Ernest Victor Garcia, Cuban, American medical physicist. Achievements include development of computer interface and 3D reconstruction software for multiplane tomographic scanner, real-time computer acquisition for 2D echocardiography, software to quantify thallium-201 myocardial SPECT, software to quantify Tc99m Sestamibi myocardial SPECT distributions. Grantee National Institutes of Health, since 1987, since 1988, since 1990.
Assistant professor radiology University Miami (Florida)/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1976-1979, associate professor radiology, 1979-1980. Director nuclear medical computer science Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1980-1985. Professor radiology Emory University School Medicine, Atlanta, since 1990, director P.E.T. Center, since 1990.
Co-director Emory University/Georgia Technology biomedical Technology Research Center, 1990-1993. Adjunct associate professor School Medicine University of California at Los Angeles, 1983-1985. Member diagnostic radiology study section division research grants National Institutes of Health, Washington, 1986-1990.
Member medical imaging drugs advisory committee Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1990.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Society Nuclear Medicine (4th Tetalman Memorial award 1984, 1st Winfield Evans Memorial Lecturer award Southwest chapter 1991, president cardiovascular council since 1990), American Heart Association (member council on cardiovascular radiology since 1987), American Association Physicists in Medicine.
1980 - 1985
1990 - 1993