Hossein Jadvar delivers the inaugural Ajit Padhy Memorial Oration at the 11th International Conference of Radiopharmaceutical and Molecular Therapy, held in November in India. (Photo/Courtesy Hossein Jadvar)


Hossein Jadvar, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA, associate professor of radiology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC with a joint appointment as associate professor of biomedical engineering in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, received the inaugural Ajit Padhy Memorial Award and delivered an oration lecture during the 11th International Conference of Radiopharmaceutical and Molecular Therapy (ICRT), held in November in Kochi, India.

The theme of the conference, which is organized under the umbrella of the World Association of Radiopharmaceutical and Molecular Therapy (WARMTH), was, “From Controversies to Consensus in Radiopharmaceutical Therapy.”

Jadvar was recognized for “his contribution to education, research and clinical work in nuclear medicine,” according to a summary of the conference in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, the official journal of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNNMI), for which Jadvar served as president during 2015-16.

— Melissa Masatani