Wednesday, December 01, 2010

OHSU History of Medicine Society Lecture: "Charles T. Dotter, MD: Not So "Crazy Charlie"

The OHSU History of Medicine Society invites you to the next presentation in the History of Medicine Society Lecture Series:

“Charles T. Dotter, MD: Not So ‘Crazy Charlie’”

Guest speaker: Dick Stueve, RT (R)

Friday, December 3, 2010

Public lecture: 12:15pm

Refreshments served at noon

Location: Old Library Auditorium

Clarence R. Stueve is a national leader in cardiovascular image quality and x-ray dose issues. From 1962-1978, Mr. Stueve worked with Dr. Charles T. Dotter and Dr. Melvin P. Judkins at Oregon Health Sciences University and Loma Linda University Medical Center. Known as the “father of interventional radiology,” Dr. Dotter introduced transluminal angioplasty in 1964. He went on to develop other pioneering techniques in the field of interventional radiology. At OHSU, Dr. Dotter served as the chairman of School of Medicine Department of Diagnostic Radiology from 1952-1985. Mr. Stueve’s work with Drs. Dotter and Judkins included technical support during the development of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, selective coronary angiography, and selective neuroangiography.

As a nationally recognized lecturer, Mr. Stueve has participated in cardiovascular image quality symposia presented by Harvard Medical School of Continuing Education, the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Philips Healthcare and Northwest Imaging Forums. Mr. Stueve has published numerous scientific papers and was awarded medical device patents from General Electric Medical Systems and Philips Healthcare. He was charter member of the cardiovascular, general x-ray and surgical systems global image quality teams of Philips Healthcare. He has also served as the National Vascular IQ Team Leader for General Electric Medical Systems, and on the national committee that developed the NEMA XR21 cardiac dose / image quality phantom. While at Loma Linda, Mr. Stueve began the first national postgraduate training program for Cardiovascular Radiologic Technologists.

The lecture is free and open to the public. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to attend or participate in this event please contact Chris Shaffer (503-494-6057) at least five business days prior to the event.