American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Names Kathleen Flood CEO

April 18, 2011

BETHESDA, MD. — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology ( is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen B. Flood as its Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2011.  Ms. Flood brings more than 20 years of experience working with medical associations and health care organizations to her new role at ASNC. 

“Kathy Flood joins ASNC at a challenging time in cardiovascular imaging,” said Dr. Leslee Shaw, ASNC President.  “Her knowledge of the field and her extensive experience with non-profit medical associations and private payers will help the Society further its mission and better serve its members.”  Ms. Flood joins ASNC from the American College of Cardiology, where she most recently served as Senior Director of Practice Strategies and Transformation.  In this position, she provided a strategic framework to promote practice viability, quality and performance, and lifelong learning.

Ms. Flood said, “It is imperative to continue to enhance the voice of Nuclear Cardiology in the ever-changing legislative, educational, technological, and professional environments.  I look forward to working with the ASNC community to strengthen partnerships that will meet these current and future challenges.”

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) is the leader in education, advocacy, and quality for the field of nuclear cardiology.  Serving nearly 5,000 individuals in more than 50 countries, ASNC is the only professional association dedicated to the dynamic subspecialty of nuclear cardiology.