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Diagnostic Imaging

Previous Visiting Professors


A summary of visiting professor activities for 2012-2016 is shown below.


Dr. Govind Chavhan
Staff Radiologist

February 8, 2012

  •  Grand Rounds – Update on Hepatobiliary MRI

Dr. Monica Epelman
Staff Radiologist
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

March 1, 2012

  •  Imaging Congenital Lung Lesions:  What is all the fuss about?
  • Head US and MRI in the Evaluation of Neonatal Encephalopathy, Competitive or Complementary
    MRI Evaluation of the Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

Dr. Ashish Atre
Chief Radiologist
Star Imaging and Research Centre, Pune, India

April 27, 2012

  • MR Imaging of the Brachial Plexus

Dr. Arastoo Vossough
Attending Neuroradiologist
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

June 14, 2012

  • Neuroimaging in Children with Congenital Heart Disease - Disorders of the cranial nerves in children

Dr. Shivaram Avula
Paediatric Radiologist
Dr. Connor Mallucci
Paediatric Neurosurgeon

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK

June 26, 2012

  •  3T Intraoperative MRI for Paediatric Brain Tumour Resection: Initial Experience

Dr. Ricardo Faingold
Paediatric Radiologist
Montreal Children’s Hospital

August 27, 2012

•Development of an Anthromorphic Brain Phantom as a Simulation Tool for Teaching Head Ultrasound in Infants: Is an interactive teaching module the future of academic radiology?

Dr. Cicero Torres Silva
Assistant Professor
Department of Diagnostic Imaging
Yale School of Medicine

September 4-6, 2012

• Pediatric Scrotal Ultrasound Beyond Torsion and Epididymitis
•Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Imaging and Screening Controversies
• Soft Tissues Vascular Anomalies in Children:  Imaging Approach
• Pediatric Ocular Sonography

Dr. Nikolay Rzaribachev

October 1, 2012

• MRI Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Dr. Deepak Kaura
Chief, Diagnostic Imaging
Alberta Children’s Hospital

October 25, 2012

• Pediatric Radiology: Current Status and Future Directions
• The Business of Radiology in Canada

Dr. Bejoy Thomas
Additional Professor

Department of Imaging Sciences and Interventional Radiology SCTMST, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

December 3-4, 2012

• Multimodal MR Imaging in Brain Tumors and Mimics
• MR Imaging in Tropical CNS Infections

Dr. Cynthia Karfias Rigsby
Paediatric Radiologist, Attending Physician, Division Head Body Imaging, Vice-Chair Medical Imaging, Department of Medical Imaging, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Professor of Radiology and Paediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL.

February 12 & 13, 2013

• Pediatric Cardiovascular MRA: Technical Pearls and Pitfalls
• Cardiac Rounds for Trainees: Interactive Session with ARS "Keep Awake with Interesting Cardiac Cases"
• Cross Sectional Imaging of Coronary Artery Abnormalities in Children

Dr. Rajesh Krishnamurthy
Paediatric Radiologist,  Director of Research Paediatrics, Department of Radiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texax

April 19, 2013

• Imaging of Thrombosis in Children
• Application of 4D MR Angiography in Children

Dr. Harvey B. Sarnat
Professor of Paediatrics, Pathology (Neuropathology) and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine           
Chief, Division of Paediatric Neurology, Alberta Children's Hospital

May 2, 2013

• Radial Micro-Columnar Cortical Architecture: Developmental Arrest or Cortical Dysplasia?

Prof. Savvas Andronikou
MBBCh, FCRad, FRCR, PhD Professor, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg

May 28 & 29, 2013

• TB Meningitis and HIV: Old School, New School and Co-infection
• Imaging TB in Children

Dr. Arastoo Vossough
Attending Neuroradiologist Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Centre, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

October 17, 2013

  • Imaging of Cranial Nerve Disorders in Children

Mr. Robert MacDougall
Clinical Medical Physicist at Boston Children's Hospital.

November 7, 2013

• Image Quality and Dose Optimization in Digital Radiography and CT for the Pediatric Population
• The Role of the Physicist in Advanced Image Techniques: Interventional Radiology, MIBG Therapy, and MRI in the Interventional Suite Imaging of Cranial Nerve Disorders in Children

Dr. Stephen D. Brown
Assistant Professor of Radiology Harvard Medical School            

Staff Radiologist Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital

November 14 & 15, 2013

• Can We Teach Communication Skills to Radiologists?
• Stepping out from the Shadows: Error Disclosure in Radiology
• The Art of Communicating Bad News: A Video-Based, Interactive Approach

Dr. Deepak Kaura
Chief of Radiology, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha, Qatar

February 3&4, 2014

  •  Computing in Radiology: New Horizons
  • Resident Case Review: Musculoskeletal Imaging - Bone Tumors
  • Bridges to Middle Earth: Initial Experiences in Qatar

Tim Zmijowskyj, MD, CCFP
Physician Risk Manager, Risk Management and Communication Services, The Canadian Medical Protective Association

February 28, 2014

  •  Is the Climate Changing? Medicolegal Issues in Radiologic Care

Dr. Agostino Pierro
Division Head General Surgery
The Hospital for Sick Children

April 25, 2014

  • Future of Paediatric Surgery & The Role of Minimally Invasive Techniques

Dr. Ashley Robinson
Chief of Interventional Services
Sidra Medical and Research Center
Doha, Qatar

July 17, 2014

  • Perinatal Imaging of Congenital Spine Anomalies

Dr. Kieran McHugh
Consultant Paediatric Radiologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital 

July 21, 2014

  • Neuroblastoma: an update on some primary site issues

Dr. Frederick D. Grant
Physician, Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Department of Radiology
Boston Children's Hospital 
Assistant Professor in Radiology
Harvard Medical School

July 23-24, 2014

  • I-131 MIBG Therapy for Neuroblastoma: Clinical and Practical Considerations
  • Radiation Dose in Paediatric Nuclear Medicine: Still Room for Improvement
  • Paediatric Nuclear Medicine: Case-Based Review

Dr. George Taylor
Radiologist-in-Chief Emeritus
Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital and 
John A. Kirkpatrick
Professor of Radiology (Paediatrics)
Harvard Medical School

September 19, 2014

  • Imaging of Acute Hepatic Disease in Children
  • Imaging of Complications in Paediatric Oncology


Dr. Ashok Panigrahy
Radiologist-in-Chief and
Associate Professor
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

October 16, 2014

  • Longitudinal Assessment of Brain Connectivity in Congenital Heart Disease


Dr. Marc S. Keller
Professor of Clinical Radiology
Division of Interventional Radiology and Cardiac MRI
Medical Co-Director, Vascular Access
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

October 20, 2014

  • The Intersection of Lymphatic Disorders and Fontan Physiology: New Insights into Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Anne Smets
Paediatric Radiologist and Chair of the Paediatric Radiology Section in the Academical Medical Centre (AMC), Amsterdam

October 21, 2014

  • Chest Tumors in Children Beyond Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma in Children; When to Suspect It?

Dr. Sheldon Wiebe
Paediatric and General Radiologist, involved in imaging research at the Canadian Light Source, University of Saskatchewan

November 12-13, 2014

  • Introduction to Synchrotron X-ray Imaging
  • Communication and Professionalism in Radiology

Dr. Paolo Campisi
Associate Professor
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, SickKids
Director, Postgraduate Education
Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
University of Toronto

March 27, 2015

  • Management of Sialorrhea in Children

Dr. Thierry Huisman
Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Neurology, and Neurosurgery
John Hopkins Hospital, 
Baltimore MD

May 7, 2015

  •  Diffusion Tensor Imaging: Connecting the Dots


Dr. Thangamadhan Bosemani
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
John Hopkins University
Baltimore MD

April 21-22, 2015

  • SWI in Pediatric Neuroimaging
  • Pediatric Urological Imaging

Professor Afshin Gangi, MD PhD
Professor of Radiology, Chairman of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Chief, Interventional Radiology, University Hospital, Strasbourg, France

June 24-26, 2015

  • Cryoblation: Techniques and Practicalities
  • Cryoblation: What is it and how will it benefit my patients?
  • Cementoplasty & Vertebroplasty

Dr. C. Douglas Phillips
Professor of Radiology and Director of Head and Neck Imaging
Weill Cornell Medical College, 
New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York

September 18, 2015

  • Developmental Lesions of the Anterior Skull Base

Dr. A. James Barkovich
Professor of Radiology, Neurology, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery, University of California

October 15, 2015

  • MRI Malformations of the Midbrain and Hindbrain

Dr. Kushaljit Singh Sodhi
Additional Professor
Department of Radiodiagnosis
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)
Chandigarh, India

May 25, 27, 2016

  • Lung MRI in Children
  • Interesting Radiological Cases with Pathological Co-relation

Dr. Paul Griffiths
Professor of Radiology, 
Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease
University of Sheffield
Sheffield, UK

October 20, 2016


  •  Results of the Meridian Study - A large multicentre study of diagnostic accuracy of fetal brain MR


Dr. Arastoo Vossough
Attending Neuroradiologist/ Paediatric Neuroradiologist
Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University, Penn Presbytarian Medical Centrer, 
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Radiology,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Pennsylvania, US

November 3, 2016

  • Exploiting Recent Advances in MRI in Clinical Paediatric Neuroradiology

Dr. Ricardo Faingold
Paediatric Radiologist,
Montreal Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor,
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, MUHC
Montreal, Canada

November 15, 2016

  • The Role of Perfusion Ultrasound in Infants

Dr. Michael Aquino
Assistant Professor
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre in the Division of Emergency Imaging
Cincinnati, US

November 18. 2016

  • After-Hours Paediatric Radiology Coverage

Dr. Tae Kyoung Kim
Professor of Radiology, 
University of Toronto  
Radiologist, UHN/MSH/WCH
Toronto, Canada

December 9, 2016

  • Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) in the Abdomen

Dr. Giulio Zuccoli
Professor of Radiology, 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director of Paediatric Neuroradiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, US

December 15-16, 2016

  • Teaching Rounds
  • Autoimmune Brain Diseases and Its Mimics in Children