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About SCCT
 

Our Mission

To improve health outcomes through effective use of cardiovascular CT.

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Our Purpose

SCCT is the international professional society devoted exclusively to cardiovascular CT, with members from over 85 countries. SCCT is a community of physicians, scientists and technologists advocating for research, education and clinical excellence in the use of cardiovascular CT.

History

On March 7, 2005, SCCT was launched through a merger of two former societies: The Society of Cardiac CT and the Society of Cardiovascular CT. These former societies had spontaneously formed earlier in 2005 and soon realized they shared common goals and could be more effective as one association. The goal of the new SCCT was to be the principal, global, independent organization committed to the further development of cardiac computed tomography through education, training, quality assurance and research. Its initial 200 members were the physicians, scientists and technologists who worked in the field of CCT.

 

The new society soon established its Board of Directors, initial guidelines, annual meeting structure, education offerings and advocacy plans. Since its inception, SCCT has increased its membership to over 4,100 worldwide. 

SCCT Board of Directors Members 2019-2020

Immediate Past President
President-Elect
Vice-President

Executive Committee members are full voting members of the Board of Directors.

*All terms are July to July.

 

BOARD MEMBERS

EX OFFICIO DIRECTORS

(President 2018 - 2019, ex officio director 2020 – 2025)
(President 2017 - 2018, ex officio director 2019 – 2024)
(President 2016 - 2017, ex officio director 2018 – 2023)
(President 2015 - 2016, ex officio director 2017 – 2022)
(President 2014 - 2015; ex officio director 2016 – 2021)

Past Presidents

Ron Blankstein, MD, MSCCT
(2019 - 2020)
Boston, MA
Suhny Abbara, MD,
MSCCT
(2018 - 2019)
Dallas, TX
Todd C. Villines, MD, MSCCT
(2017 - 2018)
Charlottesville, VA
Leslee J. Shaw, PhD, MSCCT
(2016 - 2017)
New York, NY
Jonathon Leipsic MD, MSCCT
(2015-2016)
Vancouver, Canada
Ricardo C. Cury, MD, MSCCT
(2014 - 2015)
Miami, FL
J. Jeffrey Carr, MD,
MSCCT
(2013 - 2014)
Nashville, TN
John R. Lesser, MD,
MSCCT
(2012 - 2013)
Minneapolis, MN
James K. Min, MD,
MSCCT
(2011 - 2012)
New York, NY
Matthew J. Budoff, MD, MSCCT
(2010 - 2011)
Torrance, CA
Jack A. Ziffer, PhD, MD, MSCCT
(2009 - 2010)
Miami, FL
Daniel S. Berman, MD, MSCCT
(2008 - 2009)
Los Angeles, CA
Michael Poon, MD,
MSCCT
(2007 - 2008)
Stony Brook, NY
Stephan Achenbach, MD, MSCCT
(2005 - 2007)
Erlangen, Germany

Committees

ASM 2021 Program

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Advocacy

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Corporate Relations

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Education

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FiRST

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Guidelines

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Technologist/Nurse

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Membership

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Verification

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Staff

Joanne Olson
CEO
jolson@scct.org


Melissa Fairbank
Meetings Manager
mfairbank@scct.org


Karen Frame
Education and Finance Coordinator
kframe@scct.org

Audrey L. Gentry
Marketing and Communications Manager
agentry@scct.org

Claire Johns
Director, Membership, Marketing and Communications
cjohns@scct.org
Jason Lee
Membership and Administrative Coordinator
jlee@scct.org
Miles Mulligan
Online Education Specialist
mmulligan@scct.org

Kristin Stierle
Director, Meetings and Programs
kstierle@scct.org

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