Val Murray Runge, MD

RungeMD100CURRICULUM VITAE (announcement 50th Anniversary Issue of Investigative Radiology)

Name       Val Murray Runge, MD

Education
1978       BS, Stanford University (Chemistry, with honors)
1982       MD, Stanford Medical School
(listed amongst the top 20 notable alumni)
1985       Diagnostic Radiology, Vanderbilt University

Faculty  Positions
1986-1988       Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
1988-1990       Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
1990-2001       Rosenbaum Endowed Professor, University of Kentucky
2002-2010       Centennial Endowed Professor, Texas A&M
2010-2012       John Sealy Distinguished Chair, UTMB
2012-2013       Sabbatical, UTMB
2013-2015       Visiting Professor, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
2015-current    Visiting Professor, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland

Clinical Positions
Fellowship Director (Tufts, Kentucky, Texas A&M)
MR Division Chief (Tufts, Kentucky)
Center of Excellence Director (MRISC – Kentucky)
Residency Director (UTMB)
Chairman (UTMB)

Honors
Phi Beta Kappa
Magna Cum Laude (the top Scientific Exhibit Award), RSNA
Dyke Memorial Award, American Society of Neuroradiology
Harry Fischer Award, Contrast Media Research Society
Who’s Who in America, 2009-2016
Who’s Who in the World, 2015

Publications:
Medical Texts – Editor for sixteen medical texts (most recent five listed):

Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(Saunders 2002, Polish edition – 2007)

The Physics Of Clinical MR Taught Through Images
(Thieme 2005 – 1st edition, German edition – 2007, Turkish edition – 2008,
2nd edition – 2009, German 2nd edition – 2011, 3rd edition – 2014)

Clinical 3 T Magnetic Resonance
(Thieme, 2007)

Essentials of Clinical MR
(Thieme 2011, German edition – 2011, Chinese edition – 2012, Turkish edition – 2013)

Neuroradiology – The Essentials with MR and CT
(Thieme, 2015)

Original Research – > 200 publications in high profile medical journals including Radiology,
Investigative Radiology, American Journal of Roentgenology, American Journal of Neuroradiology,
European Radiology, Blood
and Circulation

Presentations:
> 700 scientific and invited presentations at national/international meetings and
medical schools across North America, Europe, Australia, Japan, S. Korea and China; most recent presentations – MR Contrast Media – History, Basic Principles and Clinical Indications, November 5, 2014 at the University Department of Radiology, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany; at MR 2015 Garmisch, 16th International MRI Symposium, January 2015 in Garmisch, Germany – (1) Gadolinium Contrast Agent Safety and (2) Standardized quality and process efficiency with high-throughput MR exams

Other Activities:
Editor-in-Chief:  Investigative Radiology (since 1994) – 4.453 Impact Factor (2013),
the second highest ranked general diagnostic radiology journal (ISI)
Editorial Boards:  Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (since inception, 1991),
Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (since inception, 1988)

Patents: Inventor on U.S. Patent #4615879 (Particulate NMR Contrast Agents)
FDA Clinical Trials: Principal investigator for > 20 phase II and III studies
Grant Support: Principal investigator (career) for grants totaling > $4 M