Dr. del Carpio-O'Donovan honoured by the World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies

Dr. Raquel del Carpio-O’Donovan has been selected as an Honorary President at the annual symposium of the World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies as an acknowledgement of her substantial contributions to neuroradiology at an international level. “This recognition makes me very proud as it comes from my peers,” says Dr. del Carpio-O’Donovan. The event is scheduled to be held in New York from May 14-16. 

A full-time neuroradiologist at the MUHC, Dr. del Carpio-O’Donovan remains dedicated to her passion of teaching and mentoring. Her lengthy and distinguished career includes a major role in the development of the Radiology Resident Program at McGill hospitals in her capacity as associate chief of MUHC Radiology and vice chair of the McGill Radiology Department, as well as chief radiologist at the MGH.

Dr. del Carpio-O’Donovan has travelled to at least 30 countries as an international lecturer on behalf of world-renowned radiology organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America. She has also participated in education programs in developing countries representing among others, the American Society of Neuroradiology. 

In 2013, Dr. del Carpio-O’Donovan received the Quebec Medical Association’s Teaching Award. In 2016, she was awarded the Canadian Association of Radiologists Gold Medal for achievements throughout her career and in 2017, the Societé de Radiologie du Québec honoured her with its highest distinction, the Prix Albert Jutras.  She is also a recipient of the YWCA of Montreal Women of Distinction Award and her efforts to help radiologists from emerging countries earned her an award as one of the ten most influential Hispanic persons in Canada. 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. del Carpio-O’Donovan on this latest distinction.

Dr. del Carpio