Silke Hecht, Dr. med. vet., DACVR, DECVDI
- 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
- 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
- > 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
- 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 MRI07.04.2021 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
Past Meeting Dates
Lymph nodes of the head
Normal anatomy, imaging features of reactive/inflammatory vs neoplastic lymphadenopathy and more.
Perspectives on fungal diseases with computed tomography: EU v US
MRI of spinal cord neoplasia
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)
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.