Dr. Ronald D. Neumann '70
1999 Distinguished Alumnus Award for Professional Achievement
Dr. Ronald D. Neumann '70 has shared his leadership and knowledge in the field of nuclear medicine with some of the world’s finest scholars, researches and students. He served as deputy associate director for imaging sciences and chief of the department of nuclear medicine for the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. He served as senior policy analyst for the White House Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments under the commission of President Clinton.
Dr. Neumann's research has focused on the radiobiology of radionuclides in cancer. Dr. Neumann has been a distinguished faculty member for over 30 years at Yale University School of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine serving as a clinical professor of diagnostic radiology. His career highlights include serving as chairman of the medical isotopes and radiation safety committee, chairman of the radioactive drug research committee, program chairman of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and head of the nuclear medicine department at the Veteran’s Hospital in West Haven, Connecticut.
He has written more than 200 publications and holds several patents. He has been honored as a fellow by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Biology Institute and the American College of Chest Physicians.
Ron graduated from Carroll in 1970 with a degree in biology. He and his wife Kay currently live in Maryland.