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Jacob Dubroff, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Radiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Active Radiologist, Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Radiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Modality Chief, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
Division of Nuclear Medicine and Clinical Molecular Imaging
3400 Spruce Street
1 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3041
Fax: 215-349-5843
Education:
BA (History and Sociology of Science)
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
BAS (Biomedical Engineering)
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, 1997.
PhD (Neuroscience)
SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY, 2006.
MD (Medicine)
SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Transitional Year, Frankford Hospitals, Jefferson Health System , 2006-2007.
Resident, Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 2007-2009.
Chief Resident, Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2010.
Certifications
United State Medical License Examination, 2007.
American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 2010.
Authorized User, Broad Scope License #PA-0131, State of Pennsylvania, 2010.
ACLS, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

PET Brain Imaging of Dementia and Epilepsy
SPECT Brain Imaging of Parkinson's Disease
PET/CT Oncologic Imaging
PET Myocardial Imaging
General Nuclear Medicine
Iodine Radiotherapy for Thyroid Disease

Description of Research Expertise

Neuroreceptor PET Imaging
Neuro Molecular Imaging
Molecular Biomarkers of Neurological and Psychiatric Disease
Brain Plasticity
Optical Imaging of Intrinsic Cortical Signals (Pre-clinical)

Selected Publications

Booij J, Pryma D, Dubroff J, Yu JQ, Agarwal R,Lakhani P, and Kuo P: Diagnostic performance of the visual reading of 123I-ioflupane DaT SPECT images when assessed with or without quantification in patients with movement disorders or dementia Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 63rd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Page: No. 74, June 2016. Notes: oral presentation.

Chudgar A,Chauhan A, Mulugeta P,and Dubroff, JG : Uterine cervical metastasis from primary rectal adenocarcinoma on PET/CT and MRI. Clinical Nuclear Medicine 41(8): 634-35, June 2016.

Andrew McKusick: Exploring the value of PET/MR at the SNMMI Mid-Winter Meeting. DOTmed.com February 2016 Notes: https://www.dotmed.com/news/story/29116.

Nabavizadeh SA, Nasrallah IM, and Dubroff JG: Emerging PET/MRI Applications in Neuroradiology and Neuroscience Clinical and Translational Imaging 2016 Notes: Accepted, In Press.

Chen YJ, Dubroff JG, and Nasrallah IM: Recognizing Common PET Patterns in Neurodegenerative Dementia. Applied Radiology 2016 Notes: Accepted, In Press.

E Cheng-Ching, EP Baron, L Chahine, and Alexander Rae-Grant MD : Chapter 6: Movement Disorders. Comprehensive Review in Clinical Neurology: A Multiple Choice Book for the Wards and Boards. 2016 Notes: BrainDAT SPECT figure contribution.

Dubroff J, Nasrallah I, Rick J, Akhtar RS, Hurtig H, Chen-Plotkin A, Chahine LM, Dahodwala, Duda John E. Morley JF, Trojanowski JQ and Weintraub D.: Amyloid-beta imaging in Parkinson's disease: Comparison of analytic techniques. 19th Congress of International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, San Diego, CA. June 2015. Notes: poster presentation.

Chen YJ, Nasrallah I, Goldman-Gross R, Akhtar RS, Hurtig H, Chen-Plotkin A, Chahine LM, Trojanowski JQ, Weintraub D and Dubroff J: Beta-amyloid Burden in Cognitively Normal Parkinson’s Disease Patients – Comparison of Visual Assessment and Automated SUVR Methodologies for [18F]-Florbetapir Imaging. Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 62nd Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. June 2015. Notes: oral presentation by mentee.

Morley JF, Cheng G, Dubroff J, Wilkinson JR, Duda JE.: Underlying dopaminergic deficit in suspected drug-induced Parkinsonism is associated with olfactory impairment. 19th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, San Diego, CA June 2015. Notes: poster presentation, selection for guided tour.

Morley J, Cheng G, Dubroff J, Wilkinson JR, and Duda J: Can drug-induced Parkinsonism reveal pre-motor Parkinson disease? American Academy of Neurology 67th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. Page: P6.054, April 2015. Notes: poster presentation.

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