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Virtual Vancouver Imaging Review: Head to Toe

September 28, 29 and October 1, 2021

Live Zoom Conference

2021 Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Gul Moonis

Dr. Moonis is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She heads the head and neck imaging section within the division of neuroradiology. In addition to all aspects of general neuroradiology, Dr. Moonis has clinical expertise in radiology of the head and neck.

Dr. Moonis’ research has resulted in over 100 publications, book chapters and review articles. She is particularly dedicated to mentoring residents and fellows in educational and research projects with many award winning exhibits at national meetings.

A gifted educator, Dr. Moonis has won numerous teaching awards and is Director of the Neuroradiology Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. She has been an invited speaker at various national and international meetings in the field of head and neck radiology.

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Dr. Christine O. Menias

Dr. Christine O. Menias is a Professor of Radiology in the Abdominal Radiology section at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Arizona, USA. She joined Mayo Clinic in 2013, is a Consultant in the Department of Radiology, and is the former Chair of the Division of Abdominal Imagining, Mayo Clinic-Arizona. Prior to this she was Professor of Radiology at Washington University, and director of Body CT and Emergency Radiology, in addition to being the assistant program director of the radiology residency at Washington University.

Born in Cairo, Egypt, she received her M.D. degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her Residency and Abdominal Imaging Fellowship at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

“Cooky”, who was on the Washington University faculty for 15 years before coming to Mayo Clinic, is a recognized leader in the field of Abdominal Imaging, with special interests in oncologic, transplant, gynecologic and emergency radiology.

Cooky is nationally recognized for her service and contributions to the field of abdominal radiology and oncologic imaging, and is an active member in many prestigious radiology societies, including the Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, American Society of Emergency Radiology, received the Radiological Society of North America’s Honored Educator Award for the last 5 years, and has been selected as the 2016-2017 Igor Laufer Visiting Professor of the Society of Abdominal Radiology. She is considered an expert in the field of abdominal imaging and oncology; invited many years as faculty to many national and international prestigious radiology conferences. She serves on the editorial boards of several journals in Radiology and is an Associate Editor of the Abdominal Radiology Journal and for RadioGraphics. Dr. Menias was recently named to the prestigious role of editor for RadioGraphics and as such will become the first female editor of the journal effective January 2021. Her selection as the 2020 Alumni Achievement Honoree for Washington University School of Medicine is Dr. Menias’ most recent honor.

Dr. Menias is a Diplomate in Radiology for the National Board of Medical Examiners, and has been an examiner for the American Board of Radiology since 2003. She has recently been named the Chair for the Education Exhibits for RSNA. She has published 6 books, multiple book chapters and 267 peer-reviewed manuscripts. She prides herself with being an educator, and has received numerous teaching awards from the residents and fellows in her past years at Washington University including multiple “Teacher of the Year” honors, and was awarded “Educator of the Year” by the Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic, as well as “Teacher of the Year” in the three consecutive years she has been at Mayo Clinic. Cooky also received the honor of Mayo Clinic Arizona Distinguished Clinician of the Year 2018.


Dr. Ricardo Budde

Dr. Ricardo Budde obtained his MD, PhD and an MSc in Medical Biology from Utrecht University. Training as a Radiologist was completed in 2013 followed by a fellowship in cardiovascular radiology. Ricardo passed the European Diploma in Cardiac Imaging examination in 2014. At Erasmus MC he is a staff radiologist, associate professor and clinical section chief for cardiovascular radiology.

His main research interests include imaging of (prosthetic) heart valves, aortic disease, endocarditis, imaging to optimize cardiac interventions and dose reduction techniques for CT. The Dutch Heart Foundation has awarded him two large grants as PI including a prestigious Dekker grant.

He has (co)-authored over 175 peer-reviewed publications serves as daily supervisor for multiple PhD students. He serves on the editorial board of the journals “Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging”, “European Journal of Hybrid Imaging” and “European Heart Journal- Digital Health”.

Ricardo is a member of the Executive Board of the European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology (ESCR) and chairman of the Communication and New Media committee. He is core author of the ESCR consensus document on TAVI. He is also Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) and serves on the SCCT Guidelines committee.

He has been instructor at many (inter)national CT and CMR hands-on workshops organized at ESCR, Netherlands Heart Days and meetings of the Dutch Society of Radiology.

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Dr. Peter Munk

Dr. Peter Munk, MDCM, FRCPC, FSIR, FFRRCSI (Hon); Professor of Radiology, Orthopedics and Palliative Care at the University of British Columbia and former Section Head Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, Canada. A medical graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Completed a Fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the University of California San Francisco.

Previous Editor in Chief of the Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal (2009-2019) and currently Associate Editor of the British Journal of Radiology, Advisor to the Editor Medical Journal of Australia. International Liaison for the Asian Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors. Author of 460 published papers, 180 abstracts, 120 scientific exhibits, 5 books and 25 book chapters. Member of the International Skeletal Society, Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology and Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Radiology of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Principle research interest includes musculoskeletal tumor imaging and Interventional imaging guided musculoskeletal procedures – particularly with regards to pain control in metastatic bone disease.

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Dr. Carole Dennie

Dr. Dennie is a Professor of Radiology at the University of Ottawa with a cross-appointment to the Department of Medicine (Cardiology).

She is the Head of Cardiac and Thoracic Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital and the co-director of Cardiac Radiology and MRI at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.  She is the past director of Continuing Medical Education in the Department of Radiology and the immediate past Chair of the Diagnostic Radiology Examination Committee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

She is also the Past President of the Canadian Society of Thoracic Radiology and the current Vice President of the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging.  She has given hundreds of invited presentations at national and international conferences including the RSNA, ARRS, STR, NASCI, ATS, World Congress of Thoracic Imaging and the CAR.

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Dr. Kieran Murphy

Professor Kieran Murphy MB BAO BCH FRCPC FSIR graduated in 1986 from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.  He completed his Radiology residency and Neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Michigan, and Interventional Neuroradiology fellowship at University of Geneva.

From 1998-2008 he was Division Head of Interventional Neuroradiology at Johns Hopkins.  Since 2008 he has been Professor of Radiology at University of Toronto.  He holds 70 patents including vertebroplasty systems, bone cements, biopsy systems, and other medical devices to treat spine, neurovascular and CSF pathologies.  H-Index 40.  Citations 5975.

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Dr. Jean Seely

Dr. Jean Seely is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa. She is Head of the Breast Imaging Section at the Ottawa Hospital, Regional Breast Imaging Lead for the Ontario Breast Screening Program in Champlain region and Co-Chair of the Canadian Association of Radiologists’ Breast Imaging Working group.

She sits on the Executive board of CAR Mammography Accreditation Program. She is an Editorial Board member of Journals Canadian Association of Radiology and Breast Imaging. Her commitment is to reduce the mortality and morbidity of breast cancer and provide high quality breast imaging nationally and internationally. She is President of the Canadian Society of Breast Imaging.

Her research interests include Breast MRI, breast cancer screening, quality in breast imaging and patient experience. She has been recognized for her achievements by being awarded Fellow of the Society of Breast Imaging in 2017 and Fellow of the Canadian Association of Radiologists in 2021.

An avid cyclist, she loves to spend time cycling, especially in the Gatineau hills!

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Dr. Mark Halverson

Dr. Mark Halverson is a Pediatric Neuroradiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

He worked previously at British Columbia Children’s Hospital, and looks forward to participating again in the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver Imaging Review Conference.

Who Should Attend?

Radiologists, Fellows, Medical Imaging Technologists, and Residents. Find out more…

Where is it held?

Most years, the annual Vancouver Imaging Review is held in Vancouver, BC, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Find out more…

The 2021 conference will be held in virtual format. Presentations will take place online via Zoom webinar.

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