Leesburg, VA — November 8, 2017 — The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) has announced the selection of Cheryl Kreider Carey, MBA, CAE as its new executive director. Cheryl will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Anna Marie Mason, MS. Conducted by Vetted Solutions, the selection was made after a national search and selection process. Cheryl will assume this role on December 4, 2017.

Cheryl Kreider Carey“We are very excited to announce this appointment,” reported SIIM Board Chair Paul Nagy, PhD, FSIIM. “Cheryl will bring leadership and creativity to SIIM with a deep sense of commitment to our mission. She has a breadth of perspective in healthcare and direct experience in imaging information technology.”

Cheryl currently serves as the General Secretary for the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) standard at the Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA). DICOM is the principal standard used in the medical imaging industry for archiving and interoperability. “I’m excited and honored to work alongside these forward-facing professionals, the strategic-thinking Board, and competent staff,” Cheryl said. Her resume includes serving as the Executive Director for the American Academy of Audiology.


About SIIM

The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) represents more than 2000 healthcare professionals with interest in enterprise information and image management. SIIM is a not-for-profit organization focused on education, clinical practices, research, and innovation in the field of imaging informatics. The society is committed to actively contributing to the development and advancement of imaging informatics professionals and scientists worldwide and to improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare.

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Publish date

Nov 8, 2017


  • Administration and Operations

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  • Clinician
  • Developer
  • Imaging IT
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  • Student Member in Training (SMIT)
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