Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne (Switzerland)
John O. Prior, PhD MD, FEBNM has been Professor and Head of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland since 2010. After graduating with a MSEE degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Zurich (ETH), he received a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and a MD from the University of Lausanne. He underwent thereafter specialization training in NM in Lausanne and a visiting associate professor fellowship at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
He is currently President of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine, Chair of the UEMS/EANM Accreditation Committee of Nuclear Medicine Department and Training Centers, and Member of the EANM and SNMMI and past member of the SNMMI Board of Director of the PET Center of Excellence. His research interests are in nuclear cardiology and molecular imaging and therapy.