William D. Boswell, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.R.

  • Interim Chief Medical Officer
  • Professor and Chair, Department of Diagnostic Radiology

William D. Boswell, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.R.

Clinical Specialties
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Areas of Expertise
  • Genitourinary Cancers
Research Focus
  • CT Lung Cancer Screening
William D. Boswell, M.D., is Interim Chief Medical Officer and Chair of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at City of Hope. Dr. Boswell graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then completed an internship and residency in diagnostic radiology at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where he also completed a fellowship in vascular radiology.
 
At the the Keck School of Medicine at USC, he was Professor of Clinical Radiology and Urology, as well as the Associate Chairman of the Department of Radiology, and Chief of Diagnostic Radiology at the USC/Norris Cancer Hospital, a position he has held from the time the hospital first opened in 1982. He was the Chief of Staff at USC/Norris from 1998 through 2002, and served on the Medical Executive Committee from 1983 to 2011.
 
He was an active member of the Institutional Review Board at USC from 1979 through 1996.; Dr. Boswell has also been active in the area of health care arena within the county of Los Angeles, serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Physicians of Los Angeles County Hospitals, and as chair of the radiology standards committee of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
 
Dr. Boswell's research interests include urologic cancers, hematologic malignancies, as well as the imaging of oncologic patients in general. He is also an authority in the area of telemedicine and telehealth. He has published 90 papers in the peer-reviewed literature, as well as numerous publications in the non-peer reviewed literature and exhibits, delivered nationally and internationally.; He has served as PI or co-PI on 16 different grants, funded by the National Cancer Institute, the National Library of Medicine, the USDA and other foundations.
  • 2016 - present, Interim Chief Medical Officer, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2011 - present, Chair, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2007 - 2011, Professor of Clinical Radiology and Urology, University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1983 - 2011, Chief, Diagnostic Radiology, USC/Norris Cancer Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1996 - 2011, Associate Chairman, Department of Radiology, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2006 - 2007, Associate Professor of Urology, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1984 - 2007, Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1979 - 1998, Chief, Diagnostic Radiology,Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1989 - 1996, Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Radiology, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1982 - 1989, Vice Chairman, Department of Radiology, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1979 - 1985, Chief of Cross Sectional Imaging, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1977 - 1984, Assistant Professor of Radiology, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1976 - 1977, Clinical Instructor of Radiology, Supervisor of Residents, USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Locations

Duarte

1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, 91010

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Phone :  626-256-4673

Degrees

  • 1968 -1972 - Thomas Jefferson University: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, M.D.
  • 1964 -1968 - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry

Fellowship

  • 1976 -1977, Fellow, Vascular Radiology, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Residency

  • 1973 -1976, Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Internship

  • 1972 -1973, Intern, General Medicine, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1974, recertified 2008, California Medical License
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1976, American College of Radiology

Information listed here is obtained from Pubmed, a public database; City of Hope is not responsible for its accuracy.

  • American College of Physician Executives
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Radium Society
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Association of University Radiologists
  • California Radiology Society
  • International Society for Oncologic Imaging
  • Los Angeles Radiological Society chair, Radiology standards committee, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Society for Computer Applications in Radiology
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