Course directors

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Prof Amaka C Offiah

Chair of Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Children's Hospital

Prof Amaka Offiah is a Professor in Paediatric MSK Imaging at University of Sheffield, and an Honorary Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Sheffield Children's Hospital. She obtained her MBBS while working at Oldchurch Hospital, Essex and trained as a radiologist in Sheffield. She moved back to London, to Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, where she obtained a PhD for her thesis, “Optimisation of the digital radiographic imaging of suspected non-accidental injury”, then returned to Sheffield as a HEFCE-funded Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Academic Unit of Child Health. Her research interests are in the imaging of suspected child abuse and skeletal dysplasias and in methods of determining which children have fragile bones prone to fracture and which do not. Amaka lectures regularly on various radiology, paediatric, genetic, emergency medicine and orthopaedic courses, locally and nationally. She has contributed chapters to several well-respected radiology textbooks, and is co-author of two books, “A Radiological Atlas of Child Abuse” and “Fetal and Perinatal Skeletal Dysplasias: An Atlas of Multimodality Imaging”.

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Dr Caren Landes

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist and Service Group Lead for Radiology, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK

Dr Caren Landes obtained her medical degree from the University of Birmingham in 1997 and was appointed a Consultant Radiologist at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in 2006 and has been Clinical Lead for Radiology since 2012. Her expertise within paediatric radiology covers the full range of imaging modalities including plain X-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, and nuclear medicine.

Her special interests include musculoskeletal radiology and trauma, particularly imaging in inflicted injury.
She is the radiology lead for child protection, rheumatology, orthopaedic and skeletal dysplasia multidisciplinary meetings at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Landes is radiology trauma lead and has contributed to the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) guidance on imaging in paediatric trauma. As a result of her expertise she receives both regional and national referrals for review of musculoskeletal imaging from radiological and clinical colleagues with an emphasis on imaging in cases of suspected inflicted injury.

Faculty members

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Dr Jim Carmichael

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Great Ormond Street, London

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Dr Dave Garbera

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool

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Dr Saira Haque

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

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Dr Karl Johnson

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital

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Dr Sina Kafiabadi

Consultant Neuroradiologist, King's College Hospital

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Dr Samantha Low

Consultant in Paediatric Radiology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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Dr Sally Old

Medico-Legal Advisor, Medical Defence Union

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Dr Kate Park

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dr Ashok Raghavan

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Sheffield Children's Hospital

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Dr Maria E Sellars

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, King's College Hospital, London

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Dr Vivian Tang

Consultant Paediatric Radiologist at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

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Dr Fionn Williams

Consultant Neuroradiologist, North Bristol NHS Trust

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