Robert J. Tallaksen, MD
Dr. Tallaksen completed a BA in English at North Carolina State University, an MD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an MA in Medieval Art History at West Virginia University.
Dr. Tallaksen is the Chief of
Cardiothoracic Radiology in the WVU School of Medicine. He has been a Lecturer in the World Languages
Department with responsibility for the first two semesters of Latin since
2008. He has received the Distinguished
Teacher award for the WVU School of Medicine and the WVU Foundation Award for Outstanding
Teaching. In the School of Medicine he
has also received the David Z. Morgan Mentor Award and was elected to the Alpha
Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as a faculty member. In the Department of Radiology he has served
as Vice Chairman both for Clinical Operations and for Education and as director
of the residency program. In the School
of Medicine he was interim Assistant Dean for Medical Education and for WVU
Hospitals he has served as Vice Chief and Chief of the Medical Staff.