Gopal Saha, PhD, joined the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Cleveland Clinic as Director of Nuclear Chemistry and Pharmacy in 1984. He established a nuclear pharmacy laboratory with full amenities for routine clinical studies and sponsored clinical trials, which has been highly acclaimed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement (Basic Science) Award of the Indo-American Society of Nuclear Medicine and the Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Oration Award of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, India. He was the President of the American Board of Sciences in Nuclear Medicine in 2000 and 2004. He is a prolific Springer author, with titles: Fundamentals of Nuclear Pharmacy, 7e; Physics and Radiobiology of Nuclear Medicine, 4e; and Basics of PET Imaging, 3e.