Tobias Gilk is an MRI safety consultant. He holds both MR Safety Officer (MRSO) and MR Safety Expert (MRSE) credentials from the American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety (ABMRS). He currently serves as a Board Member, and as the immediate Past-Chair of ABMRS. He is a named co-author of the 2007 ACR Guidance Document on MR Safe Practices, and currently serves on the American College of Radiology’s MRI Safety Committee (which is presently working on an update to the Guidance Document). Mr. Gilk has also consulted on every major MRI safety facility planning standard that has been published in the United States in the past 10 years. He has provided MRI safety guidance to hospital accreditation bodies, and conducted research into the causes and cures for MRI injury accidents. He is currently working towards his PhD.
Mustafa Bashir, MD
Mustafa Bashir, MD, is an Associate Professor of Radiology and Medicine in the Gastroenterology division at Duke University School of Medicine. He also serves as the MRI Medical Director (MRMD), Director of the Center for Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and leads the Laboratory for Liver Imaging Research in the Department of Radiology at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Bashir trained at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, completed his residency in Diagnostic and Nuclear Medicine at Rush University, and a fellowship in Abdominal Imaging and Intervention at Duke University. He serves many roles nationally such as: Associate Editor for Continuing Medical Education for the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, LI-RADS Steering Committee Member and Research & Development Working Group Chair, and the Scientific Program GI Subcommittee, Radiological Society of North America.
Brian Dale, Phd
Brian Dale received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University doing research on optimization methods in pulse sequence design. He has worked for Siemens since 2004 in Research and Development then more recently as an instructor for pulse sequence programming, MR physics, and abdominal imaging. He has published more than 100 scientific papers, as well as a textbook on MRI physics in addition to numerous abstracts and several MRI-related patents.
Lisa Singer, MD, PhD
Lisa Singer, MD, PhD currently serves as MR Medical Director for the Department of Radiation Oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she is also an attending physician. She is boarded by the American Board of Radiology and the American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety. She received her PhD in Bioengineering with a focus on MRI, from University of California, Berkeley and University of California, San Francisco, and her MD from the University of California, San Francisco. She also completed a fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center where she gained additional experience with MR-guided treatments. She is passionate about MR safety, education, and clinical innovation and currently works with a multidisciplinary team to investigate the ability of MRI to improve treatments for cancer.