Cheri L. Canon, M.D., F.A.C.R is a at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Department of Radiology. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Texas at Austin, followed by medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch. After completing her residency training in Diagnostic Radiology at UAB, she joined the faculty in the Abdominal Imaging section.
Dr. Canon served as the Radiology Residency Program Director and Vice Chair of Education for seven years. She served as the UAB School of Medicine Curriculum Committee Chair, during which time an organ-based curriculum was implemented. She then served as Senior Vice Chair of Operations and Division Director of Diagnostic Radiology before her appointment as Chair. She serves on the UAB Health Services Foundation Board of Directors.
Dr. Canon served as an oral examiner for the American Board of Radiology (ABR) for eleven years. She is a member of the ABR Oral Exam Committee for GI and Chairs the GI Committee for the ABR Certifying and Maintenance of Certification Examinations. She received the ABR Lifetime Service Award in 2013. She is the Chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Commission on Education and the ACR 2015 and 2016 Program Committee. She sits on the ACR Board of Chancellors. Additionally, she sits on the Boards of Directors for the Association of University Radiologists, the American Institute of Radiologic Pathology, and the Academy of Radiology Research, on which she serves as Academic Council Chair. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Cheri is a panelist for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle