiologist who was a native of Vienna.


Ludwig Halberstädter

Ludwig Halberstädter was a German-Jewish radiologist.

Technology and industry, Health

Celedonio Calatayud

Celedonio Calatayud Costa was a Spanish scientist and radiologist, remembered for his achievements on radiology, radiotherapy, and electrology. He pioneered the use of radiology and electrology in Europe for both diagnostics and therapeutical purposes, introducing radiotherapy in Spain in 1906. He founded the Spanish Medical Electrology and Radiology Society, promoted the doctoral chair of Electro-radiology and was elected as the first professor to chair it at the Universidad Central. He also was the driving force behind and creator of the First National Medical Congress that took place in Madrid in 1919, precursor of the use of diathermy in gynecologic therapy, founder of the Spanish Journal of Medical Electrology and Radiology and Tribuna Médica, as well as author of many papers on electrodiagnosis, electrotherapy, roentgenology, and radiotherapy.