Vivianne Freitas is an Assistant Professor at University of Toronto and a Staff Radiologist of the Breast Imaging Division of the Toronto Joint Department of Medical Imaging, University Health Network, Sinai Health System, and Women’s College Hospital.
She is a graduate of the Radiology Residency Training Program at the Brazilian National Cancer Institute with a Fellowship Training Program at the Joint Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto. Dr. Freitas obtained her Master’s in Health Science in Clinical Research from Dresden University, Germany.
Dr. Freitas was awarded The Roberta Jong Award for the research project entitled “Potential Role of MRI in Assessing the Need for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Patients Undergoing Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy”. She received the Clinical Research Scholar Award from Harvard Medical School.
She is affiliated with multiple national and international professional societies including the Radiological Society of North America.
She currently has over 20 peer-reviewed publications in high-impact oncology and radiology journals and has some active research grants at the national level.
Dr. Freitas’s research focuses on novel technologies for breast cancer screening, Artificial Intelligence classifiers to differentiate benign and malignant breast lesions, and AI predictor models to assess therapy response.