Expert Interviews

For the IDoR 2016 we conducted interviews with experts in breast imaging from various countries.

Australia:
Michelle Reintals, Director of Breast at IMED Queensland SouthernX Radiology in Brisbane, Australia, Chair of the Breast Imaging Reference Group (BIRG) of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, and former State Screening Program Radiology Coordinator at BreastScreen South Australia

Chile:
Miguel Angel Pinochet Tejos, radiologist at Clinica Alemana de Santiago, Chile, Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad del Desarrollo and President of the Colegio Interamericano de Radiología (CIR)

Croatia:
Boris Brkljačić, Professor of Radiology and Vice-Dean at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia, and Chairman of the Communications and External Affairs Committee of the European Society of Radiology (ESR)

Denmark:
Ilse Vejborg, head of the Department of Radiology at the University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet and head of the Capital Mammography Screening programme in Denmark

Germany:
Christiane Kuhl, director of the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital Aachen, Germany

Hungary:
Gabor Forrai, professor and head of the department of radiology at Duna Medical Center in Budapest, Hungary, head of the breast screening centres in Vac and Eger County Hospitals, and the current President of EUSOBI

Ireland:
Gormlaith Hargaden, consultant radiologist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and for BreastCheck, the Irish national breast screening programme, both in Dublin

Kazakhstan:
Raushan Ibzhanovna Rakhimzhanova, head of the Department for Radiology N2 of the Medical University Astana, President of the Radiological Society of Kazakhstan and President of the Society of Breast Imaging of Kazakhstan

Kosovo:
Ardian Biçaku, radiologist at the Clinic of Radiology at the University Clinical Centre of Kosovo in Pristina, PhD candidate at the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia, and Coordinator of Mobile Mammography in Kosovo

Poland:
Elżbieta Łuczyńska, a researcher and lecturer at the Skłodowska-Curie Oncology Centre, head of the Radiology and Image Diagnostics Department at the Oncology Centre in Kraków, and head of the Breast Imaging Section of the Polish Medical Society of Radiology

Romania:
Mihai Lesaru, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Radiology and Medical Imaging Department at Fundeni Clinical Institute, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, founder and current president of the Romanian Society of Breast Imaging and vice-president of the Romanian Society of Radiology and Imaging

Russia:
Olga Puchkova, radiologist at the Federal Center of Medicine and Rehabilitation in Moscow, Russia
Nadejda Rojkova, head of the Center of Oncology of Reproductive Systems at Herzen Moscow Research Oncology Institute and Chief Specialist in mammology of the Russian Ministry of Health

Serbia:
Dragana Bogdanović-Stojanović and Dragana Djilas, both professors and radiologists from the Institute of Oncology in Vojvodina, Serbia

Slovakia:
Viera Lehotská, Associate Professor and Head of the 2nd Radiology Department of the Faculty of Medicine Comenius University and St. Elizabeth’s Cancer Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia

Slovenia:
Maja Marolt Mušič, head of the Department of Radiology at the Institute of Oncology in Ljubljana, Slovenia and President of the Slovenian Association of Radiology

South Africa:
Eugene Jooste, a consultant radiologist at the private practice of Capital Radiology, based at the Life Groenkloof Hospital in Pretoria, and former Chairman of the Breast Imaging Society of South Africa (BISSA)

Spain:
Marina Álvarez Benito, head of the Radiology Department of the Reina Sofia Hospital in Córdoba, Spain, and president of the Spanish Society of Breast Imaging (SEDIM)

Sweden:
Edward Azavedo, Professor and Director of Breast Imaging Servies, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Switzerland:
Sophie Dellas, assistant professor of radiology and division head of breast imaging and diagnostics at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland, and a core team member of the certified breast centre at the same institution

Turkey:
Gul Esen, professor and member of the academic faculty of Acibadem University in Istanbul, guest lecturer at Koc University, and Chair of the Turkish Radiological Society’s breast imaging working group.

United States:
Elizabeth Morris, Professor and Chief of the Breast Imaging Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York, US, and President of the Society of Breast Imaging

 

For the IDoR 2015 we conducted interviews with experts in paediatric imaging from various countries.

Austria:
Erich Sorantin, professor and acting head of the Division of Paediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, Medical University Graz

Belarus:
Elena А. Ulezko, Deputy Director of Paediatrics and a radiologist at the Mother and Child Republican Scientific and Practical Centre in Minsk

Belgium:
Brigitte Desprechins, head of the department of paediatric radiology of the University Hospital Liège, and Luc Breysem, staff radiologist at the department of radiology and paediatric radiology, University Hospital Leuven

Bosnia & Herzegovina:
Amela Mornjaković-Franca, paediatric radiologist with her own private practice in Sarajevo, and assistant professor at the faculty of health studies at the University of Sarajevo

Croatia:
Goran Roić, head of paediatric radiology at the Children’s Hospital Zagreb, professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, and head of the Department of Radiology, University of Applied Health Sciences in Zagreb

Czech Republic:
Martin Kyncl, senior consultant in paediatric radiology at the University Hospital in Motol, second Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague

Denmark:
Karin Kastberg Petersen, consultant paediatric radiologist and associate professor at Aarhus University Hospital

France:
Hubert Ducou Le Pointe, professor and Chief of the Department of Radiology at Trousseau Hospital in Paris

Greece:
Marina Vakaki, Director of the Radiology Department at P&A Kyriakou Children’s Hospital in Athens, Greece

Ireland:
Stephanie Ryan, consultant paediatric radiologist at the Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and the Neonatal Department of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin

Israel:
Liora Kornreich, paediatric radiologist at the Imaging Department of the Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel in Petach Tikvah

Kazakhstan:
Tairkhan Dautov, professor and chief of the department of radiology at the National Scientific Centre for Cardiac Surgery in Astana

Lithuania:
Eglė Stašienė, chief of the Radiology Department at the Children’s Hospital Affiliated to Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Clinic

Netherlands:
Rick R. van Rijn, paediatric radiologist at the Emma Children’s Hospital – AMC Amsterdam

Norway:
Lise Heiberg, consultant paediatric radiologist at Oslo University Hospital

Poland:
Elżbieta Jurkiewicz, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at the Children’s Memorial Health Institute in Warsaw

Portugal:
Maria Luisa Lobo, consultant paediatric radiologist at the Santa Maria University Hospital – North Lisbon Hospital

Romania:
Bogdan-Stefan Olteanu, senior radiologist at the Grigore Alexandrescu Emergency Hospital for Children in Bucharest

Serbia:
Polina Pavićević, staff radiologist at the University Children’s Hospital in Belgrade and assistant professor of radiology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade

Slovakia:
Kateřina Novotná, paediatric radiologist at the Faculty Hospital F.D. Roosevelta in Banská Bystrica

Slovenia:
Damjana Ključevšek, consultant paediatric radiologist at the Children’s Hospital of the University Medical Centre of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Spain:
Carmina Durán Feliubadaló, Chief of the Paediatric Imaging Unit at the UDIAT Diagnostic Centre, Parc Taulí Hospital in Sabadell

Turkey:
Zeynep Yazici, professor of radiology and head of the division of paediatric radiology at Uludag University Hospital in Bursa

Ukraine:
Julia Ishchuk, paediatric radiologist and head of the x-ray and ultrasound diagnostic department at Kiev City Children’s Clinical Hospital No.2

United Kingdom:
Joanna Fairhurst, consultant paediatric radiologist at the children’s radiology department of the University Hospitals of Southampton

 

For the IDoR 2014 we conducted interviews with experts in brain imaging from various countries.

Europe:

Austria:
Elke Gizewski, professor and director of the department of neuroradiology at Medical University Innsbruck

Belarus:
Ruslan Sakovich, assistant professor at the department of radiology, City Clinic Hospital No. 2, Minsk, chair of radiology at the Belarussian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Belgium:
Rik Achten, professor and head of radiology at Ghent University Hospital (GUH)

Bosnia & Herzegovina:
Zulejha Merhemic, assistant professor at Sarajevo University, medical director of the General Hospital Sarajevo, president of the Association of Radiology of Bosnia & Herzegovina

Cyprus:
Chrysa Tziakouri Shakalli, vice director of the radiology department of Nicosia General Hospital, president of the Cyprus Radiological Society

Estonia:
Äli Roose, senior consultant in radiology at the North Estonian Medical Centre

France:
Alexandre Krainik, professor of radiology at Joseph Fourier University (Grenoble Alps University), chairman of the department of neuroradiology and MRI at Grenoble University Hospital

Hungary:
Péter Barsi, consultant neuroradiologist at Semmelweis University in Pécs

Iceland:
Ólafur Kjartansson, radiologist at the National University Hospital of Iceland Landspitali, Reykjavik

Ireland:
Seamus Looby, consultant neuroradiologist in the department of neuroradiology at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

Israel:
Chen Hoffmann, head of neuroradiology and paediatric & foetal neuroimaging at Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer

Kazakhstan:
Bulat Baizhigitov, head of the radiology department at the National Centre of Neurosurgery in Astana

Lithuania:
Jurate Dementavičienė, associate professor and head of the department of radiology, nuclear medicine and medical physics at Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos

Netherlands:
Charles Majoie, professor and chief of neuroradiology at the Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Chairman of the Dutch Society of Neuroradiology

Serbia:
Miloš Lučić, associate professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, chairman of the Diagnostic Imaging Centre and C.E.O. of the Oncology Institute of Vojvodina in Sremska Kamenica

Slovakia:
Kamil Zeleňák, deputy head of the department of radiology at the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martin of Comenius University in Bratislava

Spain:
Àlex Rovira Cañellas, professor and director of the MR Unit at Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona, president of the Spanish Society of Neuroradiology

Sweden:
Elna-Marie Larsson, professor of neuroradiology and staff neuroradiologist at Uppsala University Hospital, visiting professor at Linkoping University

United Kingdom:
Stavros Stivaros, head of paediatric neuroradiology at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) clinician-scientist at the University of Manchester

South America:

Brazil:
Emerson Gasparetto, associate professor at the department of radiology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and executive director of radiology and diagnostic imaging at DASA, a private medical diagnostics company

Chile:
Ricardo Wenger, neuroradiologist in Valdivia

Colombia:
Sonia Bermúdez, director of the neuroradiology department at the Santa Fe Foundation and associate professor of diagnostic imaging at El Bosque University, Bogotá

Ecuador:
Edison Cevallos Valencia, neuroradiologist for the OMNISCAN group (Ophtalmic Clinic), Los Valles Hospital and Hospifuturo (Axxis Hospital Project) in Quito

El Salvador:
Hector Moreira, consultant physician at the Diagnostic Hospital, BMP Clinic El Salvador in San Salvador

Guatemala:
José Carlos Echeverría Solís, medical director of the Diagnostic Imaging Centre, chief of the radiology department at the National Western Hospital in Quetzaltenango and director of the National School of Radiology in Guatemala

Uruguay:
Nicolas Sgarbi, professor and neuroradiologist at the Clinical Radiology Department of the Clínicas Hospital in Montevideo