Forum for Applied Imaging Research (FAIR): Placenta Accreta & MAPS


October 25, 202110/25/2021 12:00pm 10/25/2021 12:00pm Forum for Applied Imaging Research (FAIR): Placenta Accreta & MAPS

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3136 America/Los_Angeles public



Time Duration

12:00pm - 1:00pm



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Vickie Feldstein, MD
University of California San Francisco

Vickie Feldstein, MD, is a Professor of Clinical Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco. She is an expert in many applications of diagnostic ultrasound and the use of Doppler techniques to analyze blood flow. Dr. Feldstein received her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School Brown University Program in Medicine, Rhode Island in 1986, and completed her residency in Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco, serving as Chief Resident in 1991. 

Dr. Feldstein’s research efforts focus on obstetric, gynecologic and abdominal applications of sonography in evaluation of a variety of pathologic conditions. Particularly, she has been studying complicated twin pregnancies and has used Doppler ultrasound techniques to explore the etiology and pathophysiology of complicated monochorionic (single placenta) twin pregnancies. 

Dr. Feldstein has served as a Co-Investigator with a multidisciplinary team of researchers at UCSF. She has written, lectured, and investigated widely on ways to use ultrasound to safely and effectively guide needle procedures as well as investigating ultrasound findings noted in the prenatal evaluation of fetuses with anomalies. Dr. Feldstein has written over 62 published articles and 10 book chapters

Arianna Cassidy, MD
Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
University of California San Francisco

Dr. Arianna Cassidy is a clinical fellow in the UCSF Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program.  She completed her medical school and residency at UCSF. Her clinical interests include quality improvement in obstetric care, placenta accrete spectrum disorder, and substance use disorder in pregnancy. She also has research interests in the areas of complex decision-making in pregnancy and the intersection of MFM and family planning.

Priyanka Jha, MBBS
Associate Professor
University of California San Francisco

Priyanka Jha, MBBS, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Abdominal Imaging and Ultrasound section at the University of California, San Francisco. She obtained her medical degree from Mulana Azad Medical College, Delhi, India in 2007. In 2010, she finished a one-year internship from St. Vincents Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conneticut, and she completed her four-year Diagnostic Radiology residency from the University of California, Davis in 2014, followed by an abdominal imaging fellowship from UCSF in 2015. 

Dr. Jha has experience in cross­sectional imaging, both CT and MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopic and radiographic procedures. Her research interests include oncologic imaging, focusing on imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma and pancreatic malignancies. She is also interested in women’s imaging, particularly MR applications of pelvic imaging and obstetric imaging. 

Evan Lehrman, MD
Associate Professor, Interventional Radiology
University of California San Francisco

Evan Lehrman, MD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology in Interventional Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 2006. He completed his one-year medical internship from the Beth Israel Medical Center, New York in 2007. In 2011, Dr. Lehrman completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Between 2011-2012, he completed fellowships at UCLA in Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Cardiovascular Imaging.

Liina Poder, MD
Director, Division of Ultrasound
University of California San Francisco

Dr Liina Pōder is internationally known as an expert in obstetrical and gynecologic imaging. Her current clinical and research focus is multimodality imaging of reproductive age female. She started her medical studies at Tartu University in Estonia but later received her Medical Degree from George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington DC. After residency at GWU, she completed Abdominal Imaging fellowship at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging where she has been for past16 years and is currently the Director of Ultrasound in Abdominal Imaging Section. She serves as Gynecology and Obstetrics Imaging Panel Chair for American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria and as a Chair of Placental Working Group and Member of Endometriosis Working Group for Society of Abdominal Radiology (SAR).

Joseph Rabban, III, MD, MPH
Professor, Pathology
University of California San Francisco

Dr. Rabban is a surgical pathologist specializing in the diagnosis of gynecologic diseases, including cancers, benign tumors, pre-malignant lesions, infections, hormonal alterations, and developmental abnormalities of the ovaries, fallopian tubes, endometrium (uterus), myometrium, cervix, peritoneum, vagina, and vulva as well as gestational trophoblastic diseases. He provides diagnostic pathology service for the OB/GYN, Gynecologic Oncology, HPV/Dysplasia, and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility clinics, for the gynecological diseases treated in the operating rooms at Mission Bay Hospital, Moffitt Hospital and Mt Zion Cancer Center, as well as diagnostic consultation for the Genetic Counseling division.