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Christopher T. Whitlow, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Christopher T. Whitlow, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Advanced Neuroradiology MRI Techniques, Neuroradiology, Radiology

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Department: 336-716-7849

Email: cwhitlow@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., East Carolina University, 1997
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 2004
  • Ph.D., WFU School of Medicine, 2004
  • Internship, Medicine, Moses H Cone Mem Hosp, 2005
  • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2009
  • Fellowship, Diagnostic Radiology, Wake Forest Baptist Med Ctr, 2010

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology

NPI Number

  • 1063696557
Christopher T. Whitlow, M.D., Ph.D.

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Christopher T. Whitlow, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Radiology
Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Spinal Fractures; Sacrum; Brain; Brain Mapping; Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7849 | Department: 336-716-7849

Email: cwhitlow@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Multi-atlas library for eliminating normalization failures in non-human primates. Maldjian JA, Shively CA, Nader MA, Friedman DP, Whitlow CT.. Neuroinformatics. 2016;14(2):183-190.

ATP1A3 mutation in adult rapid-onset ataxia. Sweadner KJ, Toro C, Whitlow CT, Snively BM, Cook JF, Ozelius LJ, Markello TC, Brashear A.. PLoS One. 2016;11(3):e0151429.

Multi-infarct dementia. Mintz A, Neth BJ, Whitlow CT. In: Bennett P, Oza UD, eds. Diagnostic imaging: nuclear medicine. 2nd ed. Philadelphia (PA): Elsevier;2016: 2: 52-53.

Abnormalities in diffusional kurtosis metrics related to head impact exposure in a season of high school varsity football. Davenport EM, Apkarian K, Whitlow CT, Urban JE, Jensen JH, Szuch E, Espeland MA, Jung Y, Rosenbaum DA, Gioia G, Powers AK, Stitzel JD, Maldjian JA.. J Neurotrauma. 2016;():.

Effects of cumulative subconcussive head impact exposure associated with youth football on white matter microstructural integrity [abstract]. Whitlow C, Bahrami N, Rosenthal S, Davenport E, Urban J, Vaughan C, Gioia G Stitzel J, Maldjian J.. Brain Inj. 2016;30(5-6):813.

Subconcussive impact exposure and computational modelling of the brain using an atlas-based biomechanical finite element model [abstract]. Stitzel JD, Urban JE, Miller LE, Kelley ME, Jones DA, Davenport EM, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA, Powers AK.. Brain Inj. 2016;30(5-6):809-810.

APOL1 renal-risk variants associate with reduced cerebral white matter lesion volume and increased gray matter volume. Freedman BI, Gadegbeku CA, Bryan RN, Palmer ND, Hicks PJ, Ma L, Rocco MV, Smith SC, Xu J, Whitlow CT, Wagner BC, Langefeld CD, Hawfield AT, Bates JT, Lerner AJ, Raj DS, Sadaghiani MS, Toto RD, Wright JT Jr, Bowden DW, Williamson JD, Sink KM,.. Kidney Int. 2016;90(2):440-449.

Cerebral structural changes in diabetic kidney disease: African American-Diabetes Heart Study MIND. Sink KM, Divers J, Whitlow CT, Palmer ND, Smith SC, Xu J, Hugenschmidt CE, Wagner BC, Williamson JD, Bowden DW, Maldjian JA, Freedman BI.. Diabetes Care. 2015;38(2):206-212.

Imaging evidence and recommendations for traumatic brain injury: conventional neuroimaging techniques. Wintermark M, Sanelli PC, Anzai Y, Tsiouris AJ, Whitlow CT.. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015;12(2):e1-e14.

Imaging evidence and recommendations for traumatic brain injury: advanced neuro- and neurovascular imaging techniques. Wintermark M, Sanelli PC, Anzai Y, Tsiouris AJ, Whitlow CT.. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015;36(2):E1-E11.

Traumatic brain injury imaging research roadmap. Wintermark M, Coombs L, Druzgal TJ, Field AS, Filippi CG, Hicks R, Horton R, Lui YW, Law M, Mukherjee P, Norbash A, Riedy G, Sanelli PC, Stone JR, Sze G, Tilkin M, Whitlow CT, Wilde EA, York G, Provenzale JM.. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015;36(3):E12-E23.

Structural and functional assessment of the brain in European Americans with mild-to-moderate kidney disease: Diabetes Heart Study-MIND. Murea M, Hsu FC, Cox AJ, Hugenschmidt CE, Xu J, Adams JN, Raffield LM, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA, Bowden DW, Freedman BI.. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015;30(8):1322-1329.

A child with fever and swelling of the forehead. Liu A, Powers AK, Whigham AS, Whitlow CT, Shetty AK.. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015;54(8):803-805.

Combining clinical neuroimaging and real-world mechanical impact data to investigate motor vehicle crash-related subarachnoid hemorrhage [abstract]. Urban J, Lynch S, Lowther E, Whitlow C, Dunn A, Stitzel JD.. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2015;30(3):E108-E109.

Effects of type 2 diabetes on brain structure and cognitive function: African American-Diabetes Heart Study MIND. Whitlow CT, Sink KM, Divers J, Smith SC, Xu J, Palmer ND, Hugenschmidt CE, Williamson JD, Bowden DW, Freedman BI, Maldjian JA.. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015;36(9):1648-1653.

Subclinical atherosclerosis is inversely associated with gray matter volume in African Americans with type 2 diabetes. Freedman BI, Divers J, Whitlow CT, Bowden DW, Palmer ND, Smith SC, Xu J, Register TC, Carr JJ, Wagner BC, Williamson JD, Sink KM, Maldjian JA.. Diabetes Care. 2015;38(11):2158-2165.

A comprehensive assessment of radiographic, clinical, and treatment related risk factors for metastasis related intracranial hemorrhage in metastatic melanoma following radiation therapy [abstract]. Lucas JT Jr, Lack C, Wagner B, Kuremsky JG, Mu F, Chan MD, Sweeney A, Maldjian J, Whitlow C.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;93(3 Suppl):E111.

Computed tomography demonstrates abnormalities of contralateral ear in subjects with unilateral sensorineural hearing loss. Marcus S, Whitlow CT, Koonce J, Zapadka ME, Chen MY, Williams DW III, Lewis M, Evans AK.. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014;78(2):268-271.

Abnormal white matter integrity related to head impact exposure in a season of high school varsity football. Davenport EM, Whitlow CT, Urban JE, Espeland MA, Jung Y, Rosenbaum DA, Gioia G, Powers AK, Stitzel JD, Maldjian JA.. J Neurotrauma. 2014;31(19):1617-1624.

Vervet MRI atlas and label map for fully automated morphometric analyses. Maldjian JA, Daunais JB, Friedman DP, Whitlow CT.. Neuroinformatics. 2014;12(4):543-550.

Development of a risk weighted cumulative exposure metric for the analysis of head impact data [abstract]. Stitzel J, Urban J, Davenport E, Maldjian J, Whitlow C, Powers A.. Brain Inj. 2014;28(5-6):802.

Graph theoretical analysis of resting-state MEG data: identifying interhemispheric connectivity and the default mode. Maldjian JA, Davenport EM, Whitlow CT.. Neuroimage. 2014;96():88-94.

Rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism associated with the I758S mutation of the ATP1A3 gene: a neuropathologic and neuroanatomical study of four siblings. Oblak AL, Hagen MC, Sweadner KJ, Haq I, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA, Epperson F, Cook JF, Stacy M, Murrell JR, Ozelius LJ, Brashear A, Ghetti B.. Acta Neuropathol. 2014;128(1):81-98.

Safety assessment, artifact reduction, and description of geometric distortion associated with diffusion imaging (DWI) with rigid head frame immobilization for stereotactic radiosurgery [abstract]. Lucas JT, DiNotto J, Dolesh W, Jung Y, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA, Chan MD, Bourland J.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;90(1 Suppl):S903.

Kidney disease and cognitive function: African American-Diabetes Heart Study MIND. Palmer ND, Sink KM, Smith SC, Xu J, Bowden DW, Hugenschmidt CE, Whitlow CT, Williamson JD, Maldjian JA, Divers J, Freedman BI.. Am J Nephrol. 2014;40(3):200-207.

Cellular microparticles as blood-borne endothelial biomarkers in patients with malignant gliomas [abstract]. Lesser G, Harmon M, Khan I, Whitlow C, Brown W.. Neuro Oncol. 2014;16(Suppl 5):v27.

Rapid-onset dystonia-Parkinsonism presenting as tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease (PO4.161) [abstract]. Tate J, Brashear A, Whitlow C, Snively B, Ozelius L, Sweadner K, Stacy M, Haq I.. Neurology. 2013;80(1 Meeting Abstracts):P04.

Evaluation of the extent and distribution of diffuse axonal injury from real world motor vehicle crashes--biomed 2013. Lillie EM, Urban JE, Lynch SK, Whitlow CT, Stitzel JD.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2013;49():297-304.

An unusual aetiology for internuclear ophthalmoplegia. Vishwas MS, Whitlow CT, Ihtsham ul Haq.. BMJ Case Rep. 2013;2013():.

Clinical applications of arterial spin labeling. Watts JM, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA.. NMR Biomed. 2013;26(8):892-900.

Computed tomography supports histopathologic evidence of vestibulocochlear sexual dimorphism. Marcus S, Whitlow CT, Koonce J, Zapadka ME, Chen MY, Williams DW 3rd, Lewis M, Evans AK.. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013;77(7):1118-1122.

Cerebral white matter hyperintensity in African Americans and European Americans with type 2 diabetes. Divers J, Hugenschmidt C, Sink KM, Williamson JD, Ge Y, Smith SC, Bowden DW, Whitlow CT, Lyders E, Maldjian JA, Freedman BI.. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013;22(7):e46-52.

Subclinical atherosclerotic calcification and cognitive functioning in middle-aged adults: the CARDIA study. Reis JP, Launer LJ, Terry JG, Loria CM, Zeki Al Hazzouri A, Sidney S, Yaffe K, Jacobs DR Jr, Whitlow CT, Zhu N, Carr JJ.. Atherosclerosis. 2013;231(1):72-77.

Cerebral blood flow quantification in swine using pseudo-continuous arterial spin labeling. Johnston ME, Zheng Z, Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT, Morykwas MJ, Jung Y.. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2013;38(5):1111-1118.

Head impact exposure in youth football: elementary school ages 9-12 years and the effect of practice structure. Cobb BR, Urban JE, Davenport EM, Rowson S, Duma SM, Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT, Powers AK, Stitzel JD.. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013;41(12):2463-2473.

Head impact exposure in youth football: high school ages 14 to 18 years and cumulative impact analysis. Urban JE, Davenport EM, Golman AJ, Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT, Powers AK, Stitzel JD.. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013;41(12):2474-2487.

Automated white matter total lesion volume segmentation in diabetes. Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT, Saha BN, Kota G, Vandergriff C, Davenport EM, Divers J, Freedman BI, Bowden DW.. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013;34(12):2265-2270.

Combining graph and machine learning methods to analyze differences in functional connectivity across sex. Casanova R, Whitlow CT, Wagner B, Espeland MA, Maldjian JA.. Open Neuroimag J. 2012;6():1-9.

Percutaneous pediculoplasty for traumatic pedicle fracture. A technical case report. Singh J, Baker MD, Morris PP, Whitlow CT.. Interv Neuroradiol. 2012;18(2):221-226.

A method to investigate the size and shape variation of the lateral ventricles with age. Urban JE, Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT, Stitzel JD.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2012;48():447-453.

Whither the hippocampus? FDG-PET hippocampal hypometabolism in Alzheimer disease revisited. Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT.. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2012;33(10):1975-1982.

Motor vehicle crash-related subdural hematoma from real-world head impact data. Urban JE, Whitlow CT, Edgerton CA, Powers AK, Maldjian JA, Stitzel JD.. J Neurotrauma. 2012;29(18):2774-2781.

Scope of diagnostic imaging. Chen MYM, Whitlow CT. In: Chen MYM, Pope TL, Ott DJ, eds. Basic radiology. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw Hill Medical;2011: 1-14.

The physical basis of diagnostic imaging. Dixon RL, Whitlow CT. In: Chen MYM, Pope TL, Ott DJ, eds. Basic radiology. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw Hill Medical;2011: 15-23.

Response of arteriovenous malformations to gamma knife therapy evaluated with pulsed arterial spin-labeling MRI perfusion. Pollock JM, Whitlow CT, Simonds J, Stevens EA, Kraft RA, Burdette JH, Maldjian JA.. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011;196(1):15-22.

Isolated fractures of the posterior maxillary sinus: CT appearance and proposed mechanism. Simonds JS, Whitlow CT, Chen MYM, Williams DW III.. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011;32(3):468-470.

Effect of resting-state functional MR imaging duration on stability of graph theory metrics of brain network connectivity. Whitlow CT, Casanova R, Maldjian JA.. Radiology. 2011;259(2):516-524.

High dimensional classification of structural MRI Alzheimer's disease data based on large scale regularization. Casanova R, Whitlow CT, Wagner B, Williamson J, Shumaker SA, Maldjian JA, Espeland MA.. Front Neuroinform. 2011;5():article 22.

Imaging and treatment of sacral insufficiency fractures. Lyders EM, Whitlow CT, Baker MD, Morris PP.. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2010;31(2):201-210.

Endovascular histologic effects of ultrathin gold- or vitronectin-coated platinum aneurysm coils in a rodent arterial occlusion model: a preliminary investigation. Whitlow CT, Geer CP, Mattern CWT, Mussat-Whitlow BJ, Yazdani SK, Berry JL, Lalli JH, Claus RO, Challa VR, Morris PP.. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2009;30(1):85-90.

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Associate Professor, Radiology

Clinical Interests

Advanced Neuroradiology MRI Techniques, Neuroradiology, Radiology
Christopher T. Whitlow, M.D., Ph.D.

Christopher T. Whitlow, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Radiology
Biomedical Engineering

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