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
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.