In recognition of his long and dedicated service to the European Society of Radiology and his outstanding work in the field of gastrointestinal radiology, Professor Yves Menu from Paris, France will be awarded the Gold Medal of the European Society of Radiology at ECR 2015.
Yves Menu is professor of radiology and chairman of the department of radiology at Saint Antoine Hospital, Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris, France.
Originally from Dijon in the east of France, Prof. Menu graduated from the University of Paris VI Medical School in 1976, and began his residency in neurosurgery, endocrinology and radiology at the Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris and University of Paris in 1977. He became a board certified radiologist in 1981 and then a fellow at Beaujon Hospital’s department of radiology in Clichy. At Beaujon Hospital, he was promoted to professor of radiology, and in 1990 he was appointed chairman of the department of radiology at Bichat Hospital in Paris. He returned to Beaujon Hospital in 1993 and served as chairman of the radiology department until 2003, when he assumed until 2008 the post of chairman of Bicêtre Hospital’s department of radiology and professor of radiology at the University of Paris XI.
Prof. Menu’s main areas of interest are in the fields of gastrointestinal radiology, oncologic imaging and emergency radiology. He has published 191 peer-reviewed scientific articles, 19 book chapters and a book. He has also delivered 290 lectures, presentations and invited talks around the world. From 1992 to 1996, he was editor-in-chief of the Journal de Radiologie, the official journal of the French Society of Radiology, and served as reviewer for other journals like Intensive Care Medicine, European Journal of Radiology, Gastroentérologie Clinique et Biologique, Translational Oncology and Radiology. In 2010, he received the Editor’s Recognition Award from the journal Radiology, for his many years of service as a reviewer, and he is now an associate editor for this journal. He is an honorary member of the RSNA, Tunisian Society of Radiology and the Romanian Society of Radiology.
A long-time and active member of the ESR, Prof. Menu has been committed to advancing the profession and science of radiology. He served as president of ECR 2011 and on many ECR’s Programme Planning Committees. He was also chairman of the Professional Organisation Committee and is now the scientific director of the European Board of Radiology (EBR).
At ECR 2015 Prof. Menu will receive the Gold Medal of the European Society of Radiology.