Visiting Professor Lecture Series

2016-2017 CME Visiting Professor Grand Rounds

The Visiting Professor Lecture series is sponsored by OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology in collaboration with Oregon Radiological Society.

All of our lectures are streamed live online at the time of the lecture. If you were unable to attend we have included the link to each video.

May 5th, 2017: Jeffrey Kanne, M.D.: "TBA" TBA Watch his lecture here.

April 7th, 2017: Suhny Abbarra, M.D., F.A.C.R.: "Spectral Detector CT"Dr. Suhny Abbara, M.D., F.A.C.R. is a board certified, fellowship trained cardiac radiologist. Currently he is the Chief of the Cardiothoracic Imaging Division at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and its Cardiothoracic Fellowship program.Watch his lecture here.

March 10th, 2017: Kassa Darge, M.D., Ph.D.: "Contrast Ultrasound in Children" Dr. Kassa Darge, Chair of Radiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Darge has focused his research on basic science parasitology and immunology and earned his PhD with his work on the use of ultrasound contrast agent in children.Watch his lecture here.

Kassa Darge MD PhD

August 5th, 2016: Dolores Pretorius, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU: "3D Sonography in OB/GYN: Top Ten Hits" Dr. Pretorius is the Director of Fetal Imaging at UC San Diego Maternal-Fetal Care and Genetics. She has been involved in research regarding obstetrical ultrasound for greater than 30 years and her research helped to develop the field of 3-dimensional ultrasound imaging. Watch her lecture here.

July 27th, 2016: Alan H. Matsumoto, MD, FACR, FSIR, FAHA: "Theragnostics, Precision Medicine and the Role of Imaging & Image-Guided Therapies" Dr. Matsumoto is the Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiology at the University of Virginia. He has pioneered many novel and innovative, minimally invasive, image-guided procedures. His work has led to optimization of care in patients with complex vascular, biliary, genitourinary, transplant, trauma-related and oncologic diseases. Watch his lecture here.

2015-2016 CME Visiting Professor Grand Rounds

June 10th, 2016: Mitchell Tublin, MD: "Thyroid NodulesTo biopsy or not to biopsy?" Dr. Tublin is a Professor, Abdominal Imaging Section Chief and Vice Chair of Clinical and Academic Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His recent research interests include endocrine and renal functional imaging.  He previously was the head of the RSNA Ultrasound subcommittee and was an AJR Melvin Figley fellow. Watch his lecture here.

March 15th, 2016: Robert lewandowski, MD FSIR: "HCC: Treatment and Imaging" Dr. Lewandowski is an associate professor in radiology and director of interventional oncology at the Northwestern University Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. His primary interest is using loco-regional therapies to treat primary and secondary hepatic malignancies. He directs an IVC filter clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and has published several papers in this arena. Watch his lecture here.

February 19th, 2016: Richard Ehman, MD: "MR Elastography: New Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers" Dr.Ehman is a Professor of Radiology at the Mayo Clinic and Emeritus member of the Mayo Board of Trustees. His research program is focused on developing new imaging technologies. He holds more than 40 patents and many of these inventions are widely used in medical care. Watch his lecture here.

November 13th, 2015: Frank Lexa, MD, MBA: "Volume to Value: How radiologists can adapt to a post Fee for service world" Dr. Lexa is a neuroradiologist at the Drexel University College of Medicine in the Philadelphia area. He lectures, consults and writes extensively on issues at the interface of health care and business.Watch his lecture here.

October 2nd, 2015: Mark E. Mullins, MD, PhD: "Imaging of Postoperative Spine: Where Are We Now and Are We Better Off Than 10 Years Ago" Dr. Mullins is a notable expert neuroradiologist from Emory University school of Medicine and is very committed to excellence in education, with over 25 years of teaching experience in various contexts. Dr. Mullins’ primary clinical practice and research interests include stroke and brain tumor imaging.  His PhD work centered on structure-function correlation with spectroscopy, a form of molecular imaging. Watch his lecture here.

September 11th, 2015 Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD : "New Horizons in Oncologic Imaging" Dr. Hricak is Chair of the Department of Radiology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and holds a senior position within the Program of Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry at the Sloan-Kettering Institute. She is also Professor at the Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Professor of Radiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Hricak’s own expertise is in cross-sectional anatomic and molecular imaging, particularly of gynecologic and prostate cancers. Her research focuses on the evidence-based use of imaging in cancer management, including detection, treatment selection, treatment planning, and treatment follow-up. Dr. Hricak was one of the pioneers in establishing the use of MRI and CT for gynecologic cancers and the application of MRI and MR spectroscopy for prostate cancer. Watch her lecture here.


2014-2015 CME Visiting Professor Grand Rounds

May 29th, 2015 David M. Panicek, MD, FACR:Principles of oncologic imaging and reporting: The radiologist as consultant” Professor David M. Panicek, MD, FACR, serves as Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and as Director of Educational Programs in the Department of Radiology at Memorial Hospital, and as Vice Chairman of the Graduate Medical Education Committee at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in New York City. Dr. Panicek’s research has covered a range of topics in oncologic imaging, using various imaging techniques in the diagnosis and care of patients with cancer. He was the lead investigator on a National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health multi-institutional project that compared CT and MR imaging for the staging of musculoskeletal tumors. His clinical and research focus for the last fifteen years has been musculoskeletal tumor imaging, about which he lectures nationally and internationally. Watch his lecture here. Sanjeev Bhalla, MD

April 24th, 2015 Gil Boswell, MD: "Lung Cancer Screening" Professor Gil Boswell, MD, visiting from Navel Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Boswell is a Cardiothoracic Radiologist at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. He is a civilian government employee of the US Navy involved, serving as clinical staff radiologist, educator, and a radiology technology expert in evaluating radiology equipment for the US Navy. His academic interests have included developing techniques for radiation dose reduction, CT Angiography techniques for detection of occult parathyroid adenomas, application of cardiac MRI experience to gaining the most information from cardiac CT imaging, and developing and implementing lung cancer screening for Navy Medicine West. Most recent projects are studying the science of perception in radiology, and furthering smoking cessation in the US Navy. Watch his lecture here.

September 11th, 2014 Sanjeev Bhalla, MD: ""Acute Aortic Syndromes" Professor Sanjeev Bhalla, MD, visiting from Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. Dr. Bhalla is a full professor and section chief, cardiothoracic imaging at Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Bhalla specializes in body computed tomography (CT)/magnetic resonance(MR) and chest biopsies, with a special interest in cardiac imaging. Watch his lecture here.

Past lectures

March 31, 2011: “Improving diagnostic specificity in neuroimaging using perfusion, permeability, diffusion and spectroscopy” Meng Law, M.D. Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California  watch video here

July 7, 2011: “Realities and myths about computed tomography radiation dose: Strategies to decrease radiation exposure” Dushyant Sahani, M.D. Associate professor of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hopsital, Harvard Medical School watch video here

October 13, 2011: “MR diagnosis of meniscal tears with arthroscopic correlation” Arthur DeSmet, M.D. Professor of Radiology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health watch video here

May 3, 2012: “Adventures in the retroperitoneum” Paula Woodward, M.D. Professor of Radiology University of Utah School of Medicine watch video here

October 4, 2012: “Screening for breast cancer 2012: An update” Michael Linver, M.D. Clinical Professor of Radiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine watch video here

November 15, 2012: “Aortic Endografting: 2012 and beyond” Matt Mauro, M.D. Chair and Professor of Radiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine watch video here

March 31, 2013: "MR Urography: The Next Step in Evolution of Uroradiology in Children" Damien Gratten-Smith, MD Radiologist-in-Chief at Children's Diagnostic Imaging of Atlanta watch video here

April 4, 2013: "Imaging of Airways Disease" Dr. Gerald Abbott; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA watch video here

May 29-30, 2013: "The CT Autopsy: Overview of Advanced Forensic Imaging" Barry Daly, M.D., FACR: Professor of Radiology, Chief of Abdominal Imaging and Vice-Chair of Research, University of Maryland Medical Center watch video here

October 4-5, 2013: Scott Flamm; Cardiac Imaging: Cleveland Clinic