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Robert Cecil, PhD, has a dual appointment in the Imaging Institute and the Department of Cardiology in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic, where he influences the future electronic imaging distribution strategy for the Cardiac Catheterization Lab.
Dr. Cecil joined the CT development group at Picker International in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1984. Over the next several years, he was the primary architect of the image display and networking hardware and software designs for the Picker “Q” series CT scanners. He was the principal Picker representative in PACS and electronic imaging for ACR/NEMA, the FDA, and high technology export licensing through the Department of Commerce. In June of 1995, Dr. Cecil took a Staff position as the Network Director for Cleveland Clinic's Division of Radiology.
Dr. Cecil received his PhD in heavy ion relativistic nuclear physics from Kent State University in 1981. While at KSU, he held several computer systems consulting positions, including a four-year engagement by the Northeastern Ohio College of Medicine. Dr. Cecil participated in major scientific research efforts conducted throughout the United States, including at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, Indiana University Cyclotron Facility and Lawrence Livermore. In 1982, he held the position of Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia during which he pursued experimental studies at The Max Planck Institute in Germany.
Dr. Cecil has seven patents and continues to author a growing list of academic articles for professional medical journals.
pacs, medical image digital review, transport and storage
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