• MSK 1

    Our emphasis is on using cutting-edge research and evolving technologies provides excellence in all aspects of musculoskeletal radiology patient care including sports medicine, trauma, functional tumor, and arthritis imaging.

  • Nuclear medicine

    Nuclear medicine is a form of molecular imaging that offers unique insights into the physiology of many types of disease such as cancer and enables physicians to personalize patient care.

  • Neuro

    Extensive research projects and collaborations allow us to build cutting-edge advanced neuroimaging services that provide precision imaging to our patients.

  • Body

    The Department of Medical Imaging is a world leader in MRI and transforms patient care through precision diagnostics and imaging-guided therapeutics.

  • Peds

    We provide the most advanced, comprehensive, and compassionate care to pediatric patients in Arizona and the Southwest United States, with medical imaging needs from head to toe.

  • BIC

    Our breast imaging team performs state-of-the-art 3-D mammography screening and diagnostic testing. Our doctors work closely with our research team on innovative imaging technology for the early diagnosis of breast cancer.

  • MSK2

    Our emphasis is on using cutting-edge research and evolving technologies provides excellence in all aspects of musculoskeletal radiology patient care including sports medicine, trauma, functional tumor, and arthritis imaging.

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Message from the Department Chair

Welcome to the Department of Medical Imaging (DMI) at the University of Arizona.  The DMI collaborates closely with, and is highly supportive of, the other clinical and scientific departments across the College of Medicine, Health Sciences Colleges and the University of Arizona.  Our mission, goals, objectives and strategies are aligned with the “Never Settle” academic initiatives put forth by our University leadership and with the clinical values of our Banner Health Network.

Diego R Martin, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Chair, UA Department of Medical Imaging

Department News

Announcing the Harrison H. and Catherine C. Barrett Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences for Cancer Imaging

Dr. Harrison Barrett, Regents Professor of Optical Sciences, Medical Imaging, and Applied Math, was honored at a reception celebrating the establishment of the Harrison H. and Catherine C. Barrett Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences for Cancer Imaging.


Dr. Karellas Recognized for his Contributions to Faculty Mentoring

Dr. Andrew Karellas, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, FACR, Professor, Medical Imaging, Vice-Chair of Faculty Development, received a certificate of recognition from the College of Medicine Dean’s Council on Faculty Affairs Committee


Dr. Zhonglin Liu awarded $426,389 NIH/NCI Grant for Colorectal Cancer Imaging Research

Zhonglin Liu, PhD, has been awarded an NIH/NCI Clinical and Translational Exploratory/Developmental Studies Grant (R21) of $426,389 for his research project entitled “Novel molecular probes for imaging colorectal cancer.” Dr. Liu will be collaborating with Dr. Brian Gray (Co-PI) at Molecular Targeting Technologies, Inc. (MTTI).