Prof. Thierry Huisman ( Vice President , MD. PD, FICIS, FGNS, FASPNR, FACR )

Prof. Thierry Huisman

Thierry A.G.M. Huisman is the current Radiologist-in-Chief and TCH Chair of the Department of Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, USA. He also holds the Edward B. Singleton Chair of Radiology. He is a tenured Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine and holds adjunct Professor Appointments at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Neurosurgery and Pediatrics. Before he joined TCH he served 11 years at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore. He was the Chairman of the Department of Imaging and Imaging Science at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. In addition, he was the Director of the Division of Pediatric Radiology, Director and founder of the Division of Pediatric Neuroradiology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and Co-Director of the Neurointensive Care Nursery (NICN), the Johns Hopkins Fetal Program and the Center for Translational and Molecular Imaging (CTMI). Prior to his tenure at Johns Hopkins he was the Chairman and Radiologist-in-Chief of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich. He graduated cum laude from Medical School at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, before completing residencies in Radiology and Pediatrics and fellowships in Pediatric Radiology and Neuroradiology at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Huisman enjoyed a 2.5-year research sabbatical at the Massachusetts General Hospital NMR center, Harvard Medical School in Boston. His primary field of expertise and research focuses on advanced, quantitative, precision imaging in the field of Neuroradiology. He has given more than 480 invited lectures, published 430 articles and 31 reviews, 67 book chapters, 6 text books, serves on multiple scientific committees of the various radiological societies and has organized multiple national and international meetings in Europe and the USA. He has been one of the founding members of the Swiss Symposium in Pediatric Neuroradiology and the Neurointensive Care Nursery at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Huisman served as a faculty member of the AIRP course in Washington, DC (2013-2019), and is a course advisor for the IDKD course in Davos, Switzerland since 2012. Furthermore, he has built several patient and family focused multidisciplinary programs and is actively involved in mentorship programs. He is a reviewer for multiple scientific journals and is an editorial member of 5 journals. He served as president of the American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology (2014/15) and the Eastern Neuroradiological Society (ENRS) (2020/2021), is a fellow of the International Cancer Imaging Society, the Global Newborn Society, the American College of Radiology, and the American Society Pediatric Neuroradiology. He is the elected President of the International Cancer Imaging Society, 2024-2025. Finally, he served as senior editor of the American Journal of Neuroradiology 2015-2023.