Mahadevappa Mahesh, M.S., Ph.D., FAAPM, FACR, FACMP, and FSCCT , is the Associate Professor of radiology and medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA, Md, USA, and Chief Physicist at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prior joining Hopkins, Mahesh obtained his Ph.D. degree in medical physics from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis, USA. Mahesh is board certified from American Board of Radiology in diagnostic medical physics and is a Member of the Radiation Control Advisory Board for State of Maryland. His research interests are in medical imaging, particularly in areas of multiple-row detector computed tomography (MDCT), interventional fluoroscopy, and digital mammography. Mahesh is the Editor of the Physics Columns, Associate Editor for the Journal of American College of Radiology (JACR), and Editor for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Newsletter since 2007. He is a Deputy Editor for Academic Radiology, Editorial Board Member for Radio Graphics. He was Member of the National Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) that published “Ionizing radiation exposure of the United States population,” and he is currently a Task Group Member of International Council of Radiation Protection and Measurements (ICRP). Mahesh is the author of textbook MDCT Physics: The Basics – Technology, Image Quality and Radiation Dose published in June 2009 and also translated to Japanese language in 2010. He has published and lectured extensively here in the United States and internationally in the area of MDCT technology, radiation doses in medical imaging, and other medical physics areas. Mahesh is a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Fellow of the American College of Radiology, Fellow of American College of Medical Physics, and Fellow of Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He serves currently as the 2nd Vice-President for the Radiological Society of North America.
Biography Updated on 22 January 2013