Oncological Imaging in the Azores July 9-11, 2020
Dr. Erasmus is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC). He has been a member of and held leadership positions in a number of national andinternational radiology organizations, including the World Congress of Thoracic Imaging, Society of Thoracic Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN), and Diagnostic Imaging Committee of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group.Currently, he serves as the Secretary of the Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) and assumed the Presidency in 2014.
He has been active in clinical imaging research. Along with colleagues, he is extensively involved in evaluating the role of imaging (including chest radiographs, CT and PET/CT, MRI) with a special interest in PET/CT imaging in lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies with an emphasis on staging, assessing tumor response, pitfalls and the effects and role in radiation therapy. He has served as the radiologist performing tumor assessment on numerous clinical trials and understands the limitations of current assessment methods in non-small cell lung cancer that are relevant to Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors. He also has an interest in lung cancer screening and served as a collaborator in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) site for MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) and continues to be involved in the evaluation and publication of NLST data.
|1994-1995||Clinical Fellowship, Thoracic Imaging, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC|
|1989-1993||Clinical Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, Queen's University, Kingston|
|1983-1983||Clinical Internship, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric Orthopedics, Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto|
Tenured Professor, Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, 2005 - Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1995 - 2000
Section Chief, Department of Thoracic Imaging, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2007 - 2015
Adjunct Member of the Graduate Faculty, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, 2007 - 2008
Institutional Committee Activities
Member, Quantitative Image Analysis Core (QIAC), 2013 - 2015
Member, Research Functional Research Committee, 2013 - Present
Member, Faculty Appeals Committee, 2009 - Present
Member, Diagnostic Radiology Executive Committee, 2008 - 2015
Member, Multimodality Executive Committee, 2007 - 2014
Member, Quality Assurance PET/CT Section, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, 2005 - 2010
Member, Quality Assurance Chest Section, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, 2004 - Present
Member, Quality Assurance Peer Review Committee, 2003 - Present
Member, Cardiac CT Planning Committee, 2003 - 2010
Member, MR Utilization Planning Committee, 2002 - 2010
Military or Other Governmental Service
Anesthesia, Traumatology, Surgical Intensive Care, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Commendation for Distinguished Medical Service, South African Medical Corp, 1984 - 1986
Dr. Carlos Torres is an Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine and a staff neuroradiologist at The Ottawa Hospital since 2008. Before joining uOttawa and the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital, Dr. Torres completed a two-year Neuroradiology Fellowship at McGill University in Montreal.