Kitt A. Shaffer, MD, PhD

Professor, Radiology

Kitt Shaffer
820 Harrison Ave


Expertise includes: Thoracic imaging; Breast imaging; Educational methodology; Interactive teaching methods; Digital teaching methods.


  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Kansas, PhD
  • Kansas State University, BA


  • Published on 3/1/2018

    Shaffer K. Can Machine Learning Be Used to Generate a Model to Improve Management of High-Risk Breast Lesions? Radiology. 2018 03; 286(3):819-821. PMID: 29461953.

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  • Published on 10/24/2017

    Paul DK, Castro-Aragon I, Tannenbaum A, LeBedis C, Gupta A, Shaffer K, Kadom N. Film-Based Teaching Cases: Ditch or Digitize? J Am Coll Radiol. 2018 Feb; 15(2):343-345. PMID: 29079251.

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  • Published on 2/17/2016

    Pujol S, Baldwin M, Nassiri J, Kikinis R, Shaffer K. Using 3D Modeling Techniques to Enhance Teaching of Difficult Anatomical Concepts. Acad Radiol. 2016 Apr; 23(4):507-16. PMID: 26897601.

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  • Published on 7/17/2014

    Spentzouris G, Zandian A, Cesmebasi A, Kinsella CR, Muhleman M, Mirzayan N, Shirak M, Tubbs RS, Shaffer K, Loukas M. The clinical anatomy of the inferior vena cava: a review of common congenital anomalies and considerations for clinicians. Clin Anat. 2014 Nov; 27(8):1234-43. PMID: 25042045.

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  • Published on 1/1/2014

    Eisenstein A, Vaisman L, Johnston-Cox H, Gallan A, Shaffer K, Vaughan D, O'Hara C, Joseph L. Integration of basic science and clinical medicine: the innovative approach of the cadaver biopsy project at the Boston University School of Medicine. Acad Med. 2014 Jan; 89(1):50-3. PMID: 24280854.

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  • Published on 10/1/2013

    Arya R, Morrison T, Zumwalt A, Shaffer K. Making education effective and fun: stations-based approach to teaching radiology and anatomy to third-year medical students. Acad Radiol. 2013 Oct; 20(10):1311-8. PMID: 24029065.

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  • Published on 8/20/2013

    Loukas M, Hulsberg P, Tubbs RS, Kapos T, Wartmann CT, Shaffer K, Moxham BJ. The tori of the mouth and ear: a review. Clin Anat. 2013 Nov; 26(8):953-60. PMID: 23959969.

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  • Published on 3/29/2012

    Carbo AR, Blanco PG, Graeme-Cooke F, Misdraji J, Kappler S, Shaffer K, Goldsmith JD, Berzin T, Leffler D, Najarian R, Sepe P, Kaplan J, Pitman M, Goldman H, Pelletier S, Hayward JN, Shields HM. Revitalizing pathology laboratories in a gastrointestinal pathophysiology course using multimedia and team-based learning techniques. Pathol Res Pract. 2012 May 15; 208(5):300-5. PMID: 22464153.

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  • Published on 2/1/2012

    Hirsch AE, Handal R, Daniels J, Levin-Epstein R, Denunzio NJ, Dillon J, Shaffer K, Bishop PM. Quantitatively and qualitatively augmenting medical student knowledge of oncology and radiation oncology: an update on the impact of the oncology education initiative. J Am Coll Radiol. 2012 Feb; 9(2):115-20. PMID: 22305697.

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  • Published on 5/4/2011

    Loukas M, Bellary SS, Kuklinski M, Ferrauiola J, Yadav A, Shoja MM, Shaffer K, Tubbs RS. The lymphatic system: a historical perspective. Clin Anat. 2011 Oct; 24(7):807-16. PMID: 21544873.

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