2007-2008: Fellowship, Level 3 Cardiovascular MRI
University of Calgary
2004-2007: Certificate in Medical Education
University of Dundee
2001-2007: Residency, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
1997-2001:B.Sc.(Medicine) Dalhousie University
1995-1997: M.Eng., Materials Engineering
1991-1995 B.Sc. Eng. (Hons.), Engineering Physics Queen’s University
Research and Clinical Interests
Peer Reviewed Publications
Cunningham N., Reid L., Clarke J.R. “Ethics in Radiology Wait Times: Queue Jumping”, Accepted – CARJ as of June 7th, 2011
Green J.D., Clarke J.R., Flewitt J.A., Friedrich M.G., “Single-Shot Steady-State Free Precession Can Detect Myocardial Edema in Patients: A Feasibility Study” JMRI (2009) 30:690-695.
Clarke J.R., Strohm O., Patton D., “Patent ductus arteriosus demonstrated in an adult patient using CMR” Can. J. Cardiology (2009) 25:e17
Clarke J.R. “Waiting Times” Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Bioethics Education Project website, March (2009) http://rcpsc.medical.org/bioethics/cases/case_7_1_1_e.php
Clarke J.R. Brglevska S., Lau E.W., Ramdave S., Hicks R.J. “Atypical brown fat distribution in young males demonstrated on PET/CT” Clin. Nucl. Med. 2007 32 (9):679-82.
Clarke J.R., Schmidt M.H., Macken M.B., Morley C., Cummings E.A. “A child with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and a bilobed gallbladder” Pediatr Radiol 2007 37 (2):213-215.
Albritton W., Bates J., Brazeau M., Busing N., Clarke J., Kendel D., McClean K., Saucier D., Waddington A., Walker D., Gray J., “Generalism versus subspecialization: Changes necessary in medical education” CJRM 11(2006) 126-128.
Gates L., Clarke J.R., Stokes A., Somorjai R., Jarmasz M., Vandorpe R, Dursun S.M. “Neuroanatomy of coprolalia in Tourette syndrome using functional magnetic resonance imaging” Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 28 (2004) 397-400.
Salomons G.J., Singh M.A., Gupta J.A., Foran W.A., Clarke J.R., Capel M.S. “Apparatus for Small Angle X-ray Scattering Measurements of Polymer Deformation”. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 1996 67 (5), pp. 1748-1752.
Green J.D., Clarke J.R, Friedrich M.G. “Single-shot SSFP can Identify Myocardial Edema in Patients” Society of Cardiovascular MRI scientific sessions. Los Angeles, CA. 2008.
Clarke J.R., Daniels C., “State of Undergraduate Radiology Education in Canada”, CAR Resident Paper presentations. Lake Louise, Alberta, October 1st, 2005.
Clarke J.R., Langley R., Miller P., Weijer C., “Equipping physicians with ethical tools: a web-based curriculum” Royal College Outlook 2:2 (2005) 27-28.
Clarke J.R. “Mechanical Properties of Nickel Zirconia Interpenetrating Phase Composites”. M. Eng. Thesis, McMaster University, 1997.
“Cardiac Imaging: CT, MRI and Nuclear Medicine”, QEII Cardiology Technologist Education Day, October 16th, 2010
“Cardiac Viability Imaging”, Nova Scotia Association of Medical Radiation Technologists Annual Meeting, November 7th, 2009
“Cardiac Viability Imaging” Cardiology Grand Rounds, CDHA, June 8th, 2009
“Tools for Enhancing Professionalism in Medical Education”, Symposium at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Annual Meeting, September 23rd, 2005.
“Lymphoscintigraphy – Sentinel Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer”, Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists, Charlottetown, PEI, June 12th, 2005
“Generalism vs. Superspecialization Debate”. Association of Canadian Medical Colleges Annual Meeting. May 2nd, 2005.
“Radio-immunotherapy for Follicular Lymphoma”, Nova Scotia Nuclear Medicine Technologists Association, Feb 27th , 2005
“Lymphoscintigraphy – Sentinel Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer”, Kodak Refresher Course for Mammography Technologists, Oct 2nd, 2004
“Cardiac Viability Imaging”, Radiology Grand Rounds, April 5th, 2011
“Cardiac Viability Imaging”, Atlantic Radiology Conference, October 17th, 2009
“Cardiac Cross Sectional Imaging” Cardiovascular Surgery Rounds, CDHA, April 1st, 2009
“Cardiac PET”, Cardiology Fellow Rounds, Dalhousie University, March 21st, 2007
“Evaluation of CanMEDS ethics competencies” Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Annual Conference, Sept 29th, 2006
“Lymphoscintigraphy – the current evidence”, Resident paper, January 2004
“The Orbit”, Radiology ENT rounds, October 2003.
“Student and Resident Leadership Opportunities”, Canadian Medical Association Leader’s Forum, Ottawa, October 2003.
“Movement Disorders”, Radiology Grand Rounds, September 2003.
“Cardiac Perfusion Imaging”, Radiology Grand Rounds, April 2003.
“Coronary Calcium Scoring”, Radiology Rounds, March 2003.
“Mentoring Students and Residents”, Canadian Medical Association Leader’s Forum, Ottawa, October 2002.
Grants & Awards
“Development and Evaluation of an Online Modular Radiopharmacy Curriculum and Training Program”, Grant from Dalhousie Division of Medical Education, Funded March 2010, Amount: $9642.06
“Development and Evaluation of an Online Modular Radiopharmacy Curriculum and Training Program”, Grant from Covidien, Funded September 2010, Amount: $9642.06
“Development and Evaluation of an Online Modular Radiopharmacy Curriculum and Training Program”, Grant from Dalhousie Radiology Research Fund, Funded September 2010, Amount: $7000.00
Recipient, Killiam Fellowship, Dalhousie University, 2005
Selected for RSNA/ARRS Introduction to Research invitational conference, 2003
Dr. James Clarke Student Leadership Award founded by the Dalhousie Medical Student Society, 2001
Kidney Foundation of Canada, Dr. Allan D. Cohen Memorial Prize in Nephrology, Dalhousie Medical School, 2001
Dr. Leo Horowitz Prize in Diagnostic Radiology, Dalhousie Medical School, 2001
Dalhousie Medical School Gold “D”, 2001
L. B. MacPherson Award, Dalhousie University, 1999
For contributions to furthering student-faculty relations and communications at Dalhousie
NSERC PGSB Graduate Fellowship (Declined to attend medical school), 1997
NSERC PGSA Graduate Fellowship in Materials Engineering held at McMaster University, 1995
NSERC Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Queen’s University, 1994
NSERC Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Queen’s University, 1993