View the Virtual 2022 Annual Scientific Session Program, October 8th and 9th, 2022


AAT welcomes you to our 2018 Medical Thermal Imaging Scientific Session in beautiful Greenville, South Carolina!

The 2018 AAT Annual Scientific Session will be held on October 13th & 14th.

A  Pre-Meeting Physician Thermography Interpretation Course will occur on October 12th.

Annual Meeting proceedings and the Physicians Member Certification Course will be held on the Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital campus at the Bernadine Center.  Please click on the Travel, Hotel & Event Venue link for details on how to get to Greenville, recommended hotels and block rates, and directions to the Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital Bernadine Center.

Pre-Meeting Physician Member Certification Course: Friday, October 12th, 2018.

Take the next step toward AAT Membership status elevation!  Take an AAT Member Certification Course.  Read about this course here.

2018 Program and Events

General Sessions: Saturday, October 13th, 2018

08:00am – Registration

08:30am – Welcoming Remarks

Jeffrey Lefko, Greenville, SC, Executive Director, American Academy of Thermology

8:45-9:30am  Keynote Address: Past President Lecture on Medical Thermology 

Philip Getson, DO, Past President of the Board of Directors, AAT, Marlton, NJ

9:30am- 10:15am  Diabetic Neuropathy Assessed by Medical Thermography 

Luciane Balbinot, MD, PhD, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Panel Discussion-10:15-10:30am

10:30am –10:50am   Break

10:50am – 11:20 pm  AAT Professional Development: Revised AAT Neuromusculoskeletal Guidelines and Revised AAT Breast Guidelines

Robert Schwartz, MD, Chairman, AAT Board of Directors

11:20am-11:40am: Healthcare Policies on the Use of Medical Thermology

Jeffrey Lefko, MHA, Greenville, SC

11:40am-12:00pm: Camera Resolution and Microbolometer Sensitivity

Gaye Walden, Certified Technician Member, AAT, Charlotte, NC

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch (provided)

1:00pm –2:30pm: Clinicians Corner 1: Thermology Validated: AAT Atlas of Abnormals Case Presentations

Moderator: Dr. Robert Schwartz, MD

1:00pm-2:20pm   Neuromusculoskeletal Cases

1:00-1:20pm   Tashof Bernton, MD, AAT Board of Directors, Aurora, CO

1:20- 1:40 pm   George Schakaraschwili, MD, AAT Board of Directors, Aurora, CO

1:40-2:00pm   Matthew Terzella, MD, AAT Certified Physician Member, Greenville, SC

2:00-2:20pm   Tracy Turner, DVM, President, AAT Board of Directors, Elk River, MN

2:20pm – Break

2:40pm –5:00pm: Clinicians Corner 2: Thermology Validated: AAT Atlas of Abnormals Case Presentations

2:40pm-4:00PM   Breast Cases

2:40-3:00pm   Bruce Rind, MD, AAT Senior Member, Gaithersburg, MD

3:00-3:20pm   Jan Crawford, BSN, AAT Board of Directors, Clayton, GA

3:20-3:40pm   Anthony Piana, DC, Torrington, CT

3:40-4:00pm   Alexander Sepper, MD, PhD, Long Island City, NY

4:00pm-5:00pm Oral/Systemic & Other Cases

4:00-4:20pm   Alex Mostovoy, DHM, AAT Certified Physician Member, Toronto, Canada

4:20-4:40pm   James Campbell, MD, AAT Board of Directors, Clemmons, NC

4:40pm-5:00pm   Bryan O’Young, MD, Past President, AAT Board of Directors, Geisinger, PA

5:00pm – Annual Scientific Session Wrap Up and Remarks

5:30pm – Session Ends

Shuttle back to Crowne Plaza Hotel

6:30pm- 7:30pm – Meet and Mingle Reception with the Leadership at the Crowne Plaza Hotel

Presentation of AAT 2018 Achievement Award

Shuttle back to Crowne Plaza Hotel

Presentation of AAT 2017Achievement Award

Committee Meetings: Sunday October 14, 2018

07:30am – Shuttle from Crowne Plaza Hotel

08:00am – SPECIAL THERMOGRAPHERS WORKSHOP: Ambassadors to Thermography: a Guide to Help You Find A Physician Audience and Interpreter

Reaching Out to the Medical Community to Advance and Promote Medical Thermography

Tools Thermologitss Can Use Increase Market Share; My Experience With What New Thermologists Are Looking For When They Contact the AAT

How Technicians Can Recruit Physician’s to Become a Medical Thermography Interpreter

Q&A Session

Networking, Information Exchange

09:30am – Open General Session (for all attendees)

Topics to be Discussed –Membership, Education, Advocacy, Website Development

 10:30am – General Session Ends

10:30am – Shuttle returns to Crowne Plaza Hotel

10:45am – Board of Directors Meeting (Board Members Only)

12:45pm – Board of Directors Meeting Ends

2018 Sponsors

Bons Secours Greenville SC



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