October 2016

In recognition of his career achievements and outstanding contributions to the development of radiology in China, and to international cooperation in radiology, Doctor Jian-Ping Dai will receive Honorary Membership of the European Society of Radiology at ECR 2011.

Jian-Ping Dai is a professor at the Radiology Department of the Beijing Neurosurgical Institute and Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, where he is also chairman of his department.

Born in Beijing, Dr Dai received his medical training and finished his radiology residency at Beijing Xuanwu Hospital and went on to complete a fellowship at the neuroradiology section of the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital under Juan Taveras, MD.

Returning to China after his residency, Dr Dai worked with Chinese neurosurgery pioneer Zhongcheng Wang, M.D., establishing the first full-time neuroimaging center in the country and introducing neurointerventional therapy to China. Dr Dai has focused his research on interventional therapy for cerebrovascular disease and functional neuroimaging and has received several awards from the Chinese government for his outstanding contribution to his country.

He has more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and ten books to his name and now serves as Chief Editor of the Chinese Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and the Chinese Journal of Medical Imaging Technology, as well as editor, advisory member or reviewer of many international and domestic academic journals. He served as chief editor of the Chinese Journal of Radiology from 1996 to 2005.

During his presidency of the Chinese Society of Radiology from 1996 to 2005, the development of radiology in China and communication with other radiological societies, such as the European Society of Radiology (ESR), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and the Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology greatly accelerated. He has been awarded honorary membership of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, RSNA, American Society of Neuroradiology, and the Italian Society of Radiology.

Dr. Dai is also a tireless educator and tutor, and to date more than 60 medical postgraduate students have completed their radiology degrees under his direct supervision.