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Ivan Pedrosa, MD, PhD, FSABI
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Pedrosa is Professor (tenure) of Radiology, Urology, Advanced Imaging Research Center, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He serves as the Vice-Chair of Research in the Department of Radiology. He is the holder of the Jack Reynolds, M.D., Chair in Radiology and Co-Leader of the Kidney Cancer Program at the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.

His translational research program in genitourinary cancers focuses on implementing novel quantitative imaging techniques for the prediction of aggressiveness, angiogenesis, and response to novel therapies, primarily focusing on MRI.


Desiree E. Morgan, MD, FSABI
University of Alabama Birmingham

Dr. Morgan is an Abdominal Radiologist, Professor, and Vice Chair for Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia her radiology training at UAB. Her clinical subspecialty efforts focus on Oncologic and GI radiology, particularly imaging of the pancreas and hepatobiliary system. Her research interests include abdominal dual energy CT, advanced abdominal MRI, neoplastic and inflammatory conditions of the pancreas, and tumor response. She has authored 115 peer-reviewed publications, more than 180 scientific presentations and exhibits, and has given more than 160 invited lectures. Desiree has mentored numerous medical students, residents and junior faculty throughout her career at UAB, and has been honored with greater than 15 teaching awards. As a former Diagnostic Radiology Program Director, she remains keenly interested in the development of the next generation of radiologists, and is a tireless coach and sponsor. In 2016 she was presented with the UAB Brewer-Heslin Award for Professionalism in Medicine, an honor reserved for the School of Medicine faculty member who upholds the highest ideals of integrity, honesty, and concern for his or her patients.

Vice President

Ihab Kamel, MD, PhD, FSABI
Dept of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Kamel is the Chair of Radiology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Kamel joined Johns Hopkins faculty in 2000 and served as the Clinical Director of MRI from 2008 to 2019. He has led significant MRI expansion across the entire Johns Hopkins enterprise. He aslo led several MRI safety initiatives, while maintainng high quality imaging studies and improving patient access. Kamel is recognized globally by his membership in premiere radiology associations including the ACR, RSNA, ARRS and ISMRM. Dr Kamel chairs the Multisystem Section of "RadioGraphics" and he also chairs the Gastrointestinal Section of the American College of Radiology, repsonsible for creating Appropriateness Criteria for imaging.

Dr. Kamel developed a multidisciplinary clinic that includes liver surgery, transplant surgery, hepatology, interventional radiology and oncology to discuss the diagnosis and management of complex liver cases. Parterning with other services and departments, Dr. Kamel assembled a research team focusing on hepatobiliary imaging, particularly oncologic application of functional MRI. He has over 260 peer-reviewed publications, 20 non-peer publications and 25 book chapters.

chief membership officer

Nicole Hindman, MD, FSABI


Andrew Smith, MD, FSABI

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Smith is Professor, Vice Chair of Innovation, Co-Director of AI, and Chief of CT in Radiology and Director of the Human Imaging Core Lab at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His clinical areas of expertise are in abdominal imaging, oncologic imaging, and augmented intelligence in imaging. He in the inventor on over 20 patents and has led FDA 510(k) clearance on multiple imaging technologies. Dr. Smith is a co-founder and advisor of several AI startup companies focused on AI development, validation, and FDA clearance, AI for advanced cancer imaging and reporting, and AI for opportunistic screening and care coordination. He enjoys time with his family, and his main hobby is epee fencing.


Matthew S. Davenport, MD, FSABI
University of Michigan Medical Center

Dr. Davenport is a Professor of Radiology and Urology, and Service Chief and Vice Chair in the Department of Radiology at Michigan Medicine. He is an internationally recognized expert on the safety and efficacy of radiographic contrast material. He has served on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Committee, the National Cancer Institute Clinical Imaging Steering Committee, as Chair of the American College of Radiology's Committee on Drugs and Contrast Media, and Vice Chair of the ACR Commission on Quality and Safety. He is a co-author on national policy statements, has published over 200 manuscripts, was founder of the Michigan Radiology Quality Collaborative, and is a funded investigator. His primary clinical interests include patient safety, high-value care, and urologic imaging.University of Michigan Medical Center.

Immediate Past PRESIDENT

Brian R. Herts, MD, FSABI
Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Herts is an Abdominal Imager at Cleveland Clinic and professor of Radiology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and his radiology training at NYU Medical Center. He has nearly 100 peer-reviewed publications, over 120 published abstracts, and over 100 invited lectures. His contributed work has received Cum Laude and Moncada awards from SABI, and Best GI and Best GU scientific exhibit awards from the SAR. He is currently the medical director of CT imaging services for Cleveland Clinic and vice-chair of the Imaging Institute. He is honored to have mentored many members and fellows of SABI.



Olga R. Brook, MD, FSABI
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

member AT LARGE

Elizabeth Edney, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center

jcat liaison

Eric Tamm, MD, FSABI
MD Anderson Cancer Center

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