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The American Society of Spine Radiology Presents 2015 Gold Medal to Victor M. Haughton, M.D. during 2015 Annual Symposium



The American Society of Spine Radiology

Presents 2015 Gold Medal to Victor M. Haughton, M.D. during 2015 Annual Symposium


The American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR) presented the Society’s 2015 Gold Medal to Victor M. Haughton, M.D. from the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison on February 7, 2015 during the ASSR 2015 Annual Symposium, February 5-8, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Haughton is the third recipient of the ASSR Gold Medal, which was established in 2013.  The ASSR Gold Medal is awarded annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Society and to spine radiology.

Dr. Haughton was born in Willimantic, Connecticut in 1939.  He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University in 1961. He graduated from medical school at Yale University in 1967.  His radiology residency and neuroradiology fellowship training were both performed at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, completing his fellowship training in 1973.

Dr. Haughton’s research interests include the lumbar intervertebral disc, MR contrast agents, functional MRI, and cerebrospinal fluid dynamics.  He established a formal research structure within the Neuroradiology Section at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, enhancing its productivity.  Dr. Haughton has contributed to 432 journal publications and 92 books and chapters.

Dr. Haughton established an exchange program which brought European radiologists from many countries such as Norway, Sweden, France, Czechoslovakia, and Switzerland to the Medical College of Wisconsin.  He has also contributed to the annual meetings of European radiologic societies.

Dr. Haughton served as President of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) in 2004-2005.  He has had an extremely productive career in academic neuroradiology, making important contributions that have advanced medical knowledge and enhanced the profile of the ASSR.

For more information on the ASSR Gold Medal, or the society in general, contact Business Manager Ken Cammarata atASSR, 800 Enterprise Drive, Oak Brook, IL 60523-4216, Phone: 630-574-0220, ext. 226, Fax: 630-574-0661, Email: