Course Directors

 


Dr. Huang is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and holds a primary appointment as Assistant in Radiology (Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention, Department of Medicine) at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is the Director of Musculoskeletal Interventions and the Director of Image Quality and Patient Safety for the division. He lectures regularly at the MGH/BWH Radiology Review Course and the MGH Orthopedics and Radiology Sports Medicine Course. He teaches musculoskeletal radiology at MGH to both radiology and PM&R fellows and residents and to Harvard Medical School students



Dr. Sharma is currently faculty at Harvard Medical School and staff radiologist in the Division of Thoracic Radiology at the MGH Department of Radiology.  She has published numerous articles in thoracic imaging and has extensive teaching experience in radiology training for medical students, residents, and fellows.   

 



Garry Choy, MD, MS
Director of Informatics

Dr. Choy is the Director of Informatics for the MGH Cardiovascular Imaging Core Lab . He also is the co-founder of the MGH Imaging Global Health Programs and International Radiology Exchange at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Choy received his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University and BS from Columbia University. In addition, Dr. Choy also attended Stanford University and earned a Masters in Management Science & Operations Research. Dr. Choy completed his radiology residency and fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a clinical radiologist with expertise in cardiothoracic, abdominal, and emergency imaging. He brings significant information technology expertise to MGH Imaging Online Educational Initiative with prior experience in development of web-based learning tools, online collaboration platforms, and telemedicine platforms. He also currently leads development and efforts of the MGH Radiology Department’s second opinion service. His academic and research interests are in the areas of medical informatics, teleradiology, healthcare delivery systems, and global health. Dr. Choy has over 20 peer-reviewed publications to date.



Dr. Kelly is currently faculty at Harvard Medical School and staff radiologist in the Division of Neuroradiology at the MGH Department of Radiology.  She has published numerous articles in neuroradiology and has extensive teaching experience in radiology training for medical students, residents, and fellows.



Javier M. Romero M.D. is a neurologist and neuroradiologist currently a staff member of the radiology department at Massachusetts General Hospital, faculty at Harvard Medical School.   Dr. Romero also serves as the Director of Ultrasound and Associate Director of the Neurovascular Laboratory.  An internationally recognized expert in neuroradiology, Dr. Romero is dedicated to clinical service, teaching, as well as research.  He has given numerous lectures and published numerous original research articles on the topic of stroke imaging and neurovascular imaging.



As Director of Thoracic Imaging and Intervention at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Jo-Anne Shepard assumes responsibility for all clinical, teaching and research activities within the Division.  Dr. Shepard teaches the art and science of radiology to Harvard medical students, medical, surgical and radiology interns, residents and fellows and international visiting physicians. She is Director of the Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and an examiner in Cardiothoracic Radiology for the American Board of Radiology (ABR). Since 2000 she has been Associate Editor in Radiology for the Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital, New England Journal of Medicine.



Dr. Avery is an assistant radiologist and Associated Director of the Department of Emergency Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor in radiology at Harvard Medical School. She has lectured at numerous continuing medical education courses and conferences on numerous topics in emergency radiology.  She has authored numerous review articles and original research articles in emergency imaging.   She is a distinguished leader with extensive experience in radiology education and is the Director of the Radiology Clerkship at Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital.



Dr. Mansi Saksena is an Assistant Radiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a Clinical Instructor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Currently, Dr. Saksena interprets the full spectrum of breast imaging studies, including screening and diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and all breast interventional procedures. Additionally, she supervises both fellows and residents on breast imaging training. She is a member of the Society of Breast Imaging.



Michael Lu, MD is a cardiac radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor at Harvard Medical School.  He received his MD from Harvard Medical School.  He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco and fellowships in Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital.



Dr. Sagar is currently faculty at Harvard Medical School and staff radiologist in the Division of Pediatric Radiology at the MGH Department of Radiology.  She has published numerous articles in pediatric radiology and has extensive teaching experience in radiology training of medical students, residents, and fellows.



Dr. Gonza┬┤lez is Chief of Neuroradiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. He received his MD from Harvard and a PhD in chemistry from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He did post doctoral work in Molecular Biophysics at MIT, internship and residency at the Brigham and Womens Hospital and a neuroradiology fellowship at MGH. His primary research interests involve the development and application of advanced neuroimaging methods including MR spectroscopy and functional MRI and CT. Areas of active investigation include acute stroke diagnosis and its treatment, and the pathogenesis of neuroAIDS. He has published over 190 peer-reviewed manuscripts, over 90 chapters and reviews, and 3 books. He is the recipient of several NIH and DOD grants in the areas of neuroAIDS, Alzheimers Disease, brain tumors, and stroke.



Dr. Shailam is currently faculty at Harvard Medical School and staff radiologist in the Division of Pediatric Radiology at the MGH Department of Radiology.  He has published numerous articles in pediatric radiology and has extensive teaching experience in radiology training of medical students, residents, and fellows.



Dr. Novellines interests are Emergency Radiology and Radiology Education. Since 1982, he has served as Director of the MGH Division of Emergency Radiology. He installed one of the first CT scanners in an emergency imaging facility and pioneered investigations on the CT diagnosis of traumatic and non-traumatic emergencies. His CT protocols and techniques for imaging emergency patients have been widely implemented. He also developed a National Core Curriculum in Emergency Radiology for radiology residents and fellows.   Dr. Novelline has published over 150 original reports or reviews, and has authored or co-authored 11 textbooks. His publications include original observations on the imaging of trauma of the face, spine, chest and abdomen, as well as the imaging of many non-traumatic emergency conditions including appendicitis, diverticulitis and pulmonary embolism.   As Director of the Harvard Medical School Core Radiology Clerkships at MGH he has developed medical student curricula in radiology, which have been adopted at many US medical schools. Additionally he has published on many facets of medical student radiology education. Dr. Novelline is the author of Squire’s Fundamentals of Radiology, currently one of the world’s largest selling medical student radiology textbooks, now printed in seven languages.



Dr. Subba Digumarthy interprets all the imaging modalities and specialized studies done for lung transplantation, diffuse lung diseases and lung cancers at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Digumarthy also routinely performs percutaneous biopsy of the lung and chest wall.  Considered an excellent teacher by peers, residents and fellows, Dr. Digumarthy is regularly invited to radio-pathological and case conferences, mentored both residents and fellows and published case reports, review and investigative articles.   In addition, Dr. Digumarthy has prepared numerous educational exhibits winning coveted prizes at both national and international conferences. He has also contributed several review articles and chapters in various text books. Most recently he contributed several chapters in Thoracic Radiology: Requisite Series, the most popular text book of radiology among residents and fellows.



Dr. Huang is a radiology resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  She received a PhD in chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an MD from Harvard Medical School.  She has published several research articles on the development and translation of novel magnetic resonance imaging techniques for neuroimaging.  She is completing a focused year and fellowship in neuroradiology at MGH.

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