Pandharipande named Radiology Chair at Ohio State

ITA Director Pari Pandharipande will become The Ohio State University College of Medicine Chair of Radiology.

G. Scott Gazelle, Director Emeritus of the ITA stated “Ohio State has recruited an incredible leader and person in Pari Pandharipande, who will be sincerely missed by all who know her at the MGH. Pari is an outstanding scientist and leader and is destined for great success in her new role.”

From the Ohio State press release:

Carol R. Bradford, MD, MS, FACS, dean of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, says the recruitment of Pari Pandharipande, MD, MPH, FACR, a leading expert in the field of radiology and health outcomes, is a big win for the college. Dr. Pandharipande’s expertise will further propel the college’s development of leading-edge technologies and imaging modalities to better diagnose and treat a disease during its early stages, which could affect patient outcomes and save lives.

An abdominal radiologist, Dr. Pandharipande comes to The Ohio State University from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where she serves as an associate professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, associate chair of Integrated Imaging and Imaging Sciences in MGH’s Department of Radiology and the executive director of Clinical Enterprise Integration for Mass General Brigham Radiology. She’s also the director of the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment, a multidisciplinary health outcomes research institute.

“The field of radiology is crucial to medical care,” says Dr. Bradford. “Dr. Pandharipande’s entire body of work focuses on ensuring every patient encounter with imaging adds value to their care.”

Pari’s staff at the ITA thank her for her years of mentorship and friendship and wish her every success.