Executive Committee

2017 - 2018 Leadership

President
Charles White, MD, FNASCI

University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

 


President - Elect
Karen G Ordovas, MD, MS, FNASCI

University of California
San Francisco,CA 

 

 

Vice President
Jacobo Kirsch, MD, FNASCI

Section Head, Cardiothoracic Imaging; Vice-Chairman, Division of Radiology
Cleveland Clinic Florida



Treasurer
Diana Litmanovich, MD, FNASCI

Thoracic & Cardiovascular Imaging Staff Radiologist
Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center


 Secretary
Greg Kicska, MD, PhD FNASCI

University of Washington


 

 

 

Immediate Past President

U. Joseph Schoepf, MD, FNASCI

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC



Charles White, MD

Dr. White is Professor of Radiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has focused his clinical work, teaching, and research in cross-sectional cardiac imaging for over 15 years, initially using cardiac MRI and more recently cardiac CT. His current research interests include the use of cardiac CTA to evaluate chest pain in the emergency department and to assess coronary artery bypass grafts.

 

Karen G. Ordovas, MD, MS,

Karen Ordovas, MD, is an Associate Professor in Residence, Director of Cardiac Imaging, and Co-Chair of the Cardiovascular Imaging Research Imaging Interest Group (CIRIG) in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. She specializes in Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging.

 

Jacobo Kirsch, MD

Section Head, Cardiothoracic Imaging; Vice-Chairman, Division of Radiology
Cleveland Clinic Florida

 

Diana Litmanovich, MD, FNASCI

Thoracic & Cardiovascular Imaging Staff Radiologist
Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Cente

 Greg Kicska, MD, PhD, FNASCI

University of Washington

U. Joseph Schoepf, MD

The Medical University of South Carolina  

Dr. Schoepf is a Professor of Radiology, Medicine, and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Dr. Schoepf, a native of Austria, graduated from the medical school of Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, in 1996. After his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Klinikum Grosshadern in Munich, Germany, he assumed a position at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, which he held from 2001-2004. At MUSC Dr. Schoepf is the Director of Cardiovascular Imaging and of CT Research and Development. His main scientific interest is cardiovascular imaging, especially the use of advanced CT and MRI techniques for diagnosing heart disease.

Dr. Schoepf has been serving on the editorial boards of several scientific journals including Radiology, the Journal of the American Heart Association, the American Journal of Roentgenology, Academic Radiology, and European Radiology and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging. He has given > 300 invited lectures internationally, has authored > 250 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, 20 book chapters, and three books.

 Dr. Schoepf is a member of numerous scientific societies and serves as chairman of several committees of the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, American Heart Association, North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR, and the Society of Thoracic Radiology. He is an honorary member of the Société Canadienne-Française de Radiologie and of the Hungarian Radiology Society. Dr. Schoepf was elected Fellow of the American Heart Association, of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and MR, of the North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging, and of the Society for Cardiovascular CT.
 
Dr. Schoepf has been named among the top 10 cardiovascular imagers worldwide by Medical Imaging Magazine two years in a row. He has been listed among the Best Doctors in America®since 2007 and was ranked as Most Influential in Radiology by RT Image Magazine in 2008 and by AuntMinnie.com in 2010.