Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Hirschman, Alan D
Bioengineering Department
Hirschman, Alan D
Executive Director, Center for Medical Innovation
Faculty
Professor
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Medical product development and educating new product entrepreneurs. 

PhD in Electrical Engineer-Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon Unviersity, 1978

BS in Physics, BS New York University, 1968

(2009) Elected member, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

(2006) Elected Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

(1999) Designated first MEDRAD FELLOW.

(1998) APEX Product Innovation Award.

Khanwilkar, P., Malandro, M., Redfern, M., Badylak, S., Hirschman, A., and Borovetz, H., 2012, "Translational research Initiatives within a University Setting," Pittsburgh, PA.

Hirschman, A., 1992, "Early Detection of Extravasation of Radiographic Contrast," Radiology, vol.184, pp. 141-144.

Hirschman, A., 1991, "Society of Digital Image Communication Management," Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, vol.15, no.4, pp. 277-283.

Hirschman, A., 1988, "Progress on Information Preserving Image Compression for Radiological Images," Society of Digital Image Communication Management.

Hirschman, A., 1987, "A Flexible Surface Coil for High Resolution MR Imaging of the Orbits," RSNA Proceedings.

Hirschman, A., 1979, "Automatic Phase Alignment for the Karhunen-Loeve Expansion," IEEE Transactions Biomedical Engineering.

Hirschman, A., 1979, "Standard Modules Offer flexible Multiprocessor System Design," Computer Design.

Hirschman, A., 1972, "A Numerical Calculation of the Circulation in the North Atlantic," Journal of Physical Oceanography.

Hirschman, A., "ACTUATORS AND FLUID DELIVERY SYSTEMS USING SUCH ACTUATORS (Pending)," 20080056920.

Hirschman, A., "Actuators and fluid delivery systems using such actuators," 7,315,109.

Hirschman, A., "Agitation devices and dispensing systems incorporating such agitation devices," 6,575,930.

Hirschman, A., "Apparatuses and methods for extravasation detection," 6,408,204.

Hirschman, A., "Apparatuses and methods for extravasation detection," 6,459,931.

Hirschman, A., "Apparatuses and methods for extravasation detection," 6,751,500.

Hirschman, A., "Apparatuses, systems and methods for extravasation detection," 7,047,058.

Hirschman, A., "Aseptic connector and fluid delivery system using such an aseptic connector," 6,096,011.

Hirschman, A., "CATHETER WITH FILTERING AND SENSING ELEMENTS (Pending)," 20080097339.

Hirschman, A., "CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETERS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT (Pending)," 20090240197.

Hirschman, A., "Communication systems for use with magnetic resonance imaging systems," 6,704,592.

Hirschman, A., "Communication systems for use with magnetic resonance imaging systems," 7,283,860.

Hirschman, A., "Container for agitating and injecting a multi-component medium," 7,351,221.

Hirschman, A., "DATA COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL FOR MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEMS (Pending)," 20090247866.

Hirschman, A., "DELIVERY OF AGENTS TO TISSUE (Pending)," 20070106208.

Hirschman, A., "Data communication and control for medical imaging systems," 6,397,098.

Hirschman, A., "Data communication and control for medical imaging systems," 6,970,735.

Hirschman, A., "Data communication and control for medical imaging systems," 7,672,710.

Hirschman, A., "Delivery methods, systems and components for use with hazardous pharmaceutical substances," 6,767,319.

Hirschman, A., "Delivery methods, systems and components for use with hazardous pharmaceutical substances," 7,204,797.

Hirschman, A., "Delivery of Agents Such as Cells to Tissue (Pending)," 20080294096.

Hirschman, A., 2012, "Delivery of agents such as cells to tissue," 8,182,444.

Hirschman, A., "Detection of fluids in tissue," 7,122,012.

Hirschman, A., "Encoding and sensing of syringe information," 7,018,363.

Hirschman, A., "Encoding and sensing of syringe information," 7,462,166.

Hirschman, A., "Encoding of syringe information," 6,743,202.

Hirschman, A., "FLUID DELIVERY SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS FOR DELIVERY OF HAZARDOUS FLUIDS (Pending)," 20100185040.

Hirschman, A., "Fluid delivery system and an aseptic connector for use therewith," 6,440,107.

Hirschman, A., "Fluid pressure measurement devices," 5,808,203.

Hirschman, A., "Front load pressure jacket system with syringe holder," 5,779,675.

Hirschman, A., "Front load pressure jacket system with syringe holder," 5,899,885.

Hirschman, A., "Front load pressure jacket system with syringe holder," 5,938,639.

Hirschman, A., "Front load pressure jacket system with syringe holder," 6,241,708.

Hirschman, A., "Front load pressure jacket system with syringe holder," 6,371,938.

Hirschman, A., "Front load pressure jacket system with syringe holder," RE37,487.

Hirschman, A., "Front loading injector system with pressure jacket assembly and syringe," 6,974,443.

Hirschman, A., "Front loading injector with pressure jacket assembly," 6,921,384.

Hirschman, A., "INJECTION SYSTEMS CAPABLE OF USING FEEDBACK FOR ADJUSTMENT OF INJECTION PARAMETERS (Pending)," 20070225601.

Hirschman, A., "INJECTOR SYSTEM AND FLUID CONTROL DEVICE PROVIDING AIR PURGING AND SHARP BOLUS INJECTION (Pending)," 20080091142.

Hirschman, A., "INTERFACE UNIT FOR USE WITH INJECTORS AND IMAGING SYSTEMS AND RELATED DEVICES (Pending)," 20090326370.

Hirschman, A., "Injection system and pumping system for use therein," 5,827,219.

Hirschman, A., "Injection system and pumping system for use therein," 6,063,052.

Hirschman, A., "Injection system having a pressure isolation mechanism and/or a handheld controller," 7,094,216.

Hirschman, A., "Injection system having an agitation mechanism for circulating a fluid medium," 7,060,049.

Hirschman, A., "Injection system, pump system for use therein and method of use of pumping system," 5,916,197.

Hirschman, A., "Injection system, pump system for use therein and method of use of pumping system," 6,197,000.

Hirschman, A., "Injector system and fluid control device providing sharp bolus injection," 7,326,186.

Hirschman, A., 2011, "Interface unit for use with injectors and imaging systems and related devices," 8,055,328.

Hirschman, A., "METHOD FOR DELIVERING THERAPEUTIC AGENTS (Pending)," 20080058758.

Hirschman, A., "METHODS OF INJECTING FLUIDS FOR USE IN IMAGING AND THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES WHERE FEEDBACK ENABLES ADJUSTMENT OF INJECTION PARAMETERS (Pending)," 20070282199.

Hirschman, A., "MITIGATION OF CONTRAST-INDUCED NEPHROPATHY (pending)," 20100114064.

Hirschman, A., "MRI HYPERTHERMIA TREATMENT SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES, ENDORECTAL COIL (Pending)," 20080086050.

Hirschman, A., "MULTIPLE LUMEN DIFFUSION CATHETER (Pending)," 20100174183.

Hirschman, A., 2012, "Medical fluid injection and inflation system," 8,192,397.

Hirschman, A., 2012, "Methods of coordinating an imaging procedure and an injection procedure," 8,160,679.

Hirschman, A., "Patient specific dosing contrast delivery systems and methods," 5,840,026.

Hirschman, A., "Patient specific dosing contrast delivery systems and methods," 6,385,483.

Hirschman, A., "Patient specific dosing contrast delivery systems and methods," 6,889,074.

Hirschman, A., "Patient specific dosing contrast delivery systems and methods (Pending)," 20010056233.

Hirschman, A., "Patient specific dosing contrast delivery systems and methods (Pending)," 20040162488.

Hirschman, A., "Processor-controlled angiographic injector device," 4,854,324.

Hirschman, A., "SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING FLUIDS TO A BALLOON CATHETER (Pending," 20080045834.

Hirschman, A., "SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF DELIVERING A DILATED SLURRY TO A PATIENT (Pending," 20090012497.

Hirschman, A., "SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING INJECTION AND/OR IMAGING PROCEDURES (Pending)," 20070282198.

Hirschman, A., "Syringe, injector and injector system," 6,042,565.

Hirschman, A., "Syringe, injector and injector system," 6,048,334.

Hirschman, A., "System and method for inflating a balloon catheter and delivering fluid media to a patient," 7,313,431.

Hirschman, A., "System for delivery of hazardous pharmaceuticals," 7,713,239.

Hirschman, A., 2013, "Systems and methods of delivering a dilated slurry to a patient," 8,382,704.

Hirschman, A., "Systems for controlling injection and/or imaging procedures," 7,937,134.

Hirschman, A., 2013, "Fluid delivery systems for delivery of pharmaceutical fluids," 8,454,561.