Biassou Honored by Amherst College
Dr. Nadia Biassou, a staff clinician in the Clinical Center radiology and imaging sciences department, has been named a Wade Fellow at Amherst College for the 2019–2021 academic years. The appointment will bring her to campus during the academic year, with the goal of sharing her extensive experiences with students to help them learn how identity informs career exploration and to collaborate on programming that teaches them skills for navigating a complex professional world before and after graduation. Biassou is the lead physician for the Clinical Image Processing Service. Previously she served as acting chief/lead interpreting physician of the mammography division from 2007 to 2009, and general body imaging radiologist from 2006 to 2009. She has lectured at continuing medical education conferences throughout the Caribbean and Central America, where she has taught community physicians cutting-edge radiologic interpretation in various clinical settings. Her interdisciplinary training places her at the intersection of applied linguistics and cognitive science, imaging and medicine.