Commission on Government Relations

Commission Goals

The Commission on Governmental Relations is the College’s voice to the U.S. Congress, state legislatures and federal and state agencies and regulatory bodies. The Commission’s goals, in conjunction with the Department of Governmental Affairs, is to influence legislation and regulations to the benefit of patients, the profession and members of the College; to increase radiology’s influence with federal and state government, private payers and to be proactive and aggressive on issues of quality patient care.

Leadership & Staff

Jacqueline Anne Bello, MD, FACR


William T Thorwarth, Jr., MD, FACR


Cynthia Moran


Joshua Cooper


Edward Smith



Kimberly M Beavers, MD Tilden L Childs, III, MD, FACR Allan B Chiunda, MD, Ph.D, MPH
Neil Couchman Davey, MD, MB, FACR, ChB Kathleen Marie Hintenlang, PhD, FACR Joshua A Hirsch, MD, FACR
Madelene C Lewis, MD, FACR Bonnie Lynn Litvack, MD, FACR Join Y Luh, MD, FACR
Alan H Matsumoto, MD, FACR Gregory Neal Nicola, MD, FACR Amy Patel, MD
Dana H Smetherman, MD, MPH, MBA, FACR Scott Michael Truhlar, MD, MS, MBA, FACR Paul E Wallner, DO, FACR
Dennis William Wulfeck, MD, FACR



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Radiology Advocacy Network


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