Staff & Publications

L. Santiago Medina, M.D., M.P.H.
HOPE Center Director

Nolan R. Altman, M.D.
Director and Radiologist-in-Chief

Elsa Aguirre, R.T.
Senior Database Manager

Marelis Rodriguez
Associate Database Manager

Belinda D'Souza, M.D.
Fellow Pediatric Radiology

David Zurakowski, Ph.D.
Statistician, Harvard Medical School

Rodrigo Vieira Ozelame, M.D.
Resident Pediatric Radiology


The following is a list of the staff's related publications.

Medina LS, Study Design and Analysis in Neuroradiology. A Practical Approach. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 1999; 20:1584-1596

Medina L. S., Frawley K., Zurakowski D., Buttros D., DeGrauw A.J.C., Crone K.R. Children with Macrocrania: Clinical and Imaging Predictors of Surgical Disorder. American Journal of Neuroradiology. In Press.

Medina L. S. Three-Dimensional CT Maximum Intensity Projections of the Calvaria: A New Approach for Diagnosis of Craniosynostosis and Fractures. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2000; 21:1951-1954.

Medina L. S., Kuntz K.M., Pomeroy S. Children with Headache Suspected of Having a Brain Tumor: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Diagnostic Strategies. Pediatrics 2001. 108:255-263

Medina L. S., Crone K., Kuntz K.M. Newborns with Suspected Occult Spinal Dysraphism: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Diagnostic Strategies. Pediatrics 2001. 108.

Medina L. S., Altman N.A., Establishing a Health Outcomes and Economics Center in Radiology: Strategies and Resources Required. Pediatric Radiology. In Press.

Medina L. S., Aguirre E., Altman N.A. Cost Analysis of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children by Using Time and Motion Analyses. Submitted to American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR).

Medina L. S. Changes in Brain Water Diffusion Durango the First Year of Life: Finally Starting to Understand the Age-and-Brain Tissue Related Normative Data. Radiology. 2002. 222:316-318

Jayakar P., Bernal B., Medina L. S., Altman M.A. False Lateralization of Language Cortex on Functional MRI After a Cluster of Focal Seizures. Neurology. In Press.

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