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Alan Daneman

Title: Staff Radiologist, Department of Diagnostic Imaging
Designations: B.Sc., MBB.Ch., FRANZCR, FRCPC
Phone: 416-813-6922
Alternate Contact Name: Katherine McLaren
Alternate Phone: 416-813-5823
Alternate Email: katherine.mclaren@sickkids.ca
REACH Profile: Alan Daneman's REACH profile
U of T Positions: Professor, Department of Medical Imaging

Biography

Dr. Daneman has been at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) since 1979 and was Radiologist-in-Chief from 1988 to 1995. He attended Medical School at the University of Witwatersrand, trained in radiology at the University of Sydney and was a Fellow in Paediatric Radiology at SickKids. Honorary memberships: European and Latin American Societies for Paediatric Radiology, Chilean, Israeli and Hungarian Radiological Societies, Brazilian College of Radiology and Faculty of Radiology, Ireland. He is Life Member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. He was awarded the Gold Medal of the Brazilian College of Radiology. He has over 180 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has been Invited Guest Lecturer at International and National Conferences over a hundred times and has given several named lectures including the Caffey and the Kirkpatrick Memorial Lectures. He received the Jack O. Haller Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Society for Paediatric Radiology.

Education

  • 1971: MBB.Ch. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1967: B.Sc., University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Postgraduate, Research and Specialty Training
  • 1979–1979: Fellow, Computed Tomography, Radiology Department, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1978–1978: Fellow, Pediatric Radiology, Radiology Department, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1977–1977: Registrar, Pediatric Radiology, Radiology Department, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children
  • 1975–1976: Registrar, Radiology, Radiology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  • 1974–1974: Tutor-Demonstrator, Anatomy Department, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • 1973–1973: Medical Officer, Trauma Unit, Johannesburg General Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1972–1973: Rotating Intern, University of Connecticut, McCook Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • 1972–2010: Intern, Professorial Surgical Unit, Johannesburg General Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1979: FRCPC Radiology, Examination - passed, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • 1977: FRACR Radiology, Pathology, Part II - Examination - passed, Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • 1975: FRACR Anatomy, Radiological Physics, Electrotechnology, Part I - Examination - passed, Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • 1974: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Histology, Embryology, Genetics, Statistics, Part I - Examination - passed, Royal Australian College of Surgeons

Experience

  • 1996–Present: Staff Pediatric Radiologist, Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1995–Present: Professor, Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1993–Present: Active Medical Consultant, Radiology and Out-Patient, The Bloorview-MacMillan Rehabilitation Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1987–Present: Courtesy Staff, Radiological Sciences, The Toronto Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1979–Present: Staff Pediatric Radiologist, Radiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1988–1995: Radiologist-in-Chief Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1984–1988: Head, Division of Ultrasound and Body CT, Radiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaFebruary 1987 - BODY MR added to this Division
  • 1985–1995: Associate Professor, Radiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1983–1985: Associate Professor, Radiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1979–1983: Lecturer, Radiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Achievements

  • 2016: John Caffey Poster Award For Best Educational Exhibit, 7th International Pediatric Radiology meeting (IPR) 2016, Chicago, Illinois, United States. (Research Award). Claudia Martinez-Rios, Lydia Bajno, Alan Daneman, Rahim Moineddin, Danielle van der Kaay, Jonathan Wasserman. Pediatric Thyroid Cancer: common appearances and pitfalls.
  • 2007: Walter E. Berdon Award, 48th Annual Meeting of The Society for Pediatric Radiology. (Research Award). Silva CT, Daneman A, Navarro OM, Moore AM, Moineddin R, Gerstle JT, Mittal A, Brindle M, Epelman M. Pediatr Radiol. Correlation of sonographic findings and outcome in necrotizing enterocolitis. 2007 Mar;37(3):274-82.
  • 1987: John Caffey Award Paper for Best Paper Presentation, 1st International Pediatric Radiology Meeting (IPR), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Research Award). Gu L, Alton D. Daneman A, Stringer DA, Liu P, Wilmot DM, Reilly BJ. Intussusception reduction by rectal insufflation of air. 
  • 1975: D.E. Eddy Prize, Royal Australasian College of Radiologists, Sydney, Australia. (Distinction)
  • 1970: Harwood-Nash Award, University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa. (Distinction) for most successful student in Surgery
  • 2017: Lifetime Achievement Award for Exceptional Contribution to Medical Imaging, University of Toronto
  • 2012: Edward Singleton Taybi Award for Excellence in Education, 55TH Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Radiology, San Francisco, California, United States
  • 2006: Gold Medal of the Brazilian College of Radiology, The Latin American Society of Pediatric Radiology, XXXV Congresso Brasileiro de Radiologia, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. (Distinction)
  • 2005: Jack O. Haller Award for Excellence in Teaching, 48th Annual Meeting of The Society for Pediatric Radiology, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • 2017–2018, 2015–2016, 2014–2015, 2013–2014, 2011–2012, 2010–2011, 2008–2009, 2007–2008, 2005–2006, 2004–2005, 2003–2004, 2002–2003, 2001–2002, 2000–2001, 199–2000, 1997–1998, 1996–1997: Oustanding Teacher Awards, Deparment of Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Publications

See a full list of Alan Daneman's publications

Funding

  • 2016–2024: Necrotizing Enterocolitis Research Program: introducing innovative therapies to halt the disease progression and promote Recovery. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
    Program leader: Agostino Pierro
    Applicants: Alan Daneman (Program Expert), Simon Eaton, Sharifa Himidan, John Parkinson, Hazel Pleasants, Prakeshkumar Shah, Christopher Tomlinson, Augusto Zani
    $3,637,274
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