Course presenters

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Course directors


Seth J. Kligerman, MD

Seth J. Kligerman, MD, is a professor of radiology and section chief of cardiothoracic imaging at the University of California, San Diego. Since completing his training, Dr. Kligerman has published more than 55 peer-reviewed articles and presented over 30 abstracts. Dr. Kligerman also serves on the research committees for RSNA, the Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) and the North American Society for Cardiothoracic Imaging. Much of his research has been focused on low-dose CT imaging and advanced reconstruction techniques. Dr. Kligerman is a lecturer in both cardiac and thoracic imaging at the American Institute of Radiologic Pathology and has been invited to give more than 200 lectures nationally and internationally.


Carol Wu, MD

Carol Wu, MD, is a thoracic radiologist at the MD Anderson Cancer Center who is interested in the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in chest radiology and related ethical issues. Her other research interests include improving imaging utilization and interpretation in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism, lung cancer and esophageal cancer. Dr. Wu is an active member of various radiology organizations and serves as a member of RSNA’s Machine Learning Data Standards Subcommittee and chair of STR’s Big Data Subcommittee.

Course presenters


Carole J. Dennie, MD

Carole J. Dennie, MD, is a professor of radiology at the University of Ottawa, head of cardiac and thoracic imaging at The Ottawa Hospital and is co-director of cardiac radiology and MRI at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. Dr. Dennie is the immediate past chair of the Diagnostic Radiology Examination Committee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is founding president of the Canadian Society of Thoracic Radiology (CSTR). She is currently the vice president of the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging and chair of the Education Working Group for the joint Canadian Association of Radiologists and CSTR initiative focused on the development of a national lung cancer screening education program for radiologists.


Jeffrey R. Galvin, MD

Jeffrey R. Galvin, MD, is a board-certified radiologist with expertise in the diagnosis of and research related to interstitial lung disease. He has 20 years of training and experience in radiologic pathologic correlation of lung disease and is the chief of chest imaging at the American Institute for Radiologic Pathology, a division of the American College of Radiology.


Jonathan G. Goldin, MD, PhD

Jonathan Goldin, MD, PhD, is a professor of the radiology and biomedical physics program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Goldin is also the executive chief of clinical care in the Department of Radiology at UCLA and is the chief of radiology at the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, the director of the coronary artery calcium screening program and co-director of the thoracic research imaging laboratory. Dr. Goldin is a member of a variety of radiology societies and his clinical and research interests include the use of imaging in the early detection of disease, including lung cancer and adenosclerosis, development of computer-aided systems for the detection, characterization and quantization of diffuse lung disease and cardiovascular disease and the validation of novel image biomarkers for clinical trials. Dr. Goldin has published more than 180 papers and 10 book chapters.


Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD

Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD, is a cardiothoracic radiologist who trained in engineering and computer science at Caltech and bioengineering/bioinformatics in the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) medical scientist training program. Dr. Hsiao currently leads advanced cardiovascular imaging and the Augmented Imaging and Data Analytics (AiDA) research laboratory at UCSD and serves as co-director of the T32 clinician-scientist radiology research residency program and co-director of the MSTP SURF program.


Jane P. Ko, MD

Jane P. Ko, MD, is a radiologist in New York and is affiliated with NYU Langone Hospitals. She received her medical degree from the University of Chicago’s division of biological sciences in the Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. Dr. Ko specializes in thoracic radiology and has research interests in lung cancer, pulmonary vascular imaging, aortic disease and computed tomography imaging, including dual-energy CT technology.


David Lynch, MBBCh

David A. Lynch, MBBCh, is a professor of radiology and medical director of the Quantitative Imaging Laboratory at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, where he has worked since 1989. His research has focused on the use of CT to detect, diagnose and quantify diffuse lung disease and he has published more than 300 articles and four books on lung disease imaging. Dr. Lynch is a past president of the Society of Thoracic Radiology and the Fleischner Society.