Please make plans to attend our 2019 Fall Technologist Meeting in the LSU-Shreveport Medical Center Auditorium, especially if you live in the region. We held a meeting there in 2015 and are returning for 2019.

Julie McKeever is the Chair for the meeting and — working with our SWC-TS leaders — has developed an excellent educational program. A near-final schedule is below. Some last-minute adjustments may be necessary.

7:00 Registration and Breakfast

8:00 Welcome from Chapter President

08:10 “Follow the Yellow Brick Road: The Nuts and Bolts of PET Imaging Protocols” by Melissa Andrews at the Center for Molecular Imaging & Therapy

09:10 “Lu-177 Dotatate for GEP-NET Therapy" by Amanda Gulotta Reeves, Oncology Account Manager at Advanced Accelerator Applications

10:10 Break – Visit our Corporate Partners

10:40 “Alzheimer’s Disease and the Effect it has on the Patient and their Family“ by Barbara J. Grabher, CNMT, RT(N), Manager, Application Specialist and Product Technology at Life Molecular Imaging Inc.

11:40 Lunch

12:30 “PET Jeopardy: Is That Your Final Answer?” by Amol Takalkar, MD, Medical Director of the Center for Molecular Imaging & Therapy

1:30 “I-123 Ioflupane (DaTScan) Neuroreceptor Imaging” by Anil Ramachandran, MD, Chief of Imaging Services at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

2:30 “The Role of Ventilation-Perfusion Scintigraphy in Assessing Lung Disease” by Dave Koerber of Curium, Senior Product Manager at Curium Pharma

3:30 Break – Visit our Corporate Partners

4:00 “USP 825 Update and Guidance” by Cathy Whipple, with Cardinal Health.

5:00 Adjourn

Please also note:

  • Line Avenue Pharmacy, has graciously offered to sponsor lunch.

  • The Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy is helping to underwrite breakfast costs.

  • NuTech Inc. is sponsoring our morning break.