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

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.

Tessa S. Cook, MD PhD; Darco Lalevic, BS; Christopher Pizzurro, BS; Charles Kahn, Jr., MD; Mitchell Schnall, MD PhD; Hanna M. Zafar, MD MHS: Shining a Light on Missed Follow-Up: Monitoring Patients with Findings Suspicious for Malignancy on Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging. AMIA iHealth 2017 2017.

TS Cook, HM Zafar: Crossing the Streams: Using Informatics to Catalyze Health Services Research in Medical Imaging. RSNA 2017 2017.

TA Bevilacqua, T Slattery, RA Sebro, TS Cook: MACRO: Laterality - Adapting Auto-population of Laterality in Musculoskeletal MRI Reports Across a Large Health System. RSNA 2017 2017.

JC Wildenberg, P Chen, B Park, TS Cook: Machine Learning for Image and Report Data: What We Know, What We Don't, and What We Can Learn. RSNA 2017 2017.

R M Duan; R Hubbard; T S Cook; C E Kahn; M D Schnall; H M Zafar: Does the Probability that Radiologists Categorize Liver and Kidney Masses as Indeterminate for Malignancy Depend on the Organ, the Radiologist, or Exam Volume? RSNA 2017 2017.

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Last updated: 01/02/2018
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