INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

JEFFREY P. KANNE, MD

University of Wisconsin

 

Dr. Jeffrey P. Kanne is Professor of Radiology, Chief of Thoracic Imaging, and Vice Chair of Quality. He specializes in thoracic radiology with special expertise in interstitial and diffuse lung diseases and high-resolution CT of the chest. Additionally,

Dr. Kanne is an NIOSH-certified B-reader with expertise in occupational lung diseases. Other professional interests include postgraduate and continuing medical education, utilization management, low-dose CT techniques, and quality improvement in radiology.

 

Dr. Kanne serves on the American Board of Radiology Thoracic Certifying Exam Committee. He is Subspecialty Chair of the American College of Radiology's (ACR) Expert Panel on Thoracic Imaging and chairs the Society of Thoracic Radiology's Education Committee. In addition, he was selected by the ACR as the first ABIM Choosing Wisely Champion.

 

Dr. Kanne has authored or coauthored over 90 articles in radiology in addition to multiple chapters and textbooks on thoracic imaging. He is a regular lecturer on topics in thoracic imaging at national and international meetings. Dr. Kanne is co-director of the ACR's High Resolution CT of the Chest hands-on course and chairs postgraduate courses in thoracic imaging in conjunction with the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Thoracic Society.

 

Dr. Kanne was awarded the Melvin M. Figley Fellowship in Radiology Journalism in 2010. He serves as Deputy Editor of Journal of Thoracic Imaging and regularly reviews manuscripts for Radiology, AJR, Chest, European Radiology, and other scholarly journals.

JAY P. HEIKEN, MD

Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

 

Dr. Jay P. Heiken MD, FACR, is Professor of Radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine, where he also is Director of Abdominal Imaging. He earned his bachelor's degree at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where he graduated magna cum laude before receiving his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Heiken completed his internship in internal medicine at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia, and his residency in radiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He completed a fellowship in abdominal radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

Dr. Heiken is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists (SGR) and the Board of Trustees of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS). He is a past President of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT/MR) and has served as Chair of the Gastrointestinal Subcommittee of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Scientific Program Committee. He currently serves on the American College of Radiology Committee on Body Computed Tomography. He is an examiner for the American Board of Radiology and a member of the editorial board of Abdominal Imaging and the Korean Journal of Radiology.

 

Dr. Heiken has co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, 60 book chapters and invited publications, and has edited and co-authored six books. He has presented scientific papers at conferences across the United States, lectured as a visiting professor in more than 40 national and international universities, and has taught more than 190 courses and symposia. Dr. Heiken has received the Cum Laude Award and the Hounsfield Award of the SCBT/MR for scientific papers. He has received the Resident's Distinguished Teaching Award from the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology and the Visiting Professor Award from the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists.

 

 

MARY HOCHMAN, MD, MBA

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

 

Dr. Hochman is founder and Section Chief Emeritus of the Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention at the Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She currently serves as Co-Director of the Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship at BIDMC/Harvard.

 

Dr. Hochman received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She completed her residency in radiology at Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston and earned certification from the American Board of Radiology. She completed a fellowship in Body MRI at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, including a special focus in Musculoskeletal Imaging.  Upon completion of her training, Dr. Hochman was invited to join the faculty at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where she has served for 20 years.   More recently, Dr. Hochman earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Boston University.

 

Dr. Hochman serves in leadership positions in the Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR) and the International Society of Skeletal Radiology.  She has served on the Radiological Society of North America’s Scientific Program Committee and currently serves on the Editorial Board of the RSNA’s journal, Radiographics.  Dr. Hochman recently completed a term as a member of the American College of Radiology’s Appropriateness Criteria Expert Panel on Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention, responsible for developing national guidelines for musculoskeletal imaging and intervention in clinical practice.  In her capacity as Musculoskeletal Section Chief, Dr. Hochman served as the BIDMC Imaging Director for the region’s professional baseball team, the Boston Red Sox.

 

Dr. Hochman’s scholarly interests focus on imaging of bone and soft tissue tumors and as well as imaging of the hand and wrist and foot and ankle.   She has author/co-authored over 45 journal articles, 11 book chapters, and 2 books, including Bone Tumors: A Practical Approach to Imaging.  These include senior authorship of one of the 10 most viewed papers in the journal Radiology, “Soft Tissue Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions: A Systematic Imaging Approach”.  Dr. Hochman has given over 170 invited lectures in national and international venues and is the recipient of 3 personal and 6 section teaching awards.

 

 

WENDY DeMARTINI, MD

Stanford University Medical Center

 

Dr. Wendy DeMartini is a Professor and the Chief of the Breast Imaging Division in the Department of Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. DeMartini completed her fellowship in Breast Imaging at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. She then served as Breast Imaging faculty at the University of Washington where she became Associate Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Services, and at the University of Wisconsin where she became Professor and Chief of Breast Imaging. Her work is focused upon high quality patient care, clinical research and education.

 

Dr. DeMartini has more than 100 research presentations, abstracts/publications, review articles or book chapters. Her research is directed toward the appropriate evidence-based use of imaging tests to optimize the detection and evaluation of breast cancer. She has served as an investigator on several studies of breast MRI funded by the National Cancer Institute and by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN). Particular research topics have included the development of a pilot tool for predicting the probability of malignancy of breast MRI lesions, assessment of the impact of background parenchymal enhancement (BPE) on breast MRI accuracy, and evaluation of current utilization patterns of breast MRI and other emerging technologies.

 

Dr. DeMartini is a highly sought-after educator. She lectures on a broad spectrum of breast imaging topics nationally and internationally, including in the Americas, Europe, Australasia and Africa. She is also the Co-Director of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Education Center Breast MRI with Biopsy Course. Dr. DeMartini is an active member of many professional organizations and committees, including in the Radiologic Society of North America, the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI). She was elected as an SBI Fellow in 2009, and will be President of the SBI in 2017-2018.

 

 

 

EDWARD Y LEE, MD, MPH

Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

 

Dr. Edward Y. Lee is an associate professor of radiology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He received his A.B. and M.D. from the University of Chicago (Phi Beta Kappa and Swift Scholar) and his M.P.H. from Harvard University (Student Marshal), followed by an internship at Harvard Medical Center and radiology residency at Mallincrodt Institute of Radiology / Washington University Medical Center. After completing a pediatric radiology fellowship as a chief fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in 2005, he joined the Departments of Radiology and Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine. Since Dr. Lee was appointed as the Chief of Thoracic Imaging Division in 2010 and Director of MRI from 2012 - 2014, he has provided integrated image performance and interpretation across modalities for congenital and acquired pediatric disorders at Boston Children’s Hospital.

 

Dr. Lee has more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles, 100 review articles or book chapters, and three books related to pediatric imaging.  He was the recipient of RSNA Eyler Editorial Fellowship in 2010. He is the winner of the prestigious Caffey’s Awards from SPR in both Best Clinical Scientific Research and Best Educational Exhibit Presentation categories. Additionally, as an assistant editor of the pediatric section of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) and European Journal of Radiology (EJR); editorial board member of nine journals; and reviewer of 25 journals; Dr. Lee has also helped guide and establish the educational and scientific direction and growth in his academic specialty – pediatric imaging – at academic and medical institutions around the world. Dr. Lee is the past President of the New England Roentgen Society (NERRS) and current President of the International Society of Pediatric Thoracic Imaging (ISPTI).

 

Dr. Lee is currently one of the most sought-after internationally known radiology speakers in the field of pediatric imaging. He has served either as a visiting professor or as an invited speaker on various topics related to pediatric imaging education more than 30 different countries in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

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