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educator , Radiologist , research

Robert Wayne Parkey, American radiology and nuclear medicine educator, research radiologist. Achievements include Achievements include academic research on nuclear cardiology, development of new imaging technologies, medical education.

Background

Parkey, Robert Wayne was born on July 17, 1938 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Jack and Gloria Alfreda (Perry) Parkey.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Texas, 1960. Doctor of Medicine, Southwest Medical School, University Texas, Dallas, 1965. Diplomate American Board Radiology, American Board Nuclear Medicine.

Career

Intern St. Paul Hospital, Dallas, 1965-1966. Resident in radiology University Texas Health Science Center, 1966-1969, assistant professor radiology, 1970-1974, associate professor, 1974-1977, professor, chairman department radiology, since 1977, Effie and Wofford Cain Distinguished chair in diagnostic imaging, since 1994. Chief nuclear medicine Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, 1974-1979, chief department radiology, since 1977.

Achievements

  • Achievements include Achievements include academic research on nuclear cardiology, development of new imaging technologies, medical education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous chapters, articles and abstracts to professional publications.

Membership

Served as captain Medical Corps, Army National Guard, 1965-1972. National Institutes of Health fellow National Institute General Medical Science, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1969-1970. Fellow American College Cardiology, American College Radiology.

Member American College Nuclear Physicians (charter, house of deals 1974), Council on Cardiovascular Radiology of America Heart Association, American Medical Association, Association University Radiologists, Dallas County Medical Association, Dallas Fort Worth Radiological Society, Radiological Society North America, Society Chairmen of Academy Radiology Depts., Society Nuclear Medicine (academic council), Texas Medical Association, Texas Radiological Society, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, golf, tennis. Academic research interests: nuclear cardiology, development of new imaging technologies, medical education.

Connections

Married Nancy June Knox, August 9, 1958. Children: Wendell Wade, Robert Todd, Amy Elizabeth.

father:
Jack Parkey

mother:
Gloria Alfreda (Perry) Parkey

spouse:
Nancy June Knox

child:
Amy Elizabeth Parkey

child:
Robert Todd Parkey

child:
Wendell Wade Parkey