Visiting Professor - Dr. Savvas Nicolaou

Dr. Savvas Nicolaou - October 22-23, 2018

Title of Talk: Dual Energy/Spectral CT - The New Frontier of Acute CT Imaging: A World of Colours


Dr. Savvas Nicolaou is the Director of Emergency and Trauma Imaging at Vancouver General Hospital, as well as a Professor of Radiology at the University of British Columbia. He is also the UBC Vice Chair of Undergraduate Education and Continuous Professional Development. He completed his medical degree at the University of Toronto, and residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of British Columbia.

Dr. Nicolaou continues to contribute to the field of emergency radiology, publishing over 150 articles and over 400 abstracts in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Nicolaou’s enormous contributions to Emergency radiology will be recognized by The American Society of Emergency Radiology making Dr. Nicolaou the first ever Canadian Fellow of the society where this prestigious award will be bestowed upon him at the annual ASER meeting 2018 in Washington DC.

Using state-of-the-art imaging technology, he is investigating ways to develop faster, safer, and more sensitive methods for diagnosing patients in the acute care setting. The major focus of his research is on Ultra Low dose techniques in the acute setting, Dual Energy CT in the acute setting, Polytrauma Imaging, Brain Perfusion in trauma, the role of MRI in the acute setting, as well as Artificial Intelligence in the acute setting.

If you are interested in attending please RSVP to Alicia Harrison ( via email by no later than Thursday, October 11th, 2018.

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