John J Totman


Head of Imaging Operations

Adj. Asst. Professor Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

DCR(R), MSc, PhD

Contact no. +65 65165057
Email Address
About Me

I have been involved in clinical imaging since 1986 with the majority of my imaging carrier has been within research, principally MRI and more recently PET/MRI. I completed a MSc. in Magnetic Resonance Technology at the Centre of Magnetic Resonance University of Queensland Australia and a PhD with the Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre University of Nottingham.

Research Interest

Expertise in human clinical and research imaging:

  • Research interest across MRI and PET/MRI integration
  • Operations Management experience in research and clinical imaging
  • Project Management of imaging facility design and installation
  • Broad range of MRI experience across all vendor systems from 0.2 to 7 Tesla
  • PET/MRI experience on preclinical and Siemens mMR systems
Recent/Representative Publications

A comparison of FDG PET/MR with PET/CT in pulmonary tuberculosis. BA Thomas, JS Molton, F Leek, Yan Pang, JJ Totman, NI Paton, DW Townsend Journal of Nuclear Medicine 57 (supplement 2), 546-546

Ejection and filling rates assessed from cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: possible indices of Degenerative Mitral Valve Regurgitation JXM Ho, JJ Totman, S Marchesseau, LH Ling. JCMR 18(Suppl 1):P347 · January 2016

Influence of the Short-Axis Cine Acquisition Protocol on the Cardiac Function Evaluation: a Reproducibility Study. S Marchesseau, JXM Ho, and JJ Totman. European Journal of Radiology Open 2016 March 60-66

Beyond 18F-FDG: characterization of PET/CT and PET/MR scanners for a comprehensive set of positron emitters of growing application - 18F, 11C, 89Zr, 124I, 68Ga, and 90Y. AT Soderlund, J Chaal, G Tjio, JJ Totman, M Conti, D Townsend. JNM 2015 Aug;56(8):1285-91