Silke Hecht

Silke Hecht, Dr. med. vet., DACVR, DECVDI


1998 Graduation (Veterinary Degree), Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich, Germany
2001 Doctorate (Dr. med. vet.), LMU, Munich, Germany
1998-2002 Internship and Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery, LMU, Munich, Germany
2002-2005 Residency in Diagnostic Imaging, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, Massachusetts, USADiplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) 2005
Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) 2006

2005-present University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USACurrent position: Professor in Radiology
Areas of interest: Magnetic resonance imaging, neuroimaging, oncologic imaging

Scientific Contributions

> 70 Peer reviewed publications, > 40 scientific abstracts presented at national and international meetings, > 10 invited review articles
Editor of German textbook on Veterinary Radiology (“Roentgendiagnostik in der Kleintierpraxis”) and author/co-author of > 30 chapters in various textbooks

Other Information

Served on multiple ACVR and/or ECVDI committees including ECVDI Credentials Committee, ACVR Grant Awards Committee and ACVR Examination Committee
2013-2015 President, CT/MRI Society of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR)
2015-2016 President, American College of Veterinary Radiology