Clinical Radiology International Speakers
Dr Elizabeth Dick
Dr Elizabeth Dick BSc MBBS MRCP FRCR MD has worked as a Consultant Radiologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London since 2002. She completed her radiology training in London at St Bartholomew’s, the Royal Free and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. She undertook a two year Body MRI fellowship at Imperial College, earning her doctorate in the process, followed by a Musculoskeletal Fellowship at Duke University, North Carolina, US, with Professor Clyde Helms. As the Trauma and Emergency Radiology Lead she set up Imperial College as a Major Trauma Centre. She also set up an Imaging-Primary Healthcare Liaison Service for the area. Dr Dick is a Director of Medical Education at Imperial College and leads the Faculty Development Programme as well as running a Maternity Mentorship Scheme for the Trust. She mentors, interviews, recruits and educates future doctors from school age onwards. She was an Examiner for the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) from 2010 to 2014. She has set up several popular national courses including the Fellowship of Royal College of Radiology IIB (FRCR) Royal Free Course and a Body MRI Workshop. She has a keen interest in emerging technology, and set up the first-wave training website for the RCR in 2000. She has published a CD, two books, several chapters and more than 50 peer reviewed and non peer reviewed articles. Dr Dick has a national and international profile, publishing and speaking worldwide. She is Past President of the British Society of Emergency of Radiology (2014-2017) and President Elect of the European Society of Emergency Radiology (ESER). She developed the webinar programmes for the ESER, a key part of the new European Diploma in Emergency Radiology (EDER).
Professor Richard Gunderman
Richard Gunderman is Chancellor's Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, and Medical Humanities and Health Studies at Indiana University. He is also John A Campbell Professor of Radiology.
He received his AB Summa Cum Laude from Wabash College; MD and PhD (Committee on Social Thought) with honors from the University of Chicago; and MPH from Indiana University. He was a Chancellor Scholar of the Federal Republic of Germany and received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Garrett Theological Seminary at Northwestern University.
He is a ten-time recipient of the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award, and in 2015 received the Indiana University School of Medicine's inaugural Inspirational Educator Award. Dr. Gunderman was named the 2008 Outstanding Educator by the Radiological Society of North America, the 2011 American Roentgen Ray Society Berlin Scholar in Professionalism, and the 2012 Distinguished Educator of the American Roentgen Ray Society. In 2012, he received the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Award for Teaching Excellence, the top teaching award from the Association of American Medical Colleges. In 2013, he was the Spinoza Professor at the University of Amsterdam.
He serves on numerous boards, including the Kinsey Institute for the Study of Human Sexuality, Christian Theological Seminary, and Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. He is the faculty advisor to over a dozen student interest groups, honorary organizations, and annual service events, and leads IU Health's Finding Meaning and Purpose in Medicine initiative.
Dr. Gunderman is the author of more than 650 articles and has published 10 books, including "We Make a Life by What We Give" (Indiana University, 2008), "Leadership in Healthcare" (Springer, 2009), "Achieving Excellence in Medical Education" (2nd edition, Springer, 2011), "X-ray Vision" (Oxford University, 2013), and "Essential Radiology" (3rd edition, Thieme, 2014). His latest books "We Come to Life with Those We Serve" and "Hoosier Beacons" were published in 2017. He has delivered over 500 keynote addresses, named lectures, and grand rounds presentations.
Professor Clyde Helms
Clyde Helms, MD received his medical degree from the University of Texas San Antonio in 1972. He finished his radiology residency and a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the University of California San Francisco in 1977. After three years in the Air Force at Wilford Hall in San Antonio he joined the faculty at UC San Francisco where he became a full professor. He went to Duke University as Chief of the Musculoskeletal Division in 1996. He became a part time Duke faculty member in 2013 when he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he married a radiologist, Jennifer Pohl. He works part time at the University of New Mexico. Although semi-retired he continues to write and lecture on musculoskeletal radiology.
He has written many scientific articles and multiple books.
Dr Mary Roddie
Dr Mary Roddie trained in radiology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School at Hammersmith Hospital and has been a thoracic radiologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London since 1996. She has always had an enthusiasm for teaching and has pioneered the development of digital teaching collections of images in the UK as a founder member of the UK OsiriX user group. As Chair of the FRCR anatomy examination committee she has played an important role in the transition to FRCR examination automation that went live in Spring 2018 and has recently been appointed Chair of the RCR Fellowship Examination Board to continue to play a role in future examination development.
Her other main interest is radiology quality improvement through peer learning from both excellence and discrepancy. She has been involved in the learning from discrepancy meeting (LDM) programme at ICHNT since its inception in 2009 and she developed an innovative virtual LDM format that radiologist involvement in and engagement with the process. She has been Chair of the RCR READ (Radiology Events and Discrepancies) panel since 2014 and is editor of the quarterly READ newsletter published by the RCR. READ aims to promote healthy peer learning in radiology departments across the UK. As a strong believer in the use of constructive peer feedback and celebration of outstanding performance to promote radiological improvement she recently persuaded the RCR to change the name of READ to Radiology Excellence and Discrepancy.
Dr Raju Sharma
Dr Raju Sharma is a Professor of Radiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi since 2008. He did his post-graduate training from this prestigious institution and a Fellowship in Abdominal Imaging from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, USA. His area of interest is Abdominal Imaging and he has published more than 200 articles in indexed journals and contributed numerous chapters to Radiology Text-books. He has a keen interest in teaching and is a well-known speaker at Radiology & Gastroenterology meetings in India. He is the sub-specialty Head for Abdominal Imaging in the Indian Radiology & Imaging Association. He has lectured extensively in India and presented at the RSNA Annual Meeting on a number of occasions. He is a reviewer for many International Journals and is the India representative in the International Committee of RSNA for Asia-Oceanic Region.
Dr Claude B. Sirlin, MD
Claude B. Sirlin, MD; Professor of Radiology, UC San Diego, USA, is a clinician scientist who specializes in liver imaging, metabolic imaging and imaging of abdominal cancers.
Dr. Sirlin founded and directs UC San Diego Health’s Liver Imaging Group, which actively collaborates with hepatologists, surgeons, pathologists and statisticians to advance screening, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of individuals with liver disease. He is also the co-director of the Cancer Imaging Program at Moores Cancer Center, chair of the Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Committee for the American College of Radiology, and co-director of the Clinician-Scientist Radiology Residency Program in his university.
As Professor and Vice Chair of Translational Research in in the Department of Radiology, Dr. Sirlin mentors medical students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Over the last 16 years, he has supervised more than 150 trainees in clinical imaging research. His research interests include MRI imaging of liver cancer and liver disease. He has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and is a reviewer for multiple radiology journals.
Dr. Sirlin completed fellowship training in abdominal imaging using MRI, CT scans and ultrasound at Stanford University School of Medicine. He was a resident in diagnostic radiology at UC San Diego School of Medicine and earned his medical degree from UC San Francisco School of Medicine. He is board-certified in radiology.
He has earned numerous awards for both research and teaching.
Dr. Sirlin was on the rowing team at Harvard University that won the national collegiate championships in 1987. He took a leave of absence from medical school to train for the 1992 Olympic rowing team.
A/Prof Jadranka Stojanovska
Director, Cardiovascular MR
Department of Radiology, Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Jadranka Stojanovska M.D., M.S. is an Assistant Professor of Radiology on instructional track, an American board certified diagnostic radiologist, and a fellowship trained cardiothoracic radiologist. In addition, she obtained a Master of Science degree in clinical research and statistical design from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. As a Director of Cardiovascular MR Program, her goal is to achieve excellence across tripartite mission of Michigan Medicine. Her clinical excellence focuses on continuous improvement of healthcare delivery through collaborative team effort with relevant stakeholders. Her teaching excellence focuses on training new generation of leaders in cardiothoracic imaging and is recipient of Excellence in Teaching Award by Radiology Residents in 2015 and 2017. Her research focuses on translational and outcomes research in cardiometabolic imaging. She is the current K scholar to study the biology of epicardial adipose tissue by imaging, metabolomics, transciptomics, and clinical profiling in patients undergoing open-heart surgery
Dr Lily Wang, MBBS, MPH, FRANZCR
Dr. Lily Wang graduated from University of New South Wales and was trained at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney. She completed fellowships in pediatric radiology, pediatric neuroradiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and adult neuroradiology at University of Cincinnati. She is an assistant professor and Director of Medical Student Radiology Education at University of Cincinnati. Her interests include epilepsy, tumor imaging, functional MRI, and education. Dr. Wang has received resident and medical student teaching awards as faculty at UC. She is a board certified in radiology with added qualification in neuroradiology with the American Board of Radiology. As the Global Ambassador with the ARRS International Outreach Committee, she is excited to be coming to Canberra for the AGM.