Katherine P. Andriole, PhD, was inducted into the College of SIIM Fellows at the society’s annual membership meeting in Providence, RI, on June 8, 2007.
Katherine Andriole has been an early implementer of Computed Radiography, an effective educator across multiple groups, and she has been instrumental in helping to define the field of Medical Imaging Informatics. She has been involved in biomedical imaging informatics for more than 20 years carrying out research, teaching and clinical service and administrative activities. Dr. Andriole is Associate Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and Assistant Medical Director, Imaging IT, and Director of Imaging Informatics for the Center for Evidence-Based Imaging at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Andriole has directed student and postdoctoral research in medical imaging, teaches several formal classes that she initiated and created, and lectures widely on CR, DR, PACS, and imaging informatics.
Her research has involved both technical as well as clinically relevant developments, including medical imaging informatics and PACS; Digital Radiography (CR and DR) detectors and image processing; medical display station functionality and graphical user interface design; PACS and information systems technology assessment and impact studies of new technologies in clinical medicine; and archival strategies, compression and database design.
She is a former Chair of SIIM/SCAR and spearheaded the society’s TRIP™ Initiative (2003-2007). She serves as Associate Editor for SIIM’s peer-reviewed scientific journal, the Journal of Digital Imaging. She currently is Chair of the SIIM Annual Meeting Program Committee.