Marilyn J. SiegelMD, FACR
Marilyn J. Siegel, M.D. is currently Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a recognized leader in pediatric radiology with a special interest in the use of cross-sectional imaging techniques for evaluation of pediatric diseases. She is also an experienced thoracic radiologist. Dr. Siegel is the author of over 320 journal articles, 52 chapters, and 19 books, including the definitive textbook on pediatric ultrasonography (Pediatric Sonography), now into its 4th edition and a comprehensive textbook on pediatric body computed tomography, (Pediatric Body CT) now in its 2nd edition. Dr. Siegel’s teaching accomplishments have been recognized by the Teacher of the Year award at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology and the Master Teacher Award in Radiology from the State University of New York.
Dr. Siegel has been active in pediatric radiology research throughout her career and has made contributions related to the assessment of radiation doses from diagnostic imaging and oncologic applications of CT and MRI. She is co-director of the Imaging Response Assessment Core (IRAC) at Washington University, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health. In this role, she is responsible for response assessment measurements on clinical trial studies in children and adults with cancer. In addition, for the last eight years, Dr. Siegel has been chair of the diagnostic imaging committee for the Children’s Oncology Group, a clinical trials group devoted exclusively to pediatric cancer research. In this role, she is initiating new standards for oncologic imaging in children.