Daniel C. Sullivan, M.D.

Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, and Science Advisor, Radiological Society of North America

Dr. Sullivan is Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology at Duke University Medical Center, and also Science Adviser to the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). He completed radiology residency and nuclear medicine fellowship in 1977 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. From 1977 to 1997 Dr. Sullivan was in academic radiology, holding faculty appointments at Yale University Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, and University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, before joining the National Cancer Institute at NIH in 1997. From 1997 to 2007 Dr. Sullivan was Associate Director in the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and Head of the Cancer Imaging Program (CIP) at NCI. His areas of clinical and research expertise are in nuclear medicine and oncologic imaging, in particular focusing on improving the use of imaging as a biomarker in clinical trials and facilitating translational research involving new and established imaging methods. Dr. Sullivan’s current responsibilities at Duke include serving as co-director of the Radiation Oncology and Imaging Program for the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. In his role with the RSNA Dr. Sullivan founded and Chairs the Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA), which coordinates a wide range of national and international activities related to the evaluation and validation of quantitative imaging biomarkers for clinical research and practice.