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Vivian Lee

Senior Vice President, University Health Sciences
CEO, University of Utah Health Care
Dean, School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering

Selected Publications

Conlin CC, Oesingmann N, Bolster B Jr, Huang Y, Lee VS, Zhang JL, Renal plasma flow (RPF) measured with multiple-inversion-time arterial spin labeling (ASL) and tracer kinetic analysis: Validation against a dynamic contrast-enhancement method. Magn Reson Imaging 2017 Apr;37:51-55

Haddadin Z, Lee V, Conlin C, Zhang L, Carlston K, Morrell G, Kim D, Hoffman JM, Morton K, Comparison of Performance of Improved Serum Estimators of Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) to 99mTc-DTPA GFR Methods in Patients with Hepatic Cirrhosis. J Nucl Med Technol 2017 Mar;45(1):314-321

Anzai Y, Heilbrun ME, Haas D, Boi L, Moshre K, Minoshima S, Kaplan R, Lee VS, Dissecting Costs of CT Study: Application of TDABC (Time-driven Activity-based Costing) in a Tertiary Academic Center. Acad Radiol 2017 Feb;24(2):200-208

Lee V, Transparency and Trust - Online Patient Reviews of Physicians. N Engl J Med 2017 Jan 19;376(3):197-199

Lee VS, Kawamoto K, Hess R, Evaluating a Value-Driven Outcomes Program-Reply. JAMA 2016 Dec 20;316(23):2549-2550

Xie L, Bennett KM, Liu C, Johnson GA, Zhang JL, Lee VS, MRI tools for assessment of microstructure and nephron function of the kidney. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2016 Dec 1;311(6):F1109-F1124

Lee VA, Flis AE, Poster 261 Treatment of Recurrent Strokes Due to Behçet's Disease with IV Steroids and Inpatient Rehabilitation: A Case Report. PM R 2016 Sep;8(9S):S245

Lee VS, Kawamoto K, Hess R, Park C, Young J, Hunter C, Johnson S, Gulbransen S, Pelt CE, Horton DJ, Graves KK, Greene TH, Anzai Y, Pendleton RC, Implementation of a Value-Driven Outcomes Program to Identify High Variability in Clinical Costs and Outcomes and Association With Reduced Cost and Improved Quality. JAMA 2016 Sep 13;316(10):1061-72

Eftekhari K, Shindler KS, Lee V, Dine K, Eckstein LA, Vagefi MR, Histologic Evidence of Orbital Inflammation from Retrobulbar Alcohol and Chlorpromazine Injection: A Clinicopathologic Study in Human & Rat Orbits. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Jul-Aug;32(4):302-4

Zhang JL, Conlin CC, Carlston K, Xie L, Kim D, Morrell G, Morton K, Lee VS, Optimization of saturation-recovery dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI acquisition protocol: monte carlo simulation approach demonstrated with gadolinium MR renography. NMR Biomed 2016 Jul;29(7):969-77

Lee V, Medical School Hotline: "Leading Change" Speech Delivered at the JABSOM Convocation, May 15, 2016 Kennedy Theater, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, HI. Hawaii J Med Public Health 2016 Jun;75(6):175-6

Hofstetter LW, Morrell G, Kaggie J, Kim D, Carlston K, Lee VS, T2* Measurement bias due to concomitant gradient fields. Magn Reson Med 2016 May 17;:

Byington CL, Keenan H, Phillips JD, Childs R, Wachs E, Berzins MA, Clark K, Torres MK, Abramson J, Lee V, Clark EB, A Matrix Mentoring Model That Effectively Supports Clinical and Translational Scientists and Increases Inclusion in Biomedical Research: Lessons From the University of Utah. Acad Med 2016 Apr;91(4):497-502

Lee VS, Miller T, Daniels C, Paine M, Gresh B, Betz AL, Creating the Exceptional Patient Experience in One Academic Health System. Acad Med 2016 Mar;91(3):338-44

Conlin CC, Zhang JL, Rousset F, Vachet C, Zhao Y, Morton KA, Carlston K, Gerig G, Lee VS, Performance of an efficient image-registration algorithm in processing MR renography data. J Magn Reson Imaging 2016 Feb;43(2):391-7

Bress AP, King JB, Brixner D, Kielhorn A, Patel HK, Maya J, Lee VC, Biskupiak J, Munger M, Pharmacotherapy Treatment Patterns, Outcomes, and Health Resource Utilization Among Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction at a U.S. Academic Medical Center. Pharmacotherapy 2016 Feb;36(2):174-86

Unni SK, Quek RG, Biskupiak J, Lee VC, Ye X, Gandra SR, Assessment of statin therapy, LDL-C levels, and cardiovascular events among high-risk patients in the United States. J Clin Lipidol 2016 Jan-Feb;10(1):63-71.e1-3

Xie L, Layton AT, Wang N, Larson PE, Zhang JL, Lee VS, Liu C, Johnson GA, Dynamic contrast-enhanced quantitative susceptibility mapping with ultrashort echo time MRI for evaluating renal function. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2016 Jan 15;310(2):F174-82

Byington CL, Lee V, Addressing Disparities in Academic Medicine: Moving Forward. JAMA 2015 Sep 15;314(11):1139-41

Machiela MJ, Hsiung CA, Shu XO, Seow WJ, Wang Z, Matsuo K, Hong YC, Seow A, Wu C, Hosgood HD 3rd, Chen K, Wang JC, Wen W, Cawthon R, Chatterjee N, Hu W, Caporaso NE, Park JY, Chen CJ, Kim YH, Kim YT, Landi MT, Shen H, Lawrence C, Burdett L, Yeager M, Chan, Genetic variants associated with longer telomere length are associated with increased lung cancer risk among never-smoking women in Asia: a report from the female lung cancer consortium in Asia. Int J Cancer 2015 Jul 15;137(2):311-9

Lee VS, Redesigning metrics to integrate professionalism into the governance of health care. JAMA 2015 May 12;313(18):1815-6

Levine AS, Alpern RJ, Andrews NC, Antman K, Balser JR, Berg JM, Davis PB, Fitz JG, Golden RN, Goldman L, Jameson JL, Lee VS, Polonsky KS, Rappley MD, Reece EA, Rothman PB, Schwinn DA, Shapiro LJ, Spiegel AM, Research in academic medical centers: two threats to sustainable support. Sci Transl Med 2015 May 27;7(289):289fs22

Nickman NA, Ye X, Gaffney DK, Barney RB, Biskupiak JE, Okano GJ, Lee VC, Arellano J, Cost of palliative external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) use for bone metastases secondary to prostate cancer. J Community Support Oncol 2015 Mar;13(3):95-103

Lindley MD, Kim D, Morrell G, Heilbrun ME, Storey P, Hanrahan CJ, Lee VS, High-permittivity thin dielectric padding improves fresh blood imaging of femoral arteries at 3 T. Invest Radiol 2015 Feb;50(2):101-7

Kawamoto K, Martin CJ, Williams K, Tu MC, Park CG, Hunter C, Staes CJ, Bray BE, Deshmukh VG, Holbrook RA, Morris SJ, Fedderson MB, Sletta A, Turnbull J, Mulvihill SJ, Crabtree GL, Entwistle DE, McKenna QL, Strong MB, Pendleton RC, Lee VS, Value Driven Outcomes (VDO): a pragmatic, modular, and extensible software framework for understanding and improving health care costs and outcomes. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2015 Jan;22(1):223-35

Atanasova IP, Lim RP, Chandarana H, Storey P, Bruno MT, Kim D, Lee VS, Quadruple inversion-recovery b-SSFP MRA of the abdomen: initial clinical validation. Eur J Radiol 2014 Sep;83(9):1612-9

Zhang JL, Morrell G, Rusinek H, Sigmund EE, Chandarana H, Lerman LO, Prasad PV, Niles D, Artz N, Fain S, Vivier PH, Cheung AK, Lee VS, New magnetic resonance imaging methods in nephrology. Kidney Int 2014 Apr;85(4):768-78

Zhang JL, Morrell G, Rusinek H, Warner L, Vivier PH, Cheung AK, Lerman LO, Lee VS, Measurement of renal tissue oxygenation with blood oxygen level-dependent MRI and oxygen transit modeling. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2014 Mar 15;306(6):F579-87

Morrell GR, Zhang JL, Lee VS, Science to practice: Renal hypoxia and fat deposition in diabetic neuropathy--new insights with functional renal MR imaging. Radiology 2013 Dec;269(3):625-6

Lee VS, 2012 ISMRM Lauterbur Lecture. MRI: from science to society. J Magn Reson Imaging 2013 Apr;37(4):753-60

Zhang JL, Rusinek H, Chandarana H, Lee VS, Functional MRI of the kidneys. J Magn Reson Imaging 2013 Feb;37(2):282-93