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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, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Director, Imaging Informatics, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at 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
Education:
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.
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
Diplomate of the Certification Board for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, 2012.
American Board of Radiology , 2012.
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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, Hernandez J, Scanlon MH, Langlotz CP, Li CL: Why Isn't There More High-Fidelity Simulation Training in Diagnostic Radiology? Results of a Survey of Academic Radiologists. Academic Radiology in press, 2016.

Geraldine Liao, Joshua Liao, Darco Lalevic, Hanna Zafar, Tessa Cook: Time to Talk About Abdominal Imaging Findings of Indeterminate Malignant Potential: Can Radiologists Improve Imaging Follow Up through Verbal Communication? ACR 2016 2016.

Chen PH, Botzolaki E, Mohan S, Bryan RN, Cook T. : Feasibility of streamlining an interactive Bayesian-based diagnostic support tool designed for clinical practice. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging Zhang J, Cook TS. (eds.). Page: 97890C, 2016 Notes: http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?doi=10.1117/12.2216574.

Oh SC, Cook TS, Kahn CE Jr: PORTER: a Prototype System for Patient-Oriented Radiology Reporting. Journal of Digital Imaging 2016.

Chen P-H, Loehfelm TW, Kamer AP, Lemmon AB, Cook TS, Kohli MD: Toward Data-Driven Radiology Education—Early Experience Building Multi-Institutional Academic Trainee Interpretation Log Database (MATILDA). Journal of Digital Imaging 2016.

Pantel A, Chadalavada SC, Chen P, Cook TS: Great call website: An effective teaching tool. AUR 2016 2016.

Liao G, Nagy P, Cook TS: Impact of Imaging Informatics Fellowships. SIIM 2015 2015.

Loehfelm T, Chen P, Kamer A, Lemmon A, Kohli MD, Cook TS : Multi-institutional Resident Case Log Analysis: Evaluating Performance against ACGME Minimum Requirements AUR 2015 2015.

Oh SC, Cook TS, Kahn CE: Towards Patient-Centered Radiology Reporting: Automatic Translation of Reports into Lay Language. ACR 2015 2015.

Garin M, Soran C, Cook TS, Ferguson M, Day S, Myers J : Communication and follow-up of incidental lung nodules found on chest CT in a hospitalized and ambulatory patient population. SHM 2015 2015.

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Last updated: 05/23/2016
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