Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Hirschman, Alan D
Bioengineering Department
Hirschman, Alan D
Executive Director, Center for Medical Innovation
Faculty
Professor
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Research Interest: 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, pp. 141-144.

Hirschman, A., 1991, "Society of Digital Image Communication Management," Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 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., "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., "Apparatuses and methods for extravasation detection," 6,751,500.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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