Steering Committee Member – Dr. Beth McFarland

McFarland

Dr. Beth McFarland
American College of Radiology

 

Dr. Beth McFarland is a radiologist who have been actively involved in colorectal screening and the development of CT colonography for the last 15 years. She received her MD from University of California, San Diego. She did internship in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s hospital, followed by radiology residency and fellowship in interventional GI/GU at Massachusetts General Hospital. She went to the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University from 1994-2004, as associate professor of radiology in Abdominal Imaging. Her major research interests have been in CT colonography validation and diagnostic performance, with NCI funding provided by the PLCO screening grant.

She currently is in a community practice in St. Charles, Missouri and has maintained active roles in multiple academic positions in the American College of Radiology, Association of University Radiologists, and Society of Computed Body Tomography. She served on the Board of Directors of the Association of University Radiologists and was chair of the Philips AUR Junior Faculty Development Program for five years. She currently is on the American College of Radiology colon cancer committee, where she recently served as chair from 2006-2009.

She has served on multiple multidisciplinary workgroups of the American Gastroenterology Association, AMA, and American Cancer Society. She was part of the radiology efforts with the American Cancer Society for the five year colorectal multi-society screening guidelines in 2008. She recently became a steering committee member at the National Colorectal Round Table in 2013. She is faculty of the SCBT and the ACR and has given numerous national and international lectures in the field of CT colonography. She has been married to her husband, Steve McFarland for 25 years, and they are blessed with two children, Scott and Philip.

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