2019 Keynote Speakers
Dr. Lars Engebretsen
Dr. Lars Engebretsen, Professor, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Oslo. He has served on the faculties of the University of Trondheim and the University of Minnesota as Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been Professor and Chairman for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Ullevaal Hospital 96-2000 and 2002-04 and the Orthopaedic University Clinic in Oslo 2000-02. Dr Engebretsen has published over 300 articles and book chapters and continues to be very active in clinical, epidemiological and basic science research in the areas of general sports medicine, knee ligaments, cartilage and prevention of sports injuries and illnesses. He has received research grants and awards from many agencies and associations, including the National Institutes of Health, the Norwegian Council for Research in Science and humanities, the Norwegian Ministry of Health, AOSSM and the IOC.
Dr. Marc Gollub
Dr. Marc Gollub, Professor of Radiology at Memorial Sloan Kettering and Director of the CT Section and Director of Gastrointestinal Radiology. He is an investigator on three national clinical trials on rectal cancer and works with the American College of Radiology to develop web-based knowledge programs for the certification of Centers of Excellence in rectal cancer radiology.
Dr. John Lysack
Dr. John Lysack, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Clinical Neurosciences, and Surgery at the University of Calgary and Director of Head and Neck Imaging, University of Calgary. He also serves as Director of Imaging Research at the Ohlson Research Initiative and is a member of the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute, where his focus is on the development of imaging techniques and processes to improve diagnostic accuracy and clinical outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer. Dr. Lysack is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, where he has been honored as a Founder in Neuroradiology. He is board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology by the American Board of Radiology and is a senior member of the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology.
Dr. William Mayo-smith
Dr. William Mayo-Smith, Professor of Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He currently serves as the director of Body Imaging and Intervention and medical director of Computed Tomography at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Mayo-Smith is a professor of radiology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and his research interests include computed tomography, image guided intervention, and radiology economics. Dr. Mayo-Smith has more than 200 original papers, book chapters and abstracts in these areas of interest.
Dr. Nestor Müller
Dr. Nestor Müller is Professor Emeritus of Radiology at the University of British Columbia has more than 450 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited speaker at more than 200 national and international meetings. He has won a number of awards including recognition by the Editor of the American Journal of Roentgenology as being one of the “3 Wise Men in Radiology” as an outstanding teacher and scholar (2003), honorary fellowship of the Faculty of Radiologists, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FFRRCSI) (2007), Gold Medal of the Brazilian College of Radiology (2010) and Gold Medal of the Society of Thoracic Radiology (2011).
Dr. Michael Patlas
Dr. Michael Patlas, Professor of Radiology and Director, Emergency/Trauma Imaging, Department of Radiology, McMaster University. His main research interests include imaging of traumatic and nontraumatic abdominal emergencies. Dr. Patlas received multiple awards for his academic and clinical work including the Young Investigator Award from the Canadian Association of Radiologists and Medical Staff Association President’s Award for Distinguished Service. He is a member of the Scientific Program Committee of the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American Society of Emergency Radiology, and the Canadian Association of Radiologists. Dr. Patlas also serves as Associate Editor for the Annals of Clinical Laboratory Science and is a reviewer for 8 additional journals.
Dr. Constantine Raptis
Dr. Constantine Raptis, Associate Professor of Radiology, Director, Thoracic MRI and Co-Director, Emergency Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.
Dr. Scott Steenburg
Dr. Scott Steenburg, Associate Professor of Radiology, Director of Quality and Safety and ER Division Chief Indiana University school of medicine. He completed his diagnostic radiology residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 2008. Dr. Steenburg then pursued a fellowship in trauma and critical care radiology at the University of Maryland/R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland, where he remained on faculty until 2011, when he joined the faculty at Indiana University. He serves on multiple committees in the American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER), American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), and Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and is a regular invited speaker at their respective annual meetings. Dr. Steenburg’s research interest is CT of multi-system trauma.