Samuel Johnson, MD, medical affiliate professor of Radiology, has been appointed chair of the Wayne State College Faculty of Medication’s Division of Radiology.
Wael Sakr, MD, dean of the Faculty of Medication, introduced the appointment Feb. 9.
Dr. Johnson has served as interim chair of the division since January 2020.
He joined the WSU Faculty of Medication school as an assistant professor (clinician educator) and part chief of Ultrasound in 1990, and served as course director of radiological anatomy for first-year medical college students from 2003 to 2017.
Dr. Johnson served on the division’s Schooling Committee, on the Medical Govt Committee of Hutzel Hospital, and as performing director of the third- and fourth-year medical pupil clerkship in Radiology. He obtained the Trainer of the Yr Award within the Division of Radiology in 1989 and in 2008, and the Doctor Distinction Maker Award from Harper-Hutzel Hospital in 2018. He has been named a Greatest Physician yearly since 2010.
Licensed in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology, he’s a member of the Radiologic Society of North America, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medication, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, the Nationwide Medical Affiliation, the Michigan Ultrasound Society, the American School of Radiology, the Michigan Radiologic Society, the Michigan State Medical Society and the Wayne County Medical Society.
Dr. Johnson obtained his bachelor’s diploma in biomedical sciences in 1981 and his medical diploma in 1982 from the College of Michigan, adopted by a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Stony Brook College Faculty of Medication. He accomplished a fellowship in CT/Ultrasound in 1987 at Stony Brook.