CURRICULUM VITAE
JOSEPH G. PARRAVANO
B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., M.D., FRCPC, P. Eng.
(Jan 2010)
CURRENT:---------------------------...
800 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas NV 89106
(GROUP: MEDICAL INFORMATION SPECIALISTS (MEDIS))
Diagnostic Radiology: General Radiolog...
JULY 2001- JUNE 2004 --PART-TIME LOCUMS:
STAFFCARE LOCUMS STAFFING
5001 STATESMAN DRIVE
IRVING TX 75063-2414
1-800-685-227...
HARDWARE EXPERIENCE:
PACS: GE CENTRICITY , AGFA IMPAX, AGFA WEB 1000, EFILM
CT: SEIMENS , TOSHIBA, PHILIPS, GE
MR SEIMENS,...
QUALIFICATIONS:
TRAINING
Fellowship Thoracic Imaging- UCLA – Completed 7/2003
Fellowship Body Imaging- Johns Hopkins- Comp...
PAST EDUCATION HISTORY
THORACIC IMAGING FELLOWSHIP/ STAFF RADIOLOGIST
JAN – JULY, 2003-
UCLA- Thoracic Imaging Division
BL...
FUNDED GRANTS
1) FUNDING ORGANIZATION: NSCEE/ CRAY RESEARCH GRANT
'Development and Evaluation of Medical Image Compression...
PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES
UCLA Dept Radiological Sciences 2003
Resident lectures and RadPath Presentation
UNLV Courses-Fu...
"MRI of the Knee: Update " Practicum in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Continuing Medical Education
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Ap...
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  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE JOSEPH G. PARRAVANO B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., M.D., FRCPC, P. Eng. (Jan 2010) CURRENT:--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NOV 2008-PRESENT: (Attending Radiologist) NORTHUMBERLAND HILLS HOSPITAL 1000 DePalma Dr., Cobourg, ON K9A 5W6 SEPTEMBER 2006-PRESENT (Consultant Radiologist) (PART-TIME) INSIGHT DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING 658 Danforth Ave, Toronto, Ontario M4J 5B9, Canada SEPTEMBER 2001 – PRESENT- (Consultant Radiologist) VA MEDICAL CENTER 901 RANCHO LANE, Las Vegas NV 89106, (702) 636-3000 (RSO-Radiation Safety Officer for Nevada VA – since June 2007) AND University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Medical Director, Nuclear Medicine and Comprehensive Imaging PAST:--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- JUNE 2004- OCTOBER 31, 2008 Insight Mountain Diagnostics 1
  2. 2. 800 Shadow Lane Las Vegas NV 89106 (GROUP: MEDICAL INFORMATION SPECIALISTS (MEDIS)) Diagnostic Radiology: General Radiology, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, Myelography, Arthrography, HSG, Mammography (Second location: Parkway Medical Imaging, Henderson, NV) (AUGUST 2003- LOCUMS) SEPTEMBER 2001- JULY 2003 1) UCLA MEDICAL GROUP-( References at end) (JAN 2003 – JULY 2003-1/3 - Fellowship-Thoracic Imaging -2/3 time Attending Chest/General Radiologist) (A) UCLA- Westwood Campus Thoracic Imaging Division BL-428 CHS/Box 951721, Los Angeles , CA 90095-1721 Thoracic Radiology, Resident teaching, Rounds preparation (B) SMH -UCLA Medical Center Staff Radiologist General Radiology/Body Imaging/Multidisciplinary Centricity PACS 2
  3. 3. JULY 2001- JUNE 2004 --PART-TIME LOCUMS: STAFFCARE LOCUMS STAFFING 5001 STATESMAN DRIVE IRVING TX 75063-2414 1-800-685-227, ATTN: BRIAN COOKE VARIOUS LOCUMS- SOME ARE LISTED BELOW: (DETAILS ON REQUEST) LOUIS JOHNSON VAMC , CLARKSBURG, WV General Radiology, Fluoroscopy, US, CT, MRI, NM, On Call duties LOCUMS- CT AND MRI, PUNTA GORDA, FL WISHON RADIOLOGICAL MEDICAL GROUP INC., FRESNO, CA. General Radiology, Fluoroscopy, US, CT, MRI, HSG+/HSono MODESTO ADVANCED DIAGNOSTICS (RADNET SITE), MODESTO, CA. General Radiology, Fluoroscopy, US, CT, MRI, NM CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER, LOS ANGELES, CA General Radiology, Fluoroscopy, US, CT, MRI, NM, On Call duties. 3
  4. 4. HARDWARE EXPERIENCE: PACS: GE CENTRICITY , AGFA IMPAX, AGFA WEB 1000, EFILM CT: SEIMENS , TOSHIBA, PHILIPS, GE MR SEIMENS, GE WORKSTATIONS: VITREA 2, TERARECON, GE ADVANTAGE WORKSTATION VOICE DICTATION: TALK TECHNOLOGY, POWERSCRIBE JANUARY 1998- PRESENT (PART-TIME AFTER 7/2001) University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Medical Director, Nuclear Medicine and Comprehensive Imaging Courses in MRI, CT, US - Physics and Pathology. University of Nevada Las Vegas College of Health Sciences, Dept. Health Physics, 4505 Maryland Pkwy, Box 453037 Las Vegas, Nevada, 89154 References at end. JANUARY 1991- DECEMBER 1997 (A) Mountain Diagnostics Inc 800 Shadow Lane Las Vegas NV 89106 (Partner- 1993-1997) Diagnostic Radiology- General Radiology, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, Myelography, Arthrography, HSG, Mammography, Breast-Needle localization. Research/PACS Director -Magnetic Resonance and Spiral CT Scan ISG ALLEGRO for 3-D recon. Principal Investigator.-Advanced MR Imaging Projects- Research Site Status from GE medical. Director Nuclear Medicine, Director QA /Radiation Safety Officer/Chief of Mammography (B) University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Adjunct Professor (1991-1996), College of Health Sciences, Dept. Health Physics, 4505 Maryland Pkwy, Box 453037 Las Vegas, Nevada, 89154 See end for references. 4
  5. 5. QUALIFICATIONS: TRAINING Fellowship Thoracic Imaging- UCLA – Completed 7/2003 Fellowship Body Imaging- Johns Hopkins- Completed 7/1990 Diplomat of the American Board of Radiology-Completed 6/90 Fellow Royal College of Phys and Surgeons of Canada-Since 11/90 LICENSES Medical Licensure States of: CA (active), FL (active), NV (active) and Province of Ontario(active), Canada MD (1989-1991-inactive), Diplomat of National Board of Medical Examiners- Since 6/84 DEA-BP8230067 Exp 3/31/2011 . SPEX COMPLETED Feb 17/2004 PAST AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS 1) American College of Radiology (ACR). a) Quality Assurance Committee ( 11/1994- 2001) Developed ACA guidelines for implementing TQM and CQI in Radiology Depart Developed ACR Sample Performance Improvement Plan-Out in Late-'96 b) Chief Surveyor -ACR Radiology Accreditation (1993-1997) Surveyed Radiology departments in Buffalo, Detroit, Sacramento area, Memphis, New Jersey, Los Angeles area, Washington DC, Alexandria-Va. 2) President- Southern Nevada Radiological Society (SNRS) 1995-1997 3) Book and Software Reviewer for "Radiology' Journal. 1993-1995 4) Program Committee - Image Guided Therapy, SCAR- (Society of Computer Applications in Radiology) Berlin, 1995 5) Finalist for Canadian Astronaut Program- 1983 5
  6. 6. PAST EDUCATION HISTORY THORACIC IMAGING FELLOWSHIP/ STAFF RADIOLOGIST JAN – JULY, 2003- UCLA- Thoracic Imaging Division BL-428 CHS/Box 951721 Los Angeles , CA 90095-1721 Thoracic Radiology, Resident teaching, Rounds preparation FELLOWSHIP/CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR- MRI & BODY IMAGING JULY 1989 -JUNE 1990 JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL –JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY 600 N Wolfe St BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 21205 MAGNETIC RESONANCE BODY IMAGING, MONITOR BODY CASES (1.5T AND 0.38T), FELLOW AND RESIDENT TEACHING, MRI LECTURES, RESEARCH MTGS & PROJECTS. RADIOLOGY RESIDENCY JULY 1985 - JUNE 1989 RADIOLOGY RESIDENCY-UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL, CHIEF RESIDENT 1989 Post Graduate Education, 85 Grenville Ave. Ste 302, Toronto Ontario Canada M5S 3A2 ROTATIONS IN GI, GU, BONE, CHEST, NEURORADIOLOGY, MAMMOGRAPHY, PEDIATRICS, CARDIOVASCULAR, ULTRASOUND, NUCLEAR MEDICINE, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, ANGIOGRAPHY, INTERVENTIONAL. INTERNSHIP- JUNE 1982 - JUNE 1983 TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL SCHOOL-University of Toronto M.D--SEPT 1978 - MAY 1982 CONFERRED JUNE 1982 B.A.Sc.(’74), M.A.Sc.(’76), -CONFERRED University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Aerospace Engineering Division Toronto, Ontario Canada. 6
  7. 7. FUNDED GRANTS 1) FUNDING ORGANIZATION: NSCEE/ CRAY RESEARCH GRANT 'Development and Evaluation of Medical Image Compression Techniques" Co-PI’s: Shahram Latifi, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering Joseph G. Parravano, MD, P.Eng., Radiological Sciences, UNLV Kenneth Wintch, ARRT, RN, Radiological Sciences, UNLV Amount of Award: - $40,000.00 Award Period: April 1996-7 PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS "Postprocessing Conventional vs. Fast Spin Echo MR Image" Parravano, JG; Wintch,KM. RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY,Vol 66, No.3, Jan/Feb 1995 "Dimensions of the Optic Nerves, Chiasm and Tracts: MR Quantitative Comparison between Patients with Optic A trophy and Normals. " Parravano, J.G.; Toledo, A.; Kucharczyk, W.: JCAT 9/1993:17(5):688-690 "Comparison of Conventional and Fast Spin Echo in pelvic MR of Fibroids. " Parravano, JG., Wintch,KM., Lesseiroth,A. SCAR(Proceedings of Society for Computers in Radiology ) Baltimore,Md., June 1992. "Vascular Assessment in the postoperative Marfan Patient Using MRI Parravano,JG.; Wolff,K.A.; Frostenson,P.J.; Herold,C.J.;Tempany,C.M.C.; Pyeritz,R.E.; Zerhouni,E.A. Submitted: RSNA 1990 "Atypical Patterns of Aortic Dissection With MR Imaging" Wolff,K.A.; Herold,C.J.; Tempany,C.M.C.; Parravano,JG.; Zerhouni,E-A. RSNA 1990 "T2 Values in the Human Brain: Comparison with Quantitative Assays of Brain Iron” Chen,J.C.; Hardy,P.A.; Clauberg,M.; Joshi,J..; Parravano,J.G.; Deck,J.H.N.; Henkelman,R.M.; Becker,L.E.; Kucharczyk,W. RADIOLOGY 1989;173:521-526 7
  8. 8. PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES UCLA Dept Radiological Sciences 2003 Resident lectures and RadPath Presentation UNLV Courses-Full Semester Credit Courses Given 1997-2000 Department of Health Physics- Comprehensive Imaging CT Physics and Pathology MR Physics and Pathology UNLV lectures- Quarterly Radiology for Physiotherapists Nuclear Medicine – Case Presentations "Reproducibility of 3-D Reconstructions of Visceral and Subcutaneous Fat for Weight Loss Monitoring. " Wintch, KM, Parravano, IG Society of Computers Applications in Radiology (SCAR)'95 CONFERENCE, BERLIN JUNE 1995 "Cardiac/ MRI of the Chest" Nevada Society of Rad. Tech., 4th Annual Mtg Las Vegas, Nevada, October 4-6,1991. "Advanced MRI of the Knee " Chiropractic Association Meeting Las Vegas, Nevada, April 1991. "Advanced MRI of the KNEE " Advanced Practicum in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Continuing Medical Education Johns Hopkins Hospital, February 1990 "Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging" Practicum in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Johns Hopkins Hospital, September 1989 "MRI of the Knee" Practicum in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Continuing Medical Education Johns Hopkins Hospital, November 1989 8
  9. 9. "MRI of the Knee: Update " Practicum in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Continuing Medical Education Johns Hopkins Hospital, April 1990 "MRI of the Brain " Lecture to staff, January 1989 Hugh McMillan Rehabilitation Center Toronto, Ontario, Canada " Cardiac MRI Update" "Knee MRI Update" Resident Conferences 1989-1990 Johns Hopkins Hospital "Rethrombosis Following Lower Extremity Fibrolytic Therapy" Presented at RSNA November 1988 "Pulmonary Hemodynamics on Chest X-ray " Resident Grand Rounds, February 1987 Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada POSTER SESSIONS: 'Postoperative Evaluation of the Aorta and Pulmonary Arteries in the Marfan Patient" Parravano, J.G.; Wolff, K.A.; Frostenson, P..A.; Herold, C.J.; Tempany, C.M.C.; Pyeritz, R.E.; Zerhouni, E.A.: Poster: Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, August 1990 ENGINEERING PUBLICATIONS etc.- available on request. 9

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