Staff

Carolyn Hull

Carolyn Hull

Manager, Global Regulatory Standards

Email: chull@medicalimaging.org

Carolyn Hull is Manager of Global Regulatory Standards. She oversees the Global Affairs and Standards Committees, as well as the Magnetic Resonance (MR) Section.  Hull previously worked at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, and at the District Policy Group, a government relations firm. She also served in multiple roles in the federal government: as Congressman Bill Foster’s (D-IL) Scheduler, covering health, education, and telecommunications issues, as a Senior Analyst in the Obama White House, and at the Pan American Health Organization. She also worked as an interpreter at a free clinic, and worked on the Obama presidential campaign of 2008. Hull graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in Psychology and Spanish. She holds a Masters in Health Administration and the Certificate of Healthcare Corporate Compliance from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is also Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) from the Compliance Certification Board.

Holly Grosholz

Holly Grosholz

Tel: 703-841-3228
Email: hgrosholz@medicalimaging.org

Holly Grosholz is MITA’s Manager of Government Relations. She is responsible for overseeing MITA’s state government relations efforts, VA/DOD group, and the Ultrasound and Focused Ultrasound sections. Holly previously worked at the American Public Health Association. She has held multiple internships in public policy, including the Policy Studies Institute in London and the offices of Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). Holly earned her BA in Political Science from Bucknell University.

Patrick Hope

Patrick Hope

Executive Director

Tel: 703-841-3235
Fax: 703-841-3335
Email: phope@medicalimaging.org

Patrick Hope is MITA’s Executive Director. Patrick comes to MITA from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) where he served as the senior director of legislative policy. Prior to his tenure at ACC, Hope served as legislative counsel / senior manager of legislative affairs for the American College of Physicians. As a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, Hope represents the state’s 47th district (Arlington County), where he serves on the Health Welfare and Institutions Committee. Patrick holds a law degree from Catholic University Columbus School of Law, a master of arts in congressional studies from Catholic University and a bachelor of arts and science in history and political science from St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas.

Peter Weems

Peter Weems

Director, Policy and Strategy

Tel: 703-841-3238
Fax: 703-841-3338
Email: pweems@medicalimaging.org

Peter Weems is MITA’s Director of Policy &Strategy, advancing regulatory and policy priorities important to the medical imaging industry. Prior to joining MITA, Peter served as an Associate with van der Walde &Co. where he provided in-depth research and analysis on federal health care payment policy. Peter earned his BA in Philosophy from James Madison University and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Republic of Armenia.

Sue Bunning

Sue Bunning

Industry Director, Positron Emission Tomography

Tel: 703-841-3258
Fax: 703-841-3358
Email: sbunning@medicalimaging.org

Sue Bunning is MITA ’s Industry Director of Molecular Imaging &PET, representing the scanner manufacturers as well as radiopharmaceutical innovators, manufacturers and distributors. Prior to joining MITA, Sue was the Director of Health Policy and Regulatory Affairs for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI).  Before joining SNMMI, she was the Global Vice President of Government Affairs for Covidien (now Medtronic).  Prior to Covidien, Sue was Director of Government Affairs for Tyco where she worked on international trade, tax and healthcare issues.  Sue started her corporate government affairs career with Mallinckrodt.  Prior to working in corporate government affairs, Sue worked on Capitol Hill for the late Congressman Bill Emerson of Missouri.  Her experience also includes working for a national political committee and as a Constituent Caseworker for the Ohio House of Representatives. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Sue graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from the Ohio State University and has a M.A. in International Transactions from George Mason University

Zack Hornberger

Zack Hornberger

Director, Cybersecurity and Informatics

Tel: 703-841-3285
Email: zhornberger@medicalimaging.org

Zack Hornberger is MITA’s Director of Cybersecurity and Informatics, and is responsible for the promotion and advancement of cybersecurity efforts important to the medical industry. His experience prior to joining MITA includes extensive work in private sector cybersecurity. He has helped to develop, define, and inform cybersecurity efforts across vital industries, including finance and healthcare, with large technology companies such as IBM, HPe, and Unisys. Zack earned his BA in English Language &Literature from University of Maryland at College Park.

Shayna Knazik

Shayna Knazik

Senior Project Manager, DICOM

Email: sknazik@dicomstandard.org

Shayna Knazik is MITA’s Senior Project Manager of DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine). She oversees multiple Working Groups and manages the maintenance of the DICOM Standard. Shayna previously worked at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) where she managed their largest Council, the Science Council. Prior to her role at AAPM, she also interned for a nonprofit that serves refugees and asylum seekers, as well as the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives in Baltimore, Maryland. Shayna graduated with Magna Cum Laude distinction from Notre Dame of Maryland University with a BA in Political Science.

Emily Lacey

Emily Lacey

Manager of Standards Development

Email: elacey@medicalimaging.org

Emily Lacey is MITA’s Manager of Standards Development. She works with the X-Ray, Ultrasound, and MR sections assisting in the creation and maintenance of their standards, white papers, and various other projects. Prior to joining the MITA team, Emily worked with NEMA as a concierge. She graduated in 2018 from Bridgewater College with a BA in History and Political Science and is currently working on a Master’s Degree at Georgetown University.