James H. Thrall, MD Board of Directors, WorldCare Limited, Mobile Aspects Inc.
Dr. Thrall is Chairman of the Board of Directors for WorldCare Limited and for Mobile Aspects Incorporated. Dr. Thrall served as Chairman of the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and as the Juan M Taveras Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) from 1988 until 2013. He continues his service at MGH and HMS as Chairman Emeritus and as the Distinguished Taveras Professor of Radiology.
Dr. Thrall received his M.D. Degree from the University of Michigan in 1968 and trained in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. where he also held the position of Assistant Chief of Nuclear Medicine for two years before returning to the University of Michigan in 1975 as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Professor of Internal Medicine and Radiology in 1981. He joined the staff of the Henry Ford Hospital as Chairman of Radiology from 1983 until 1988.
In the United States, Dr. Thrall has held the positions of President, American Roentgen Ray Society and Chairman, Board of Chancellors and President, American College of Radiology (ACR). He served on the Board of Trustees of the Research and Education Foundation of the Radiological Society of North America, the Board of Directors of the Academy of Radiology Research, the Executive Council of the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Board of Trustees of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, the Board of Councilors of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments and the Board of Chancellors of the ACR.
Dr. Thrall is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of the United States. He has served on the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Advisory Council of the NIBIB. He is a Fellow of the ACR and has received the Gold Medals of the American Roentgen Ray Society, the Radiological Society of North America, the Association of University Radiologists and the ACR.
Internationally, Dr. Thrall has served on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Radiology and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology. Dr. Thrall is an Honorary Member of the French Society of Radiology and the European Society of Radiology and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists of the United Kingdom. He received the Beclere Medal from the International Society of Radiology.
Dr. Thrall is an author of over 350 scientific publications, perspectives and reviews and is the founder and Editor of the Requisites in Radiology textbook series.