OCTOBER 2013 • Vol. 2, Issue 4

MR Technologists and Radiographers Invited to Share Their Work

James J. Stuppino, B.S., R.T. (R)(MR)
Joint Forum Co-Chair

“Your SMRT meeting registration includes this forum scheduled on Monday afternoon.”

The ISMRM/SMRT Joint Forum is a collaborative effort among members from both organizations. For the 2014 Annual Meeting the topic selected is PET/MRI and is based on feedback from last years’ meeting evaluations. Your SMRT Annual Meeting registration includes this forum scheduled on Monday afternoon. The organizers of this years’ forum are James J. Stuppino, B.S., R.T. (R)(MR), Executive Member of the SMRT, Cindy R. Comeau, B.S, R.T.(N)(MR), FSMRT, Executive Liaison-External Relations and Christine Chung, M.D., ISMRM Education Chair from the University of California, San Diego, USA.

Our esteemed list of speakers includes:

David A. Bluemke, M.D., Ph.D., MsB, FAHA, FACR, Director Radiology and Imaging Sciences Senior Investigator, http://www.nibib.nih.gov/ Adjunct Investigator, NHLBI, NIDDK & the current Treasurer of the ISMRM, who will speak on Clinician Applications & Challenges in the USA.

Gustav K. von Schulthess, M.D., Ph.D., MD Hon, Chairman Department of Radiology, Professor and Director Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Raemistr. Zurich, Switzerland will address Clinician Applications & Challenges in Europe.

David W. Jordan, Ph.D., Senior Medical Physicist at University Hospitals Case Medical Center Cleveland, Ohio, USA will relate PET/MRI Technology Challenges & Comparison of Systems.

John Totman Ph.D., Head of Imaging Operations A*STAR-NUS Clinical Imaging Research Centre, National University of Singapore Centre for Translational Medicine will speak on PET/MRI Technologists Challenges from a MRI Technologist Point of View.

Kimberly Jackson, B.S., R.T. (N), LNMT, NMTCB Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist, PET/MRI Nuclear Medicine Dept. NYU Center for Biomedical Imaging will share experience on PET/MRI Technologists Challenges from a Nuclear Medicine Technologist Point of View.

A PET/MRI Panel discussion with questions from the audience will follow the lectures.