ESNR 2018: Prof. Johan Van Goethem takes office as new ESNR President!

15/10/2018 : ESNR 2018: Prof. Johan Van Goethem takes office as new ESNR President!

During our last ESNR Annual Meeting in Rotterdam, Prof. Johan Van Goethem officially took office as the new President of the European Society of Neuroradiology for the next two years.

Prof. Van Goethem is Professor of Medical Imaging at Antwerp University, Belgium, Departmental Head at the Antwerp University Hospital and senior staff member at the General Hospital AZ Nikolaas, both in Belgium. Prof. Van Goethem is an active researcher in the field of neuro-imaging, especially spinal imaging, and he is author or co-author of over 100 manuscripts in neuroradiology. He also co-edited the book Spinal Imaging. He is a distinguished speaker and has delivered more than 300 invited presentations at different international meetings and courses.

Prof. Van Goethem is an ESNR Member since 1996, and has been a longtime member of the ESNR Executive Committee, serving the ESNR as Treasurer for 9 consecutive years, as well as two as Vice – President.

In his inauguration speech at the Annual Meeting in Rotterdam prof. Van Goethem affirmed his mission statements of lowering the annual membership fees, growing the society to represent more of European neuroradiology, work closer together with sister societies, embrace junior members in the society and expand the attendance to the ESNR Annual Meeting.

We wish Prof. Van Goethem a successful 2 years ahead!