Leonard M. Freeman

Montefiore Medical Center, USA

Leonard M. Freeman is a native New Yorker at the present time. He is the Director of the Moses Department of Nuclear Medicine and the Vice Chairman of the department at AECOM. He is a Professor of both nuclear medicine and radiology at AECOM. He has served as the Editor and/or Coeditor of several texts and periodicals including 3 editions of Clinical Radionuclide Imaging (1969–1985), Nuclear Medicine Annual (1980–2004), and the recently published Clinical Nuclear Medicine (2007). With his colleague, M. Donald Blaufox, Dr. Freeman has Coedited the bimonthly Seminars in Nuclear Medicine for 39 years. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of several publications including the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and the Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine. He is the author or coauthor of more than 30 book chapters and 150 original journal articles as well as several invited journals and book guest editorials. Moreover, he is also a frequently invited speaker at national and international meetings and has given several named guest lectureships. Dr. Freeman has served as the President of the National Society of Nuclear Medicine. He is a Past Chairman of the Nuclear Medicine Section of the New York Academy of Nuclear Medicine. He has been recognized with several honors including the Distinguished Alumnus Award of the Chicago Medical School, AOA Honorary Medical Fraternity, Distinguished Educator Award of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and the SNM’s greater NY Chapter’s Berson-Yalow Award. He has been listed for more than two decades in Marquis’ Who’s Who in America, WW in the East, WW in the World, and WW in Science and Engineering. He also is a long-standing biographee in Woodward & White and Castle-Connolly’s Best Doctors publications, NewYork magazine’s Best Doctors in New York, and the Guide To America’s Top Physicians published by the Consumer Research Council.

Biography Updated on 1 September 2009

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