Department of radiology and Radiological Science

Past Notables from In the News

AuntMinnie names Joseph Schoepf, M.D. one of 2008's Most Effective Radiology Educators
September 2008

Joseph Schoepf, M.D. has been recognized as one of 2008’s Most Effective Radiology Educators by's campaign to recognize the best and brightest educators in medical imaging., a professional site dedicated to radiology and imaging news, information, education and services, named 149 candidates in 13 categories.

Joseph Schoepf, M.D. named one of the World's Most Influential Radiologists
September 2008

The nation's leading publication devoted to the coverage of radiology has named Joseph Schoepf, M.D. as one of the most influential radiologists in the world., a national, weekly magazine for radioloigsts, techologists and administrators, featured Schoepf, an expert in cardiac radiology in its September report of "The Most Influential in Radiologists."
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Dr. Joseph Schoepf
Joseph Schoepf, M.D.

Dr. Balazs Ruzsics

Dr. Balazs Ruzsics

Radiology Fellow Balazs Ruzsics, M.D. named one of 2008's Most Influential Radiology Researchers
September 2008

Balazs Ruzsics, M.D. has been named one of 2008's Most Influential Radiology Researchers by's campaign to recognize the best and most influential researchers in medical imaging., a professional site dedicated to radiology and imaging news, information, education and services named 149 candidates in 13 categories.

Radiology launches Radiology Today newsletter

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MUSC to Offer South's first dual source scanner
MUSC has become the only hospital in the South, and one of only five hospitals in the country, to launch the latest technology for scanning the heart to detect the subtlest of trouble spots.
On Oct. 9, MUSC will begin operating the dual source CT scanner developed by Siemens Medical.  It will enable radiologists to perform non-invasive tests on patients showing signs of cardiac illness much more quickly and less costly than other methods.

Dual CT Scanner, Doctors Schoepf and Costello
Joseph Schoepf, M.D. & Philip Costello, M.D. with the dual source CT Scanner

Joseph Schoepf, M.D. Recognized in Medical Imaging Industry Top 10

Medical Imaging Magazine has released their first-annual Medical Imaging Industry Top 10. This list includes the 'best of the best' in the field of radiology and all of its subfields as determined by the readers of the magazine.  This year, one of the Medical University of South Carolina's physicians, Dr. Joseph Schoepf, was included as seventh on the list for Cardiovascular Imager/Cardiac Catheterization Lab Director.

G. Donald Frey, Ph.D. Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

G. Donald Frey, Ph.D has been awarded the Jimmy O. Fenn Lifetime Achievement Award for his many accomplishments in Medical Physics. The South East Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine gives the award, named after the late Dr Jimmy O. Fenn.

Scott D. Steenburg, M.D. Receives Lippincott Book Award

Scott D. Steenburg, MD
(PGY-3 Resident) was presented with the Lippincott Book Award at the recent annual meeting of the Association of University Radiologists (March 2006) for his presentation titled, "Acute Abdomen: Added diagnostic value of coronal reformations with 64-slice multi-detector row CT"

Joseph Matthias Kerl, B.S. Recognized for Paper, Presentation

Joseph Matthias Kerl, B.S.
(visiting medical student from the University of Nuremberg-Erlangen, Gemany) has received recognition for the Best Paper Presentation by a Student at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Radiology: "Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging" held in March in Orlando, Florida. 

Mr. Kerl was also recognized by the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance for his excellent scientific presentation at the 29th Annual Course held in April in Phoenix, Arizona.

Radiology has another layer of expertise
June 2007
As part of its goal to reduce the amount of radiation to achieve the best possible image, MUSC’s Department of Radiology has added a highly regarded medical physicist, Walter Huda, Ph.D., to its team of internationally acclaimed radiology experts.

Radiologist seeks to clarify benefits of CTs
March 2007
Dr. Joseph Schoepf clarifies the benefits of CTs and MUSC's role of being in the forefront of implementing this technology.

Dr. Joseph Schoepf listed as top cardiac imaging specialist
March 2007
Joseph Schoepf, M.D., CT Research and Development director, will be listed as one of the world's top 10 cardiac imaging specialists in the field in the April issue of “Medical Imaging.” It is the second time Schoepf has been ranked in the top 10 by “Medical Imaging.”


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