About Us

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.

 

Vice President: 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. 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

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. Travis Banta

 

Undergraduate School

Millsaps College

Medical School

Louisiana State University – Shreveport

Residency

University of Mississippi Medical Center – Diagnostic Radiology. Current (Class of 2022)

 


PAST OFFICERS:

 

Past 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

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

 

Past 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. (Class of 2019)