Cardiovascular and Thoracic Section Head, Aletta A. Frazier
For two decades, Dr. Aletta Ann Frazier has combined a career in academic radiology with collaborative radiologic-pathology research and medical illustration. She is Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Section Chief of Cardiovascular Radiology and Associate Chief of Thoracic Radiology at the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology. She is dedicated to resident education and has written extensively and lectured worldwide on topics of thoracic and cardiac radiology.
Her radiologic-pathology collaborations include the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, the U.S. Army Borden Institute, the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (a program of the ACR) and the Joint Pathology Center of the National Capital Medical Region. She is also an accomplished medical illustrator and the spectrum of her artwork comprises anatomy, embryology, pathophysiology, trauma and neoplasia at both the histologic and gross anatomic levels. Her published artwork appears in journals, textbooks, educational software, medical websites, oncologic staging manuals and surgical atlases.