Robert A. Zimmerman, MD

Robert A. Zimmerman MD, is chief of the Division of Neuroradiology and MRI at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric neuroradiology
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

    Residency

    Radiology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Special Procedures - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Neuroradiology
    Radiology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Chief, Neuroradiology Division/MRI

    Professor of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters
    2011

    Law M, Lacerda S, Zimmerman RA.  Anatomy, Imaging, and Pathology of the Visual Pathways (Chapter 11),  In: Som P and Curtin H (eds), Head and Neck  Imaging, Philadelphia: Elsevier (5th edition), 2011.

    2009

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT.  Pediatric Brain Tumors, In: Atlas SW, editor.  Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine.  China: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009.  p. 591-643.

    2006

    Zimmerman RA.  Childhood Cerebrovascular Disease - Sickle Cell Disease. Rivista di Neuroradiologica 2006:19:29-36.

    Zimmerman RA.  Inherited White Matter Disease.  Rivista di Neuroradiologica 2006;19:37-41.

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT, Pollock AN, Feygin T, Zarnow DM, Simon EM, Harris C. 3T Pediatric Imaging.  Rivista di Neuroradiologica, 2006:19;19-27

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT.  Neuroimaging Evaluation of Cerebral Palsy.  Clinics in Perinatology 2006;33:517-544.

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT, Pollock AN, Feygin T, Zarnow D, Schwartz ES, Harris C.  3.0 T versus 1.5T Pediatric Brain Imaging.  Neuroimaging Clinics of North America 2006;16:229-239.

    2005

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT.  Cerebrovascular Disease in Infants and Children (Chapter 7), Zimmerman RA.  Skull Development and Abnormalities (Chapter 29)  In:  Tortori-Donati P, Rossi A (eds), Pediatric Neuroradiology: Brain, Springer, 2005.

    2003

    Zimmerman RA.  Radiographic Evaluation of Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma.  In: Reece RM and Nicholson CE (eds), Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by HHS, NIH, NICHD, ORD and NCMRR. October 10-11, 2002, Bethesda, MD.  American Academy of Pediatrics.

    Simon EM, Zimmerman RA.  Imaging of Craniocerebral Trauma: Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury.  In: Mirvis SE, Shanmuganathan K (eds), Imaging in Trauma and Critical Care, Saunders, 2003.

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT, Savino PJ. Visual Pathway.  In: Som P and Curtin H (eds), Head and Neck Imaging, Mosby, 2003.

    2001

    Zimmerman RA.  New Directions in Neuroradiology of Child Abuse (ch. 4).  In: Reece I, Ludwig RM (eds),  Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.

    2000

    Zimmerman RA.  Skull Development and Abnormalities (ch 12); with Chen C-Y, Congenital Brain Anomalies (ch 13); with Winkler P, Perinatal Brain Injury (ch 14); with DiPaolo D, The Phakomatoses (ch 17); with Girard N, Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases of the Brain and Spinal Cord (ch 24); with Bilaniuk LT, Brain Tumors (ch 26); with Bernardi B, Congenital Spine Anomalies (ch 32).  In Zimmerman RA, Gibby WA, Carmody RF (eds), Neuroimaging: Clinical and Physical Principles, Springer, 2000.

    1999

    Zimmerman RA.  Past, Present and Future of Pediatric Neuroradiology.  Child’s Nervous System 15:624-634, 1999.

    Liu GT, Zimmerman RA.  Comments on Mehkri IA, et al.  Double Vision in a Child, Survey of Ophthalmology, May-June 1999.

    Zimmerman RA.  Craniocerebral Anomalies (ch. 5), Pediatric Brain Tumors (ch. 8), Craniocerebral Trauma (ch. 10), White Matter Disease (ch. 14), The
    Orbit (ch. 16).  In Lee SH, Rao KCVG, Zimmerman RA (eds), Cranial MRI and CT, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill, 1999.

    Phillips MD, Zimmerman RA.  Diffusion Imaging in Pediatric Hypoxic Ischemia Injury.  Neuroimaging Clinics of North America 9(1):41-52, 1999.

    FitzPatrick M, Tartaglino LM, Hollander MD, Zimmerman RA, Flanders AE. Imaging of Sellar and Parasellar Pathology.  Rad Clinics of North America 37(1):101-121, 1999.

    1998

    Wang ZJ, Zimmerman RA.  Proton MR Spectroscopy of Pediatric Brain Metabolic Disorders.  Neuroimaging Clin N Am 8(4):781-807, 1998.

    Zimmerman RA.  Recent Advances in MR Imaging: FLAIR Imaging.  Crit Rev Neurosurg 8:188-192, 1998.

    1997

    Zimmerman RA.  Brain Tumor Imaging.  In Vinken PJ, Bruyn GW (eds), Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Vol. 67, Elsevier Press, NY, 1997.

    Zimmerman RA, Hubbard AM, Bilaniuk LT, Haselgrove JC, Hunter JV, Harris C.  In utero ultrafast MR imaging of the fetal brain: normal and abnormal.  In Oudkerk M, Edelman RR (eds), High-power gradient MR-imaging, Blackwell Science, 1997.

    Zimmerman RA, Girard N.  Imaging of Intracranial Infections.  Chapter 47,  In Scheld WM, Whitley RJ, Durack DT (eds), Infections of the Central Nervous System, 2nd edition, Lippincott-Raven, 1997.

    1996

    Zimmerman RA.  Pineal Region Masses: Imaging.  Chapter 100, In Wilkins RH & Rengachary SS (ed), Neurosurgery. Mc-Graw Hill, Inc. 1996.

    1993

    Zimmerman RA.  Neuroimaging of Pre-, Peri- and Postnatal Brain Injury.  In T. Seki (ed), Brain Damage Associated with Prenatally Environmental Factors.  Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Developmental Disabilities, Held in Tokyo, Japan, November 18-19, 1993.

    Zimmerman RA, Naidich TP.  Magnetic Resonance Angiography.  (Chapter 8), Current Techniques in Neurosurgery.  Salcman M (ed), Current Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1993.

    Zimmerman RA.  Imaging of the Pediatric Posterior Fossa: Normal Anatomy and Brain Tumors (Chapter 5), Principles of Pediatric Neurosurgery: Posterior Fossa Tumors.  Raimondi AJ, Choux M, De Rocco C (eds), Springer-Verlag, 1993.

    Zimmerman RA.  MRA in Evaluation of Extracranial Cerebrovascular Disease.  In Raimondi (ed), Critical Reviews in Neurosurgery, 1993.

    Naidich T, Zimmerman RA, McLone DG, Raybaud C, Altman NR, et al.  Congenital Malformations of the Spine and Spinal Cord.  In Manelfe C (ed), Imaging of the Spine and Spinal Cord, Raven Press, Lt., New York, 1992.  Neuroimaging Clinics of North America 1993;3(1):71-83.

    1992

    Zimmerman RA.  "Brain Tumors". In American Roentgen Ray Society Categorical Course 1992: Neuroradiology.

    Zimmerman RA.  "CT and MRI in Childhood Trauma to the Central Nervous System".  In Thrall J (ed), Current Practice in Radiology, Mosby-Year Book, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 1992.

    Zimmerman RA, Gusnard DA, Bilaniuk LT.  Gadolinium DTPA Enhanced MR Evaluation of Pediatric Brain Tumors (Chapter 3), In Packer RJ, Bleyer WA, Pochedly C (ed), Pediatric Neuro-oncology: New Trends in Clinical Research, Harwood Academic Publishers, Berkshire, England, 1992.

    Bilaniuk LT, Atlas SW, Zimmerman RA.  The Orbit (Chapter 5), In Lee SH, Rao KCVG & Zimmerman RA (ed): Cranial Computed Tomography and MRI, Third Edition, McGraw Hill Book Company, 1992.

    Zimmerman RA.  Craniocerebral Trauma (Chapter 12), Pediatric Brain Tumors (Chapter 9), In Lee SH, Rao KCVG & Zimmerman RA (ed): Cranial Computed Tomography and MRI, Third Edition, McGraw Hill Book Company, 1992.

    Gibby WA, Zimmerman RA.  X-ray Computed Tomography (Chapter 1) In Mazziotta JC & Gilman S (ed): Clinical Brain Imaging: Principles and Applications, Philadelphia, PA, F.A. Davis, 1992.

    Zimmerman RA.  Imaging of the Pediatric Posterior Fossa: Normal Anatomy and Brain Tumors (Chapter)  Principles of Neurosurgery, Raimondi A (ed).

    1991

    Zimmerman RA.  "Gadolinium Enhancement of the Meninges in the Evaluation of Brain Tumors with Magnetic Resonance Imaging".  Reviews in Neurosurgery, 1991.

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT, Gusnard DA.  Pediatric Cerebral Anomalies (Chapter 31), In Stark DD & Bradley WG (eds): Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2nd edition, Mosby Year Book, St. Louis, Missouri, 1991.

    Zimmerman RA.  Head Injury.  Current Opinion in Neurology and Neurosurgery 1991;4(6):864-6.

    Zimmerman RA.  Imaging of Intracranial Infections,  (Chapter 37) In Scheld WM, Whitley RJ, Durack DT (eds): Infections of the Central Nervous System, Raven Press, New York, 1991.

    Naidich TP, Zimmerman RA, McLone D, Raybaud CA, Altman N.  Congenital Anomalies of the Spine and Spinal Cord (Chapter 23), In Atlas SW (ed): Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine, Raven Press, New York, 1991.

    Hoppszallern S, Hughes C, Zimmerman RA.  "MRI: Update on Technology Diffusion and Acquisition", AHA Hospital Technology Series Guideline Report, Vol. 10, No. 8, 1991, Chicago, Illinois.

    1990

    Hoppszallern S, Hughes C, Zimmerman RA.  "MRI: Update on Technology Diffusion and Acquisition", AHA Hospital Technology Series Guideline Report, Vol. 10, No. 8, 1991, Chicago, Illinois.

    Zimmerman RA.  The phakomatoses, (Chapter 23) In Y. Ishibashi and Y. Hori (eds), Tuberous Sclerosis and Neurofibromatosis: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Biology and Management, Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands, 1990.

    Armington WG, Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT.  Imaging of the Visual Pathways.  In Som PM & Bergeron RT (ed), Head and Neck Imaging, 2nd ed, C.V.   Mosby, St. Louis, 1990.

    Zimmerman RA.  Magnetic resonance imaging of intracranial infections, (Ch. 7), In Wilkins RH & Rengachary SS (ed), Neurosurgery Update I: Diagnosis, Operative Technique and Neuro-Oncology,  McGraw-Hill 1990;88-103.

    1989

    Zimmerman RA.  Clinical Applications of Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, Orbits, Cranial Base and Paranasal Sinuses.  In: Clinical Applications of MRI, American College of Radiology, 1989.

    1988

    Classification of Cerebrovascular Diseases III, Special Report from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, 1988.

    Alavi A, Chawluk J, Leonard J, Zimmerman R, Reivich M. Correlative Imaging of the Brain with Positron Emission Tomography, X-Ray Computed Tomography, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, (Ch. 58) In: A Gottschalk (Ed.) Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine, Second Edition, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1988.

    Zimmerman RA.  Magnetic Resonance of Head Injury, (Ch. 37A) In:  J. Taveras (Ed.) Radiology: Diagnosis/Imaging/Intervention, J.P. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1988. 

    Zimmerman RA and Bilaniuk LT.  Pediatric Central Nervous System, In: Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Eds: Stark and Bradley, 1988 (Chapter 30). 

    Zimmerman RA.  Medical Imaging: Sellar and Parasellar Tumors, in Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Pediatric Neurooncology, Kageyoma, N (ed), University of Nagoya Press, Japan, p. 261-262. 

    Zimmerman RA.  Medical Imaging: Pineal Region Tumors, in Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Pediatric Neurooncology, Kageyoma, N(ed), University of Nagoya Press, Japan, p. 219-220. 

    Zimmerman RA.  Medical Imaging: Posterior Fossa Tumors, in Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Pediatric Neurooncology, Kageyoma, N (ed), University of Nagoya Press, Japan, p. 76-78. 

    1986

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT, Sze G:  "Intracranial Infection", In:  Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, (eds) Brant-Zawadski M & Norman D, Raven Press, New York, 1986. 

    Medical Imaging of Pediatric Brain Tumors, in Proceedings of International Symposium on Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Kageyoma, N (ed), Kagen Press, NY.

    Naidich TP & Zimmerman RA: "Common Congenital Malformations of the Brain", In: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, (eds) Brant-Zawadski M & Norman D, Raven Press, New York, 1986. 

    Relative Value of CT, MRI, and PET in Detecting Brain Abnormalities Following Head Injury in J. Cervos-Navarro, R. Ferszt (eds.) Pathology of Brain Microcirculation:  Diagnosis and Therapy.

    Zimmerman RA:  Magnetic Resonance of Head Injury (Ch.) in J.Taveras (Ed.) in Radiology: Diagnosis/Imaging/Intervention, J. P. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1986.   

    Zimmerman RA, Kemp SS, Bilaniuk LT: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Tumors Involving the Aqueduct of Sylvius", In: Neuroradiology 1985/1986, Ed, J. Valk, pp 105-111, Exerpta Medica, Amsterdam, 1986. 

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT: "MRI in Subacute Head Injury", Neuroradiology 1985/1986, Ed: J. Valk, pp 363-370, Excerpta Medica Amsterdam, 1986. 

    Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA.  "Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Ocular and Orbital Lesions".  In Neuroradiology 1985/1986, Ed: J Valk, pp 113-122, Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam, 1986. 

    Sutton LN, Packer RJ, Zimmerman RA, Bruce DA & Schut L: "Cerebral Gangliogliomas of Childhood", Proceedings of Int'l Symposium on Ped Neuro-Oncol, Kageyoma, N (ed) Karger Press, NY, NY. 

    Alavi A, Leonard JC, Chawluk J, Zimmerman RA, Dann RW, Alavi J, Edelstein W, Bottomley P, Redington R & Reivich M: "Correlative Studies of the Brain with Positron Emission Tomography,  Nuclear Magnetic Resonance & X-Ray Computed Tomography", Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism Measurement A. Hartmann & S. Hoyer (eds)., Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp 523-539, 1985. 

    Zimmerman, RA: "Computed Tomography and Head Trauma", Chapter 11 In: Brain Insults in Infants & Children, HE James, NG Anas & RM Perkin, eds., Grune & Stratton, NY, pp 113-124, 1985. 

    Zimmerman, RA: "Normal Cranial Computed Tomography" Chapter 9 In: Brain Insults in Infants & Children, HE James, NG Anas & RM Perkin, eds., Grune & Stratton, NY, pp 91-97, 1985. 

    Zimmerman RA: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Midline Pediatric Cerebral Neoplasms". In:  Lesions of the Midline Ed. Koos WT, Pendl G: Acta Neurochirurgia, Supp 35, pp 66-73, Springer Verlae, Vienna, 1985. 

    Grossman RI & Zimmerman RA:  "CNS Abnormalities in the Immunocompromised Host", In: Computed Tomography of the Head, Neck and Spine, Yearbook Medical Publishing, (Richard Latchaw, ed.) pp 137-151, 1985. 

    Zimmerman RA: "Supratentorial Trauma", Chapter In: 'Radiology: Diagnosis/Imaging/Intervention', (Taveras J, & Ferrucci, eds) JP Lippincott, Phila, PA, 1985. 

    Zimmerman RA:  "Infratentorial Trauma", Chapter In: 'Radiology: Diagnosis/Imaging/Intervention', J Taveras & Ferrucci, eds. JP Lippincott, Phila, PA, 1985.

    Grossman RI & Zimmerman RA: "CT Evaluation of Intracranial Infectious Lesions", In: Computed Tomography of the Head and Spine (Richard Latchaw, ed). Yearbook Medical Publishing, pp 119-136, 1985. 

    Imaging and Biochemistry of Brain in Head Injury in D. Becker and M. Pavlishock (Ed.) Central Nervous System Trauma Status Report, Bethesda, Maryland.  NIN CDS p. 53-63, 1985. 

    Zimmerman RA: "Pineal Region Masses: Radiology" Chapter In: Neurosurgery (Wilkins RH, Rengachary SS, eds), McGraw Hill, New York, pp 680-687, 1985. 

    Zimmerman RA, "Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cerebral Neoplasms" In: 'Magnetic Resonance Annual 1985 (ed. HY Kressel), Raven Press, NY, pp 113-147, 1985. 

    1984

    Zimmerman RA & Bilaniuk LT: "Radiology of Craniocerebral Trauma" pp 483-524 In: 'The Clinical Neurosciences' (Roger N. Rosenberg Ralph Heinz, eds) Churchill & Livingston, NY, 1984. 

    Zimmerman RA, & Bilaniuk LT: "Emergency Evaluation of Head Trauma" In: Clinics in Emergency Medicine (Jeremy Kaye & Murray Dalinka, eds), Churchill Livingston, pp 119-133, 1984.

    Langfitt T & Zimmerman RA: "NIH Status Report on Head Trauma Imaging".  NIH, 1984. 

    1983

    Zimmerman RA, Bilaniuk LT: "Computed Tomography of the Orbit" - In: Cranial Computerized Tomography (S Lee & K Rao, eds), McGraw-Hill, NY, pp 71-113, 1983. 

    Moldofsky PJ & Zimmerman RA: "Evaluation of Subarachnoid & Intraventricular Hemorrhage by Computed Tomography", In: Neurobiology of Cerebrospinal Fluid, (J Wood, ed), Plenum Press, NY, Vol. 2, Chapter 30, pp 517-536, 1983. 

    1982

    Bilaniuk LT, Bar D & Zimmerman RA: "Les Lesions de la Protuberance" Chapter for Traite de Radiodiagnostic, H. Fischgold (ed), Masson SA, Paris-New York, pp 672-680, 1982. 

    Bilaniuk LT, Bar D & Zimmerman RA: "Lesions du Mesencephale -- Troisieme Ventricule et Glande Pineale", Chapter for Traite de Radiodiagnostic, Vol.    H. Fischgold (ed) Masson SA, Paris-New York, pp 661-672, 1982. 

    Bilaniuk LT, Bar D & Zimmerman RA: "Lesions des Voies Optiques Retrochiasmatiques", Chapter for Traite de Radiodiagnostic, Vol. H. Fischgold (ed), Masson SA, Paris-New York, pp 643-660, 1982. 

    Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA & Clay C: "Scanographie des Inflammations Orbitaires". Chapter for Traite de Radiodiagnostic, Vol.   H. Fischgold (ed), Masson SA, Paris-New York, pp 538-548, 1982. 

    Zimmerman RA & Bilaniuk LT: "Head Trauma", chapter for Radiology of Skull & Brain, Vol. 6, 'Computed Tomography' (H Newton & G Potts, eds). 

    1981

    Zimmerman RA: "Radiology of Brain Failure" In:  Critical Care Medicine (A Grenvik, ed), Churchill-Livingston, London, 91-124, 1981. 

    1979

    Obrist WD, Dolinskas CA, Gennarelli TA & Zimmerman RA: "Relation of Cerebral Blod Flow to CT Scan in Acute Head Injury" In: Neural Trauma, AJ Popp et al (eds), Raven Press, New York, pp 41-50, 1979. 

    Zimmerman RA & Bilaniuk LT: "Chapter 10 - Head Trauma-Diagnostic Aproaches: Roentgenologic & Isotopic in Central Nervous System Trauma", NIH Research Status Report 1979 (G Odom ed), NIH 1979. 

    1978

    Gonzalez CF & Zimmerman RA: "Central Nervous System Infections", In: Surgical Radiology, Teplick JG & Haskin ME (eds), WB Saunders Co, 1978.

    Edited Chapters
    2000

    Neuroimaging:  Clinical and Physical Principles.  Zimmerman RA, Carmody RF, Gibby WA (eds).  New York, Springer-Verlag, 2000.

    1999

    Cranial MRI and CT.  Lee SH, Rao KCVG, Zimmerman RA (eds).  New York, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 3rd edition, 1992, 4th edition, 1999.

    Papers

    2014

    Wong AM, Lin JJ, toh CH, Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA, et al.  Childhood encephalitis: relationship between diffusion abnormalities and clinical outcome. Neuroradiology 2014 Oct [Epub ahead of print].

    Chen R, Arkuszewski M, Krejza J, Zimmerman RA, Herskovits EH, et al.  A prospective longitudinal brain morphometry study of children with sickle cell disease.  Am J Neuroradiol 2014 Sep [Epub ahead of print].

    Nabavizadeh SA, Santi M, Belasco JB, Zimmerman RA.  Primary atypical optic nerve sheath meningioma in a child with restricted diffusion on magnetic resonance imaging.  J Neuroophthalmol 2014;34(2):173-6.

    Nabavizadeh Sa, Bilaniuk LT, Feygin T, Shekdar KV, Zimmerman RA, Vossough A.  “CT and MRI of pediatric skull lesions with fluid-fluid levels.”  Am J Neuroradiol 2014;35(3):604-8.

    Nabavizadeh SA, Zarnow D, Bilaniuk LT, Schwartz ES, Zimmerman RA, Vossough A.  Correlation of prenatal and postnatal MRI findings in schizencephaly.  AJNR 2014;35(7):1418-24.

    Nabavizadeh SA, Feygin T, Harding BN, Bilaniuk LT, Zimmerman RA, Vossough A.  Imaging findings of patients with metastatic neuroblastoma to the brain.  Acad Radiol 2014;21(3):329-37.

    2013

    Arkuszewski M, Krejza J, Chen R, Ichord R, Kwiatkowski JL, Bilello M, Zimmerman R, Ohene-Frempong K, Melhem ER.  Prevalence of intracranial stenosis and silent cerebral infarcts in children with sickle cell anemia and low risk of stroke.  Int J Stroke 2013;8(7):E50-51.

    Wong AM, Wang H-S, Schwartz ES, Toh E C-H, Zimmerman RA, Liu P-L, Wu Y-M, Ng S-H, Wang J-J.  “Cerebral diffusion tensor MR tractography in tuberous sclerosis complex: correlation with neurological severity and tract-based spatial statistical analysis.”  AJNR 2013;34:1829-35.

    Kranick SM, Campen CJ, Kasner SE, Kessler SK, Zimmerman RA, Lustig RA, Phillips PC, Beslow LA, Ichord R, Fisher MJ.  “Headache as a Risk Factor for Neurovascular Events in Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients.”  Neurology 2013;80(16):1452-6.

    Posters and Presentations

    2013

    “Non-accidental Trauma: Neuroimaging,” “Neuroimaging Perspectives in Pediatric Metabolic Disease,” Grand Rounds, Yale University School of Medicine, January 24, 2013.

    “Pediatric Brain Tumors,” “Hydrocephalus,” CHOP-IATM Pediatric MRI-CT Symposium, Medellin, Colombia, March 7-9, 2013.

    “Fetal MR Imaging,” John H. Harris Endowed Lectureship, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX, October 21, 2013.

  • Awards and Honors

    2012, American Society of Neuroradiology, Outstanding Contributions in Research
    2007-2014, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neuroradiology
    2002, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology Special Recognition Award
    2001, Honorary Membership European Society of Neuroradiology
    2000, Honorary Membership Belgian Radiologic Society
    1964, Alpha Omega Alpha 

  • Editorial and Academic Positions
    Editorial positions

    Associate Editor, CT: The Journal of Computed Tomography

    Editorial board

    Neuroradiology
    Journal of Pediatric Neuroradiology

    Reviewer of scientific articles

    Annals of Neurology, Cancer
    American Journal of Neuroradiology
    American Journal of Roentgenology
    Neuroradiology
    New England Journal of Medicine
    American Journal of Ophthalmology
    Archives of Neurology
    Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
    Pediatric Radiology
    Journal of Pediatric Neurology