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Pamela K. Woodard, MD

Professor, Radiology
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Head, Advanced Cardiac Imaging (Cardiac CT/MRI), Division of Diagnostic Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging Section
Director, Center for Clinical Imaging Research

Specialty Areas

Cardiac Imaging
Chest Radiology
Radiology

Board Certifications

Diagnostic Radiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cardiac CT and MRI, pulmonary embolism diagnosis, targeted molecular imaging

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-747-3878
Fax: 314-362-2976

Education

Education

Fellowship: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 1995
Medical Degree: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 1990
B.A.: Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Cardiac Applications of PET/MR Imaging.
Lau JM, Laforest R, Nensa F, Zheng J, Gropler RJ, Woodard PK
Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 2017 May; 25(2)325-333. doi: 10.1016/j.mric.2016.12.007.

PMID:
    28390532
    [PubMed - in process]
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Analysis of FDA-approved imaging agents.
Kinch MS, Woodard PK
Drug Discov Today. 2017 Mar 21; pii: S1359-6446(17)30124-1. doi: 10.1016/j.drudis.2017.03.006.

PMID:
    28341604
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cap inflammation leads to higher plaque cap strain and lower cap stress: An MRI-PET/CT-based FSI modeling approach.
Tang D, Yang C, Huang S, Mani V, Zheng J, Woodard PK, Robson P, Teng Z, Dweck M, Fayad ZA
J Biomech. 2017 Jan 4; 50121-129. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.11.011.

PMID:
    27847118
    [PubMed - in process]
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Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System (CAD-RADS): An Expert Consensus Document of SCCT, ACR and NASCI: Endorsed by the ACC.
Cury RC, Abbara S, Achenbach S, Agatston A, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Dill KE, Jacobs JE, Maroules CD, Rubin GD, Rybicki FJ, Schoepf UJ, Shaw LJ, Stillman AE, White CS, Woodard PK, Leipsic JA
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Sep; 9(9)1099-113. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.05.005.

PMID:
    27609151
    [PubMed - in process]
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Rationale and design of the Randomized Evaluation of patients with Stable angina Comparing Utilization of noninvasive Examinations (RESCUE) trial.
Stillman AE, Gatsonis C, Lima JA, Black WC, Cormack J, Gareen I, Hoffmann U, Liu T, Mavromatis K, Schnall MD, Udelson JE, Woodard PK
Am Heart J. 2016 Sep; 17919-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2016.06.003.

PMID:
    27595676
    [PubMed - in process]
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Natriuretic Peptide Receptor-C is Up-Regulated in the Intima of Advanced Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis.
Zayed MA, Harring SD, Abendschein DR, Vemuri C, Lu D, Detering L, Liu Y, Woodard PK
J Med Surg Pathol. 2016 Jul; 1(3)pii: 131.

PMID:
    27547837
    [PubMed]
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3D Printing in Complex Congenital Heart Disease: Across a Spectrum of Age, Pathology, and Imaging Techniques.
Anwar S, Singh GK, Varughese J, Nguyen H, Billadello JJ, Sheybani EF, Woodard PK, Manning P, Eghtesady P
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul 14; pii: S1936-878X(16)30413-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.03.013.

PMID:
    27450874
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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PET/MRI of Hypoxic Atherosclerosis Using 64Cu-ATSM in a Rabbit Model.
Nie X, Laforest R, Elvington A, Randolph GJ, Zheng J, Voller T, Abendschein DR, Lapi SE, Woodard PK
J Nucl Med. 2016 Dec; 57(12)2006-2011.

PMID:
    27390157
    [PubMed - in process]
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Imaging of hypoxia in mouse atherosclerotic plaques with (64)Cu-ATSM.
Nie X, Randolph GJ, Elvington A, Bandara N, Zheleznyak A, Gropler RJ, Woodard PK, Lapi SE
Nucl Med Biol. 2016 Sep; 43(9)534-42. doi: 10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2016.05.011.

PMID:
    27372286
    [PubMed - in process]
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3D MRI-based multicomponent thin layer structure only plaque models for atherosclerotic plaques.
Huang X, Yang C, Zheng J, Bach R, Muccigrosso D, Woodard PK, Tang D
J Biomech. 2016 Sep 6; 49(13)2726-2733. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.06.002.

PMID:
    27344199
    [PubMed - in process]
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CAD-RADS(TM) Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System. An expert consensus document of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI). Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology.
Cury RC, Abbara S, Achenbach S, Agatston A, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Dill KE, Jacobs JE, Maroules CD, Rubin GD, Rybicki FJ, Schoepf UJ, Shaw LJ, Stillman AE, White CS, Woodard PK, Leipsic JA
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2016 Jul-Aug; 10(4)269-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2016.04.005.

PMID:
    27318587
    [PubMed - in process]
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CAD-RADS™: Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System: An Expert Consensus Document of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI). Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology.
Cury RC, Abbara S, Achenbach S, Agatston A, Berman DS, Budoff MJ, Dill KE, Jacobs JE, Maroules CD, Rubin GD, Rybicki FJ, Schoepf UJ, Shaw LJ, Stillman AE, White CS, Woodard PK, Leipsic JA
J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Dec; 13(12 Pt A)1458-1466.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2016.04.024.

PMID:
    27318576
    [PubMed - in process]
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Design and Modular Construction of a Polymeric Nanoparticle for Targeted Atherosclerosis Positron Emission Tomography Imaging: A Story of 25% (64)Cu-CANF-Comb.
Woodard PK, Liu Y, Pressly ED, Luehmann HP, Detering L, Sultan DE, Laforest R, McGrath AJ, Gropler RJ, Hawker CJ
Pharm Res. 2016 Oct; 33(10)2400-10. doi: 10.1007/s11095-016-1963-8.

PMID:
    27286872
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Electrophysiologic Scar Substrate in Relation to VT: Noninvasive High-Resolution Mapping and Risk Assessment with ECGI.
Zhang J, Cooper DH, Desouza KA, Cuculich PS, Woodard PK, Smith TW, Rudy Y
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Aug; 39(8)781-91. doi: 10.1111/pace.12882.

PMID:
    27197804
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Statin Use Is Associated With Fewer High-Risk Plaques on Coronary CT Angiography.
Janjua SA, Pursnani A, Mayrhofer T, Puchner SB, Liu T, Lu MT, Maurovich-Horvat P, Woodard PK, Chou E, Fleg JL, Truong QA, Ferencik M, Hoffmann U
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Feb; 10(2)208-210. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2016.02.020.

PMID:
    27085451
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Coronary CT Angiography Versus Standard Emergency Department Evaluation for Acute Chest Pain and Diabetic Patients: Is There Benefit With Early Coronary CT Angiography? Results of the Randomized Comparative Effectiveness ROMICAT II Trial.
Truong QA, Schulman-Marcus J, Zakroysky P, Chou ET, Nagurney JT, Fleg JL, Schoenfeld DA, Udelson JE, Hoffmann U, Woodard PK
J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Mar 22; 5(3)e003137. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.003137.

PMID:
    27006119
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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2015 ACR/ACC/AHA/AATS/ACEP/ASNC/NASCI/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR/SCPC/SNMMI/STR/STS Appropriate Utilization of Cardiovascular Imaging in Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain: A Joint Document of the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Committee and the American College of Cardiology Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force.
Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain Writing Panel., Rybicki FJ, Udelson JE, Peacock WF, Goldhaber SZ, Isselbacher EM, Kazerooni E, Kontos MC, Litt H, Woodard PK, Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain Rating Panel., Appropriate Utilization of Cardiovascular Imaging Oversight Committee.
J Am Coll Radiol. 2016 Feb; 13(2)e1-e29. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.07.007.

PMID:
    26810814
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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2015 ACR/ACC/AHA/AATS/ACEP/ASNC/NASCI/SAEM/SCCT/SCMR/SCPC/SNMMI/STR/STS Appropriate Utilization of Cardiovascular Imaging in Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain: A Joint Document of the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Committee and the American College of Cardiology Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force.
Rybicki FJ, Udelson JE, Peacock WF, Goldhaber SZ, Isselbacher EM, Kazerooni E, Kontos MC, Litt H, Woodard PK
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Feb 23; 67(7)853-79. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.09.011.

PMID:
    26809772
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PET/CT Imaging of Chemokine Receptors in Inflammatory Atherosclerosis Using Targeted Nanoparticles.
Luehmann HP, Detering L, Fors BP, Pressly ED, Woodard PK, Randolph GJ, Gropler RJ, Hawker CJ, Liu Y
J Nucl Med. 2016 Jul; 57(7)1124-9. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.115.166751.

PMID:
    26795285
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ACR Appropriateness Criteria Acute Nonspecific Chest Pain-Low Probability of Coronary Artery Disease.
Hoffmann U, Akers SR, Brown RK, Cummings KW, Cury RC, Greenberg SB, Ho VB, Hsu JY, Min JK, Panchal KK, Stillman AE, Woodard PK, Jacobs JE
J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Dec; 12(12 Pt A)1266-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.09.004.

PMID:
    26653833
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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