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Regina Beets-TanProfessor of Radiology, University of Maastricht Professor Dr Regina Beets-Tan (MD PhD) is Professor of Radiology at the University of Maastricht and University of Southern Denmark and chairs the Department of Radiology at The Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam. Her clinical expertise is in oncologic and abdominal imaging. Her own research is in MRI of colorectal cancer. The research at her department is translational and clinical and focused on functional and molecular imaging, image guided interventional oncology and artificial intelligence. She is 2nd Vice President of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), Past President of the European Society of Oncologic Imaging (ESOI) and President of the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR). Reflecting her mission to bridge the world of radiologists with that of clinicians, she is personally engaged in various clinical societies and serves as member of the GI faculty group of the ESMO. She represents ESR in the board of the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO). She is an honorary member of ESTRO and of the Chilean Colorectal Surgical Society. In her function as president of the ESOI, she initiated formal collaboration in education between ESOI and ESMO, ESTRO, ESSO, ESDO and EACR. She represents the Netherlands Cancer Institute in the imaging taskforce of the Cancer Core Europe. She also served in the educational and strategic committees of United European Gastroenterology (UEG). Professor Beets-Tan has (co)authored 302 scientific publications, cited over 9000 times, Hirsch Index 50 and has (co)authored over 40 book chapters. She serves on editorial boards of several peer reviewed journals and books and takes part in (inter)national guideline panels of colorectal disease management. She is a member of the research panels of the Dutch Organisation of Science and the Dutch Cancer Society. She has delivered over 500 lectures in radiological and clinical society meetings and has received several scientific and teaching awards some of which are: 2013 ESOR Best Teacher Award and the ISMRM Outstanding Teacher Award in 2008, 2009 and 2014.