Chamaree Chuapetcharasopon, M.D. is currently a Healthcare Executive at Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd.

After finishing her medical school and residency training at Ramathibodi Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University, in Bangkok, Thailand, she continued her fellowship training in Vascular and Interventional Radiology and Body Imaging at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Texas, USA.

She joined Bumrungrad International Hospital as Chief of Radiology Department in 2001 where she established the first total digital radiology department in Thailand.

Under her leadership as a medical director (2008 – 2012 ), Bumrungrad International received its fourth Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation in 2011; breaking records by achieving the highest score in the hospital’s history.

Dr Chuapetcharasopon firmly believes that medical administration must not come at the sacrifice of medical knowledge. Therefore, she continues to be actively involved in National Professional Organisations domestically and internationally; giving lectures based on her knowledge in Radiology, Medical Informatics and Leadership. In her involvement in the National and International Professional Organisations, she took on various roles, some of which includes being the President of the Thai Medical Women’s Association, under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen (2012 – 2014 ), President of the Radiological Society of Thailand (2015-2018).

Dr.Chuapetcharasopon is currently the Treasurer of Thai Medical Informatics Association, Honorary Treasurer of Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology (AOSR) and Member Committee of International Radiology Education of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (2013 – 2019 )where she was awarded honorary membership in 2015 when RSNA celebrated its 101st anniversary.

David Clunie is an informaticist specializing in the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) standard. A retired neuro-radiologist, he has been editor of the DICOM standard since 1996, contributor to numerous DICOM supplements including those related to encoding quantitative information, structured reporting, multi-frame cross-sectional imaging and small animal imaging. The former CTO of an imaging clinical trials company, he participates in various on-going publicly funded projects related to quantitative imaging and is an active open source software developer. His dicom3tools and PixelMed DICOM toolkit are widely used for testing and validation of DICOM devices, including at Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) Connectathons, where he often serves as a monitor. With the resurgence of interest in digital pathology, he has taken an active role in the DICOM Digital Pathology working group (WG 26) and helped organize the recent WG 26 Connectathons. He has also been assisting other specialty groups such as dermatology, and promoting using of DICOM standards for enterprise imaging.

Emmanuel Cordonnier is a recognized expert in telemedicine and medical interoperability. Entrepreneur & researcher, his career brings him from software development to Research and then entrepreneurship.

Emmanuel Cordonnier graduated from ESME Sudria with an engineering degree, majoring in electronics. He began his career in 1980 at the company SESA, which was later acquired by Capgemini. At SESA, he created an “image” business line that specialized in connected 3D imaging. In 1989 he joined the University of Rennes 1 and the university hospital as the director of CERIUM, a laboratory devoted to developing prototypes for new 3D imaging technologies, diagnostic stations, medical imaging networks, computer-assisted surgery, and telemedicine, in partnership with businesses. In early 1997, CERIUM’s team created ETIAM, a small business specializing in medical image communication that Emmanuel headed until 2011. This company became the European leader in communication solutions for digital medical imaging tests on CDs/DVDs, and later over secure Internet connections. ETIAM has contributed to authoring several worldwide standards like expanding the DICOM standard to the Web (DICOM WADO) and video (DICOM MPEG…), as well as clinical document sharing (IHE XDS). Emmanuel was industry co-chair of IHE-Europe and DICOM Standards Committee.

Emmanuel joined b<>com and its Connected Healthcare lab in 2013, and has been eHealth Director since late 2014. He is co-chair of DICOM WG13 “Visible Light”.

Allan Noordvyk is the Executive Director of Research for Change Healthcare (www.changehealthcare.com/). He is a graduate of the Computer Science program of the University of Victoria (1989). Since 1991 Allan has worked continuously and exclusively for the same company through various acquisitions, mergers, and spin-offs: ALI Technologies, McKesson, and now Change Healthcare.

During most of this time Allan has been immersed in the design of radiology workstations and the underlying Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) infrastructure.  However, in recent years, this scope has expanded to cover Vendor Neutral Archives (VNA), Cardiovascular Information Systems (CVIS), workflow & AI orchestration, 3D printing, machine learning and many other areas related to medical imagining.

Allan is also leading the newly activate Dermatology Point-of-Care Intelligent Network project of the Canadian Digital Technology Supercluster (CDTS). He is also playing a key role in the proposed Point-of-Care Ultrasound Intelligent Network project.

In his 28-year career Allan has held a variety of positions, starting from software developer (where he was a primary designer and developer of one of the first PACS workstations) to his current role at Change Healthcare’s Enterprise Imaging business unit. In this role, where he is responsible for exploring the impact of new technology, clinical advances, regulatory changes, and government programs in all areas of EI.

Kevin O’Donnell is a Senior R&D Manager for Connectivity, Standards & Integration at Canon Medical Research (formerly Toshiba Medical Research). He has been contributing to standards in medical imaging since before the turn of the century.  Kevin is a past-cochair of the DICOM Standards Committee and the IHE Radiology Planning Committee and currently represents Canon Medical on technical and steering committees in DICOM, IHE and QIBA (imaging biomarkers).  Always optimistic about the possibility of improving our healthcare systems, he has served as author/editor for many standard profiles and supplements.

Kevin graduated from the University of Waterloo and the University of British Columbia with degrees in engineering. He developed nuclear medicine software in Japan for 5 years before settling in the San Francisco area.

Ken Persons, MSEE is an Enterprise Imaging Architect at The Mayo Clinic and is Co-Chair of DICOM Strategic Committee (WG-10). Ken is involved in numerous PACS, telemedicine, image compression, image acquisition workflow, image archival, indexing and viewing, EMR integration, image exchange, and a host of other imaging-related projects. He is the IT architect for Mayo’s Enterprise Imaging Systems group, which has the responsibility for the implementation of the Mayo Institutional Digital Image Archive and the Mayo Institutional Image Management System, the Clinical image viewer, the Mayo Clinic Image Exchange, and a variety of other imaging related initiatives. Ken provides imaging education at Mayo and has been a strong advocate for the DICOM medical imaging standard at Mayo Clinic and with industry partners. All of Mayo’s more than six billion medical images, from all departments that generate medical images, are stored in DICOM format and accessible with DICOM protocols.
Justin Ryan, PhD is a research scientist at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and is the director of the 3D Innovations Lab.  He creates patient-specific anatomical models for surgical and procedural planning in addition to a focus on computational analysis of anatomical/morphological cardiac variation. Justin is a co-chair of DICOM Working Group 17 which focuses on aligning medical imaging standards with the needs of the 3D+ community (3D printing, virtual reality, and augmented reality).

Antje Schroeder is currently working for Siemens Healthineers as a Technical Standards and Regulation Management officer. In this role she is representing Siemens Healthineers in various DICOM working groups as well as IHE Committees.

After pursuing a PhD in Medical Computer Science at Heidelberg University (Germany) in a Cardiac Surgery Lab she started working for R2 Technology. As a software engineer she worked on the implementation of various DICOM services for the Mammography and CT Lung CAD products. Later on, working for Siemens Healthcare, she was a product manager focusing on interoperability features across multiple of their ultrasound scanners.

Over the course of the time she has been participating in various DICOM working groups, including DICOM WG 12 (Ultrasound), WG 15 (Mammography and CAD), WG 31 (Conformance) and recently becoming Co-Chair of WG 1 (Cardiology).

Elliot Silver is the Senior Analyst, Standards and Interoperability with Change Healthcare’s Imaging Workflow & Care Solutions business unit (formerly part of McKesson Corporation). Elliot represents Change Healthcare on multiple DICOM, IHE, and HL7 workgroups, and is currently co-chair of the joint DICOM WG-20 (Information Systems)/HL7 Imaging Integration work group, and co-chair of the IHE IT Infrastructure Domain’s Technical Committee.

Elliot has worked in medical imaging for over a dozen years, and as a software development professional for over 20 years. He has held software developer, team lead, process improvement, and analyst roles. He has also developed software for diverse industries such as factory automation, commercial printing, and computer security.

Elliot holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Victoria (Canada). When not travelling, he resides in beautiful Vancouver, Canada.

Lisa Spellman, MBA, Astd. is the General-Secretary for the Digital Communications in Medicine (DICOM) for the Medical Imaging Technology Association (MITA)  providing strategic leadership and managing operational affairs for DICOM stakeholders worldwide.  She has worked in international standards development for over 15 years and has worked directly with hundreds of SDOs, subject matter experts, vendors, health ministries, NGOs and other related entities in the development of consensus-based standards.  She serves on the Board of Directors for the Society for Standards Professionals (SES) and the United States National Committee (USNC/ANSI) National Rules & Procedures and Finance Committees.

Lawrence Tarbox PhD is an Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science where he is the track director for the Imaging Informatics program.

Dr. Tarbox contributes many hours to DICOM serving as a Co-chair for several DICOM WGs including the DICOM Standards Committee (DSC), DICOM WG23, Artificial Intelligence / Application Hosting, DICOM WG14, Security and DICOM WG29, Education, Communications and Outreach. Dr. Tarbox also serves as the chair of The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Imaging Informatics Sub-Committee, and participates in multiple AAPM committees and groups.

Dr. Tarbox has over thirty years’ experience in both the commercial and academic research sectors, with responsibilities ranging from basic research to product development to business planning to deployment in real-world settings.   Most of his career has been focused on providing tools for the acquisition, processing, archiving, and management of medical data, with an emphasis on imaging data.


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