DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH, SOCIETY OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING
Reston, Virginia, United States
Linda Budzinski is Director of Outreach at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), responsible for educating patients and the broader medical community about the expanding role of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging in disease diagnosis and treatment. In 2021, Linda and the SNMMI spearheaded formation of the #ReturnToCare Coalition, a group of patient advocacy organizations and medical societies that are working together to encourage patients to seek the vaccinations, screenings, scans, and treatment they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Linda has more than 30 years of experience in non-profit communications, outreach, and collaboration. She holds a degree in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.