Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
Mahadevappa Mahesh, MS, PhD, is the Professor of Radiology and Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. He is also the Medical Physicist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD.
Dr Mahesh is board certified from the American Board of Radiology (ABR) in diagnostic radiological physics and is a member of the Radiation Control Advisory Board (RCAB) for the State of Maryland. His research interests are in medical imaging, particularly in areas of computed tomography (CT), interventional fluoroscopy and digital mammography. In addition, he has broad experience in medical imaging physics and radiation safety. Dr Mahesh strongly strives to enhance radiation risk communications with patients, public and the media.
Dr Mahesh is currently Associate Editor for the Journal of American College of Radiology and board member for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) and the American College of Radiology (ACR). He served as the 2nd Vice-President of Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in 2011. He serves as subject-matter-expert (SME) to the United Nations-International Atomic Energy Agency (UN-IAEA). He also serves as subject-matter-expert (SME) to the United Nations-International Atomic Energy Agency (UN-IAEA) and is the national contact person for the United States for the UNSCEAR.
Dr Mahesh is the author of the textbook titled ‘MDCT Physics: The Basics – Technology, Image Quality and Radiation Dose’
Dr Mahesh is a fellow of the AAPM (2007), ACR (2009), American College of Medical Physics (2011), Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) (2011) and International Organization of Medical Physics (IOMP) (2019).
Dr Mahesh is an elected council member of the National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) and served as Co-Chair of the NCRP report 184 (Medical Radiation Exposure of Patients in the United States) in 2019.
Dr Mahesh was elected to the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) Committee (Radiological Protection in Medicine) and will start his term from July 2021.
My twitter handle is @mmahesh1