Neurographics Editorial Board

Joshua P. Nickerson, MD

Editor-in-Chief

Joshua P. Nickerson, MD is Associate Professor of Radiology at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, OR where he serves as Division Chief of Neuroradiology. He is a former residency Program Director and Vice Chair of Education and currently continues as Associate Program Director at OHSU. He is an active participant in several professional radiology societies, serving as an item writer for the American Board of Radiology, ABR OLA Advisory Committee, co-chairing the Membership Committee of the Association of Program Directors in Radiology, and volunteering with the ASNR as a member of the Operations Committee, Website and Social Media Committee, Education Committee, and Program Committee. He is a passionate educator who loves to travel, having taught neuroradiology and radiology education in multiple international speaking engagements. His publication and abstract records have focused on brain tumor imaging, advanced MR imaging techniques, infectious disease, and curriculum development.

Toshio Moritani, MD, PhD

Associate Editor: Brain

Toshio Moritani, MD, PhD is a Professor of Radiology at the University of Michigan Medical School and serves as the Director of Clinical Neuroradiology Research.

He worked for the Department of Radiology at the University of Rochester and the Department of Radiology at the University of Iowa as a neuroradiology faculty member.

Dr. Moritani is the first author of Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging of the Brain, published by Springer-Verlag. He has received numerous awards and honors. He has been awarded Honored Educator from the Radiological Society of North America and Editor’s Recognition Award from RadioGraphics. He is a recipient of the Krabbenhoft Award for Excellence in Teaching at the University of Iowa. He has published over 150 articles and 30 book chapters, presented over 400 scientific or educational presentations, received 70 awards at national and international conferences, and given more than 70 invited lectures. He has been a reviewer for 20 different journals in the field of neuroradiology.

His scholarly interests include education and neuroradiology, especially pathophysiology of CNS diseases and advanced MRI imaging such as diffusion/perfusion imaging and MR spectroscopy.

 

Meng Law, MD

Associate Editor: Spine

Dr. Meng Law is a Professor in Radiology, Neurology, Neurological Surgery at USC Keck School of Medicine and Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He serves as the Director of Neuroradiology at the University of Southern California. He also serves as the Program Fellowship Director of the ACGME Neuroradiology Fellowship Program at USC and the Director of the USC National Institute of Aging Alzheimers Disease Research Center Neuroimaging Core. He is also the Medical Director of MRI and Center of Image Acquisition, Stevens Institute of Neuroimaging and Informatics at USC. His areas of interest are neuroimaging and advanced MRI in neurodegenerative diseases and neurooncology. He has published over 100 peer reviewed articles and has had over 30 grants as PI or co-investigator) including being the PI on R01s, R21 and primary projects related to Program Projects. He is a Past President of the American Society of Spine Radiology, American Society of Functional Neuroradiology and Eastern Neuroradiology Society.

 

Edward Escott, MD

Associate Editor: Head & Neck

Dr. Edward Escott is a Professor of Radiology and Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Kentucky, where he is also the Chief of the Division of Neuroradiology, Director of Faculty Mentoring & Faculty Development, and Assistant Fellowship Director for the Neuroradiology Fellowship. He received his MD from the Albany Medical College of Union University, and completed his Radiology residency at the University of Colorado, as well as Neuroradiology fellowships at the University of Colorado and Thomas Jefferson University. Prior to his joining the University of Kentucky, he worked as a neuroradiologist and had been on the faculty of the University of Colorado and the University of Pittsburgh. His main areas of interest are head and neck and skull base imaging. He also serves/has served as a reviewer for multiple other journals including AJR, AJNR, JCAT, JDI and RadioGraphics, for which he has received multiple Editor’s Recognition Awards.

Tina Young Poussaint, MD, FACR

Associate Editor: Pediatrics

Tina Young Poussaint, MD, FACR is Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and an attending pediatric neuroradiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Poussaint received her medical degree with honors from Yale University School of Medicine and was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed a Fellowship in Neuroradiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She served on the neuroradiology faculty at MGH, and then joined the faculty at BCH as an attending neuroradiologist. At BCH she serves as the Chair of the Institutional Review Board, Director of the Pediatric Neuroradiology Fellowship, Director of Neuro-oncologic Imaging and the Principal Investigator and Director of the Neuroimaging Center for the National Institutes of Health funded Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium. She is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and past President of the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology. She has served in several professional organizations including the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Society for Pediatric Radiology. Her publications include over 93 peer-reviewed articles and 39 reviews and book chapters.

Scott A. Faro, MD

Associate Editor: Functional

Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Johns Hopkins University

 

Deeraj Ghandi, MD

Associate Editor: Interventional

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology
University of Maryland Medical Center

Adam E. Flanders, MD

Deputy Editor

Professor of Radiology
Thomas Jefferson University

Robert M. Quencer, MD

Consulting Editor

Robert M. Quencer, M.D. is the Robert Shapiro Professor of Radiology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Radiology. Dr. Quencer completed his medical degree from Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse and his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. He completed an NIH-sponsored fellowship in neuroradiology at the Neurological Institute of New York. He was an Assistant/ Associate Professor of Radiology at the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn New York before joining the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1976 as Chief of Neuroradiology. He later became Director of MR Imaging and Chair of Radiology.

In addition to his clinical, academic and leadership roles, he has published over 150 articles and book chapters in many areas of neuroimaging and has authored two books in neuroradiology. His research interest has centered mainly on spine imaging, intraoperative neurosonography, MR studies of CFS flow and spinal cord injury. Dr. Quencer was PI on one of the sections of a Program Project Grant sponsored by the NIH on the imaging/ histology correlates of spinal cord injury. He is one of the founding members and former President of the Southeastern Neurological Society. Dr. Quencer was President of the American Society of Neuroradiology and served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Neuroradiology. He chaired the Scientific Program Committee of the RSNA 2008-2010.

He was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology in 1994 and was the recipient of the Gold Medal from the Florida Radiology Society in 2008. In 2007 he received the Gold Medal from the American Society of Neuroradiology.

Alireza Radmanesh, MD

Special Consultant to the Editor

Dr. Alireza (Ali) Radmanesh is an Assistant Professor of Neuroradiology at NYU School of Medicine in New York City, and an attending neuroradiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center. His main area of interest is Pediatric Neuroimaging. He was a radiology resident at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St Louis, a neuroradiology fellow at UCSF, and before coming to New York, a Clinical Instructor of Pediatric Neuroradiology at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. In addition to publishing and reviewing for several neuroradiology and neurosurgery journals, Dr. Radmanesh is active in ASNR social media activities. He was awarded the Society for Pediatric Radiology grant to study the imaging biomarkers of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury.