Affiliated Faculty

Brandon P. Reines, D.V.M.

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Reines, Brandon P.
University of Pittsburgh Medical School
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Member, Forum on Cancer and Neurodegeneration, University of Pittsburgh Medical School
         Pittsburgh, PA
Founding member Center for Human Immunology, Autoimmunity and  Inflammation
         National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
Associate veterinarian St. Francis Animal Hospital, North Huntingdon, PA

Stephen Hasley, MD

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Hasley, Stephen
University of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor, Department of OB/GYN/RS
Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics
CMIO, American College of OBGYN

Sandra L. Kane-Gill, PharmD, MSc, FCCM, FCCP

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Kane-Gill, Sandra
University of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics
918 Salk Hall

Critical Care Medication Safety Officer
Department of Pharmacy
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics
School of Pharmacy

Julia Driessen, PhD

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Driessen, Julia
University of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
A614 Crabtree/Parran

Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management

Ervin Sejdic, PhD

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Sejdic, Ervin
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Swanson School of Engineering, UPitt
Department of Bioengineering, Swanson School of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine
Intelligent Systems Program, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Associate Director, RFID Center of Excellence

Ashok Panigrahy, MD

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Panigrahy, Ashok
4401 Penn Avenue, Floor 2
Radiologist-In-Chief, Department of Pediatric Radiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Imaging Research and Associate Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, MR/CT Imaging

Bruce L. Rollman, MD, MPH

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Rollman, Bruce
230 McKee Place, Suite 600
Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Clinical and Translational Science

Rafael Ceschin, MS

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Ceschin, Rafael
5607 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics

N. Paquette, J. Shi, Y. Wang, Y. Lao, R. Ceschin, M. D. Nelson, A. Panigrahy, and N. Lepore, “Ventricular shape and relative position abnormalities in preterm neonates,” NeuroImage Clin., vol. 15, pp. 483–493, 2017. PMID: 28649491 PMCID: PMC547057 DOI: 10.1016/j.nicl.2017.05.025

A. D. Furtado, R. Ceschin, S. Blüml, G. Mason, R. I. Jakacki, H. Okada, I. F. Pollack, and A. Panigrahy, “Neuroimaging of Peptide-based Vaccine Therapy in Pediatric Brain Tumors,” Neuroimaging Clin. N. Am., vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 155–166, Feb. 2017.PMID: 27889021 PMCID: PMC5127439 [Available on 2018-02-01] DOI: 10.1016/j.nic.2016.09.002

A. Panigrahy, V. Lee, R. Ceschin, G. Zuccoli, N. Beluk, O. Khalifa, J. K. Votava-Smith, M. DeBrunner, R. Munoz, Y. Domnina, V. Morell, P. Wearden, J. Sanchez De Toledo, W. Devine, M. Zahid, and C. W. Lo, “Brain Dysplasia Associated with Ciliary Dysfunction in Infants with Congenital Heart Disease.,” J. Pediatr., Aug. 2016. PMID: 2757499 PMCID: PMC5085835 [Available on 2017-11-01] DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.07.041

R. Ceschin, B. F. Kurland, S. R. Abberbock, B. M. Ellingson, H. Okada, R. I. Jakacki, I. F. Pollack, and A. Panigrahy, “Parametric Response Mapping of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient as an Imaging Biomarker to Distinguish Pseudoprogression from True Tumor Progression in Peptide-Based Vaccine Therapy for Pediatric Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma.,” AJNR. Am. J. Neuroradiol., Sep. 2015. PMID: 26338910 PMCID: PMC4644687 DOI: 10.3174/ajnr.A4428

R. Ceschin, V. K. Lee, V. Schmithorst, and A. Panigrahy, “Regional vulnerability of longitudinal cortical association connectivity: Associated with structural network topology alterations in preterm children with cerebral palsy.,” NeuroImage. Clin., vol. 9, pp. 322–37, Jan. 2015. PMID: 26509119 PMCID PMC4588423 DOI: 10.1016/j.nicl.2015.08.021

R. Ceschin, J. L. Wisnowski, S. G. Erberich, L. B. Paquette, M. D. Nelson, S. Blüml, and A. Panigrahy, “Developmental synergy between thalamic structure and interhemispheric connectivity in the visual system of preterm infants,” NeuroImage Clin., vol. 8, pp. 462–472, Jan. 2015.  PMCID: PMC4474422   DOI :  10.1016/j.nicl.2015.05.014

J. L. Wisnowski, R. C. Ceschin, S. Y. Choi, V. J. Schmithorst, M. J. Painter, M. D. Nelson, S. Blüml, and A. Panigrahy, “Reduced thalamic volume in preterm infants is associated with abnormal white matter metabolism independent of injury.,” Neuroradiology, Feb. 2015. PMID: 25666231 PMCID: PMC4405472 DOI: 10.1007/s00234-015-1495-7

R. Ceschin, A. Panigrahy, and V. Gopalakrishnan, “Sfdm: Open-source software for temporal analysis and visualization of brain tumor diffusion mr using serial functional diffusion mapping,” Cancer Inform., vol. 14, pp. 1–9, 2015. PMID: 25673970 PMCID: PMC4315050 DOI: 10.4137/CIN.S17293

B. Paquette, J. K. Votava-Smith, R. Ceschin, A. C. Nagasunder, H. A. Jackson, S. Blüml, J. L. Wisnowski, and A. Panigrahy, “Abnormal Development of Thalamic Microstructure in Premature Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease.,” Pediatr. Cardiol., Jan. 2015. PMID: 25608695 PMCID: PMC4433609 DOI: 10.1007/s00246-015-1106-8


BS (2011, Microbiology) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

MS (2014, Biomedical Informatics) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Liron Pantanowitz, MD

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Pantanowitz, Liron
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pathology Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics
UPMC Cancer Pavilion Suite 201
5150 Center Avenue
Professor of Pathology & Biomedical Informatics
Director of Pathology Informatics at UPMC
Director of Cytology UPMC Shadyside
Director Pathology Informatics Fellowship

William R. Hogan MD, MS

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Hogan, William
University of Florida
Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Biomedical Informatics
Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy
Faculty, Institute for Child Health Policy