James George SmirniotopoulosMD
James G. Smirniotopoulos was appointed professor and chair of radiology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in September 1995. He originally came to the university as an associate professor of radiology and nuclear medicine in 1992 and has since accepted subsequent posts as a professor in the departments of neurology and biomedical informatics in 1996 and 2001 respectively. Before coming to USU, Dr. Smirniotopoulos was the chief of Neuroradiology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington D.C.
Dr. Smirniotopoulos attended medical school and completed his residency and fellowship training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and Medical Center in Washington D.C. From the onset, his research interests have been focused primarily on radiologic-pathologic correlation and the tumor biology and radiology of primary CNS neoplasms. He has authored or co-authored more than 25 book chapters and 75 peer-reviewed articles, including two studies on the efficacy of electronic teaching in medicine. Dr. Smirniotopoulos is the editor of the American College of Radiology Learning File and the chief editor of the MedPix Radiology Database and Teaching File.