RSNA Press Release

Matthew A. Mauro, M.D., Reappointed Chair of the RSNA Board

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Released: November 30, 2021

CHICAGO — Matthew A. Mauro, M.D., was reappointed as chair of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Board of Directors today at the Society’s annual meeting.

Matthew A. Mauro, M.D.

Matthew A. Mauro, M.D.

Dr. Mauro is president of University of North Carolina (UNC) Faculty Physicians and senior physician executive of UNC Health Care System Revenue Cycle. Dr. Mauro is the James H. Scatliff Distinguished Professor of Radiology, as well as a professor of surgery and interim chair of the Department of Surgery, at the UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He has been a faculty member at UNC since 1982. 

Dr. Mauro received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in 1977. He completed his residency training in 1980 at the UNC School of Medicine and was chief resident during his last year. Between 1980 and 1982, Dr. Mauro completed fellowships in diagnostic and vascular radiology at UNC and abdominal and interventional radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

As RSNA chair, Dr. Mauro will continue to lead the board in advancing patient care through educational programs, supporting scientific discovery through the Research & Education (R&E) Foundation, and providing the premier forum for scientific dissemination.

“It is my honor to be serving as chair of the RSNA Board of Directors for a second term,” Dr. Mauro said. “For the coming year, my goals are to continue to implement our governance changes, increase our diversity, and support RSNA’s mission by fostering advances in the radiological sciences.”

A prolific researcher, Dr. Mauro has published over 150 journal articles and numerous book chapters. He has co-authored five books. His textbook, Image-Guided Interventions, serves as a standard reference in the field. Dr. Mauro has given dozens of scientific research presentations nationally and internationally and has been an invited lecturer or visiting professor at over 200 institutions and meetings worldwide. He has served as principal or co-investigator on numerous funded grants, including several grants focused on diagnostic atherosclerosis imaging and treatment of complex pathology of the descending thoracic aorta.

A dedicated RSNA volunteer, Dr. Mauro served on the Scientific Program Committee beginning in 2005, and as chair from 2009 to 2013. He served on the Public Information Advisors Network from 2002 to 2011. Dr. Mauro is a regular faculty member for annual meeting educational courses and was the associate editor of Radiology from 2002 to 2007. He has served on the R&E Foundation Public Relations Committee and the Corporate Giving Subcommittee, and as an R&E Foundation grant reviewer. Dr. Mauro joined the RSNA Board of Directors in 2015, serving as liaison for education.

Dr. Mauro has worked extensively with the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), where he was on the Board of Directors from 1996 to 2000, serving as president during his last year. With SIR, he served on the Executive Council from 1994 to 2000 and again from 2002 to 2006, the Scientific Program Committee from 2000 to 2002, the Steering Committee World Conference on Interventional Oncology in 2005, and many other positions and committees between 1992 and 2006. 

Dr. Mauro has served on a number of editorial boards, including Clinical Imaging, Applied Radiology, American Journal of Roentgenology, and Seminars in Interventional Radiology, among others. He has been a manuscript reviewer for several journals, including RadioGraphics, Journal of Interventional Radiology, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Journal of Vascular Surgery and Pediatrics. Dr. Mauro has been a book reviewer for Gastrointestinal Radiology, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Investigative Radiology and Academic Radiology.

Since 2020, Dr. Mauro has been the RSNA Representative to the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research Executive Committee, and he has served with many societies and organizations. He was past president of the Southeastern Angiographic Society, where he served on the Board of Directors from 2012 to 2018. Dr. Mauro has served on the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions Program Committee, as well as the Executive Committee, and he served on the Board of Chancellors of the American College of Radiology from 2003 to 2009. At the American Board of Radiology (ABR), Dr. Mauro served on the Board of Governors from 2015 to 2018 and on the Executive Committee from 2013 to 2015. He was trustee from 2006 to 2015.

He was awarded the gold medal by SIR in 2014. The ABR has presented Dr. Mauro with both the Distinguished Service Award and the Lifetime Service Award.

Note: Copies of RSNA 2021 news releases and electronic images will be available online at RSNA.org/press21.

RSNA is an association of radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and related scientists promoting excellence in patient care and health care delivery through education, research and technologic innovation. The Society is based in Oak Brook, Illinois. (RSNA.org)