Global Radiology CME is pleased to announce Veronica Rooks, MD will be speaking at this year's Global Radiology CME course in Dublin, Ireland - Imaging in Dublin 2020.
Veronica Rooks, MD is has been passionate about pediatric imaging for over 20 years. Having chosen early in residency to dedicate her military career to academics, she pursued assignments at teaching military medical centers after fellowship. As a testament to her excellent teaching skills, Ronnie was awarded the 2013 Outstanding Teacher of the Year at Tripler Army Medical Center, Department of Radiology and in 2018 the Society for Pediatric Radiology awarded her the Jack O. Haller Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Dr. Rooks has been Chief of Radiology at Tripler Army Medical Center and a Regional Health Command Pacific (RHCP) Radiology Consultant where she provided leadership in the daily operation of the US Army's fourth largest radiology department. She is currently Chief of Pediatric Radiology at Tripler Army Medical Center where she performs diagnostic radiology and pediatric radiology procedures and teaches resident and staff physicians. Dr. Rooks has served on several committees for the Society for Pediatric Radiology and the American Board of Radiology. She is also active and productive in salient research efforts in many aspects of pediatric radiology including neuroimaging, neuroimaging, child abuse, simulation training, and genitourinary.
Of note, in the 2006 Operation Iraqi Freedom Dr. Rooks served as Trauma Radiologist at the 47th Combat Support Hospital in Mosul, Iraq where she was the sole radiologist during active combat engagement.
With over 24 years of experience as a US Army Soldier physician, Dr. Rooks has gained knowledge in leadership, organizational structure, development and education. The next phase of her career has been focusing on global health outreach and education.