American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology
P.O. Box 25909 Eugene, Oregon 97402
Phone: 630-574-0220 ♦ Fax: 630-574-0661

May 2016

Dear ASPNR Members:

We hope you are planning to attend the ASNR 54th Annual Meeting & The Foundation of the ASNR Symposium 2016 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., May 21-26, 2016. In addition to our usual outstanding lectures and cutting edge scientific sessions, the ASNR has designated two of the pediatric paper sessions as Turbo Talks, where original research will be presented in a shorter format, followed by an opportunity to discuss the topics in greater depth directly with the authors.

* ASNR 54th Annual Meeting- Pediatric Neuroradiology Program*
Monday, May 23, 2016
(Session 2A)
Pediatric Neuroimaging for the Adult Neuroradiologist-Audience Response (AR)
Self Assessment Module (SAM ) – Marriott Ballroom
(Session 2A) (Moderators: A. James Barkovich, MD. and Erin Simon Schwartz, MD)
12:15pm-1:00pm ASPNR Annual Business Meeting – Maryland A/B/C
(Please pick up lunch on your way to meeting at the ASNR Concession Stands)
(Session 5A)
Pediatric Epilepsy 2016 – Marriott Ballroom
(Moderators: William B. Zucconi, DO and Vivek Gupta, MD)
(Session 6D)
Parallel Paper Session-Turbo Talks-Advanced Pediatric MRI/Gadolinium
Deposition – Roosevelt Rooms 1-3
(Moderators: Blaise V. Jones, MD and Laurence J. Eckel, MD)
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Session 8A)(
Pediatric Vascular Disease (Combined ASPNR & European Society of
Neuroradiology Session) – Marriott Ballroom
Moderators: Ashok Panigrahy,,M.Dand Chen Hoffmann, MD)
(Session 10E)
Parallel Paper Session-Pediatric CNS: Vascular Techniques – Maryland A/B/C
(Moderators: P. Ellen Grant, MD and Joshua S. Shimony, MD, PhD)
(Session 12A)
Interesting Case Session: Case Based Competition – Marriott Ballroom
(Erin Simon Schwartz, MD, Susan Palasis, MD, Ashok Panigrahy, MD, and Arastoo Vossough, MD, PhD)
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
(Session 15D)
Parallel Paper Session-Turbo Talks-Pediatric CNS: Fetal Imaging/Sickle Cell
Disease – Roosevelt Ballroom
(Moderators: Orit A. Glenn, MD and Thierry A.G.M. Huisman, MD)
3:00pm-4:30- pm
(Session 17F)
Parallel Paper Session-Pediatrics Epilepsy, Autism & Development – Roosevelt 4
(Moderators: Susan Palasis, MD. and Sanjay P. Prabhu, MD)

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING: The following information is attached, in preparation for the Annual Business Meeting on Monday, May 23, 2016, from 12:15-1:00 pm, in the Maryland A/B/C Room.

  • Annual Business Meeting Agenda
  • Minutes from the 2015 Annual Business Meeting
  • Proposed Roster of 2016-2017 Executive Committee

GOLD MEDAL AWARD: The Executive Committee and Board of Directors established this award to officially acknowledge those who have made extraordinary contributions to enhance the development and/or stature of Pediatric Neuroradiology, including service to the Society. The 2016 award recipient is Paolo Tortori-Donati, MD, from G. Gaslini Children’s Hospital, in Genova, Italy. Please plan to attend the Annual Business Meeting where we will honor Dr. Tortori-Donati.

NEW MEMBERS: The ASPNR admitted 15 new members since our Annual Business Meeting on April 28, 2015, bringing our total membership to 403. A list of new members is attached.

We look forward to seeing you in Washington, DC!



Erin Simon Schwartz, M.D.
ASPNR President


  • Annual Business Meeting Agenda
  • 2015 Annual Business Meeting Minutes
  • Proposed Roster of the 2016-2017 Executive Committee
  • New 2015-2016 Members