Richard G. Barr MD, PhD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Dr. Barr is a Professor of Radiology at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He practices at Southwoods Imaging and Northside Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio. He received his BS in Chemistry at Ohio State University, a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry at Michigan State University, and his MD from Case Western Reserve University. He completed a year internship in internal medicine at university hospitals of Cleveland and a Diagnostic Radiology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where he was chief resident. Dr. Barr completed a cross sectional imaging fellowship at University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Barr has published over 100 peer reviewed papers, several book chapters, and a book “Breast Elastography” and a book “Elastography, a Practical Approach”. He has presented over 400 scientific and educational presentations and invited lectures world-wide. He has been involved in elastography and ultrasound contrast for over 15 years presenting multiple presentations worldwide on these subjects. He was the PI on several UCA phase 2, 3 and 4 studies. He has relationships with multiple ultrasound vendors for the improvement of CEUS on their systems. He is the editor-in-chief of Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. Aunt Minnie named him a semi-finalist for the most influential radiology researcher in 2018. Dr. Barr is a chairman of the QIBA ultrasound contrast committee.