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Yellen-Nelson, Thomas R., Ph.D.

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentRadiology
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0610
La Jolla CA 92093
Phone858-534-1433
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    Collapse Biography 
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    University of California, Los AngelesPh.D. - Medical Physics1977Medical Physics
    San Diego State UniversityM.S. - Radiological Physics1974Physics
    San Diego State UniversityB.A. - Mathematics1972Mathematics
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    California Breast Cancer Research Program2010Cornelius L. Hopper Poster Award - Precision Image-Guided Biopsy of Tumors in Dense Breasts
    California Breast Cancer Research Program2003Cornelius L. Hopper Scientific Achievement Award - Breast CT: System Design and Evaluation
    American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine2002Fellow
    American Association of Physicists in Medicine2001Fellow
    1985Diplomate - American Board of Radiology
    1981Diplomate - American Board of Health Physics

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    1. Demb J, Chu P, Nelson T, Hall D, Seibert A, Lamba R, Boone J, Krishnam M, Cagnon C, Bostani M, Gould R, Miglioretti D, Smith-Bindman R. Optimizing Radiation Doses for Computed Tomography Across Institutions: Dose Auditing and Best Practices. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 01; 177(6):810-817. PMID: 28395000.
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    2. Smith-Bindman R, Moghadassi M, Wilson N, Nelson T, Boone JM, Cagnon CH, Gould R, Hall DJ, Krishnam M, Lamba R, McNitt-Gray M, Seibert A, Miglioretti DL. Radiation Doses in Consecutive CT Examinations from Five University of California Medical Centers. Radiology. 2015 Oct; 277(1):134-41. PMID: 25988262; PMCID: PMC4613871 [Available on 10/01/16].
    3. Nelson T. Practical strategies to reduce pediatric CT radiation dose. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Mar; 11(3):292-9. PMID: 24589405.
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    4. Nebeker J, Nelson T. Imaging of sound speed using reflection ultrasound tomography. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Sep; 31(9):1389-404. PMID: 22922619.
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    5. Nelson T, Tran A, Fakourfar H, Nebeker J. Positional calibration of an ultrasound image-guided robotic breast biopsy system. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Mar; 31(3):351-9. PMID: 22368125.
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    6. Gude D, Broxterman R, Ade C, Barstow T, Nelson T, Song W, Warren S. Automated hand-forearm ergometer data collection system. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:2379-82. PMID: 23366403.
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    7. Huang JS, Tobin A, Harvey L, Nelson T. Diagnostic medical radiation in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Nov; 53(5):502-6. PMID: 22020539.
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    8. Benson CB, Middleton WD, Nelson T. Thanks to Beryl Benacerraf from the deputy editors. J Ultrasound Med. 2010 Dec; 29(12):1682. PMID: 21098836.
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    9. Nelson T, Fowlkes JB, Abramowicz JS, Church CC. Ultrasound biosafety considerations for the practicing sonographer and sonologist. J Ultrasound Med. 2009 Feb; 28(2):139-50. PMID: 19168764.
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    10. McGahan MC, Ramos GA, Landry C, Wolfson T, Sowell BB, D'Agostini D, Patino C, Nelson T, Pretorius DH. Multislice display of the fetal face using 3-dimensional ultrasonography. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 Nov; 27(11):1573-81. PMID: 18946096.
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    11. Nelson T, Cerviño LI, Boone JM, Lindfors KK. Classification of breast computed tomography data. Med Phys. 2008 Mar; 35(3):1078-86. PMID: 18404942; PMCID: PMC2706664.
    12. Lindfors KK, Boone JM, Nelson T, Yang K, Kwan AL, Miller DF. Dedicated breast CT: initial clinical experience. Radiology. 2008 Mar; 246(3):725-33. PMID: 18195383; PMCID: PMC2798097.
    13. Nelson T, Ji EK, Lee JH, Bailey MJ, Pretorius DH. Stereoscopic evaluation of fetal bony structures. J Ultrasound Med. 2008 Jan; 27(1):15-24. PMID: 18096726.
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    14. Kellner AL, Nelson T, Cerviño LI, Boone JM. Simulation of mechanical compression of breast tissue. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2007 Oct; 54(10):1885-91. PMID: 17926687.
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    15. Familia AM, Sarangan A, Nelson T. Gas to crystal Effect on the Spectral Line Narrowing of MEH-PPV. Opt Express. 2007 Jun 25; 15(13):8231-6. PMID: 19547151.
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    16. Nelson T, Fowlkes JB. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound: an idea whose time has come. J Ultrasound Med. 2007 Jun; 26(6):703-4. PMID: 17526601.
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    17. Liu JH, Li R, Nelson T, Weinreb RN. Resistance to blood flow in the rabbit ophthalmic artery after topical treatment with timolol. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2007 Apr; 23(2):103-9. PMID: 17444797.
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    18. Liu JH, Li R, Nelson T, Weinreb RN. Sympathetic activities influence blood-flow velocity and resistance in the rabbit ophthalmic artery. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2007 Apr; 23(2):110-5. PMID: 17444798.
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    19. Pretorius DH, Hearon HA, Hollenbach KA, Ji EK, Gattu S, Nelson NM, Nelson TM, Chibuk J, Hull AD, Newton RP, Nelson T. Parental artistic drawings of the fetus before and after 3-/4-dimensional ultrasonography. J Ultrasound Med. 2007 Mar; 26(3):301-8. PMID: 17324979.
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    20. Pretorius DH, Gattu S, Ji EK, Hollenbach K, Newton R, Hull A, Carmona S, D'Agostini D, Nelson T. Preexamination and postexamination assessment of parental-fetal bonding in patients undergoing 3-/4-dimensional obstetric ultrasonography. J Ultrasound Med. 2006 Nov; 25(11):1411-21. PMID: 17060427.
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    21. Boone JM, Kwan AL, Yang K, Burkett GW, Lindfors KK, Nelson T. Computed tomography for imaging the breast. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia. 2006 Apr; 11(2):103-11. PMID: 17053979.
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    22. Benacerraf BR, Benson CB, Abuhamad AZ, Copel JA, Abramowicz JS, Devore GR, Doubilet PM, Lee W, Lev-Toaff AS, Merz E, Nelson T, O'Neill MJ, Parsons AK, Platt LD, Pretorius DH, Timor-Tritsch IE. Three- and 4-dimensional ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology: proceedings of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Consensus Conference. J Ultrasound Med. 2005 Dec; 24(12):1587-97. PMID: 16301716.
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    23. Boone JM, Kwan AL, Seibert JA, Shah N, Lindfors KK, Nelson T. Technique factors and their relationship to radiation dose in pendant geometry breast CT. Med Phys. 2005 Dec; 32(12):3767-76. PMID: 16475776.
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    24. Rose SC, Kinney TB, Roberts AC, Valji K, Sanfeliz GR, Miller FJ, Pretorius DH, Nelson T. Endocavitary three-dimensional ultrasonographic assistance for transvaginal or transrectal drainage of pelvic fluid collections. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2005 Oct; 16(10):1333-40. PMID: 16221904.
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    25. Nelson T. Reporting of bioeffects research results to the ultrasound community. J Ultrasound Med. 2005 Sep; 24(9):1169-70. PMID: 16123175.
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    26. Mahfoud Familia A, Sarangan A, Nelson T. Optically pumped photonic crystal polymer lasers based on [2-methoxy-5-(2'-ethylhexyloxy)- 1,4-phenylenevinylene]. Opt Express. 2005 Apr 18; 13(8):3136-43. PMID: 19495212.
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    27. Rose SC, Nelson T, Deutsch R. Display of 3-dimensional ultrasonographic images for interventional procedures: volume-rendered versus multiplanar display. J Ultrasound Med. 2004 Nov; 23(11):1465-73. PMID: 15498911.
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    28. Rose SC, Nelson T. Ultrasonographic modalities to assess vascular anatomy and disease. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2004 Jan; 15(1 Pt 1):25-38. PMID: 14709684.
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    29. Rose SC, Roberts AC, Kinney TB, Pretorius DH, Nelson T. Three-dimensional ultrasonography for planning percutaneous drainage of complex abdominal fluid collections. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003 Apr; 14(4):451-9. PMID: 12682201.
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    30. Rose SC, Behling C, Roberts AC, Pretorius DH, Nelson T, Kinney TB, Masliah E, Hassanein TI. Main portal vein access in transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt procedures: use of three-dimensional ultrasound to ensure safety. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2002 Mar; 13(3):267-73. PMID: 11875086.
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    31. Nelson T. Three-dimensional imaging. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2000 May; 26 Suppl 1:S35-8. PMID: 10794870.
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    32. Nelson T, Pretorius DH. Three-dimensional ultrasound imaging. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1998 Nov; 24(9):1243-70. PMID: 10385948.
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    33. Nelson T. Three-dimensional fetal echocardiography. Prog Biophys Mol Biol. 1998; 69(2-3):257-72. PMID: 9785942.
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