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Maryellen Giger, Ph.D.

Maryellen L. Giger, Ph.D. is Professor and Vice-Chair of Radiology for Basic Science Research at The University of Chicago. For over 30 years, she has conducted research on computer-aided diagnosis including quantitative image analysis and machine learning in the areas of breast cancer, lung cancer, and bone diseases. She has also served on various NIH study sections, is a former president of the AAPM, and a current President of SPIE. She has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and has mentored over 100 graduate students, residents, medical students, and undergraduate students. She is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering.