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 to Hina Arif-Tiwari, MD, FSAR

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!

Congratulations to Dr. Terry Matsunaga, NAI Fellow

Terry Matsunaga, PhD, was officially honored at the Fellows Induction Ceremony during the Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Inventors held on June 15th in Phoenix, Arizona.

Welcome New Residents 2022-23

We are very excited to announce our new 2022-23 Residents and Fellows to the Department of Medical Imaging. We look forward to a wonderful year ahead! Welcome!

Vice Chair of Research Honored as Endowed Chair

Congratulations to Lars Furenlid, PhD, appointed as the inaugural Harry H. and Catherine C. Barrett Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences for Cancer Imaging. This professorship resides in Optical Sciences and furthers the depth of collaborative relationships between the College of Optical Sciences and our Department of Medical Imaging.

Medical Imaging Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

The University of Arizona Department of Medical Imaging (DMI) at the College of Medicine – Tucson is pleased to welcome three new faculty members from our graduating class of 2022.

June News

Announcing new leadership roles, wishing our 2022 graduates many congratulations and much more in the June 2022 Image-in That Newsletter for Medical Imaging

Hina Arif-Tiwari, MD, FSAR, featured in UAHS Title IX Article

Woman in Academic Medicine Co-Chair, Dr. Hina Arif-Tiwari, discusses the impact of Title IX and hopes to see more women promoted to leadership roles in the future.

Graduation 2022

Many congratulations to our graduating DR and IR Residents and Fellows in the Class of 2022. We are very proud of your hard work, dedication and many accomplishments. We wish each of you continued success in your journeys ahead.

May News

See the May Newsletter and R&R for Medical Imaging news, accomplishments and photos

Dr. Sarah Desoky Honored

Congratulations to Sarah Desoky, MD, for receiving the 2022 College of Medicine-Tucson Clinical Excellence Award.

Dr. Rubin Featured in News Nation Interview

Dr. Rubin was interviewed regarding the nationwide dye shortage and discussed the important role contrast plays in medical imaging.

Dr. Arif presents during the ISMRM-ESMRMB & ISMRT Annual Meeting

As invited faculty, Dr. Arif traveled to London to present a Body MRI Tutorial. Her topic was titled, "Protocols and reporting for cancer staging: MRI of Rectal Cancer."

Dr. Geoffrey Rubin's Research Featured in RSNA News

Dr. Rubin’s research recently featured in RSNA News, seeks a partnership between man and machine with AI to help Radiologists interpret what they are reading most effectively.

Congratulations to IR Resident, David McNiel, MD, PhD

Congratulations to Integrated Interventional Radiology Resident David McNiel, MD, PhD, who won first prize in the Biomedical Shark Tank Pitch Competition. His entry, “Transcatheter Hepatic Transfection of the Sodium Iodine Symporter: Towards Oral Radioiodine Segmentectomy,” took first place among seven competing submissions.

Excellence in Care and Patient Gratitude

DR Resident Dr. Richard Wruble received high praise from a patient he recently cared for. The patient took the time to send a letter of appreciation for his excellent and compassionate care.