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Lumarie Santiago, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2001 University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, MD, Magna, Cum Laude Alpha Omega Alpha, Medicine
1997 University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, BS, Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Biology

Postgraduate Training

7/2006-6/2007 Clinical Fellowship, Breast Imaging, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Dr. Paul Davis
7/2002-6/2006 Clinical Residency, Diagnostic Radiology Residency, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX, Dr. Sandra A. Oldham
7/2001-6/2002 Clinical Internship, Transitional Intern Year, San Juan Bautista Medical Center, Caguas, PR, Dr. Lawrence Olsen

Board Certifications

2006 American Board of Radiology

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

DI Informatics Advisory Group, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2011-present
Co-Chair, Ultrasound in the New Millennium, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2011-present
Radiologist-Transcriptionist Worklist Committee Member, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2011-present
QA Interesting Conference Coordinator, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-present
Structured Reporting Group, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-present
Carestream Mammo Module Advisor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2010-2012
Breast Imaging Observership Coordinator, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2008-present
Breast Imaging Teaching File Coordinator, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2008-present

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Chair, Breast Imaging Visiting Professor Lectureship, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2011-present
Co-Chair, Ultrasound in the New Milliennium, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2011-present

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Faculty Senate, 2011-present
Member, Faculty Affairs, 2011-present
Member, Education, 2011-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Leong David L., Rainford Louise, Haygood Tamara Miner, Whitman Gary J., Geiser William R., Adrada Beatriz E., Santiago Lumarie , Brennan Patrick C. Trend of Contrast Detection Threshold with and without Localization. Journal of Digital Imaging, 3/2013.
2. Smith TB, Gilcrease MZ, Santiago L, Hunt KK, Yang WT. Imaging features of primary breast sarcoma. AJR 198(4):386-393, 4/2012.
3. Adejolu M, Huo L, Rohren E, Santiago L, Yang WT. "False positive lesions mimicking breast cancer on 18F, FDG, PET and PET/CT Imaging. Am J Roentgenol 198(3):W304-14, 3/2012.
4. Geiser WR, Haygood TM, Santiago L, Stephens T, Thames D, Whitman GJ. Challenges in mammography: part 1, artifacts in digital mammography. AJR Am J Roentgenol 197(6):W1023-30, 12/2011.
5. Shkumat NA, Springer A, Walker CM, Rohren EM, Yang WT, Adrada BE, Arribas E, Carkaci S, Chuang HH, Santiago L, Mawlawi OR. Investigating the limit of detectability of a positron emission mammography device: a phantom study. Med Phys 38(9):5176-5185, 9/2011.
6. Adejolu M, Wu Y, Santiago L, Yang WT. Adenomyoepithelial tumors of the breast: imaging findings with histopathologic correlation. Am J Roentgenol 197(1):184-190, 2011.
7. Haygood TM, Arribas E, Brennan PC, Atkinson EN, Herndon M, Dieber J, Geiser W, Santiago L, Mills CM, Davis P, Adrada B, Carkaci S, Stephens TW, Whitman GJ. Conspicuity of microcalcifications on digital screening mammograms using varying degrees of monitor zooming. Acad Radiol 16(12):1509-17, 12/2009. PMID: 19896068.

Invited Articles

1. Santiago L,. Outcomes of multimodality breast screening for women at increased risk of familial breast cancer. Breast Diseases: A Year book Quarterly 22(4):379-380, 2011.
2. Carkaci S, Santiago L, Adrada BE, Whtiman GJ. Screening for breast cancer with sonography. Seminars in Roentgenology 46(4):285-291, 2011.

Abstracts

1. Santiago L , Whitman GJ, Dogan B. Factors influencing the detection of occult contralateral malignancy in patients undergoing MRI staging for newly diagnosed breast cancer. ARRS, 2013.
2. Haygood TM, Arribas E, Liu QM, Atkinson EN, Brennan PC, Santiago L, Carkaci S, Lane D, Stephens TW, LePetross H, Adrada B, Davis P, Whitman GJ. Detection of microcalcifications on digital screening mammograms using varying degrees of monitor zooming. ARRS, 2009.
3. Geiser W., Stephens T, Santiago L, Haygood T, Whitman G. Digital mammography artifacts: what the radiologist needs to know. ARRS, 2009.
4. Whitman G, Wang J, Atkinson N, Geiser W, Yang W, Lane D, Stephens T, Santiago L, Haygood T. Digital screening mammography soft copy: Normal is quicker. ARRS, 2009.
5. RSNA 2007 Nominated for RSNA Trainee Research Prize. Technical recall in film screen and digital screening mammography, 1/2007.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

1. Nuclear Medicine procedure booklet author for Spanish speaking patients at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, 1/2005.

Last updated: 8/19/2013