Posted: October 2018
Raymond Osarogiagbon, MBBS, FACP, has been selected as a member-elect to the Fleischner Society.
Founded in 1969, the Fleischner Society is a collegial, multidisciplinary international thoracic imaging society dedicated to promoting education and research directed to innovative patient care.
Dr. Osarogiagbon is director of the Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program at the Baptist Cancer Center, in Memphis, and director of the Thoracic Oncology Research (ThOR) Group of the Baptist Cancer Center. He also is the principal investigator of two major ongoing regional projects: a U.S. National Institutes of Health R01-funded regional quality-improvement project titled “Dissemination and implementation of a corrective intervention to improve mediastinal lymph node examination in resected lung cancer” (R01 CA172253- 01) and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute-funded comparative effectiveness study of multidisciplinary versus serial care for lung cancer titled “Building a Multidisciplinary Bridge Across the Quality Chasm in Thoracic Oncology”(IH-1304-6147).
Dr. Osarogiagbon is a research professor at the University of Memphis School of Public Health and a member of several professional societies including the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American Society of Hematology.