January 2023 Newsletter

Happy 2023! View the 1st issue of the year here.

Voice of Radiology Blog: Dr. Geoffrey Rubin

In today’s health system, effective radiology leaders incorporate key business management skills throughout clinical and hospital operations. The 2023 Radiology Leadership Institute (RLI) presents an engaging new course, “Maximize Your Influence and Impact: Learn How to Navigate Healthcare Management Like a Pro.”

Happy Holidays 2022

Wishing everyone a warm holiday season filled with peace, laughter and cherished moments with those you hold dear.

News for November/December 2022

View this combined issue to find announcements, news and a plethora of photos.

Dr. Michael Dake Recognized as Leader in Vascular Medicine

Michael D. Dake, MD, Senior Vice President for the University of Arizona Health Sciences, and Professor of Medical Imaging, Surgery, and Medicine at the College of Medicine – Tucson, was awarded the 2022 VIVA Foundation ATLAS Award.

Nuclear Medicine Receives SNMMI Comprehensive Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Center of Excellence Designation

Congratulations to the Nuclear Medicine Team! The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging has designated the Banner University Medical Center-Tucson Theranostic Center a SNMMI Comprehensive Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Center of Excellence.

Unveiling Our New Internal Website

Medical Imaging is excited to launch a new internal SharePoint website that will be used for in-house sharing. All current Faculty, Trainees and Staff have access to this UArizona Office 365 hosted site.

Dr. Geoffrey Rubin Interviewed During RSNA 2022

Dr. Geoffrey Rubin shares key learnings from his session at RSNA 2022, Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Managing Professionalism Challenges.

Drs. Marlys and Russell Witte Featured in 55th Anniversary Article

Marlys Witte, MD, and her son, Russ Witte, PhD, have worked together at the College of Medicine since 2007. Marlys and her late husband, Chuck Witte, MD, were among founding faculty for the College of Medicine – Tucson’s Department of Surgery. Dr. Russ Witte is a Professor of Medical Imaging who leads the Experimental Ultrasound and Neural Imaging Lab in the Biosciences Research Laboratory.

Announcing the Retirement of Andrew Karellas, PhD

Andrew Karellas, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, FACR, Professor of Medical Imaging and Vice Chair of Faculty Development, has announced his retirement on November 28, 2022 after a highly distinguished academic career.

October 2022

View our department newsletter and see photos from this month's events

Happy Halloween 2022

The DR and IR Residency Programs wish you a very safe and Happy Halloween

September 2022

View our department newsletter and see photos from this month's events.

Congratulations, Dr. Hina Arif-Tiwari

Dr. Arif-Tiwari is named Assistant Dean of the College of Medicine - Tucson Women in Science (WIMS) program. In this new role, she will lead the direction and operations of the WIMS fellowship.

Avanka Lowe, MD, Nuclear Medicine Physician

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Avanka Lowe, Nuclear Medicine physician and Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging.

Daniel W. Lee, MD, Neurointerventional Radiologist

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Daniel Lee, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging specializing in Neurointerventional Radiology.

July/August 2022 Newsletter

View the double edition of the newsletter for July and August. Medical Imaging has welcomed five faculty members, plus our newest class of 1st Year Residents, and much more!

Congratulations Hina Arif-Tiwari, MD, FSAR

Accepted into the LEAD program, Dr. Arif is recognized for demonstrating clinical excellence, a passion for leadership and a commitment to her personal and professional development.

Medical Imaging Welcomes David J. Aria, MD, MBA

The University of Arizona Department of Medical Imaging at the College of Medicine and Banner University Medical Center—Tucson is pleased to welcome David J. Aria, MD, MBA, as the newest member of the department faculty. Dr. Aria joins Medical Imaging as an Associate Professor.

The Match 2022

Congratulations to our 4th Year Residents on very successful and distinguished Fellowship Match 2022 results!