New Board Member: Dr. Kathleen Greatrex ’80
Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Kathleen V. Greatrex, MD ’80, of Haddonfield, NJ, was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees for Immaculata University. Dr. Greatrex began her three-year term on July 1.
“So much of what I do in Breast Imaging is technically challenging but more importantly requires an empathetic heart. My years at Immaculata University helped to foster those ideals of caring and compassion that I carry with me every day. It is a true honor and privilege to serve as a member of the board of trustees for Immaculata University,” commented Dr. Greatrex on her appointment.
After graduating from Immaculata with a BA in Biology, Dr. Greatrex continued her education earning her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. She was elected to membership in the Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her Residency at Temple University Hospital and her Fellowship training in Breast and Body Imaging at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Dr. Greatrex is President of Lourdes Imaging Associates, and serves as Chair of the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, as well as Division Chief of Breast Imaging for the Lourdes Health System. She holds the distinction of being the first female President of the Medical Staff in the 60 year history of the medical center. She has served as a board member of the Lourdes Health Foundation and in 2013 she was appointed to the Board of Trustees for the Lourdes Health System. Dr. Greatrex is a leading expert in the field of breast imaging. She dedicates a great deal of her time to educating women about breast cancer and was instrumental in the development of the Lourdes Health System’s Breast Cancer Symposium.
As a testament to her dedication to the field of Radiology, Dr. Greatrex has been the recipient of multiple awards during the course of her career most recently the 2013 Guardian Angel Award presented by the Lourdes Health Foundation; the Women of Purpose Award in 2012 from the City of Camden and the 2011 Healing Spirit Award sponsored by Lourdes Health System. She has also been named in South Jersey Magazine as “Top Doc” in Diagnostic Radiology multiple times over the course of her career. Dr Greatrex has also received Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Robert Andrews and a Joint Legislative Commendation from the State of New Jersey for fighting breast cancer and educating her patients and the community about this disease.
Immaculata University’s Board of Trustees is comprised of both lay and religious leaders in the education and corporate community. As the governing body of Immaculata, the Board understands, endorses, articulates, supports and promotes the mission of the University.
Immaculata University is a comprehensive, Catholic, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.