About Thomas H. Farquhar

EDUCATION

  • UCSD Medical Center
    Fellowship in MRI
    2005-2006
  • UCSF Radiology Residency
    2001-2005
  • UCLA-San Fernando Valley Internal Medicine Residency
    2000-2001
  • UCLA School of Medicine
    Degree: MD
    2000
  • UCLA School of Medicine
    Degree: Doctor of Philosophy, Biomedical Physics
    1998
  • Stanford University
    Degree: Master of Science
    1992
  • Stanford University
    Degree: Bachelor of Science
    1992

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Radiology, 2005

LICENSURE

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • California

HONORS/AWARDS

  • Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Radiological Society of North America
  • Leo G. Rigler Award in Radiological Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Emil Brogen Research Prize, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Young Investigators’ Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine
  • Sylvia Sorkin Greenfield Award, UCLA Graduate Program in Biomedical Physics
  • Norman A. Bailey Award, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University
  • Frederick E. Terman Award for Excellence in Engineering, Stanford University
  • Tau Beta Pi, Stanford University
  • Wallace A. Davis Graduate Fellowship in Engineering, Stanford University

PUBLICATIONS

  • Holdsworth CH, Levin CS, Farquhar TH, Dahlbom M, and Hoffman EJ. Investigation of Accelerated Monte Carlo Techniques for PET Simulation and 3D PET Scatter Correction. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 48:1, February 2001.
  • Chatziioannou A, Silverman RW, Meadors K, Farquhar TH, and Cherry SR. Techniques to Improve the Spatial Sampling of microPET – a High Resolution Animal PET Tomograph. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 47:3, April 2000.
  • Farquhar TH, Llacer J, Hoh CK, Czernin J, Gambhir SS, Seltzer MA, Silverman DHS, Hsu C, Qi J, and Hoffman EJ. ROC and LROC Analyses of Lesion Detection in Whole Body FDG PET: Effects of Acquisition Mode, Attenuation Correction, and Reconstruction Algorithm. Journal of Nuclear Medicine 41:4, April 2000.
  • Farquhar TH, Llacer J, Sayre J, Tai Y-C, and Hoffman EJ. ROC and LROC Analyses of the Effects of Lesion Contrast, Size, and Signal-to-noise Ratio on Detectability in PET Images. Journal of Nuclear Medicine 40:12, December 1999.
  • Chatziioannou AF, Cherry SR, Shao Y, Silverman RW, Meadors K, Farquhar TH, Pedarsani M, and Phelps ME. Performance Evaluation of microPET: A High-Resolution Lutetium Oxyorthosilicate PET Scanner for Animal Imaging. Journal of Nuclear Medicine 40:7, July 1999.
  • Farquhar TH, Chatziioannou A, and Cherry SR. An Evaluation of Exact and Approximate 3D Reconstruction Algorithms for a High-Resolution, Small Animal PET Scanner. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 17:6, December 1998.
  • Farquhar TH, Chinn G, Hoh CK, Huang S-C, and Hoffman EJ. A Nonlinear, Image Domain Filtering Method for Cardiac PET Images. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 45:4, August 1998.
  • Qi J, Leahy RM, Farquhar TH, and Cherry SR. Fully 3D Bayesian Image Reconstruction for ECAT EXACT HR+. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 45:3, June 1998.
  • Farquhar TH, Chatziioannou A, Chinn G, Dahlbom M, and Hoffman EJ. An Investigation of Filter Choice for Filtered Back-Projection Reconstruction in PET. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 45:3, June 1998.
  • Qi J, Leahy RM, Cherry SR, Chatziioannou A, and Farquhar TH. High Resolution 3D Bayesian Image Reconstruction using the microPET Small Animal Scanner. Physics in Medicine and Biology 43:4, April 1998.
  • Cherry SR, Shao Y, Silverman RW, Meadors K, Siegel S, Chatziioannou A, Young JW, Jones WF, Moyers JC, Newport D, Boutefnouchet A, Farquhar TH, Andreaco M, Paulus MJ, Binkley DM, Nutt R, and Phelps ME. MicroPET: A High Resolution PET Scanner for Imaging Small Animals. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 44:3, June 1997.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Invited talk, “Risk of Radiation from Medical Imaging.” The Leadership Institute, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, CA. February 2011
  • Invited talk, “PET/CT in Oncology.” Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare, Carson City, NV

Our Partners

Connecticut Children’s
Day Kimball Healthcare
ECHN
Griffin Health
Hartford Hospital
Holyoke Medical Center
Windham Hospital