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Drew A Torigian, MD, MA

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Associate Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Director, Medical Image Processing Group (MIPG), Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Department of Radiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-3805
Fax: 215-614-0033
Education:
MA (Mathematics)
Johns Hopkins University, 1991.
BA (Mathematics)
Johns Hopkins University, 1991.
BA (Chemistry)
Johns Hopkins University, 1991.
MD (Medicine)
New York University School of Medicine, 1996.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, New York University Medical Center, 1996-1997.
Residency in Diagnostic Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1997-2001.
Fellowship, Body and Musculoskeletal MRI, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2003.
Business Essentials Certificate Program, Wharton Programs for Working Professionals (WPWP), The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania , 2004-2007.
Certifications
Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification. 1995-2009., 1995.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification. 1996-1998., 1996.
American Board of Radiology Certification (lifetime), 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

oncologic imaging (lung cancer, melanoma, lymphoma, GI, GU, and gyn cancers)
inflammation imaging
aging imaging
translational research imaging
thoracoabdominopelvic imaging
CT imaging
MR imaging
PET, PET/CT, and PET/MR imaging
functional and molecular imaging
quantitative imaging/image analysis
all types of imaging response assessment on CT, MRI, and PET

Description of Clinical Expertise

thoracic imaging (plain film radiography, CT, MRI, PET, and PET/CT)
body CT imaging
body MR imaging
PET and PET/CT imaging
oncologic imaging
vascular imaging (CT and MR)

Selected Publications

Huang L, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Odhner D, Torigian DA.: Automatic anatomy recognition on CT images with pathology. Proc SPIE 9785: 97851S-1 - 97851S-6, 2016 Notes: conference proceedings.

Liu Y, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Tong Y, Guo S, Attor R, Reinicke D, Torigian DA.: Definition and automatic anatomy recognition of lymph node zones in the pelvis on CT images. Proc SPIE 9788: 97881J-1 - 97881J-6, 2016 Notes: conference proceedings.

Cao L, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Huang L, Tong Y, Torigian DA.: A general approach to liver lesion segmentation in CT images. Proc SPIE 9786: 978623-1 - 978623-7, 2016 Notes: conference proceedings.

Song Y, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Tong Y, Torigian DA.: Lymph node detection in IASLC-defined zones on PET/CT images. Proc SPIE 9785: 978515-1 - 978515-5, 2016 Notes: conference proceedings.

Tong Y, Udupa JK, Torigian DA, Wu C, Christie J, Lederer DJ.: Fat quantification and analysis of lung transplant patients on unenhanced chest CT images based on standardized anatomic space. Proc SPIE 9788: 978817-1 - 978817-7, 2016 Notes: conference proceedings.

Grevera GJ, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Torigian DA.: Optimal atlas construction through hierarchical image registration. Proc SPIE 9786: 97862C-1 - 97862C-6, 2016 Notes: conference proceedings.

Tong Y, Udupa JK, Wu C, Pednekar G, Subramanian JR, Lederer DJ, Christie J, Torigian DA.: Fat segmentation on chest CT images via fuzzy models. Proc SPIE 9786: 978609-1 - 978609-6, 2016 Notes: conference proceedings.

Marin-Oyaga VA, Salavati A, Housmand S, Pasha AK, Gharavi M, Saboury B, Basu S, Torigian DA, Alavi A.: Feasibility and performance of an adaptive contrast-oriented 18F-FDG PET/CT semi-quantification technique for global disease assessment of malignant pleural mesothelioma and a brief review of the literature. Hell J Nucl Med 18(1): 11-18, 2015.

Wang H, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Tong Y, Zhao L, Torigian DA.: Body-wide anatomy recognition in PET/CT images. Proc SPIE 9415: 941518-1 - 941518-7, 2015 Notes: conference proceedings.

Zhao L, Udupa JK, Odhner D, Wang H, Torigian DA.: Automatic anatomy recognition of sparse objects. Proc SPIE 9413: 94133N-1 - 94133N-8, 2015 Notes: conference proceedings.

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