Washington People: Marilyn Siegel

Washington People: Marilyn Siegel

Marilyn Siegel, MD, a professor of radiology and of pediatrics, loves solving the puzzles her field presents and the opportunities it has given her. But most of all, she loves helping patients.

Washington People: Sally Schwarz

The nuclear pharmacist with a flair for design is working to keep Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the forefront of research and patient care.

Combination PET-MRI scanner expands imaging frontiers

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Kunkler, Focal Spot magazine editor, 64

Vicki Kunkler, director of publications and communications at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, of cancer. She was 64.