p diana afonso

Radiologist Portugal, lisbon
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Basic information

Profession
Radiologist
Other profession
Ocupation title
Waiting for my Boards to be an Attending (Radiology Residency just finished)
Additional job title
Current organization
Hospital da Luz, Hospital Garcia de Orta
About
Former Visiting Research Fellow of the Musculoskeletal Division - Radiology Department of Duke University Medical Center, NC, USA Interested in gadolinium applications in the MSK field Hobbies: photography, music
Gender
Female

Education & Work

College / University
UNL
Graduation year
2005
Specialty training school
FCML
Final year of last training
2012
Area of expertise
Licensed states
Curriculum vitae
P Diana Afonso Address: Rua António Lopes Ribeiro nº 7- 4ºB, 1750-312 Lisbon, Portugal Date of Birth: March 11th, 1981 Nacionality: Portuguese Phone: (+351) 91 89 54 150 E-Mail: [email protected] CURRICULUM VITAE OCCUPATIONAL FIELD Radiologist, Musculoskeletal subspecialty (Research Fellowship Musculoskeletal Division, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA) ACADEMIC EDUCATION Institution MD, 2005, Faculty of Medical Sciences (University Nova de Lisboa), Lisbon, PT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE GENERAL INTERNSHIP, Funchal Central Hospital, Funchal, Portugal (2006.1.1-2006.12.31) RESIDENCY, Radiology Dpt Garcia de Orta Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal (2007.1.1.-2011.12.31) RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP, Musculoskeletal Division, Radiology Department, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA (2011.10.01-2012.5.1) Hospital Luz, Lisbon, Portugal (2011.11.27-ongoing) MUSCULOSKELETAL PUBLICATIONS Tuberculous Spondylodiskitis: A Review Of Its Imaging Features P.Diana Afonso, A. Almeida Acta Medica Portuguesa -Solitary Plasmacytoma Of The Spine: An Unusual Presentation Afonso Pd, Almeida A. AJNR American Journal Of Neuroradiology, Jan 2010 ; 31 (1): E5 Url: Http://Www.Ajnr.Org/Cgi/Content/Full/31/1/E5 - Bone Tumors: Seven Mistakes To Correct, Seven Truths To Consider P. D. Afonso Acta Radiologia Portuguesa (ARP), Abril-Junho 2011, Vol XXIII, n89, p21-22 -Painful Foot Lump! Giant Cell Tumor Of Bone Afonso PD, Lourenço R, Bagulho C EURORAD –Radiological Teaching Files of the European Society of Radiology , Clinical Cases Category , September 2009 URL: http://www.eurorad.org/case.php?id=7836 MAIN MUSCULOSKELETAL PAPERS /POSTERS When Compared To Pre-Contrast MR Images Assessing Tumor Masses Following Neoadjuvant Therapy, Does Gadolinium-Enhanced MR Change Diagnosis Or Reader Confidence? P D Afonso, MD, Durham, NC; C E Spritzer, MD; Radiology Department Duke University Medical Center (SCIENTIFIC POSTER already accepted) European Congress of Radiology 2012 (Marc 1-5th 2012) When Compared To Pre-Contrast MR Images Assessing Tumor Beds Following Surgical Resection, Does Gadolinium-Enhanced MR Change Diagnosis Or Reader Confidence? P D Afonso, MD, Durham, NC; C E Spritzer, MD , Radiology Department Duke University Medical Center (SCIENTIFIC PAPER) 97th RSNA, Nov 27th-December 2nd, 2011, Chicago, USA When Compared To Pre-Contrast MR Images Assessing Bone And Soft-Tissue Tumors, Does Gadolinium- Enhanced MR Change Diagnosis Or Reader Confidence? P D Afonso, Md, Durham, Nc; C E Spritzer, Md; Radiology Department Duke University Medical Center (SCIENTIFIC POSTER) 97th RSNA, Nov 27th-December 2nd, 2011, Chicago, USA When Compared To Pre-Contrast MR Images, Does Gadolinium-Enhanced MR In The Assessment Of Musculoskeletal Infections Change Diagnosis Or Reader Confidence? P D Afonso, MD, Durham, NC; C E Spritzer, MD; Radiology Department Duke University Medical Center (SCIENTIFIC POSTER) 97th RSNA, Nov 27th-December 2nd, 2011, Chicago, USA Factors Affecting Diagnostic Success Of Bone Marrow Biopsies For Men With Metastatic Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer Charles E. Spritzer M.D1., P. Diana Afonso, M.D1., Emily Vinson M.D1, James D. Turnbill2, Karla Morris2, Daniel J. George M.D.3; Phillip Febbo4; 1-Radiology Department Duke University Medical Center; 2-Oncology Department Duke University Medical Center; 3-Urology Department Duke University Medical Center; 4-Urology Department of University of California San Francisco (SCIENTIFIC POSTER) 97th RSNA, Nov 27th-December 2nd, 2011, Chicago, USA -Imaging Findings Of Tuberculous Spondilodiskitis: A Pictorial Review P. Diana Afonso, A. Almeida (EDUCATIONAL POSTER) 17th European Society of the Musculoskeletal Meeting, Lille, France, 17-19thJune 2010 RESEARCH -Utility Of Gadolinium For Musculoskeletal MRI Applications In Adults P. Diana Afonso (Study Coordinator), Charles E Spritzer ( Principal Investigator), Melissa Jenkins, MSK division of the Radiology Deparment of Duke Universtiy Medical Center (IRB approval 23.12.2010) HONORS & GRANTS -Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Grant For Young Scholars Abroad (2000€) – Research Scholar/Visiting Fellowship at the MusculoSkeletal Division of the Duke University Medical Center, Durham, Nc (Us) -Winner Of The Siemens® Radiological Quiz - X Portuguese Congress Of Radiology (3000€) Vilamoura (Pt), 12-15th May 2010 -Invited Speaker For The Specialty Of Clinical Radiology: Present And Future? View Of The Resident Medical Specialties Exihibition – MOSTREM 2009, Portuguese Order of Medical Doctors, 26th October 2009 ERASMUS COURSE MRI OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM II DISTICTION – Successful Completion Of The Course (2nd Best Place) Bratislava(SL), 5-9th October 2009 MAIN MUSCULOSKELETAL RADIOLOGY COURSES /MEETINGS ATTENDED ISCD Bone Densitometry Course -December 4-5th 2010, Chicago, USA Refresher Courses - 96th Radiology Society Of North-America Annual Meeeting –RSNA 2009, Chicago (EUA), 28Nov- 3Dec 2010 (AMA/PRA credits: 26,50) Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative: Biomedical Research – Basic/Refresher Curriculum Completion Report -Duke Medicine, 11/22/2010, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA Diploma Of The European Musculoskeletal Society E.S.S.R (ongoing) -Started in January 2010 (expected till 2014) - Workshop Spondyloarthropathies On MRI, by J. Sieper / Schering®, Portuguese Rheumatological Society, Lisbon (PT), June 2010, Ultrassonography Of The Ankle And Foot, 17th European Society of the MusculoSkeletal Meeting (ESSR), Lille (FR), 17 Junho 2010 Refresher Courses - 95th Radiology Society Of North-America Annual Meeeting –Rsna 2009, Chicago (EUA), 29Nov-4Dec 2009 (21,0 AMA/PRA Credits): Erasmus Course Mri Of The Musculoskeletal System Ii Bratislava(SL), 5-9th October 2009 Musculotendinous Ultrasound Course Portuguese Society of Radiology, Vilamoura (PT), 15th May 2008 Programa “Invest In Youth”– 20th European Congress Of Radiology (Ecr -2008) Viena (Áustria), 7-11th March 2008 Refresher Courses – 20th European Congress Of Radiology (Ecr -2008) Viena, 7-1 Março 2008 Erasmus Course Basic MRI Physics Brussels (BE), 15-19th October 2007 I International Post-Graduate Course Of Musculoskeletal And Interventional Radiology Lisbon (PT). April 2007 VOLUNTEER UNIVERSITY INTERVENTION GROUP: HIV/AIDS VOLUNTARY SQUAD: Faculty of Medical Sciences (U.N.L) 2002. Aim: teach kids from poor neighbourhoods what is HIV/AIDS infection and how to protect themselves. This project was filmed and later became a documentary named «DOCTOR STRANGELOVE -OR HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE CONDOM», produced by Leonor Areal, sponsored by National Portuguese Broadcast and Portugal’s Ministry of Education. Voluntary On A Internal Medicine Urgency Team, Hospital São Francisco Xavier, 2003, under authorization of Isabel Soares, PhD (head of the medicine team, Medicine I, Hospital Egas Moniz, Lisboa (PT) MEMBERSHIPS SPRMN – Portuguese Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine ECR: European Society of Radiology ESSR: European Society of MusculoSkeletal Radiology RSNA (Member-in-training): Radiological Society of North America LANGUAGES Mother tongue Portuguese English : TOEFL IBT – score 101/120 (PT, 22 Nov 2008) LISTENING READING WRITING SPEAKING English C2 C2 C1 C2 French B2 B2 A1 A2 Spanish B2 B1 A1 B1

Interests

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Subspecialty interest
Musculoskeletal imaging,CT,MRI,
Special interests
Academia,Research,Teleradiology,Consultation,Freelancing,Business opportunities,

Location

Country
Portugal
State
lisbon
City
lisbon
Hometown
Lisbon
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