Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD, is Chairman of the Department of Radiology and the Eugene P. Pendergrass Professor of Radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the Group Co-Chair of the ECOGACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) since its founding in 2012. He is a physician at Penn Medicine within its Abdominal Imaging Services program. Dr. Schnall is an international leader in translational biomedical and imaging research, working throughout his career across the interface between basic imaging science and clinical medicine to ensure effective integration of radiology research with other medical disciplines. His work has led to fundamental changes in the imaging approaches to breast and prostate cancer, and he continues to have a significant influence on emerging imaging technologies, including those in optical imaging. He has lead multiple importance efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of cancer screening including the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial and has been a leader in the implementation of APP’s in the field of Radiology.