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MR Safety Study Group
Monday, 8 May 2006

Room 611 - 612
18:30 - 20:30

Last updated 05 May 2009

18:30 Business Meeting
18:30   Welcome Statement and Announcement of Group Formation: Opening session, with brief
           presentation on major areas of MR safety that needs focus for more research  
              Alayar Kangarlu, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
18:40   History of Study Group: Brief history of formation of the group and statistics of its membership

J. Daniel Schaefer, GE Healthcare, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
18:45 Scientific Meeting
  18:50   MR Safety Issues: Considerations at High Fields
Alayar Kangarlu, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
  19:10   RF Power Deposition, General Considerations and Implications of Implants/Devices
Tamer S. Ibrahim, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  19:30   Gradient Safety at High Field
John A. Nyenhuis, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
  19:50   MRI Safety for Implants and Devices: Update 2006
 Frank G. Shellock, University of Southern California and Institute for Magnetic Resonance Safety,
              Education and Research, Los Angeles, California, USA  

  20:10   Round Table Discussion by Presenters, with further discussion of the role of the MR of Safety
           Study Group and invitation and instruction for membership, inviting suggestion     
           for mid-year meeting