Helen Nadel

Radiologist

Bio:   Dr. Nadel is a dual board -certified Pediatric Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physician in both the USA and Canada. She holds certifications from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, The American Board of Radiology (ABR) with certificate of added qualification in Pediatric Radiology and the American Board of Nuclear Medicine (ABNM). Dr. Nadel was an Associate Professor of Radiology at University of British Columbia and had been practicing as a pediatric radiologist and pediatric nuclear medicine physician at British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia since 1983 after medical school at University of Manitoba (1977, Winnipeg, Manitoba), internship and residency at University of Toronto (1978-1982) and Pediatric Radiology fellowship (Chief Fellow) at Hospital for Sick Children (1982-1983, Toronto, Ont.) She has been working with the entire breadth of general and hybrid nuclear medicine studies in children in a fully integrated departed of Pediatric Radiology and lecturing to promote this field for her entire career. Dr. Nadel currently uses PET/MR exclusively for PET imaging at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University.

Stanford Hospital

Stanford Hospital
  • 300 - 500 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-4000
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Professional Education

  • Board Recertification, American Board of Radiology, Pediatric Radiology (2011)
  • Board Recertification, American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine (2010)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Radiology, Pediatric Radiology (2001)
  • Board Certification, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Nuclear Medicine (1989)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine (1989)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology (1983)
  • Board Certification, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Diagnostic Radiology (1982)
  • Residency, University of British Columbia, Nuclear Medicine (1989)
  • Fellowship, Hospital for Sick Children-University of Toronto, Pediatric Radiology (1983)
  • Residency, University of Toronto, Diagnostic Radiology (1982)
  • Internship, Toronto General Hospital- University of Toronto, Rotating Internship (1978)
  • Medical Education MD, University of Manitoba, Medicine (1977)

Honors & Awards

  • Best poster: Preliminary Experience Using PET-CT in Pediatric Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, European Society of Pediatric Nuclear Medicine (2008)
  • Fifth Annual Dr. Massoud Majd Lectureship, Department of Radiology, Children's National Health System, Washington, DC (2016)
  • First Place Educational Exhibit: Authors: N Shatani, H Bray, H Nadel, J Potts, Canadian Association of Radiologists (April 2016)
  • first place poster- General Clinical Specialties, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (June 2019)
  • In "Most Significant” 14 articles chest diseases 1985: Immotile Cilia Syndrome Radiology.1985;154(3), Radiology (Journal) RSNA (1986)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to EOSPNM for 20 years, European Society of Pediatric Nuclear Medicine (EOSPNM) (May 2019)
  • Mickey (Cardiff) Williams Distinguished Service Award, Western Regional Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. (October 2014)
  • RSNA 2016 Educational Exhibit Certificate of Merit: Authors Liang, T, Nadel HR, Bray H, Radiological Society of North America (Dec 2016)
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Nuclear Medicine Residency Training Program, Department of Radiology University of British Columbia (1993-94)
  • UBC Radiology Residency Award for Excellence in Teaching-pediatric radiologists, University of British Columbia Department of Radiology (1999-2000)
  • Wyeth Excellence in Teaching Award, awarded to BC Children's Hospital pediatric radiologists, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia (2001)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director of Pediatric Nuclear Medicine, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford (2018 - Present)
  • Head, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, British Columbia Children's Hospital (1983 - 2018)