Medical Imaging congratulates former CGRI graduate student Alexander Lin, PhD. He defended his dissertation "Adaptive Imaging and SPECT" on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.
Friday, Nov. 20: Noon - 1:00 pm via Zoom: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/98974505299; Password: CCGR
The University of Arizona Department of Medical Imaging (DMI) at the College of Medicine – Tucson is pleased to welcome Alan Chiang, MD, PhD, as the newest member of the department faculty. Dr. Chiang joins DMI as a clinical assistant professor with the Breast Imaging Division. He is the Site Director of the Advanced Breast Imaging Center and the Modality Director of Mammography.
Medical Imaging Vice Chair and Associate Professor Hina Arif-Tiwari, MD, is working on a research team to better understand and combat an often silent killer: pancreatic cancer. The most common form of this disease is known as Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC). Commonly, patients receiving a PDAC diagnosis also receive a poor prognosis. Five year survival rates are reported to be only 7%.
Dr. Rubin is hitting the ground running and personifies a “roll up your sleeves” leadership style. He continues to connect with faculty, staff, Banner administrators and COM-T leadership in the process of building important relationships. Conveying a sincere desire to understand individual perspectives and goals, Dr. Rubin has successfully dialed in on the urgent and important matters facing the department.
The search for a new Chair of Medical Imaging has come to a successful completion. Geoffrey Rubin, MD, MBA, renowned expert in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary imaging, will join the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, effective Thursday, Oct. 1.
Dr. Luca Caucci is among 38 academic inventors named to the August 2020 class of NAI Senior Members.