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The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute® studies the value and role of radiology in evolving health care delivery and payment systems, including quality based approaches to care and the impact of medical imaging on overall health care costs. Neiman Institute research provides a foundation for evidence-based imaging policy to improve patient care and bolster efficient, effective use of health care resources.

November 14, 2014

Neiman Institute’s Chief Medical Officer Selected as Most Influential Radiology Researcher by

Aunt Minnie Most Influential Radiology Researcher 2014Richard Duszak Jr., M.D., FACR, chief medical officer and senior research fellow of the American College of Radiology’s Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute was designated as the Most Influential Radiology Researcher in the 2014 edition of the Minnies —’s annual event recognizing excellence in radiology. Dr. Duszak is vice chair for health policy and practice at Emory University in Atlanta.

“As a huge supporter and promoter of imaging health services and policy research, I am honored and humbled by the award,” said Duszak. “However, I really attribute this recognition to the work of our small but dedicated staff at the Neiman Institute.”

First launched in 2000, the Minnies gives radiology professionals the opportunity to highlight the contributions of their peers to the advancement of medical imaging. In the 2014 edition of the Minnies, over 200 candidates faced off in 15 categories, ranging from Most Influential Radiology Researcher to Best Radiology image.

The full list of Minnies winners can be viewed at