Silke Hecht

Silke Hecht, Dr. med. vet., DACVR, DECVDI

Education

  • 1998 Graduation (Veterinary Degree), Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich, Germany
  • 2001 Doctorate (Dr. med. vet.), LMU, Munich, Germany
  • 1998-2002 Internship and Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, LMU, Munich, Germany
  • 2002-2005 Residency in Diagnostic Imaging, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, Massachusetts, USA
    • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) 2005
    • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) 2006

Employment

  • 2005-present University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA
    • Current position: Professor in Radiology

Areas of interest: Magnetic resonance imaging, neuroimaging, oncologic imaging

Scientific Contributions

  • > 70 Peer reviewed publications, > 40 scientific abstracts presented at national and international meetings, > 10 invited review articles
  • Editor of German textbook on Veterinary Radiology (“Roentgendiagnostik in der Kleintierpraxis”) and author/co-author of > 30 chapters in various textbooks

Other Information

  • Served on multiple ACVR and/or ECVDI committees including ECVDI Credentials Committee, ACVR Grant Awards Committee and ACVR Examination Committee
  • 2013-2015 President, CT/MRI Society of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR)
  • 2015-2016 President, American College of Veterinary Radiology

Next Meeting Dates

  • 50th MRI

    MRI
    07.04.2021 DOWNLOAD ical

    MRI of bilaterally symmetric brain lesions. Not all are metabolic!
    Metabolic, toxic and nutritional encephalopathies and other diseases that may cause bilaterally symmetric brain lesions

    Speaker
    Silke Hecht

    Silke Hecht

Past Meeting Dates

  • 14th CT

    CT
    03.12.2018

    Lymph nodes of the head
    Normal anatomy, imaging features of reactive/inflammatory vs neoplastic lymphadenopathy and more.

    Speaker
    Silke Hecht

    Silke Hecht
  • 24th CT

    CT
    20.11.2019

    Perspectives on fungal diseases with computed tomography: EU v US

    Speaker
    Silke HechtSwan Specchi

    Silke HechtSwan Specchi
  • 40th MRI

    MRI
    08.06.2020

    MRI of spinal cord neoplasia

    Speaker
    Silke Hecht

    Silke Hecht
  • 47th MRI

    MRI
    06.01.2021

    Review of MRI features of non-infectious and infectious inflammatory encephalopathies
    General imaging features of inflammatory brain diseases; imaging features of specific conditions (viral, bacterial, fungal encephalomyelitis; MUE; others)

    Speaker
    Silke Hecht

    Silke Hecht
  • 40th CT

    CT
    10.02.2021

    CT of thoracic and abdominal lymph nodes. Review of anatomy, disease features, and controversies in evaluation.
    Normal lymph node anatomy of the thorax and abdomen in small animals. Imaging features of inflammatory and neoplastic lymphadenopathies.

    Speaker
    Silke Hecht

    Silke Hecht
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