About Us

 

President: Dr. Price Halford

 

BS

Millsaps College

Medical School

Emory University School of Medicine

Residency

Wake Forrest University School of Medicine – Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship

Wake Forest University School of Medicine – Abdominal Imaging

Current Practice

Lakeland Radiologists, P.A. since 2000,  current Secretary
Other
Interests include Body Imaging, Women’s and Breast Imaging
Member, ACR, RSNA, ARRS
Member, St. Dominic Cancer Committee and Breast Committee
Married to Robert Halford, son Parker

 

Vice President: Dr. Todd Nichols

 

Medical School

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Internship

Baptist Medical Center Princeton

Residency

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship

Emory University School of Medicine – Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Current Practice

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Chief of Neuroradiology division.

 

Secretary: Dr. Edward Green

 

BA

Baylor University

Medical School

University of Arkansas

Internship

University of Tennessee, Memphis

Radiology Residency

Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis

Fellowship

Duke University Hospital – Nuclear Radiology Fellowship

Board Certifications

American Board of Radiology and American Board of Nuclear Medicine

Current Practice

2008 – present: University of Mississippi Medical Center

Leadership positions

ACR Councilor for Mississippi, 2012-2016.
ACR RADPAC Advisory Council, 2011 – present
ACR Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Accreditation Committee and Clinical Image Reviewer, 2011 – present

 

Treasurer: Dr. Susan Shamburger

 

Undergraduate School

Mississippi College

Medical School

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Internship

Oschsner Medical Center, New Orleans – General Surgery

Residency

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship

University of Alabama at Birmingham – Breast Imaging

Current Practice

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Breast Imaging, Chief of Breast Imaging Division.

 

Councilor: Dr. Forrest Carson

 

Medical School

Emory University School of Medicine

Internship

Atlanta Medical Center

Residency

North Carolina Baptist Hospital

Fellowship

Wake Forest University

Current Practice/Leadership Positions/Memberships

Current President, Lakeland Radiology
Past President, Mississippi State Radiological Society
Member, ACR, RSNA, SBCTMR

 

Councilor: Dr. David Joyner

 

Medical school

Wake Forest University Medical Center

Internship

University of Maryland Medical Center – Transitional Year

Residency

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Radiology

Fellowship

University of Virginia School of Medicine – Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Current Practice

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Neuroradiology

 

Executive Director: Susan Thomas Ware

 

Susan has worked for the Mississippi Radiological Society since 1996. After a short teaching career, she enjoyed working in the hospital setting in Radiology and Pathology  Departments. She currently works as Managing Editor of two international medical journals.

 

Resident Representative: Dr. Ruth K. Gershon

 

Medical School

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio; San Antonio, TX. 2012

Internships

University Hospitals Case Medical Center; Case Western, Cleveland, OH – General Surgery. 2012-2013

University of Mississippi Medical Center ; Jackson, MS – Internal Medicine. 2014-2015

Pre-Residency Fellowship

Lahey Medical Center; Burlington, MA – Neurosurgery. 2013-2014

Residency

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Diagnostic Radiology. Current (Class of 2019)

 


PAST OFFICERS:

Past President: Dr. Kathleen Hardin

Medical school

University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, M

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas Southwestern

Fellowship

Women’s Imaging, University of Texas Southwestern

 

Past President: Dr. Bryan Lantrip

Medical School

University of Mississippi School of Medicine, 1991

Residency

Internal Medicine Residency: University Hospital & Clinics, Jackson, MS 1994 (Board Certified);

Diagnostic Radiology Residency: University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville KY 1998 (Board Certified);

Fellowship

Thoracoabdominal Fellowship, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA 1999;

Practice

Partner with Lakeland Radiologists, P.A. Jackson, MS since 2002

Other

Member of RSNA, ACR, ARRS, SCCT, and ASCI;

Interests included Oncological Imaging, Women’s Imaging, and Cardiac Imaging (CT/MRI/PET)

Married to Connie Pierags (Corinth, MS) with three children–Jack, Ben, and Olivia.

 

Past Alternate Councilor: Dr. Cyrillo Araujo

Clinical practice

General ultrasound, Body imaging, Body MRI, MSK radiology

Medical degree

Federal University of Goias, Goiania/GO, Brazil

Internships

Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fla.
Federal University of Goias (UFG), Brazil

Residency

Diagnostic Radiology, Federal University of Goias, Goiania, Goias, Brazil

Fellowships

Visiting and Research Fellowship: Body MRI – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, MA
Body Imaging – Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board certifications

American Board of Radiology
Brazilian Board of Radiology (Colegio Brasileiro de Radiologia)

 

Past Resident Representative: Dr. Henry J. Williams

Medical School

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Residency

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship

University of Alabama at Birmingham – Interventional Radiology

Current Practice

University of Mississippi Medical Center, Interventional Radiology