MIPS Leadership


Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD

Emory University

Dr. Krupinski is a Professor and Vice Chair for Research at Emory University of Arizona in the Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences.

She received her BA from Cornell, MA from Montclair State and PhD from Temple, all in Experimental Psychology.

Her interests are in medical image perception, observer performance, medical decision making, and human factors.

She is also Associate Director of Evaluation for the Arizona Telemedicine Program and Director of the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center.

She has published extensively in these areas, and has presented at conferences nationally and internationally.


Vice President

Tamara Haygood, PhD, MD

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Haygood-Miner is an Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where she primarily practices musculoskeletal radiology.

Her research topics include metastases to skeletal muscle, memory for radiologic studies and interpration efficiency. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles.

She received her PhD from Rice University and her MD from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston then completed a radiology residency program at the University of New Mexico in 1992.

This was followed by a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.


Mark McEntee, PhD

University of Sydney

Dr Mark Mc Entee trained as a radiographer in the University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Northern Ireland and was first employed and a radiographer in the Mater Public Hospital in Dublin.

He moved into academia shortly afterward where he completed a PhD in dose optimization and became a Lecturer in University College Dublin.

He worked there for 10 years becoming the President of the Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiation Therapy and an inaugural member of the health and social care professional council the regulatory body for health professional in Ireland.

He is currently Associate Professor in Medical Radiation Science and the University of Sydney where he is heavily involved in curriculum renewal, teaching and research.

Current research interests are wide ranging and mainly revolve around; Perception in Medical Imaging, Receiver Operating Characteristic analysis of performance, human performance and performance errors - particularly in medical imaging interpretation, as well as dose and image quality analysis.

This research has the aim of improving radiological diagnostic performance.


Asli Kumcu

Ghent University

Ms. Kumcu is currently a researcher, working on her doctorate, at the Image Processing and Interpretation (IPI) research group, TELIN department at Ghent University / iMinds in Belgium.

She received her BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, MS in Medical Imaging from University of Leuven, and worked in the medical imaging industry for 9 years.

Her research interests are subjective and objective image/video quality assessment methods, and their use in optimizing and validating the image quality of medical imaging devices.

MIPS Organizing Committee

Alastair Gale, PhD

Applied Vision Research Centre
Loughborough University

Philip Judy, PhD

Dept Radiology Brigham & Women's Hospital
Harvard University

Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD

Dept Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Emory University

Harold Kundel, MD

Dept Radiology
University of Pennsylvania

Cal Nodine, PhD

Dept Radiology
University of Pennsylvania

Jannick Rolland, PhD

University Central Florida

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