MRI Committee Page

The committee webpage is designed to be a useful resource for SPR members. We want to provide useful links, educational material and in the future, a question and answer section to exchange information and ideas. General radiologists may find some content informational especially when it pertains to uniquely pediatric situations. 

Professional Resources

ABMRS Certification

To access the certification from the American Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety (ABMRS), please click here.


To access the website for the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology (ASPNR) click here.


To access the website for the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), click here.

MRI Journals

To access full versions of the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (JMRI), click here.

Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

To access full versions of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, click here.

MRI Technologist Resources

To view the Society for MR Radiographers and Technologist (SMRT) website, please click here.

MR Safety Resources

MRI Safety

  • For more information on MRI safety, bioeffects, and patient management, view the MRI safety website here.
  •  To view the safety guidelines for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Equipment in Clinical Use, click here.

Contrast Related Safety

MRI Safety in Neonates

  • To view SPR's Neonatal Imaging page, click here.
  • Hypothermia and thermoregulation in newborn infants 
  • To view Safety of Anesthesia in Neonates - Research group, click here.
  • MR compatible Incubators
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Scanners
  • Gadolinium in Newborn/Infants
  • Acoustic Noise
  • Specific Absorption Rate
  • Wrap and Feed Technique
  • To view: Tocchio, S. et al, MRI evaluation and safety in the developing brain, Seminars in Perinatology, Volume 39, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages 73-104, ISSN 0146-0005, please click here.

Journal Articles

To view the journal article: A Practical Guide to MR Imaging Safety: What Radiologists Need to Know, please click here.

Advanced MRI Techniques

Cardiac MRI

Decreasing MR Sedation

Free Breathing Techniques: Strategies to minimize sedation in pediatric body magnetic resonance imaging.

Click here for more information about Decreasing MR Sedation (SPR log in required).

Diffusion Tensor Imaging

Fetal MRI


Free Breathing MRI Techniques

MR Lymphangiography

MR Perfusion

MR Urography

Quantitative MR Techniques

Liver Iron Quantification: Quantification of Liver Iron With MRI: State of the Art and Remaining Challenges

Liver Fat/Iron quantification: Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers of NAFLD

Iron Quantification: Use of magnetic resonance imaging to monitor iron overload

MR Elastography

Click here for more information about Quantitative MR Techniques (SPR log in required).

MRI Committee


Govind B. Chavhan, MD DNB, Chair 
Cara E. Morin, MD, PhD, Vice Chair
Maddy Artunduaga, MD
Sherwin S. Chan, MD
Apeksha Chaturvedi, MBBS
Taylor Chung, MD
Jorge H. Davila-Acosta, MD
Jonathan R. Dillman, MD
Lara  Farras Roca, MD
Michael S. Gee, MD, Ph.D
Mary-Louise C. Greer, MBBS
Saurabh Guleria, MD
Mai-Lan Ho, MD
Camilo Jaimes Cobos, MD
Pinar  Karakas-Rothey, MD
Michael M. Moore, MD
Erika  Pace, MD
Suraj D. Serai, PhD
Narendra S. Shet, MD
Susan Sotardi, MD
Gayathri Sreedher, MD
Subramanian  Subramanian, MD
Unni K. Udayasankar, MD
Teresa Victoria, MD, PhD
Esben S. Vogelius, MD