Tessa Sundaram Cook, MD PhD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
1 Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3431
Fax: 215-662-3037
B.S.E (Biomedical Engineering)
Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, Baltimore MD, 1997.
B.S.E. (Computer Science)
Johns Hopkins University, 1997.
M.S.E (Biomedical Engineering)
Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, Baltimore MD, 1999.
M.D./Ph.D (Medicine and Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine & University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

- cardiac CT
- cardiac MRI
- vascular CT
- vascular MRI
- radiography
- thoracoabdominal CT
- ultrasound

Description of Research Expertise

- imaging informatics
- radiation dose monitoring
- radiation dose reduction
- follow-up tracking
- mobile apps for radiology education

Selected Publications

Cook TS: Large datasets, logistics, sharing, and workflow in screening. British Journal of Radiology in press, 2018.

Chen P, Roth H, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Ruutiainen AT, Gefter W, Cook TS: Improving Abnormality Detection on Chest Radiography Using Game-Like Reinforcement Mechanics. Academic Radiology 24(11): 1428-1435, Nov 2017.

Chen PH, Zafar HM, Galperin-Aizenberg M, Cook TS: Integrating natural language processing and machine learning algorithms to categorize oncologic response in radiology reports. J Digit Imag online, Oct 2017.

Cook TS: Now You See It, But Would You Later? Examining the Mechanisms of Satisfaction of Search in the Fatigued Radiologist. Acad Radiol 24(9): 1055-57, Sep 2017.

McDonald JS, McDonald RJ, Davenport MS, Jaffe TA, Cook TS, Kallmes DF, Kotsenas AL: Gender and Radiology Publication Productivity: An Examination of Academic Faculty From Four Health Systems in the United States. J Am Coll Rad 14(8): 1100-1108, Aug 2017.

Wildenberg JC, Chen PH, Scanlon MH, Cook TS: Attending Radiologist Variability and Its Effect on Radiology Resident Discrepancy Rates. Acad Radiol 24(6): 694-699, Jun 2017.

Cook TS, Lalevic D, Sloan C, Chadalavada SC, Langlotz CP, Schnall MJ, Zafar HM: Implementation of an Automated Radiology Recommendation Tracking Engine (ARRTE) for Abdominal Imaging Findings of Possible Cancer. J Am Coll Rad 14(5): 629-636, May 2017.

Sloan CE, Chadalavada SC, Lalevic D, Cook TS, Zafar HM: Referring Provider Perceptions of Standardized Reporting for Possible Abdominal Cancer. J Am Coll Rad 14(5): 654-658.e3, May 2017.

Cook TS, Oh SC, Kahn CE: Patients’ use and evaluation of an online system to annotate radiology reports with lay language definitions Academic Radiology April 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2017.03.005.

Cook TS, Oh SC, Kahn Jr CE: Patients' Use and Evaluation of an Online System to Annotate Radiology Reports with Lay Language Definitions. Academic Radiology online, Apr 2017.

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Last updated: 03/06/2018
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