Dr. Perry J. Pickhardt graduated from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison in 1991 with a B.S. in Physics. Dr. Pickhardt
then attended the University of Michigan Medical School on the Navy
HPSP Scholarship Program and graduated in 1995. From 1995-1999,
he was a resident in diagnostic radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute
of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis. During his residency,
Dr. Pickhardt co-edited a textbook on body CT and published a number
of scientific papers and book chapters. During the next four years
after residency training, Dr. Pickhardt served in the U.S. Navy,
spending one year as the Department Head of Radiology, U.S. Naval
Hospital Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and three years as the head of GI/GU
Imaging at the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) in Bethesda,
MD. He also served as an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda.
Among other projects at NNMC, Dr. Pickhardt organized a large multi-center
screening trial evaluating CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy)
and served as the PI. In 2002, Dr. Pickhardt completed a Figley
Fellowship at the AJR Editorial Office in Winston-Salem, NC.
Dr. David H. Kim graduated from the Inteflex program from
the University of Michigan in 1993. This seven-year combined college
and medical school experience resulted in a B.S. with highest distinction
in Biomedical Sciences and a M.D. degree (cum laude). He undertook
a preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan
Medical Center followed by a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at
the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis from 1994-1998.
Dr. Kim then undertook a body imaging fellowship at Duke University.