9 April 2021
Professor Stephen Keevil has been nominated by the BIR Council as President Elect of the British Institute of Radiology. He has been nominated to become President in September 2022, when the current President, Dr Sri Redla, ends his two-year term of office.
Professor Keevil is currently BIR VP External Affairs and is Head of Medical Physics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. He is also Professor of Medical Physics at King’s College London and Director of the King’s Technology Evaluation Centre (KiTEC).
A member of the BIR for over twenty years, Professor Keevil served on the Magnetic Resonance (MR) Special Interest Management Group from 2006-2009 and has been part of the BIR MR Safety Working Party since its inception in 2008.
He is the author of many publications forBJRand is a long term reviewer for the journal.
Professor Keevil has served as President of UKRC (2012-13) and President of IPEM (2013-15).
Dr Sri Redla, President, said "Professor Stephen Keevil brings with him a wealth of experience in the field of medical physics and on the research front. His distinguished career saw him taking on various important roles with great commitment, earning the respect of his peers. He represents the multi-disciplinary ethos of the British Institute of Radiology, which he has served over the years. I am delighted that Stephen will be succeeding me as the next President of the BIR and I am sure he will be a worthy one at that."
Professor Keevil said “The BIR is a very special organisation, the oldest medical imaging society in the world and more importantly an organisation that brings together all of the professions involved in imaging and radiotherapy on equal terms with the aim of sharing knowledge and expertise and hence ultimately improving patient care. It is a huge honour to have been nominated by BIR Council to serve as the Institute’s next president, and I will do my level best to justify the trust that my colleagues from across the professions have placed in me. ”
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