In recognition of his achievements in cardiovascular imaging and his dedication in coordinating and furthering clinical trials, Professor Marc Dewey from Berlin, Germany, has been invited to deliver the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture at ECR 2018.
Marc Dewey is Heisenberg Professor of Radiology of the German Research Foundation and Vice Chair of the Department of Radiology at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.
His main research interest is in cardiovascular imaging and he is currently coordinating the Pan-European DISCHARGE randomised trial comparing invasive and non-invasive coronary angiography.
He is also editor of the comprehensive textbook Cardiac CT, and section editor cardiac of European Radiology and consultant to the editor of Radiology. His team has published 190 articles with an overall impact factor of more than 1,300 and his h-index is 40.
Originally from Berlin, Prof. Dewey was president of the Berlin Röntgen Society for the term 2011–2013, a time he used to initiate the Gustav Bucky Award, to honour a German radiologist who pioneered x-ray techniques and was forced to leave Germany in 1933.
Prof. Dewey received the two highest scientific awards of the German Röntgen Society; the Röntgen Award in 2009 and the Curie Ring in 2012. In 2011, he served as secretary of the German Röntgen congress.
He has taken on several roles within the European Society of Radiology (ESR), notably as a member of the Programme Planning Committee of the European Congress of Radiology (ECR), the Accreditation Council in Imaging of the European Board of Radiology (EBR) and the ESR Education on Demand e-learning editorial board. He also is the coordinator of the ‘Clinical Trials in Radiology’ sessions at ECR since 2015. In 2019, he will serve the society as chairperson of the scientific papers subcommittee of ECR.
At ECR 2018, Marc Dewey will present the Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture, titled ‘Value-based radiology: the future is now!’