Amaka Offiah, Professor, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, PhD, FRCPCH
Sheffield, United Kingdom

I obtained my MRCP while working at Oldchurch Hospital, Essex and then trained as a radiologist in Sheffield. I moved back to London, to Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, where I obtained a PhD for my thesis, “Optimisation of the digital radiographic imaging of suspected non-accidental injury”.

I returned to Sheffield as a HEFCE-funded Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Academic Unit of Child Health, was promoted to Reader in Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging in January 2015 and promoted to Chair in Paediatric Musculoskeletal Imaging in January 2020.

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Prof. Ignasi Barber, MD, PhD
Barcelona, Spain

Head of the Peadiatric Radiology Department
Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Childrens Hospital, Barcelona, Spain  

Barcelona University
Member of the ESPR Child Abuse Task Force
President of the Spanish Society of Paediatric Radiology 

Ignasi Barber is a Pediatric Radiologist, actual president of the Spanish Society of Paediatric Radiology (SERPE) and member of the Spanish Society of Radiology (SERAM) and the European Society of Paediatric Radiology (ESPR). Head of Paediatric Radiology at Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children’s Hospital. Associated Professor of Radiology at Barcelona Universtiy. Dr. Barber received training in child abuse imaging including a 2 years research fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital under Dr Paul Kleinman mentorship. He serves as an imaging specialist in the child protection team program. Dr Barber is engaged both in teaching medical students and radiologist professionals on a regional and national level. He is a member of the ESPR Child Abuse Imaging Task Force and the ESPR Educational Committee.


Prof. Rick R. van Rijn, MD. PhD.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Rick R. van Rijn works a paediatric radiologist at the Emma Children’s Hospital-Amsterdam UMC. As of 2010 he also holds a position at the department of Forensic Medicine, of the Netherlands Forensic Institute. In June 2014 he was appointed as professor of forensic radiology with an emphasis on forensic paediatric radiology.

He’s a founding member of the Dutch Expertise Center of Child Abuse and has held/holds several positions in professional societies amongst others chair of the International Society of Forensic Radiology and Imaging, chair of the scientific committee of the Dutch Society of Forensic Medicine, and general secretary of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology.

He has published >250 peer reviewed publications, many on child abuse imaging, wrote a book on forensic aspects of paediatric fractures, edited two paediatric radiology books, and several book chapters.

A detailed curriculum vitae can be found here.

Dr. Inès Mannes
Paris, France

I am a MD in the Pediatric Radiology Department in Bicêtre Hospital, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, in France. I am a pediatric radiologist, with a special interest in pediatric neuroradiology. I am lucky to be a member of the ESPR Child Abuse Task Force since 2022. My training in Child Abuse imaging was under Pr Catherine Adamsbaum mentorship, an eminent French profesor now member of the Unesco Chair on Childhood Maltreatment. I have academic activities at a regional, national and international level, teaching in various national diplomas of Pediatric Radiology and Neuroimaging, and contributing to ESOR pediatric courses. I have published several articles on Child Abuse imaging.

Annmarie Jeanes MB BS, MRCP, FRCR
Leeds, UK



Annmarie Jeanes is a Consultant Paediatric Radiologist and Imaging Lead for Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology Radiology at Leeds Children’s Hospital, Leeds, UK

Dr Jeanes obtained her medical degree from the Kings College Medical School, London in 1988 and MRCP in 1997. She was appointed as Consultant Radiologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and St Mary’s NHS Trusts in 2000. In 2008 Dr Jeanes moved back to Yorkshire, where she was appointed to Leeds Children’s Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Dr Jeanes was Paediatric Imaging Service Lead from 2012-2017 and an active member of the Leeds Children’s Hospital Board.

Dr Jeanes special areas of interests include paediatric oncology, paediatric chest imaging and the imaging of suspected physical abuse (SPA). Dr Jeanes is imaging lead for the Paediatric National Sarcoma Panel, a member of the European Paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Imaging Group and a member of the Child Abuse Taskforce of the European Society of Paediatric Radiologists.

Dr Jeanes contributes to teaching within the Paediatric Radiology department, Leeds and West Yorkshire Radiology Academy, Leeds Medical School, the University of Leeds Paediatric MSc Child Health Course and Leeds Paediatric Ultrasound Course. Dr Jeanes also lectures nationally and internationally; she has contributed to 31 publications and is co-author to “Paediatric Radiology Rapid Reporting for FRCR Part 2B”

Dr Jeanes is actively involved in research, related to the imaging in children with SPA and is Clinical Supervisor to a PhD student. Dr Jeanes also provides expert reports to the Courts in cases related to child protection.

Maria Raissaki, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Paediatric Radiology
Heraklion, Greece


Maria Raissaki has finished her residency in the University Hospital of Heraklion, under the chairmanship of Professor Gourtsoyiannis and has sub-specialized in pediatric Radiology in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, UK in 1997-1998 under the chairmanship of Professor Helen Carty. Dr. Raissaki has been actively involved and devoted in Pediatric Radiology and Emergency Radiology, as a Consultant Radiologist and Faculty at the University Hospital of Heraklion, Medical school University of Crete, Greece since 1999. Maria Raissaki is currently Associate Professor in Pediatric Radiology at Medical School, University of Crete, Greece, European Society of Pediatric Radiology (ESPR) Board member and head of the ESPR Educational Committee, co-chair of the ESPR child abuse taskforce, past member of the CORE committee for the European Board of Radiology as case submitter and examiner, member of the editorial board in Pediatric Radiology journal, active member of the Hellenic Society of Radiology, Hellenic College of Radiology, European Society of Radiology (ESR) and ESPR. She has served as chair of the Pediatric Radiology subcommittee (ECR 2016) and a reviewer for Paediatric Radiology and for 8 more medical journals. She has been member of PPC for paediatrics during ECR 2013-2015, Chair of Paediatric scientific subcommittee, for ECR 2016, EPOS reviewer (2017-2021), member of ESR Education Committee 2019-2023.

Maria Raissaki has authored 96 publications in peer-reviewed Pub med/Scopus databases and 8 chapters in pediatric Radiology/Radiology books (5 international including co-authorship and co-editing of the paediatric Radiology chapter for the e-book for undergraduate medical students) with 2416 citations, h-index 26, i10- index 42 (googlescholar link:https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=G-37d7MAAAAJ&hl=el). She has delivered more than 280 invited lectures in National and International Courses and Congresses (including ECR, ESPR, ECPR, ESOR, BCR και Αegean Courses) on different topics in Emergency and Paediatric Radiology, including abdomen, MSK, child abuse, and has 7 awarded scientific papers, including ESPR Young researchers’ Award in 2005.

Maria Raissaki is responsible for the Annual Postgraduate Programme of the Radiology Department which includes more than 40 lectures per year, and for the Clinical-Radiological Interdisciplinary meetings with the pediatricians, Neonatologists and pediatric Hematologists-Oncologists, organized twice a week for the last 20 years.