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Tessa Sundaram Cook, MD PhD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chief, 3-D and Advanced Imaging, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Director, Imaging Informatics, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Center for Translational Imaging Informatics, Department of Radiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Radiologist, Phoenixville Hospital, Dept. of Radiology
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
Education:
B.S.E. (Computer Science)
Johns Hopkins University, 1997.
B.S.E (Biomedical Engineering)
Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering, Baltimore MD, 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.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Department of Medicine, 2007-2008.
Diagnostic Radiology Resident, Research Track, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Department of Radiology, 2008-2012.
Cardiovascular Imaging Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Department of Radiology, 2012-2013.
Certifications
American Board of Radiology , 2012.
Certification Board for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2012.
American Board of Imaging Informatics, 2017.
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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

Engaging Patients: Models for Patient- and Family-centered Care in Radiology: Kadom N, Zafar HM, Cook TS, Greene A, Durand DJ. RadioGraphics 38(6): 1866-1871, Oct 2018.

Establishing and Running a Three-dimensional and Advanced Imaging Laboratory : Cook TS, Steingall SJ, Steingall SR, Boonn WW. RadioGraphics 38(6): 1799-1809, Oct 2018.

TS Cook: #RADxx blog. \{#RADxx blog} May 2018.

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

AM Wnorowski, TS Cook, D Lalevic, JE Langer, HM Zafar: Outcome of liver lesions indeterminate for malignancy on ultrasound: the role of patient age, risk status, and lesion echogenicity. Abdominal Radiology in press online: 1-10, 2018.

Lauren F Comisar, Hanna M Zafar MD MHS, Darco Lalevic BS, Charles E Kahn Jr. MD MS, Mitchell Schnall MD PhD, Tessa S Cook MD PhD: Frequency of Imaging Findings Indeterminate or Suspicious for Malignancy at Three Hospital Types within an Academic Health System. AUR 2018 2018.

J Chen, D Lalevic, X Zhang, J Wildenberg, SO Trerotola, TS Cook: Development of an automated system for quality assurance of image-guided biopsies. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 29(4): S67, 2018.

GJ Liao, JM Liao, D Lalevic, TS Cook, HM Zafar: Time to Talk: Can Radiologists Improve Follow-Up of Abdominal Imaging Findings Indeterminate for Malignancy by Initiating Verbal Communication? J Am Coll Rad in press, 2018.

GJ Liao, JM Liao, TS Cook: Geographic Patterns of Radiology Referrals in the United States: A Descriptive Network Analysis. J Am Coll Rad online, 2018.

Jeffrey Duda, Emmanuel Botzolakis, Po-Hao Chen, Suyash Mohan, Ilya Nasrallah, Andreas Rauschecker, Jeffrey Rudie, R Nick Bryan, James Gee, Tessa Cook: Bayesian network interface for assisting radiology interpretation and education. Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging 2018: Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research, and Applications 10579: 105790S, 2018.

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