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ASNR Foundation Honors Dr. William P. Dillon with the 2013 Outstanding Contributions in Research Award
William P. Dillon, MD 2013 ASNR Research Award
April 25, 2013
The American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) announced that William P. Dillon, M.D., the Elizabeth A. Guillaumin Professor of Radiology, Executive Vice Chair of Radiology, and Chief of Neuroradiology at UCSF is the 2013 recipient of the ASNR Outstanding Contributions in Research Award. This Award was established by the ASNR in 2004 to recognize Neuroradiologists who have demonstrated consistent excellence and lifelong accomplishment in basic or clinical neuroscience research. The Outstanding Contributions in Research Award is presented at the annual ASNR meeting in May.
Dr. Dillon received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He completed a diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Utah, followed by a Clinical Fellowship in Neuroradiology at UCSF in 1982. He was appointed Chief of the subspecialty of Neuroradiology at UCSF in 1992. Dr. Dillon is a past president of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology (ASHNR) and the American Society of Neuroradiology. Dr. Dillon received the Gold Medal from the ASHNR in 2008 and the J. Elliott Royer Award for outstanding contributions to clinical neurology in 2011. Dr. Dillon has been a Senior Editor for the American Journal of Neuroradiology since 1998, and has also been a co-investigator in 25 funded projects and 10 clinical trials. He has published 234 articles, 23 book chapters, and 3 books.