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Drew A Torigian, MD, MA, FSAR, FACR

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Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Staff, Department of Radiology, Presbyterian Medical Center
Active Staff, Department of Radiology, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Staff, Department of Radiology, 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:
BA (Chemistry)
Johns Hopkins University, 1991.
BA (Mathematics)
Johns Hopkins University, 1991.
MA (Mathematics)
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

Yi J, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Anderson MR, Lederer D, Christie J, Torigian DA.: Localization and segmentation of optimal slices for chest fat quantification in CT via deep learning. Proc SPIE 113170K: 113170K-1-113170K-6, 2020.

Aliasghar A, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Torigian DA.: A post-acquisition standardization method for positron emission tomography images. Proc SPIE 113143U: 113143U-1-113143U-7, 2020.

Liu T, Pan J, Torigian DA, Xu P, Miao Q, Tong Y, Udupa JK.: ABCNet: A new efficient 3D dense-structure network for segmentation and analysis of body tissue composition on body-torso-wide CT images. Med Phys 47(7): 2986-2999, 2020.

Sun C, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Wu C, McDonough JM, Anari JB, Torigian DA, Cahill PJ.: Automatic labeling of respiratory phases and detection of abnormal respiratory signals in free-breathing thoracic dynamic MR image acquisitions based on deep learning. Proc SPIE 113150A: 113150A-1-113150A-7, 2020.

Al-Zaghal A, Aras M, Borja AJ, Moghbel M, Demir Y, Houshmand S, Ciftci E, Werner TJ, Høilund-Carlsen PF, Torigian DA, Han Y, Alavi A. : Detection of pulmonary artery atherosclerosis by FDG-PET/CT: A new observation. Am J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 10(3): 127-134, 2020.

Xu G, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Odhner D, Cao H, Torigian DA.: AAR-LN-DQ: Automatic Anatomy Recognition based disease quantification in thoracic lymph node zones via FDG PET/CT images without nodal delineation. Med Phys 47(8): 3467-3484, 2020.

Jin Z, Udupa JK, Torigian DA.: Obtaining the potential number of object models/atlases needed in medical image analysis. Proc SPIE 1131533: 1131533-1-1131533-8, 2020.

Li J, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Wang L, Torigian DA.: Anatomy segmentation evaluation with sparse ground truth data. Proc SPIE 113131G: 113131G-1-113131G-11, 2020.

Sun C, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Sin S, Wagshul M, Torigian DA, Arens R.: Segmentation of 4D images via space-time neural networks. Proc SPIE 113170J: 113170J-1-113170J-7, 2020.

Hao Y, Udupa JK, Tong Y, Wu C, Li H, McDonough JM, Anari JB, Torigian DA, Cahill PJ.: 4D image construction from free-breathing MRI slice acquisitions of the thorax based on a concept of flux. Proc SPIE 113122K: 113122K-1-113122K-8, 2020.

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