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Bennett S. Greenspan, MD, MS, FACNM, FACR, FSNMMI, FAAPM

Bennett S. Greenspan, M.D., M.S. received his M.D. degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed residencies in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and is certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Radiology by the ABR and in Nuclear Medicine by the ABNM. He received the M.S. degree in medical physics from UCLA.

Dr. Greenspan has been involved in research, education, and national service and leadership for many years, and is a national and international leader in nuclear medicine. He has given over 100 invited presentations on nuclear medicine regionally, nationally and internationally, and 22 presentations as a Visiting Professor.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM), the American College of Radiology (ACR), SNMMI, and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). He has served on numerous committees and Boards of Directors and as President of several societies. He is a Past President of SNMMI and also ACNM and ABSNM.

Dr. Greenspan is devoted to teaching of clinical nuclear medicine and also physics and radiation safety of nuclear medicine to nuclear medicine and radiology residents.  He is also keenly interested in quality and safety in Nuclear Medicine and is a member of the SNMMI Quality and Evidence Committee and a reviewer for quality assurance in nuclear medicine for the ACR. He was one of the committee members on the PET Quality and Reporting Task Force of the SNMMI PET Center of Excellence, and is a co-author on the paper, “Reporting Guidance for Oncologic FDG PET/CT Imaging” published in JNM in May, 2013.

Dr. Greenspan’s research and scholarly interests include radiopharmaceutical therapy in oncology, PET/CT imaging in oncology, especially using PET/CT imaging to further characterize tumors. His interests also include diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer, osteoporosis, and the effects and risks of low-level radiation.  He has been a co-investigator on 11 grants.

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