CIBR Steering Committee2022-07-13T11:07:14-04:00


Dr. Carolyn Meltzer

Chair of Radiology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Hedvig Hricak is Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She holds a senior position within the Program of Molecular and Pharmacology Therapeutics at the Sloan-Kettering Institute and is Professor of Radiology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She earned her MD degree from the University of Zagreb and her Dr. Med. Sc. from the Karolinska Institute. Previously, she was a professor of radiology, radiation oncology, urology and gynecology at the University of California at San Francisco and was the chief of the abdominal section of the Department of Radiology at the UCSF Medical Center. She has helped develop applications in ultrasound, MR, and CT for gynecological cancers as well as MR and MR spectroscopy for prostate cancer. She continues to investigate diagnostic methods for cancer detection, staging, and management and is involved in developing clinical approaches for molecular imaging of cancer.

Hedvig Hricak is the Past President of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) for 2010 and president elect of the ISSSR. She served as President of the Society for Advancement of Women’s Imaging (1997-1999), President of the California Academy of Medicine (1999), President of the Society of Uroradiology (2000-2003), and President of the New York Roentgen Society. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science and a fellow of the American College of Radiology, the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, and the Society of Uroradiology.

Dr. Hricak has authored or co-authored 331 peer-reviewed original research articles, 151 review/editorial articles, 131 book chapters. She has given more than 130 named or keynote lectures and has been a visiting professor at more than 30 institutions worldwide.

In recognition of her career accomplishments, she has received the Marie Curie Award of the American Association of Women Radiologists, the gold medals of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and the Association of University Radiologists, the Beclere medal of the International Society of Radiology, the Morocco Medal of Merit, and the Katarina Zrinska Croatian presidential award.

She is an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists and an honorary member of the British Institute of Radiology, German Radiological Society, Austrian Roentgen Society, Croatian Society of Radiology, Journees Francaises de Radiologie and the Swedish Society of Medical Radiology. In 2005 she was awarded an honorary doctorate in medicine from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany.

Steering Committee

Erin Angel
Christian Eusemann

Jessica Foley, PhD is the Chief Scientific Officer for the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, whose mission is to accelerate the development and adoption of focused ultrasound, a breakthrough non-invasive medical technology. Foley oversees the Foundation’s scientific and research programs and activities, and aligns these with communications and development efforts. She also leads alliance-building efforts with external stakeholders including (but not limited to) governmental policymakers, regulatory agencies, and disease-specific foundations whose interests are complementary to those of the Foundation. She is a representative and advocate for the Foundation and the focused ultrasound community among a wide variety of stakeholders.

Dr. Ilya Gipp, MD, PhD
Ilya Gipp is an accredited physician with a PhD in radiology. He is the Medical Officer at Philips, primarily focusing on oncology and in his role, Ilya is responsible for driving oncology strategy, supporting research, regulatory, marketing and business teams. Ilya has authored over 50 peer-reviewed original research articles related to various areas of diagnostic imaging, oncology, healthcare management and informatics. Before joining Philips Dr. Gipp has chaired one of Europe’s largest diagnostic imaging departments and has driven various radiology innovation and digitization projects. Ilya is a practicing physician with major focus in neuroradiology. He has clinical, scientific, management in healthcare, business development and marketing background in both diagnostic imaging and oncology. His core domain knowledge is in the fields of hybridization of knowledge in healthcare, merging imaging and therapy applications; as well as diagnostic, molecular and interventional imaging modalities.
Q. Y. Ma, PhD

Professor Ma is the founder of Time Medical Systems Inc., an innovative medical imaging company based on new super-conducting RF technology that improves MRI performance and overall efficiency, as well as dedicated MR systems for new niche markets. The company goal is to expand access to state-of-the-art MRI Diagnostics to patients in emerging and under-served markets.

Q. Y. Ma, PhD

Rich Mather leads a team dedicated to clinical collaborations, research trials, and clinical applications development at the Toshiba Medical Research, USA.

teeny reznik

Lenny Reznik is responsible for Agfa HealthCare’s radiology and enterprise imaging and information systems including Radiology Information Systems (RIS), Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) and Enterprise Medical Imaging Repository and Visualization solutions.

John Sabol

John is a Medical Physicist with over 25 years’ experience in medical imaging research and development. He is responsible for developing and executing the strategic plan for clinical research at Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas. John manages both internal research efforts and external academic and clinical collaborations.

Bram Stolk
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