Stephanie Wilson is currently a practicing radiologist in Calgary AB Canada and Clinical Professor of Radiology with a cross appointment in Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, at the University of Calgary. She is the current co-president of ICUS, the International Contrast Ultrasound Society.
Dr Wilson graduated with Distinction in Medicine from the University of Alberta and spent over 25 years as a Professor of Radiology at the University of Toronto before returning to her home in 2007. Dr Wilson has invested her research, academic and practice pursuits on imaging of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and liver. From 1992 until 2007, Dr Wilson collaborated with Dr. Peter Burns from University of Toronto/Medical Imaging Research on the investigation of microbubble contrast agents for the evaluation of their use in Medical Imaging. Their major accomplishments include their investigation of the imaging and diagnosis of tumors of the liver. Apart from her research pursuits, Dr. Wilson has been the recipient of many prestigious teaching awards including the Colin R. Woolf Award for Excellence in Continuing Education Teaching, and the Wightman-Berris Academy Award for Individual Teaching Excellence. On the international stage, Dr Wilson is the recipient of the prestigious 2011 Jean A Vezina award for Excellence and Innovation in Radiology from the Société canadienne-française de radiologie (SCFR) and is the 2012 recipient of the Joseph Holmes Pioneer Award from the AIUM and the 2012 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound(SRU). Dr Wilson was co-editor of the bell weather two-volume reference text book entitled Diagnostic Ultrasound, with four printings since 1992, published by Elsevier Science www.elsevier.com This very successful text book has served and continues to serve as a worldwide reference for Ultrasound practitioners globally over the two decades.
Dr. Wilson was named the first, and the only, woman President of the Canadian Association of Radiologists in 1993 and was later awarded with the Canadian Association of Radiologists Gold Medal in 2001 for her contributions to Canadian Radiology. Dr Wilson has written over 100 peer reviewed publications and has presented over 500 international presentations.
Dr. Wilson runs one of the most advanced and well-known clinical and research facilities for the investigation of microbubble contrast agents for medical imaging in North America, recognized for its accomplishments throughout the world. She is also a recognized expert in the evaluation of inflammatory bowel disease with sonography. The advancement and choice of ultrasound for imaging of IBD is a major lifetime passion as is the use CEUS for the diagnosis and management of HCC.