Dr. David C. Barnes
BMedSc, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Head, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Director of Research, Department of Radiology, Dalhousie University
Dr. David C. Barnes graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Faculty of Medicine in 1981 and interned in University Hospital at the University of Western Ontario. After two years of general practice in Ontario he began a residency in Radiology in 1984 at Dalhousie University obtaining his Royal College Fellowship in Radiology in 1988. He then took two years training in Nuclear Medicine at Dalhousie and the University of Western Ontario and received his Royal College Fellowship in this discipline in 1989.
He joined the Department of Radiology, Dalhousie University in 1989 where he is currently Professor and Head of the Division of Nuclear Medicinei and Director of Research for the Department of Radiology. He has had many national appointments in his discipline including the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine, the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Canadian Association of Radiology, and for the Royal College: Nucleus Committee in Nuclear Medicine and Chair of the Examination Board.
He has published and lectured extensively on diagnostic imaging including nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound. He has recently completed a sabbatical during which he worked on positron emission tomography (PET) scanning at the University of British Columbia and the University of Melbourne.