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October 9, 2002

Avrum N. Pollock, MD, FRCPC, Named Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

(Philadelphia, PA) - Avrum N. Pollock, MD, FRCPC, has been named Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in the Department of Radiology.

Dr. Pollock was born in Winnipeg, Canada and attended the University of Winnipeg, studying basic sciences. He went on to receive his medical degree in 1988 from the University of Manitoba and completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Toronto. His fellowships in Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Interventional/Body Imaging/Neuroradiology and apprencticeship in Pediatric Neuroimaging were completed at The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP). From 1996 to 2000, Dr. Pollock served as Director of Radiology Residents and Fellows at CHP.

As a Pediatric Neuroradiologist, Dr. Pollock's research interests include accidental and non-accidental pediatric trauma, ENT and Head & Neck Imaging, and radiology of syndromes. In the last year, he has been invited to lecture at CHP on three separate occasions; most recently for a Pediatric Morbidity and Mortality Conference.

Dr. Pollock has authored or co-authored research studies, abstracts and chapters for print publications including Pediatric Radiology, Pediatric Neurosurgery, the Journal of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Otolaryngology.

He is a member of several professional societies including the Radiological Society of North America, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the American College of Radiologists, the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology, and The Society for Pediatric Radiology.

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