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Meet the RADPrimer Author Team

Our team of award-winning, energetic, tech-savvy authors revolutionize radiology education. Each of our authors draw on a lifetime of experience and personal resources to continue to enrich RADPrimer with more images, more review questions, and more innovative ways to help master critical Radiology concepts.

Elsevier RADPrimer MD Team

  • B.J. Manaster, MD, PhD, FACR
    Dr. B.J. Manaster has served the educational needs of the radiologic community for many years. Following the completion of her radiology residency at the University of Chicago, she took a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the Hospital for Joint Disease in New York. She then continued her academic career, first as faculty at the University of Utah for 15 years, then as Chairman at the Medical College of Virginia (Virginia Common- wealth University) for 2 years, then as Vice Chairman and Residency Program Director at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Most recently she has returned to the University of Utah and Amirsys. Dr. Manaster has authored 6 books for Amirsys, including Diagnostic Imaging: Musculoskeletal Non-traumatic Diseases, Diagnostic Imaging: Musculoskeletal Traumatic Diseases, Expert Differential Diagnosis: Musculoskeletal, Imaging Anatomy: Musculoskeletal, Imaging Anatomy: Knee, Ankle, Foot, Diagnostic Imaging: Emergency, and has contributed to many of their other books. She has contributed hundreds of cases to STATDx and is currently authoring the RadPrimer musculoskeletal subspecialty. Earlier she authored other books, including the musculoskeletal texts for the Handbook series and the Requisites series. She also authored the Pocket Mentor for Women Radiologists, distributed by the American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR). She was the sole author of the ACR Musculoskeletal Learning file. Dr. Manaster serves national radiology as a board examiner for the American Board of Radiology (ABR), author for the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria, and musculoskeletal board member for Radiographics. She is a past president of both the Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR) and the AAWR.
  • Matthew B. Morgan, MD, MS
    Matthew B. Morgan received his bachelors of science in Management Information Systems from Brigham Young University. After college, he obtained a masters degree in Medical Informatics followed by a medical degree, both from the University of Utah. Dr. Morgan completed an internship at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA, and then spent a year as a radiology informatics fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He then went on to complete his residency in diagnostic radiology at UPMC where he served as chief resident and twice received the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award from the Radiological Society of North America. After residency, he completed a fellowship in breast imaging at Magee Women’s Hospital, UPMC. Dr. Morgan is an author of 5 scientific publications and has presented 12 papers and posters at national scientific meetings. He serves on several national committees and is a reviewer for Radiographics and the Journal of Digital Imaging. Dr. Morgan is currently an attending radiologist at the University of Utah School of Medicine, specializing in breast imaging. He also serves as the VP of Medical Informatics at Amirsys, Inc.
  • Paula J. Woodward, MD
    Dr. Paula Woodward earned both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Colorado. Afterwards she completed an internal medicine internship and radiology residency in the Air Force at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. After fulfilling her commitment to the Air Force, she migrated back to the mountains to begin her academic career at the University of Utah. During her initial time there she became Chief of Abdominal Imaging, Radiology Residency Director, and Co-Director of the OB Diagnostic Center. Her area of research and clinical focus was in pelvic and fetal imaging, and she held appointments in both the Department of Radiology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 1999 she was awarded the position of Distinguished Scientist at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) in Washington, DC. She stayed at the AFIP as Chief of Genitourinary Radiology for six years before she came back to Utah. She now holds the David G. Bragg, MD and Marcia R. Bragg Presidential Endowed Chair in Oncologic Imaging at the University of Utah and also serves as President of Amirsys Publishing, Inc.
  • H. Ric Harnsberger, MD
    Dr. Ric Harnsberger is a Professor of Radiology and R. C. Willey Chair in Neuroradiology in the University of Utah, Department of Radiology. Lead author on Amirsys Head & Neck RADPrimer content, he is an internationally recognized expert in Head & Neck Imaging. Over a 25-year academic career he has published over 200 articles and 9 books in this area. In 2002 he published PocketRadiologist®: Head & Neck, Top 100 Diagnoses. In 2003 his book PocketRadiologist®: Temporal Bone, Top 100 Diagnoses was published. In 2005 Diagnostic Imaging: Head & Neck was published with Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging: Brain, Head & Neck and Spine published in 2007. Expert Differential Diagnosis: Head & Neck debuted in 2008 while the 2nd Edition of Diagnostic Imaging: Head & Neck was published in 2010. A graduate of UCLA Medical School, Dr. Harnsberger did his radiology residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fellowships in Body Imaging, Head & Neck Imaging and Neuroradiology followed. His major area of research interest is centered on the use of high-resolution T2 imaging of diseases of the inner ear and cerebellopontine angle. His Head and Neck Imaging Handbook published in 1994 has become the preferred quick reference guide to head & neck imaging. Imaging of the Temporal Bone written in conjunction with Dr. Joel Swartz, published in 1997 is considered the gold standard reference for imaging information on the temporal bone. In 2000 Dr. Harnsberger received the RSNA Roentgen Centennial Fellow Award for his proposal entitled: Radiologic Digital Teaching Files Data Model. Dr. Harnsberger currently continues as Professor of Radiology in the University of Utah, Department of Radiology. He is also the Chairman & CEO of Amirsys, Inc. in Salt Lake City. He is the principal architect of Amirsys’ flagship radiologic decision support product STATdx®.
  • Logan McLean, MD
    Dr. Logan McLean is adjunct faculty at the University of Utah, Department of Radiology. She also works for Mountain Medical Physician Specialists where primarily she reads MR imaging. Dr. McLean has played many crucial roles at Amirsys over the years, including editing the DI2 Obstetrics and Head & Neck ExpDDx books and authoring for Head & Neck and Obstetrics Neuroradiology texts. In her position as the Lead Medical Reviewer for all RADPrimer content, she has reviewed 1000’s of case challenges in every of specialty and has helped to make the product the success that it is. A graduate from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. McLean did her radiology residency at the University of Utah. She also completed both Neuroradiology and Body imaging fellowships at the University of Utah. She participates in a variety of multidisciplinary care conferences at Intermountain Healthcare from inflammatory bowel disease conference to neurocritical care unit conference.  Dr. McLean is a radiologist with special interest in Body MR imaging, particularly hepatobiliary imaging and enterography.

RADPrimer Team Leads

Brain

  • Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR
    Anne G. Osborn, MD, is University Distinguished Professor of Radiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She holds the William H. and Patricia W. Child Presidential Endowed Chair in Radiology at the University of Utah. Dr. Osborn is an internationally-acclaimed teacher and lecturer and is regarded as one of the world’s most prominent neuroradiologists. She is the author of several texts that are considered the definitive references in her field. Her comprehensive teaching textbook, Diagnostic Neuroradiology won the 1995 American Publishers Association award as the Best Textbook in Clinical Medicine. Her other texts have been equally acclaimed. Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography, 2e received rave reviews and remains one of the most popular texts on the subject. Her 2006 book, Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging Anatomy: Brain, Spine, Head and Neck, which she co-authored with Dr. Ric Harnsberger, received First Prize in the 2007 British Medical Association’s annual Medical Book Competition. Dr. Osborn’s PocketRadiologist: Brain was one of the first radiology texts created specifically for hand-held computers (PDA). A joint collaboration between Elsevier Health Sciences and Amirsys, a database publishing and radiology informatics company she co-founded with Dr. Ric Harnsberger, PocketRadiologist: Brain has since then become the most-translated medical book series in history and is used all over the world. Dr. Osborn was cited as one of the “20 Most Influential” people in radiology by Diagnostic Imaging magazine in its November 2002 issue and has been profiled in the widely-read trade publication as one of four innovative educators inspiring a generation of radiologists to excel in research, clinical skill, and leadership. She was the first woman elected president of the American Society of Neuroradiology, the largest subspecialty society in radiology. She served as First Vice-President of the Radiological Society of North America and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the RSNA’s Research and Education Foundation.
  • Miral Jhaveri, MBBS, MD
    Dr. Jhaveri is an Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, section of Neuroradiology. He received M.B.B.S. and M.D. degrees from Bombay University in 1992 and 1995 respectively. He practiced as consultant Radiologist in Mumbai (Bombay) from 1995 to 2002. He completed a 2 year fellowship in Neuroradiology at Rush University Medical Center, and later stayed on as a faculty member . Dr. Jhaveri has clinical expertise in head and neck imaging, advanced tumor and stroke imaging. The Teacher of the Year award was given to Dr. Jhaveri by the residents in Diagnostic Radiology at Rush in 2007. Dr Jhaveri has written case reports, peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and collaborated with clinical services on research publications. He has mentored residents preparing educational exhibits for presentation at national meetings. Recently, he was named physician director of Radiology Informatics.
  • Karen Salzman, MD
    Karen Salzman, MD is Associate Professor of Radiology and the Leslie W. Davis Endowed Chair in Neuroradiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT. Her Amirsys publications include Diagnostic Imaging: Brain, 2nd edition, EXPERTddx: Brain and Spine, Diagnostic Imaging: Head & Neck, and Imaging Anatomy: Brain-Head & Neck-Spine.

Spine

  • Jeffrey S. Ross, MD
    Dr. Jeffrey Ross graduated first in class from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo in 1982, completed his radiology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and his neuroradiologic fellowship at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Ross was Assistant Professor of Radiology at University Hospitals until 1989, when he became a staff neuroradiologist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Subsequently he became Professor of Radiology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. Now Dr. Ross works in Southwest Neuro-Imaging at the Barrow Neurological Institute of St. Joseph Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. He has given over 160 postgraduate talks covering a wide variety of neuroradiologic imaging topics, from spinal disc disease to brain tumors and spectroscopy. In addition, he has given over 70 scientific lectures, including presentations to residents, fellows, and staff in a variety of venues. Dr. Ross has authored or co-authored 11 books and over 30 book chapters. His research achievements include over 120 oral presentations at national meetings, 16 scientific exhibits, and over 90 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Ross has held a broad spectrum of service and organizational-related responsibilities at the national level. He is currently an active reviewer for 6 specialty journals and serves as a senior editor for American Journal of Neuroradiology. He has had the privilege of serving as founding member and first President of the American Society of Spine Radiology, now an integral component of the American Society of Neuroradiology. He is also past president of the Eastern Neuroradiologic Society, and was a fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM).
  • Kevin R. Moore, MD

    A Los Angeles native, Dr. Kevin Moore completed his medical school education at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. After a surgical internship at Oregon Health Sciences University, he completed a diagnostic Radiology residency and Neuroradiology fellowship at University of Utah, and a pediatric radiology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology with Certificates of Added Qualification in Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology. His professional interests include all areas of Pediatric Neuroradiology, with special expertise in brain, spine, and peripheral nerve imaging.

    Following completion of his Neuroradiology fellowship, Dr. Moore spent four years on the faculty at University of Utah in Neuroradiology. Dr. Moore joined the Radiology department at Primary Children’s Medical Center in 2005 and serves as Vice Chair of Radiology. He is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of Radiology at University of Utah.

    Affiliations: Pediatric Neuroradiologist, Primary Children’s Medical Center; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

Head and Neck

  • H. Christian Davidson, MD
    H. Christian Davidson is Program Director for the Radiology Resident Program at the University of Utah and serves on the University of Utah Medical Group Board of Directors. Dr. Davidson is an alumnus of the University of Utah, with degrees in Psychology and Medicine. Following medical school, Dr. Davidson attended Stanford University, where he received a master’s degree in Medical Informatics and completed a Residency in Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Davidson returned to the University of Utah in 1996 as a Fellow in Neuroradiology, after which he joined the staff at the Salt Lake City VA Health Sciences Center, where he served as Chief of Radiology for three years. Subsequently, Dr. Davidson joined the Faculty in the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah full time. Dr. Davidson enjoys a subspecialized academic clinical practice in Neuroradiology, with expertise in Head & Neck Imaging and particular interest in Orbital Imaging.
  • H. Ric Harnsberger, MD
    Dr. Ric Harnsberger is a Professor of Radiology and R. C. Willey Chair in Neuroradiology in the University of Utah, Department of Radiology. Lead author on Amirsys Head & Neck RADPrimer content, he is an internationally recognized expert in Head & Neck Imaging. Over a 25-year academic career he has published over 200 articles and 9 books in this area. In 2002 he published PocketRadiologist®: Head & Neck, Top 100 Diagnoses. In 2003 his book PocketRadiologist®: Temporal Bone, Top 100 Diagnoses was published. In 2005 Diagnostic Imaging: Head & Neck was published with Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging: Brain, Head & Neck and Spine published in 2007. Expert Differential Diagnosis: Head & Neck debuted in 2008 while the 2nd Edition of Diagnostic Imaging: Head & Neck was published in 2010. A graduate of UCLA Medical School, Dr. Harnsberger did his radiology residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fellowships in Body Imaging, Head & Neck Imaging and Neuroradiology followed. His major area of research interest is centered on the use of high-resolution T2 imaging of diseases of the inner ear and cerebellopontine angle. His Head and Neck Imaging Handbook published in 1994 has become the preferred quick reference guide to head & neck imaging. Imaging of the Temporal Bone written in conjunction with Dr. Joel Swartz, published in 1997 is considered the gold standard reference for imaging information on the temporal bone. In 2000 Dr. Harnsberger received the RSNA Roentgen Centennial Fellow Award for his proposal entitled: Radiologic Digital Teaching Files Data Model. Dr. Harnsberger currently continues as Professor of Radiology in the University of Utah, Department of Radiology. He is also the Chairman & CEO of Amirsys, Inc. in Salt Lake City. He is the principal architect of Amirsys’ flagship radiologic decision support product STATdx®.
  • Michelle Michel, MD
    Dr. Michel is Chief of Head and Neck Neuroradiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dr. Michel completed her diagnostic radiology residency and first year of Neuroradiology fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. She did a second year of fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, where she continued on as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Michel joined the faculty at MCW in 1999 and currently teaches there as Professor of Radiology and of Otolaryngology. In addition to working in a busy clinical practice, she enjoys training residents and fellows, and working on a variety of academic projects.

MSK

  • B.J. Manaster, MD, PhD, FACR
    Dr. B.J. Manaster has served the educational needs of the radiologic community for many years. Following the completion of her radiology residency at the University of Chicago, she took a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the Hospital for Joint Disease in New York. She then continued her academic career, first as faculty at the University of Utah for 15 years, then as Chairman at the Medical College of Virginia (Virginia Common- wealth University) for 2 years, then as Vice Chairman and Residency Program Director at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Most recently she has returned to the University of Utah and Amirsys. Dr. Manaster has authored 6 books for Amirsys, including Diagnostic Imaging: Musculoskeletal Non-traumatic Diseases, Diagnostic Imaging: Musculoskeletal Traumatic Diseases, Expert Differential Diagnosis: Musculoskeletal, Imaging Anatomy: Musculoskeletal, Imaging Anatomy: Knee, Ankle, Foot, Diagnostic Imaging: Emergency, and has contributed to many of their other books. She has contributed hundreds of cases to STATDx and is currently authoring the RadPrimer musculoskeletal subspecialty. Earlier she authored other books, including the musculoskeletal texts for the Handbook series and the Requisites series. She also authored the Pocket Mentor for Women Radiologists, distributed by the American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR). She was the sole author of the ACR Musculoskeletal Learning file. Dr. Manaster serves national radiology as a board examiner for the American Board of Radiology (ABR), author for the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria, and musculoskeletal board member for Radiographics. She is a past president of both the Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR) and the AAWR.

Thoracic

  • Howard Mann, MD
    Dr. Howard Mann, M.D. is a Professor of Radiology at the University of Utah. He graduated from medical school at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. After residency training in Delaware and Connecticut, he completed a Fellowship in Thoracic Radiology at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. He then moved to Salt Lake City in 1985 and has been there since. Dr. Mann practices and teaches all aspects of Chest Radiology. He is a long-time member of the Society of Thoracic Radiology, participated in the National Lung Screening Trial and is a current member of the IPFNet consortium which conducts clinical trials in interstitial lung diseases. He has an ever-expanding teaching file that he wishes to utilize for the benefit of the larger radiology community.
  • Melissa Rosado de Christenson, MD, FACR

    Melissa L. Rosado de Christenson retired from active duty in the United States Air Force as a Colonel in 2001 after over 25 years of service. She was a member of the charter class of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, where she received her M.D. degree and was commissioned as a Captain in the United States Air Force in 1980. She completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC and became a diplomat of the American Board of Radiology in 1984. Her first assignment as a radiologist was at the 13th Air Force Medical Center, Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, where she was Consultant in Radiology to the Pacific Air Force Surgeon General. Dr. Rosado de Christenson was assigned to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) in September of 1988 as Chief of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Radiology and became Chairman and Registrar of the Department of Radiologic Pathology in 1995. She is the first woman and the first Air Force officer ever to serve in this capacity since the establishment of the department in 1947. She served in the faculty of the Department of Radiologic Pathology at the AFIP for over thirteen years and trained over 20,000 radiologists, residents and other physicians who attended AFIP courses. After serving as a Clinical Professor of Radiology at the Ohio State University for over 4 years, she joined the Department of Radiology of the Saint-Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri as Section Chief of Thoracic Radiology and is Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

    Dr. Rosado de Christenson has published on the subject of radiologic-pathologic correlation of thoracic diseases. She has been a featured speaker in national and international radiology meetings and a visiting professor at universities throughout the United States and abroad. She is Past-President of the American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR), and became a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR) in 1999. Dr. Rosado de Christenson is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) and serves as Vice President of the organization. She also serves as President of the Society of Thoracic Radiology. Dr. Rosado de Christenson is the recipient of the AAWR’s 2004 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award. She formed part of the organizing committee for the Asociación de Radiología Torácica Latinoamericana (Latin American Chest Radiologic Society) in 2004 and was elected its inaugural President in 2005. In 2010 she received the ARRS Best Educator Award in recognition of her immense contributions to radiology education. Dr. Rosado de Christenson is married to Paul J. Christenson, MD, CAPT, MC, USN (RET), who is Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas. They have three children.

    Affiliations: Section Chief, Thoracic Radiology, Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Clinical Professor of Radiology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri; Adjunct Professor of Radiology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland

Cardiac

  • Seth Kligerman, MD
    Dr. Seth Kligerman is an Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. After receiving his MD at The Chicago Medical School he completed his residency at the University of Colorado. His interest in cardiac and thoracic radiology led him to a fellowship in Thoracic Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kligerman has clinical expertise in high resolution CT of the chest, lung cancer imaging and staging, cardiac MRI, and coronary CTA. During residency, Dr. Kligerman was awarded the RSNA trainee research prize in thoracic imaging and during fellowship he received the American Roentgen Ray Society Silver Medal. He has authored 10 peer-reviewed journal articles and has lectured both nationally and internationally of various topics related to cardiac and thoracic imaging. Recently, he was named medical director of magnetic resonance imaging for the University of Maryland.
  • Suhny Abarra, MD
    Dr. Suhny Abbara is Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Section of the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) & Harvard Medical School and Fellowship Director of the MGH Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Program. He runs the annual Harvard Postgraduate Course, “Clinical Update in Cardiac CT,” and the quarterly MGH cardiac CT Imaging workshops, as well as the MGH Visiting Fellowship Program. On the international level, Dr. Abbara has been Program Director or on the program committee for the International Conference on Cardiac CT, the annual scientific conference of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), and the cardiac imaging conference and case interpretation sessions of the American College of Radiology (ACR). He is Chairman of the CTA-Academy Training Programs of the SCCT. Dr. Abbara has created educational programs and self-assessment modules for recertification for the ACR and American College of Cardiology. He has published over 50 articles, is associate editor of the Journal of the SCCT, and is the editor of the Cardiac Imaging section of the 2006 Year Book of Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Abbara graduated from the Medical School of the University of Düsseldorf, Germany, where he then completed 18 months of vascular surgery training. He completed a surgical internship at the University of Hawaii and a radiology residency at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He completed a clinical cardiac imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital where he has been on the faculty since.

Gastrointestinal

  • Michael P. Federle, MD, FACR
    Dr. Federle is a Professor of Radiology at Stanford University and the Associate Chair in charge of Education for the department. His prior positions include Chief of Abdominal Imaging at the University of Pittsburgh and Chief of Radiology at San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Federle received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Marquette University and his MD from Georgetown University. He trained in Internal Medicine and Radiology at the University of Cincinnati Hospital, after which he spent 6 years on the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), in radiology. His focus in clinical research and teaching is abdominal imaging with a particular emphasis upon CT scanning. Within this broad field he has a wide range of specific and general interests, leading to over 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as hundreds of book chapters. In addition, he has been the main editor and/or author of over 20 textbooks of radiology. The most recent of these are the 2nd Edition of Diagnostic Imaging: Abdomen, Imaging Anatomy: Chest Abdomen Pelvis, and Expert DDx: Abdomen, published by Amirsys. He is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the 2010 Cannon Medal for Lifetime Achievement from the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists, and “Teacher of the Year” at Stanford, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of California, San Francisco. A “Michael P. Federle Mentorship Award” is given in his name annually at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Genitourinary

  • Mitchell Tublin, MD

    Dr. Tublin is a Professor of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is the chief of Abdominal Imaging and is the Director of the Presbyterian University Hospital Department of Radiology.  Dr. Tublin received a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Pennsylvania and an MD from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine.  He trained in Internal Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh and completed a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging at the same institution.  His recent research interests include endocrine and renal functional imaging; this basic and clinical research has resulted in 65 peer reviewed publications and numerous book chapters.  He previously was the head of the RSNA Ultrasound subcommittee and was an AJR Melvin Figley fellow.  He is currently on the executive board of the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound and he is a member of  the editorial advisory board of the Journal of the Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

  • Akram M. Shaaban, MBBCh
    Dr. Akram Shaaban is an Associate Professor of Radiology in the University of Utah, Department of Radiology. He is one of the authors of Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging Anatomy: Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis and the lead author of Diagnostic Imaging: Oncology, Specialty Imaging: Genitourinary Oncology, Specialty Imaging: Gynecologic Oncology and Specialty Imaging: Gastrointestinal Oncology. He is also the lead author on Amirsys Gynecology RADPrimer content. A graduate of Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria Egypt, Dr. Shaaban did his radiology residency at the University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt, and then again at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he also did a fellowships in Body Imaging. Dr. Shaaban is a radiologist with expertise in body and oncologic imaging. His role in the multidisciplinary care of cancer patients at Huntsman Cancer Institute involves diagnosis, staging, treatment planning, and follow-up. In addition to his clinical interests, he has a particular interest in research focused primarily on female genital cancers. Dr. Shaaban has special interest in residents and fellows education and was awarded the Teacher of the Year during his tenure.

Ultrasound

  • Aya Kamaya, MD
    Aya Kamaya, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology, at Stanford University School of Medicine. Since 2007 she has been Associate Fellowship Director of the Body Imaging Fellowship. Dr. Kamaya studied at Dartmouth College Engineering Sciences, and graduated with an MD from the University of Utah School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the University of Michigan and a fellowship at Stanford in 2005. Dr. Kamaya specializes in gynecologic imaging, hepatobiliary and pancreatic imaging, urogenital imaging, thyroid ultrasound, and ultrasound. She has received numerous honors and awards including 2 research awards and 2 Stanford “Teacher of the Year” awards.

Obstetrics

  • Paula J. Woodward, MD
    Dr. Paula Woodward earned both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Colorado. Afterwards she completed an internal medicine internship and radiology residency in the Air Force at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. After fulfilling her commitment to the Air Force, she migrated back to the mountains to begin her academic career at the University of Utah. During her initial time there she became Chief of Abdominal Imaging, Radiology Residency Director, and Co-Director of the OB Diagnostic Center. Her area of research and clinical focus was in pelvic and fetal imaging, and she held appointments in both the Department of Radiology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 1999 she was awarded the position of Distinguished Scientist at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) in Washington, DC. She stayed at the AFIP as Chief of Genitourinary Radiology for six years before she came back to Utah. She now holds the David G. Bragg, MD and Marcia R. Bragg Presidential Endowed Chair in Oncologic Imaging at the University of Utah and also serves as President of Amirsys Publishing, Inc.
  • Anne Kennedy, MD
    Dr. Anne Kennedy is the Director of Women’s Imaging and the Medical Director of the Maternal Fetal Diagnostic Center at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She earned her undergraduate and medical degrees from University of Dublin Trinity College, Ireland. From there she performed her internal medicine training and radiology training in the United Kingdom. Dr. Kennedy came to the University of Utah in 1992 after her training in the UL. Dr. Kennedy is an associate professor of radiology and has a special interest in researching ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis and fetal MRI.
  • Roya Sohaey, MD
    Dr. Roya Sohaey earned both her undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. She completed a transitional internship at West Suburban Hospital, radiology residency at Northwestern University, and ultrasound fellowship training at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA. She then joined the faculty at the University of Utah. During her time there, she worked almost exclusively in ultrasound with Dr. Paula Woodward and Dr. Anne Kennedy and co-authored the Introduction to Ultrasound textbook. She then migrated back to the Midwest for a stint in private practice in Holland, Michigan, with a clinical focus in women’s imaging including mammography. In 2000, Dr. Sohaey returned to the west and academics by accepting a position at Oregon Health and Science University. She currently enjoys an academic appointment as Professor in both the departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology at OHSU. She is Director of Ultrasound, and her area of research and clinical focus is in fetal imaging.

Breast

  • Matthew B. Morgan, MD, MS
    Matthew B. Morgan received his bachelors of science in Management Information Systems from Brigham Young University. After college, he obtained a masters degree in Medical Informatics followed by a medical degree, both from the University of Utah. Dr. Morgan completed an internship at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA, and then spent a year as a radiology informatics fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He then went on to complete his residency in diagnostic radiology at UPMC where he served as chief resident and twice received the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award from the Radiological Society of North America. After residency, he completed a fellowship in breast imaging at Magee Women’s Hospital, UPMC. Dr. Morgan is an author of 5 scientific publications and has presented 12 papers and posters at national scientific meetings. He serves on several national committees and is a reviewer for Radiographics and the Journal of Digital Imaging. Dr. Morgan is currently an attending radiologist at the University of Utah School of Medicine, specializing in breast imaging. He also serves as the VP of Medical Informatics at Amirsys, Inc.

Pediatrics

  • Henry J. Baskin, MD
    Hank Baskin is a Pediatric Radiologist on staff at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is the Director of Education in Medical Imaging, Vice President of Pediatric Radiology, and is the Clinical Director of Musculoskeletal Imaging. Dr. Baskin studied medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina and later completed his internship and residency at the University of Utah Medical Center. He completed fellowship training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Pediatric Radiology and in Musculoskeletal Imaging. He is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah.
  • Carl Merrow, MD
    Carl Merrow attended medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and subsequently completed a radiology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Merrow then spent two years in fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The first year was devoted to general pediatric radiology while the second year was divided between pediatric musculoskeletal imaging and pediatric neuroradiology. After working at The Children’s Hospital of Alabama for 2 years, Dr. Merrow returned to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as a Staff Radiologist and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He specializes in pediatric musculoskeletal imaging and fetal imaging. Particular interests include vascular malformations, musculoskeletal neoplasms, and synovial diseases as well as fetal/neonatal abdominal wall defects and intestinal obstructions.

Vascular and Interventional

  • Brandt C. Wible, MD
    Brandt C. Wible, M.D., is an Interventional Radiologist at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, and Associate Clinical Professor and Director of the Interventional Radiology Residency Curriculum for the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He completed his fellowship training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Vascular and Interventional Radiology and radiology residency at Medical College of Wisconsin where he was presented with the Wylie J. Dodds Award for Outstanding Research. Prior to his medical career, Dr. Wible volunteered with the United States Peace Corps where he taught high-school students for two years in Zimbabwe, Africa. Later, while attending Rush Medical School in Chicago he continued to volunteer at medical clinics in both Chicago and Africa. This experience ultimately led to the co-founding of Youth L.I.N.K., a free clinic counseling inner-city youth, at Cook County Hospital. Dr. Wible’s primary clinical interest is in the field of interventional oncology. He is currently an investigator for clinical trials related to interventional oncology and venous thromboembolic disease, enrolling patients at Saint Luke’s Hospitals.

Physics

Nuclear Medicine

  • Umesh Oza, MD
    Dr. Umesh Oza holds a dual board certification in Nuclear Medicine and Radiology. He was a clinical fellow at the Harvard Medical School Joint Program of Nuclear Medicine and completed his residency at Tufts University. Currently, he is a full-time member of the radiology staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas where he works in a busy PET center that reads in excess of 12,000 PET-CT cases per year. He is also a partner of the American Radiology Associates and serves as the Program Director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency program that consists of 33 trainees per year. He participates in the training of Texas A&M medical students in addition to training residents and fellows. Avidly interested in Nuclear Medicine and PET education, he has authored hundreds of cases for Amirsys and is an expert author in his field.  

RADPrimer Contributing Authors

  • Alex Merkulov, MD
    Author bio currently unavailable.
  • Anil T. Ahuja, MD, FRCR
    Professor Anil T. Ahuja is the Chairman of the Department of Imaging & Interventional Radiology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. After obtaining his Radiology training in India and England, he began his academic career at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1988. Dr. Ahuja has a keen interest in the imaging of Head & Neck diseases, particularly using ultrasound. His research is focused on neck masses, lymph nodes, thyroid, parathyroid, salivary gland, and head & neck tumors. Professor Ahuja has authored over 200 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, lectured at international conferences, held hands-on workshops, and is Assistant Editor for Clinical Radiology. He has edited eight books in radiology and authored numerous book chapters.
  • Aqeel Chowdhry, MD
    Dr. Aqeel Chowdhry is a Diagnostic Radiologist at the Regional Radiology Department of Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida.
  • Arthur Maydell, MD
    Author bio currently unavailable.
  • Ashwini Mysore Zenooz, MD
    Ash Zenooz, MD, is an Abdominal Radiologist and Lead Radiologist for Ultrasound at the Palo Alto VA Department of Radiology. She holds an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor (Affiliated) at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. She completed her radiology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Michigan. Her fellowship is in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention, which she completed at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Zenooz specializes in urogenital imaging, hepatobiliary and pancreatic imaging, women’s imaging, and ultrasound.
  • Barton F. Branstetter IV, MD
    After undergraduate and medical training at the University of California, Dr. Branstetter did his radiology residency at the Univeristy of Pittsburgh and has stayed at the institution ever since. He pursued a combined fellowship in Neuroradiology, Head and Neck Imaging, and Radiology Informatics, graduating in 2002. In addition to the books he has authored with Amirsys, Dr. Branstetter edited the informatics textbook, Practical Imaging Informatics: Foundations and Applications for PACS Professionals. His research has focused on workflow efficiency and PET/CT of head and neck imaging, and he has several publications on medical student education in radiology. Dr. Branstetter has served as Chair of the Education Committees for both the American Society of Neuroradiology and the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine. Dr. Branstetter is currently Director of Head and Neck Imaging and Clinical Director of Neuroradiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In 2011, he became the founding editor of the revamped journal Neurographics, which publishes educational articles in the field of Neuroradiology.
  • Brett W. Carter, MD
    Dr. Carter received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Millsaps College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, completed the Honors Program, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He subsequently graduated from The University of Mississippi School of Medicine, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. After completing internship at The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Carter completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and served as Chief Resident. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Carter has received 5 awards for educational exhibits at national and international conferences, including the Summa Cum Laude for best exhibit at the Third World Congress of Thoracic Imaging in Seoul, South Korea in 2013. He is the author or co-author of 17 peer-reviewed publications, 35 abstracts, and 70 book chapters. Dr. Carter is co-author of the 2nd editions of Diagnostic Imaging: Chest and Diagnostic Imaging: Cardiovascular. He is a reviewer for RadioGraphics, the Journal of Thoracic Imaging, and the Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. Dr. Carter is an Associate Editor for the American College of Radiology’s Case in Point and was Guest Editor of the Society of Thoracic Radiology’s 30th Anniversary Newsletter.
  • Brian Chin, MD
    Author bio currently unavailable.
  • Bronwyn E. Hamilton, MD

    Dr. Bronwyn Hamilton began her undergraduate training in her home state of Massachusetts at Atlantic Union College where she obtained a BS in Biochemistry and BA in French, spending one of her five college years abroad in France. She moved west to attend medical school at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California, followed by a one-year internal medicine internship and four years of diagnostic radiology residency. She subsequently completed a two-year neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Utah, where she developed two of her current interests: head and neck imaging and brain imaging, particularly as regards advanced MR techniques. She spent close to two years on staff full-time at the University of Utah, where she also served in the role of MRI Director.

    She continues to serve in a part-time role of adjunct assistant clinical professor at the University of Utah; however, her current primary appointment is in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Hamilton continues to pursue her interests in head & neck imaging and advanced brain MR techniques, and serves as Clinical MRI Director at OHSU.

    Affiliations: Assistant Professor of Radiology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

  • Bryan Foster, MD
    Dr. Bryan Foster grew up in the United States Northeast and attended medical school at Boston University. He stayed on at Boston University/Boston Medical Center for his radiology residency where he was Chief Resident. He then completed an abdominal imaging fellowship at the University of Utah. He joins the staff as Assistant Professor in the Body Imaging Section at Oregon Health & Science University in August 2011.
  • Carlos Rojas, MD
    No bio currently available for this author.
  • Carol L. Andrews, MD

    Carol L. Andrews, MD, attended the University of Utah School Of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and received the Janet M. Glasgow Citation for Scholastic Achievement. She completed her diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Utah and is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.

    She completed a clinical radiology fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology at the University of Utah and a research fellowship in Radiologic Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology with ancillary appointments at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the University of Maryland.

    She took a faculty appointment at the University of Utah, serving as the Chief of Musculoskeletal Radiology and, subsequently, accepted a faculty position at UCLA where she developed and directed the outpatient Spine Injection Service for the Department of Radiology. She was awarded the Leo G. Rigler Teacher of the Year during her tenure. She has recently moved to private practice at Mink Radiologic Imaging.

    Dr. Andrews is an author, and continues to lecture nationally and internationally on topics in musculoskeletal radiology as well as spine intervention. She is a reviewer for several journals including RadioGraphics, the American Journal of Roentgenology and Spine.

    She serves on the Executive Board of the Society of Skeletal Radiologists and is an active member of many other organizations including the Radiological Society of North America.

  • Catherine C. Roberts, MD

    Catherine C. Roberts, MD is a musculoskeletal radiologist at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Roberts serves as an Associate Dean for the Mayo School of Health Sciences and is an Associate Professor of Radiology. She has led a diverse and active academic career, with research not only in musculoskeletal imaging, but also in breast MRI and bone and soft tissue tumor biopsy. She is active in resident and fellowship training education, serving as Chairman of Education for the Association of University Radiologists (AUR). She is the Radiology Department Education Coordinator and the Chairman of the School of Health Sciences for Mayo Clinic Arizona. Dr. Roberts co-directed the inaugural ARRS Current Concepts in Clinical Imaging CME meeting held in the spring of 2006.

    Dr. Roberts serves on several committees at a national level. These include the Education Committee of the Association for University Radiologists (AUR), the Education Study Section of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the Continuous Professional Improvement in Musculoskeletal Radiology section of the American College of Radiology (ACR), Education Evaluation Subcommittee of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), and Electronic Communication Committee of Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR).

    Dr. Roberts is an Editorial Board member of the American Journal of Roentgenology Integrative Imaging and Radiology Case Reports. Dr. Roberts is also a journal peer-reviewer for Radiographics, Academic Radiology, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and the American Journal of Roentgenology.

    Affiliations: Associate Dean, Mayo School of Health Sciences; Associate Professor of Radiology, Consultant Radiologist, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona

  • Christopher Harker, MD
    Dr. Christopher Harker currently works as a neuroradiologist for Medical Imaging Associates in Idaho Falls, Idaho.  He completed radiology residency and neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Utah.
  • Donna Blankenbaker, MD
    No bio currently available for this author.
  • Gethin Williams, MBBS, PhD
    Gethin Williams MBBS, PhD, is at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center(BIDMC)/Harvard Medical School in the Department of Radiology. Following a PhD degree in biochemistry he attended medical school in Australia at the University of Tasmania. After medical school, he completed an intern year at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco and then a residency with Harvard’s Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine. He rotated through Harvard Medical School’s training hospitals including Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital Boston where he developed an interest in oncologic imaging including PET/CT and PET/MRI. Dr. Williams completed a radiology residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School in 2010 and is board certified in radiology, nuclear medicine and nuclear cardiology. Along the way he has won multiple awards including the RSNA 2006 Trainee Research Award in nuclear medicine for his presentation entitled “Method for Detecting Biological Active Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) by FDG-PET/CT.” In 2010 the RSNA Research & Education Committee awarded him the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. Concurrently Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School awarded him the Risa and Felix Fleischner Young Investigator Award. Dr. Williams is the author of approximately 20 peer reviewed articles and 10 abstracts. He is co-developer of a “Method Of Reducing Interferences In Positron Emission Tomography,” provisionally patented by BIDMC and currently licensed to and being developed by Pharmalucence. Dr. Williams is co-authoring the Amirsys book ExpertDDx Nuclear Medicine and has also developed an interest in Interventional Nuclear Radiology.
  • Gregory L. Katzman, MD
    Dr. Gregory L. Katzman is the acting Vice-Chair of Clinical Operations at the University of Chicago, Department of Radiology. He also serves as the Department’s Chief Operations Officer, Chief Quality Officer, and Chief Business Development Officer.  He has contributed 16 chapters for Diagnostic Imaging: Spine, 25 chapters for Diagnostic Imaging: Brain, 12 chapters for Expert Differential Diagnosis: Brain & Spine, 2 chapters for Expert Differential Diagnosis: Head & Neck, and 14 chapters for Diagnostic Imaging: Brain, 2nd Edition, as well as over 250 cases for use in STATdx and RADPrimer. A graduate of Indiana University Medical School, Dr. Katzman completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He went on to complete a neuroradiology fellowship at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC, followed by a research neuroradiology fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Katzman is a neuroradiologist with additional expertise in advanced MRI imaging of the brain. After completing an Executive MBA, his career path also includes significant administrative roles, with special proficiency in Leadership as well as Business Analytics.
  • Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, DR h. c.
    Hedvig Hricak is the Chair of the Department of Radiology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, a position she has held since 1999. She was the 2009 RSNA president and is a Professor of Radiology at Cornell University Medical College. Previously, she was Professor of Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Urology, and Gynecology at the University of California San Francisco and Chief of the Abdominal Section of the Department of Radiology at the UCSF Medical Center. She has also held a senior position within the Program of Molecular and Pharmacology Therapeutics at Sloan-Kettering Institute. Dr. Hricak’s main research interests include cross sectional, anatomic, metabolic, and molecular imaging of the genitourinary tract with particular emphasis on oncologic imaging. The National Cancer Institute chose her department and laboratories as one of the national incubators for molecular imaging in May 2000. She served as president of the Society for Advancement of Women’s Imaging (1997-1999), of the California Academy of Medicine (1999), and the Society of Uroradiology (2000-2003). Dr. Hricak is a member of a number of distinguished societies. She served as a member of the board of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. She has been a member of the Executive Board of the Academy of Radiology Research, RSNA Board of Directors, and National Cancer Institute, Board of Scientific Advisors. Dr. Hricak is also a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. She is a fellow of ACR, ISMRM and SUR as well as an associate editor and on editorial boards of multiple premiere radiological journals. Her many years of research activities are reflected in her published works. She is the author of 19 books and over 260 papers in peer reviewed journals. In addition, she has given 20 named lectures nationally and internationally and received the Marie Curie Award from the Society of Women in Radiology in 2002.
  • Jacobo S. Kirsch, MD
    Dr. Jacobo Kirsch is a Diagnostic Radiologist in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida.
  • Janine E. Morris, MD
    Dr. Janine E. Morris is a Musculoskeletal Radiologist with Evansville Radiology, PC in Evansville, Indiana.  She also holds an appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah. Dr. Morris earned her medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude and was ranked first in her medical school class.  She completed her radiology residency at Creighton University Medical Center during which time she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Morris completed her musculoskeletal fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. During her time as a fellow,  she was actively involved in teaching radiology residents and sports medicine fellows.  Dr. Morris holds membership in the Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR).
  • Jason Itri, MD

    Dr. Jason Itri, M.D., Ph.D., is currently an assistant professor in the department of radiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and serves as the Director of Quality and Safety. Prior to taking this position, he trained in the diagnostic radiology residency program and abdominal imaging fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He is actively involved with several national organizations including the American College of Radiology, American Board of Radiology, and the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. Over the last several years, Dr. Itri has received several awards related to advocacy and research in quality and safety, as well as contributions to graduate medical education. His research interests include measuring and improving culture of quality among hospital staff and trainees, measuring radiologist performance, diagnostic error, process improvement, and leadership development.

  • Jeffrey Kanne, MD

    Dr. Jeffrey Kanne is Vice Chair of Quality and Safety and Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

    Dr. Kanne completed received his M.D. from Emory University. He completed his residency training at the University of Washington in Seattle and fellowship in thoracic imaging at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Kanne has authored and coauthored multiple articles, chapters, and textbooks on thoracic imaging. In, 2009, Dr. Kanne was awarded the Melvin M. Figley Fellowship in Radiology Journalism by the American Roentgen Ray Society. He serves as Consulting Editor for Digital Media for the Journal of Thoracic Imaging and as an Assistant Editor for the American Journal of Roentgenology’s Integrative Imaging section.

    Dr. Kanne is active in many national radiology and thoracic societies and serves as an exam developer for the American Board of Radiology. Recently, Dr. Kanne has worked to develop thoracic imaging postgraduate courses for non-radiologists in conjunction with the American Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians.

    Affiliations: Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jeffrey Olpin, MD
    Dr. Olpin is an Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
  • Jonathan H. Chung, MD
    Jonathan H. Chung received his interdepartmental Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Biology from Union College and graduated as class valedictorian. He subsequently graduated AOA from Washington University School of Medicine. After completing a transitional year at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA, Dr. Chung completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, where he received the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award from the Radiological Society of North America. He completed his cardiopulmonary imaging training at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Chung won the American Roentgen Ray Society 2010 Gold Award for Best Educational Exhibit at the Annual ARRS Meeting, the Association of University Radiologists 2010 Herbert M. Stauffer Award for Best Education Paper published in Academic Radiology, and was a finalist for the 2008 Siemens Outstanding Academic Research (SOAR) Award, at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Dr. Chung is the author of over 20 peer-reviewed publications, has presented over 20 papers and posters at national meetings, co-authored 4 book chapters, and is a co-author of Amirsys’ Expert Differential Diagnosis Chest. He is a reviewer for European Radiology, the Journal of Thoracic Imaging, Emergency Radiology, Journal of Cardiovascular CT, and Radiology Case Reports. Dr. Chung is currently an assistant professor at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado, specializing in cardiopulmonary imaging.
  • Jud W. Gurney, MD, FACR
    Dr. Jud W. Gurney was the Charles A. Dobry professor of radiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He published over 50 articles and several book chapters related to thoracic imaging and computer application in radiology. Gurney served on the editorial boards of Radiology and Journal of Thoracic Imaging. He lectured on topics including agricultural disorders of the lung, CT for pulmonary embolus, and lung cancer screening. He was also a former Figley fellow in Radiology Journalism. Dr. Gurney passed away March 18, 2010 from complications of gastric cancer.
  • Karen Salzman, MD
    Karen Salzman, MD is Associate Professor of Radiology and the Leslie W. Davis Endowed Chair in Neuroradiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT. Her Amirsys publications include Diagnostic Imaging: Brain, 2nd edition, EXPERTddx: Brain and Spine, Diagnostic Imaging: Head & Neck, and Imaging Anatomy: Brain-Head & Neck-Spine.
  • Karen Y. Oh, MD

    Dr. Karen Oh did her undergraduate training at Northwestern University, and subsequently went to the Mayo Clinic for medical school. She then went to the University of Utah for her radiology residency, followed by a fellowship in Women’s Imaging with Dr. Anne Kennedy. During her fellowship year, she also spent six months at UCLA for mammography training. She is currently Director of Mammography at the University of Utah, but will be joining Dr. Roya Sohaey on faculty at OHSU.

    Affiliations: Assistant Professor of Radiology, Director of Mammography, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon

  • Katherine Maturen, MD
    Kate Maturen, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Abdominal Imaging division in the University of Michigan, Department of Radiology. Her residency training was at the University of Michigan and she completed a Body Imaging Fellowship at Stanford University. She is involved in medical student, resident, and fellow education and has recently become the Abdominal Imaging fellowship director at her institution.
  • Kathryn A. Morton, MD
    Kathryn Morton, MD, is a professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is also chief of Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and a member of the Imaging, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute. Morton’s research interests include PET-based tumor imaging and tumor-specific PET probes. She has research and clinical experience with a specific type of PET scanner designed for detecting breast cancer. This scanner performs positron emission mammography (PEM) and will potentially be able to detect small cancers in the breast, which are currently difficult to identify with full-size PET scanners. Morton received her medical degree from the University of Utah, followed by an internship in Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and residencies in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Utah. She holds membership in many professional societies, including the Radiological Society of North America, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, and Association of University Radiologists, and the American Association for Cancer Research.
  • Kendra Lang, MD
    No bio currently available for this author.
  • Kenneth S. Lee, MD

    Dr. Ken Lee is an Assistant Professor in Radiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He joined the Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology & Intervention in 2008 after completing his MSK fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. He currently serves as Director of the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound clinical program, overseeing a recent 600% growth in MSK US volume. He also serves as Associated Director of Imaging Research. His research focus is on musculoskeletal ultrasound applications in tendon biomechanics and tendon healing.

  • Lane F. Donnelly, MD
    Dr. Donnelly has been the Radiologist in Chief at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) since August of 2002. He is also the Frederic N. Silverman Chair of Pediatric Radiology and Director of Biodiagnostics (Radiology and Laboratory Services) at CCHMC and a Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Donnelly has published over 200 peer review articles as well as multiple books and book chapters. His text, Pediatric Imaging: The Fundamentals, is the pediatric radiology text read by most radiology residents. Dr. Donnelly is currently the corresponding Co-PI on a $4 million NIH grant to study obstructive sleep apnea in children with Down syndrome. His other current academic interests include imaging care delivery, quality improvement, and patient safety. His previous recognitions include 2009 Singleton–Taybi Award for Lifetime Achievements in Education (Society for Pediatric Radiology), 2009 Caffey Award – Outstanding Clinical Research Paper (Society for Pediatric Radiology), 2009 Best Scientific Paper Award – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), 2010 CHCA (Children’s Hospital Corporation of America) Race for Results Competition Co-Winner, 1998 Melvin M. Figley Fellowship in Radiology Journalism Recipient, American Journal of Roentgenology, 2001 Caffey Award – Outstanding Basic Science Paper (Society for Pediatric Radiology), and International Quality Radiology Network’s Quality-Improvement in Radiology Practices Paper Competition: Annual Award 2008 (Paper of the Year). Dr. Donnelly has served and continues to serve on the Board of Trustees for the American Board of Radiology and Society for Pediatric Radiology.
  • Lauren Zollinger, MD

    Dr. Lauren Zollinger is a Neuroradiology Fellow at the University of Utah Department of Radiology.

    Lauren specializes in Neuroradiology, Head and Neck Imaging, Molecular Imaging, and Nuclear Medicine. She has served in two fellowships: her first fellowship was in the University of Utah Division of Neuroradiology, where she was named Fellow of the Year; and her current fellowship is in the Division of Nuclear Radiology and Molecular Imaging. As an undergraduate, she was Magna Cum Laude at the University of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and won multiple scholarships.

    As an accomplished physician, Lauren has also published in numerous publications, including the Anatomical Record, Emergency Radiology, American Journal of Neuroradiology, and Journal of Otolaryngology.

     

  • Laurie M Lomasney, MD
    Dr. Laurie Lomasney is a Professor of Radiology and Orthopedics at Loyola University Medical Center. With over 80 publications, four book chapters, and 20 exhibits/presentations, she has contributed substantially to the medical literature and community knowledge. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dr. Lomasney did her residency and Musculoskeletal Radiology fellowship at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She was appointed to faculty there for one year. She then relocated to the Chicagoland area where she is a member of the faculty of the Departments of Radiology and Orthopedics, Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. She has contributed to the Departments and the Institution as lead MSK imager, with imaging expertise in Traumatology, Rheumatology, and Oncologic Orthopedics. In addition, she participates in the development and implementation of educational programs for resident trainees in the departments of Radiology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Rheumatology. Dr. Lomasney is currently appointed as Professor to the faculty of Loyola University Medical Center where she is Division Director for MSK Imaging, Department of Radiology. In addition, she is the Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology. Affiliations: Professor, Departments of Radiology and Orthopedics, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois; Contributer, RADPrimer, Amirsys, Inc. Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Lubdha M. Shah, MD
    Dr. Shah is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah. She has authored 14 peer-reviewed journal articles, 4 review articles, and 114 book chapters. She has also co-authored a book on interventional pain management procedures, Specialty Imaging: Pain Management Essentials of Image-guided Procedures. She serves as a reviewer for numerous neuroradiology, neurology and neurosurgery journals. She is co-director of the “Intensive Interactive Brain and Spine” CME course in its second year. This successful course has been well received by national and international participants as well as University of Utah residents and neuroradiology fellows. The neuroradiology fellows give lectures and case study presentations in this course under her supervision. Dr. Shah has presented at several national radiology and neuroradiology society meetings. At the American Society of Spine Radiology meeting February 2011 in the presence of greater than 300 attendees, she conducted a self-assessment module (SAM) talk on Enhancing Cord Lesions. This is an invited lecture providing additional education for physicians in addition to CME. Similarly, she was invited to present a neuroradiology core curriculum course on Neuroimaging in the Immunocompromised Patient at the American Roentgen Ray Society in May 2011. In addition to the numerous abstracts that she has presented at national and international radiology conferences, Dr. Shah has been an invited speaker at multidisciplinary regional conferences, such as the Brainstorm conference in 2008 at which she presented the Imaging of Back Pain to a multidisciplinary conference of neurologists, neurosurgeons, pain medicine, and rehabilitation physicians. Most recently, she has taken on the lead role in developing a resident curriculum for spine imaging education: “RadPrimer”.
  • Martin Laufik, MD

    Martin Laufik, MD, serves as a clinical instructor of body imaging at the Veterans Administration Hospital and Stanford Medical Center. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Laufik was a Stanford body imaging fellow. His academic interests include liver and renal imaging, as well as teaching.

    Dr. Laufik obtained his BS in biology and BA in economics at Stanford, where he graduated with honors. He attended medical school at the University of California School of Medicine, San Diego. Dr. Laufik left California to complete his preliminary medicine internship at Cabrini Hospital/Mount Sinai in New York City and residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Arizona, Tucson. In recognition of his teaching expertise, Dr. Laufik has received a 2009 Resident Teaching Award from the University of Arizona and an Excellence in Teaching Award from Stanford University. 

    When he isn’t practicing, Dr. Laufik enjoys soccer, running, travel, and cheering for Stanford sports teams.

  • Maryam Rezvani, MD
    Affiliations: Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Matthew A. Stein, MD

    Dr. Matthew Stein is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and the Section Chief of Breast Imaging at the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Hospital. After completing his Diagnostic Radiology residency and Neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Utah in 1998, Dr. Stein was a practicing community radiologist in Washington state, specializing in neuroradiology, breast imaging and interventional procedures. In 2011, Dr. Stein completed a second fellowship in Breast Imaging at the University of Washington/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and has served as the Section Chief of Breast Imaging at the University of Utah since October, 2011. His primary research interest is the use of Breast MRI as an adjunctive screening tool in women with intermediate and high risk based on family history and/or risk model assessment, and in women with mammographically dense breasts.

  • Matthew Dobbs, MD
    No bio currently available for this author.
  • Matthew Heller, MD
    No bio currently available for this author.
  • Megan Saettele, MD
    Megan R. Saettele is a diagnostic radiology resident at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She received her Bachelor of Science from Creighton University and subsequently graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. She is a contributing author to Amirsys Interventional Radiology RADPrimer content as well as an author of Diagnostic Imaging: Chest.  In addition to cardiothoracic and interventional imaging, Dr. Saettele has a special interest in breast imaging. Dr. Saettele is the author or co-author of 7 peer-reviewed publications, 5 book chapters, and has presented over 38 electronic or paper poster exhibits at national meetings, 5 of which have won awards at the Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA), American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), and the International Pediatric Radiology (IPR) meetings.
  • Melissa Rosado de Christenson, MD, FACR

    Melissa L. Rosado de Christenson retired from active duty in the United States Air Force as a Colonel in 2001 after over 25 years of service. She was a member of the charter class of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, where she received her M.D. degree and was commissioned as a Captain in the United States Air Force in 1980. She completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC and became a diplomat of the American Board of Radiology in 1984. Her first assignment as a radiologist was at the 13th Air Force Medical Center, Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, where she was Consultant in Radiology to the Pacific Air Force Surgeon General. Dr. Rosado de Christenson was assigned to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) in September of 1988 as Chief of Pulmonary and Mediastinal Radiology and became Chairman and Registrar of the Department of Radiologic Pathology in 1995. She is the first woman and the first Air Force officer ever to serve in this capacity since the establishment of the department in 1947. She served in the faculty of the Department of Radiologic Pathology at the AFIP for over thirteen years and trained over 20,000 radiologists, residents and other physicians who attended AFIP courses. After serving as a Clinical Professor of Radiology at the Ohio State University for over 4 years, she joined the Department of Radiology of the Saint-Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri as Section Chief of Thoracic Radiology and is Professor of Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

    Dr. Rosado de Christenson has published on the subject of radiologic-pathologic correlation of thoracic diseases. She has been a featured speaker in national and international radiology meetings and a visiting professor at universities throughout the United States and abroad. She is Past-President of the American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR), and became a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (ACR) in 1999. Dr. Rosado de Christenson is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) and serves as Vice President of the organization. She also serves as President of the Society of Thoracic Radiology. Dr. Rosado de Christenson is the recipient of the AAWR’s 2004 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award. She formed part of the organizing committee for the Asociación de Radiología Torácica Latinoamericana (Latin American Chest Radiologic Society) in 2004 and was elected its inaugural President in 2005. In 2010 she received the ARRS Best Educator Award in recognition of her immense contributions to radiology education. Dr. Rosado de Christenson is married to Paul J. Christenson, MD, CAPT, MC, USN (RET), who is Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas. They have three children.

    Affiliations: Section Chief, Thoracic Radiology, Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Clinical Professor of Radiology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri; Adjunct Professor of Radiology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Michael Kipper, MD

    Dr. Kipper is presently a Clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of California, San Diego.  He received his MD from UCLA, and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine.  He has authored many peer-reviewed papers and published two textbooks on PET scanning, including a general atlas and one devoted to breast imaging.  Dr. Kipper has a keen interest in teaching, and has received teacher of the year 5 times.  As a medical resident he founded a multi-million dollar clinic for low-income patients, has worked extensively in the private sector, and is now devoting his efforts to educating UCSD radiology and cardiology residents/fellows, medical students, and nuclear medicine practitioners

  • Nathan Saucier, MD

    Dr. Nathan Saucier is an Associate Professor of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Missouri – Kansas City Medical School. He was fellowship trained in Peoria, IL and has co-authored an article on screening for AAA as well as a book chapter on Ultrasound of the Retroperitoneum in the latest edition of Diagnostic Ultrasound (Rumack, et al; 2011). A graduate of Saint Louis University Medical School, Dr. Saucier did his radiology residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine – Peoria, IL. He then completed a fellowship in vascular and interventional Radiology with an emphasis in lower extremity arterial endovascular therapy. His major areas of interest include peripheral arterial disease and interventional oncology. He is also interested in device design and development.

  • Nicole Roy, MD

    Dr. Nicole Roy is an Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at Oregon Health & Science University. She completed her radiology residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City followed by a fellowship in breast and body imaging. She worked as Clinical Instructor in radiology at the University of Utah before joining the OHSU Department of Radiology in July 2010. Her area of greatest interest is ultrasound and breast imaging.

  • Nicole Winkler, MD

    Dr. Nicole Winkler was chief resident in the University of Utah Diagnostic Radiology Program and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah with a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry. She then attended University of Utah School of Medicine where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Nicole spent time teaching an anatomy lab at a local community college during medical school and has always had a particular interest in anatomy, leading her to choose radiology as a specialty.

    Within the realm of radiology, Nicole is specifically interested in breast and abdominal imaging.

  • Peter D. Poullos, MD
    Dr. Peter Poullos is a clinical assistant professor of radiology and the Stanford University Department of radiology. He is a contributing author on Amirsys abdomen StatDX content. A graduate of the University of Texas medical school at Houston, he first trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology before beginning his radiology residency at Stanford University, where he also did a fellowship in body imaging. Dr. Poullos is a radiologist with expertise in body and oncologic imaging. He participates in the multidisciplinary care of cancer patients at the Stanford cancer Institute, specifically in the diagnosis and staging of hepatobiliary and pancreatic malignancies. He is also the director of the CT colonography program at Stanford. Dr. Poullos has a strong interest in the education of both residents and fellows. He is currently serving as the associate program director of the Stanford radiology residency program.
  • Randy R. Richardson, MD
    Dr. Richardson is Chairman of Radiology at St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix Arizona and the Assistant Dean of Medical Education for Creighton University School of Medicine (Phoenix Campus).
  • Ruth Lim, MD
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  • Sameer Raniga, MD

    Dr. Sameer Raniga has ten years of experience in diagnostic radiology after his post-graduation and structured training in radiology. He passed MD [Doctor of Medicine] in Radiodiagnosis in 2003 after three years of structured training [2000-2003] from India. He was awarded the degrees of DNB [Diplomat of National Board] in Radiology in 2004 and FRCR [Fellow of Royal college of Radiologists, UK] in 2008. 

    He has completed a subspecialty fellowship in Cross-sectional imaging [CT/MRI] in 2003-2004 at Mumbai, India. 

    He is a Fellow of Royal college of Radiologists [FRCR], UK since October 2008. He is fully registered with General Medical Council [GMC- UK] with a license to practice as a senior consultant Radiologist in UK. 

    Currently he is working as a Consultant radiologist, Department of Radiology, and Khoula Hospital- a tertiary care referral centre for neuroradiology and head and neck imaging. 

    He has authored more than 30 articles in various indexed and peer-reviewed journals—including three textbook chapters, two review article, and five original papers and case reports. 

  • Sirisha Komakula, MBBS
    Dr. Sirisha Komakula is an Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. After receiving her medical degree from Andhra Medical College, India, she completed her residency at the University of Colorado and went on to a fellowship in Neuroradiology at the University at Utah. Subsequently, Dr. Komakula joined the faculty at Stanford University Department of Radiology. Dr. Komakula specializes in Head and Neck imaging and Spine imaging and also serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Neuroradiology.
  • Stacy Smith, MD
    No bio currently available for this author.
  • Stephen Humes, MD
    No bio currently available for this author.
  • Suhny Abarra, MD
    Dr. Suhny Abbara is Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Section of the Department of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) & Harvard Medical School and Fellowship Director of the MGH Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Program. He runs the annual Harvard Postgraduate Course, “Clinical Update in Cardiac CT,” and the quarterly MGH cardiac CT Imaging workshops, as well as the MGH Visiting Fellowship Program. On the international level, Dr. Abbara has been Program Director or on the program committee for the International Conference on Cardiac CT, the annual scientific conference of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), and the cardiac imaging conference and case interpretation sessions of the American College of Radiology (ACR). He is Chairman of the CTA-Academy Training Programs of the SCCT. Dr. Abbara has created educational programs and self-assessment modules for recertification for the ACR and American College of Cardiology. He has published over 50 articles, is associate editor of the Journal of the SCCT, and is the editor of the Cardiac Imaging section of the 2006 Year Book of Diagnostic Radiology. Dr. Abbara graduated from the Medical School of the University of Düsseldorf, Germany, where he then completed 18 months of vascular surgery training. He completed a surgical internship at the University of Hawaii and a radiology residency at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He completed a clinical cardiac imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital where he has been on the faculty since.
  • T. Gregory Walker, MD
    Dr. Walker is an Associate Radiologist and Associate Director of the Vascular Interventional Radiology Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He is also an Instructor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School. From Little Rock, Arkansas, Dr. Walker completed a BA in Zoology and then a MD from the University of Arkansas. He completed postdoctoral training in Interventional Radiology at Tufts New England Medical Center and at both Boston University Hospital and Boston City Hospital. His previous positions include Staff Radiologist at the Saints Memorial Medical Center in Lowell, Massachusetts, and Assistant Radiologist at Boston University Hospital. In 2009, Dr. Walker received the Excellence in Teaching Award from Massachusetts General Hospital, and in 2010 he was a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology. He has published many academic articles, abstracts, book chapters, and educational materials.
  • Wendie A. Berg, MD, PhD, FACR
    Dr. Wendie Berg is Study Chair and PI of the American College of Radiology Imaging Network Protocol 6666, a project funded the National Cancer Institute and the Avon Foundation to evaluate screening breast ultrasound and MRI in women at elevated risk of breast cancer. She has authored or coauthored over 70 peer-reviewed publications, 11 book chapters, Diagnostic Imaging: Breast, and has given over 250 invited lectures and refresher courses nationally and internationally on breast imaging. Dr. Berg trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she received MD and PhD (pharmacology) degrees in 1987 and completed her Residency in Diagnostic Radiology in 1992. Dr. Berg was a Professor of Radiology and Director of Breast Imaging at the University of Maryland, worked as an independent Breast Imaging Consultant at Johns Hopkins/American Radiology Services Green Spring in Lutherville, MD (near Baltimore), and will join the faculty as Professor of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Magee-Womens Hospital in 2011. Dr. Berg also works with the American College of Radiology on Appropriateness Criteria for Women’s Imaging, BI-RADS Ultrasound and Mammography Lexicons. She has received multiple awards for her reviewing, research and mentoring; she was awarded “Teacher of the Year” by the residents of University of Maryland and a “Minnie” for “Most Influential Researcher in Radiology” from AuntMinnie.com in 2010. In recognition of her outstanding clinical skills, she was named one of Baltimore’s Top Docs on multiple occasions. She was elected to fellowship in the American College of Radiology in 2005.
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