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    J.Michael O'Connor PhD

    TitleInstructor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentRadiology
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Ave North
    Worcester MA 01605
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        Research interests: medical image processing, image perception, pattern recognition in imaging and imaging informatics & machine learning.  

        Adjunct Faculty, Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology (BMEBT) at UMass, Lowell (developed and taught online graduate course UML IB512 (Medical Image Processing); next offered in Spring 2014). Currently developing UML IB513 (Medical Imaging Informatics).


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        1. J. O'Connor, P.H. Pretorius, H.C. Gifford, J. Brankov. Application of cardiac myocardial perfusion clinical model observer to clinical cardiac studies. Supplement to the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2012; 53:594P.
        2. S. Konate, P.H. Pretorius, H.C. Gifford, J. O'Connor, M. King. LROC comparison of different collimators for myocardial-SPECT imaging when resolution is included in reconstruction. Supplement to the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2012; 53:130P.
        3. J. Michael O'Connor; P. Hendrik Pretorius; Howard C. Gifford; Robert Licho; Samuel Joffe; Matthew McGuiness; Shannon Mehurg; Michael Zacharias; Jovan G. Brankov. Creation of an ensemble of simulated cardiac cases and a human observer study: tools for the development of numerical observers for SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. Proceedings of SPIE (Medical Imaging 2012: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment). 2012; 8318:83180R-1-83180R-8.
        4. Soueleymane Konate, P. Hendrik Pretorius, Howard C. Gifford, J. Michael O'Connor, Arda Konik, Mohammed Salman Shazeed, Michael A. King. Combined collimator/reconstruction optimization for myocardial perfusion SPECT imaging using polar map-based LROC numerical observer. Proceedings of SPIE (Medical Imaging 2012:Image Perception, Observer Performance and Technology Assessment). 2012; 8318:83181L-1-83181L-8.
        5. P.H. Pretorius, J.M. O'Connor, R. Licho, J.G. Brankov. Task based assessment of cardiac function in Monte Carlo simulated gated Tl-201 perfusion SPECT: A human observer study. Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record (NSS/MIC), 2010 IEEE. 2011; 2972-2976.
        6. Das M, Gifford H.C., O'Connor J.M., Glick S.J. Penalized Maximum Likelihood Reconstruction for Improved Microcalcification Detection in Breast Tomosynthesis. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 2011; 30(4):904-914.
        7. J. Michael O'Connor; Howard C. Gifford; Jovan G. Brankov; P. H. Pretorius. Incorporating holistic visual search concepts into a SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging numerical observer. Proceedings of SPIE (Medical Imaging 2011: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment). 2011; 7966:79660D-1-9.
        8. J. Michael O’Connor, Mini Das, Clay Didier, Mufeed Mah’d and Stephen J. Glick. Development of an Ensemble of Digital Breast Object Models. Proceedings of the 10th IWDM. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 2010; 6136:54-61.
        9. Mini Das, Howard C. Gifford, J. Michael O’Connor, Stephen J. Glick. Evaluation of a variable dose acquisition technique for microcalcification and mass detection in digital breast tomosynthesis. Medical Physics. 2009; 36(6):1976-1984.
        10. Mini Das; Howard Gifford; Michael O'Connor; Stephen J. Glick. Dose reduction in digital breast tomosynthesis using a penalized maximum likelihood reconstruction. Proceedings of SPIE (Medical Imaging 2009: Physics of Medical Imaging. 2009; 7285:725855.
        11. Chen Yu, Liu Bob, O'Connor J. Michael, Didier Clay, Glick Stephen J. Characterization of scatter in cone-beam CT breast imaging: Comparison of experimental measurements and Monte Carlo simulation. Medical Physics. 2009; 36(3):857-869.
        12. J. Michael O'Connor; Mini Das; Clay Didier; Mufeed Mah'D; Stephen J. Glick. Using mastectomy specimens to develop breast models for breast tomosynthesis and CT breast imaging. Proceeding of SPIE (Medical Imaging 2008: Physics of Medical Imaging). 2008; 6913.
        13. J. Michael O'Connor, Mini Das, Clay Didier, Mufeed Mahmoud, Stephen J. Glick. Comparison of Two Methods to Develop Breast Models for Simulation of Breast Tomosynthesis and CT. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 2008; 5116:417-425.
        14. Mini Das; Howard Gifford; Michael O'Connor; Stephen Glick. Evaluation of a variable dose acquisition methodology for breast tomosynthesis. Proceeding of Medical Imaging 2008: Physics of Medical Imaging. 2008; 6913:691319.
        15. Dey J., O'Connor J.M., Chen Y., Glick S.J. Temporal change analysis for improved tumor detection in dedicated CT breast imaging using affine and free-form deformation. Proceedings of Medical Imaging 2008: Physics of Medical Imaging. 2008; 6913:69131D.
        16. Didier C.C., Chen Y., O'Connor J.M. Mah'd M., Glick S.J. Quantitative comparison of weighted Feldkamp FDP full-scan and half-scan algorithms for contrast-enhanced CT breast imaging. Proceedings of Medical Imaging 2008: Physics of Medical Imaging. 2008; 6913:69133B-69133B-7.
        17. J. Michael O'Connor; Stephen J. Glick; Xing Gong; Clay Didier; Mufeed Mah'd. Characterization of a prototype tabletop x-ray CT breast imaging system. Proceedings of SPIE (Medical Imaging 2007: Physics of Medical Imaging). 2007; 6510.
        18. Chen Y., Liu Bob, O'Connor J. Michael, Didier Clay S., Glick Stephen J. Comparison of scatter/primary measurements with GATE simulations for X-ray spectra in cone-beam CT mammography. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium. 2006; 6:3909-3914.
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