Program and Faculty

Feb 5-8, 2019, Ottawa ON Canada

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Keynote Speaker -
Value-Weighted MR Imaging:
Diagnostically Efficient Imaging
    

Presentation

 

Walter Kucharczyk, MD, FRCPC
Physician Lead for Research, Toronto
General Hospital, and Professor, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

MRI QC: The role of QC and protocolling for better clinical MRI

Presentation

Chris Bowen, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS

 

MRI for Patients with Cardiac Devices: A Team-work for Leading Change

Presentation

 

Santanu Chakraborty, MBBS, MRCP, DMRD,
FRCR, FRCP(C)
Radiologist, The Ottawa Hospital and
Professor, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON

 

Paediatric MRI

Presentation

Stephanie Holowka, M.R.T.(R), M.R.T.(MR), MRSO (MRSC™), Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON

 

Are our data good? Forward
thinking quality assurance for MRI

Presentation

Katy Keenan, PhD,
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Boulder, Colorado

Clinical Applications of MR Spectroscopy

Kevin King, MD, MSCS
Radiologist and Director of Imaging Research, Huntington Medical Research Institutes
Pasadena, CA

Workshop:  MRI Artifacts

 

Ives Levesque, PhD, MCCPM
Assistant Professor, McGill University and
MRI Physicist, McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, QC

 

Workshop:  MRI Artifacts

Fetal MRI

Artefacts Quiz

Charles McKenzie, PhD
Associate Professor, Western University
London, ON

 

MR in Radiation Therapy

Michael Milosevic, MD, FRCPC
Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital and
Professor, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

 

Cardiac Implantable Devices and the MRI environment

Presentation

Calum Redpath, MD PhD
Cardiologist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, and
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON

 

MRI Contrast Agents: Safe! Or Safe?

Presentation

Adam Shuhendler, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON

 

Health Canada Safety Codes

Presentation

Richard Smith, BSc
Chief Ionizing Radiation, Physical Sciences Division, Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada
Ottawa, ON

 

MR in Radiation Therapy

Teo Stanescu, PhD, MCCPM
Medical Physicist, Princess Margaret Hospital
and Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

 

MR Safety

Presentation

Nancy Talbot, MAppSc, MRT(MR)(R)
Joint Department of Medical Imaging,
University Health Network
Toronto, ON

 

Fundamentals of MRI Systems

Presentation

Keith Wachowicz, PhD, FCCPM
Medical Physicist, Cross Cancer Institute and
Assistant Professor, University of Alberta,
Edmonton, AB

 

Safety Code 26

Presentation

Graeme Wadlaw, PhD
Medical Physicist, Health Canada
Ottawa, ON

Introduction to Magnetic
Resonance Spectroscopy

Presentation

Atiyah Yahya, PhD, FCCPM
Associate Professor University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB