University of Cincinnati Medical Center (8 months) – General nuclear medicine imaging applications, molecular nuclear medicine imaging, studies for the diagnosis and evaluation of neuroendocrine tumors, in-vivo techniques for myeloproliferative disorders, therapeutic applications in thyroid disease, high dose radioiodine administration for thyroid cancer and radiolabeled microsphere therapy for primary hepatocellular and metastatic disease to the liver from colon cancer.
Facilities at UC Medical Center include one thyroid probe, two single-head gamma cameras, two dual-head SPECT gamma cameras, two dedicated cardiology dual-head cameras, and a combined PET/CT system.
Nuclear Cardiology (1 month) – Familiarization of nuclear cardiology imaging protocols and techniques, stress and pharmacologic testing for coronary artery disease, imaging modalities including attenuation correction technology and back-projection and interactive reconstruction algorithms.
Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (1 month) – Additional training in a wide variety of nuclear radiology procedures for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, with an emphasis on cardiac nuclear medicine studies.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (1 month) – Training in nuclear medicine techniques as they apply to a pediatric patient population, including renal studies, PET, voiding cystograms, and I-123 and mIBG studies for pediatric oncology.