The President's Medal is a token gift of the President to medics who have made an exceptional contribution to nuclear medicine.
Dr Keith Harding was the recipient of this award at the Annual Spring Meeting in Birmingham 2016.
He has undertaken so much work for the BNMS over the years as the following:
- Treasurer BNMS
- President of BNMS
- Chair of scientific committee
- One of the organisers of EANM meeting in London
- Chair of working parties on equality assurance and Korner categories
- UK delegate to EANM
- Secretary of Intercollegiate standing committee
- 1987 Chairman of ARSAC
In addition Dr Harding has actively participated on European Task Groups, Regional appointments, District Committees and multiple academic roles.
And of course he was a researcher, one of the pioneers of GI Nuclear medicine including Gastric emptying, hepatobiliary studies, small and large bowel transit, defaecography.
He is well known for his work in radiation protection, assessing various aspects of doses to patients, carers, nurses, and other staff. His work contributed to the development of syringe shields currently used in NM.
"It is a true pleasure for me to award Dr Keith Harding the Presidents Award for his contribution to the BNMS, Nuclear Medicine, Physics, Radiation Protection, to his region, hospital, department and for his help and support he has provided to his colleagues, friends and all those who came in contact with him."
- Dr Alp Notghi BNMS Immediate Past President