Happy National Radiologic Technologist Week

We extend our heartfelt thanks to the dedicated and hard-working teams of diagnostic and interventional technologists at Banner-University Medical Center Tucson, Banner-University Medical Center North, Banner-University Medicine Advanced Imaging and Banner-University Medical Center South.

October News

In this issue: Welcome new faculty, promoting breast cancer awareness, celebrating Nuclear Medicine week, Innovation Stories: Pediatric Imaging highlights the new Fetal Imaging Program, and more!

Happy Halloween 2023

Star Wars being the predominant theme, a fun time was had by all who attended our MI Halloween Potluck event.

Residency Program Interviews Begin

We are very excited to begin the Diagnostic and Interventional Residency Program Interviews!

September News

In this issue: Congratulations Professor Emeritus Karellas, Nuclear Medicine Division updates, the Resident Spotlight featuring our 2023-2024 Chief Residents, Congratulations to Dr. Rubin, and more!

Saturday Appointments Offered for October

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, Banner University Medicine Advanced Imaging is holding special Saturday hours for Mammograms. Saturday appointmens are available October 7, 21 & 28. Call (520) 694-4034, option 1, to schedule an appointment.

In Memoriam: Gerald (Jerry) Pond, MD

Former University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Professor of Radiology, Gerald (Jerry) Pond, MD, passed away on Sunday, August 27, at the age of 76.

MI News: August 2023

Meet our new Cardiothoracic Imaging and Pediatric Imaging Faculty, plus our new Research Assistant - a COM-T alum! Read about three new grants, Resident news, photos and more!

Departmental Relocation to HSIB

Beginning Monday, August 14, Medical Imaging Faculty, Residents, Fellows and Staff have a NEW (temporary) home in the Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB) Basement - room 71.

MI News: July 2023

Meet our newest faculty, residents, fellows and staff for the month of July. Plus, find event photos and more news for Medical Imaging this month.

Hina Arif Tiwari, MD, leads a discussion
SSWIMS Fellowship Launch

The inaugural Spurring Success for Women in Medicine and Science (SSWIMS) Fellowship is underway with twelve COM-T faculty participants.

Welcome Lunch Event

What a joy to have lunch with and welcome our new Residents and Fellows!

MI News: June - the 2023 Graduation Issue

The 2023 graduation issue has launched. See all the news for this month and find more photos from the June 16th event.

Congratulations 2023 Program Graduates

Congratulations to the 2023 graduating Residents and Fellows. We wish all of the graduates continued success in their future endeavors.

Fellowship Match 2024-2025

Congratulations to our Rad-3 Residents for matching into the following programs for Academic Year 2024-2025

Drs. Truouard and Altbach in the News: New 3T Research MR

Ted Trouard, PhD, professor emeritus of biomedical engineering and professor of medical imaging, is pictured with the university's current MRI instrument. The new 3Tesla instrument will have advanced hardware that can produce clearer and more comprehensive images of the brain with greater speed.

MI News for May

See all the news and our newest feature: Innovation Stories. This segment highlights the ways MI divisions synthesize novel techniques and applications to improve the value of their service. Read about how Interventional Radiology is leading the way to aiding patients with pelvic tumors.

National Meeting Recognition

Sam Rogers, MD, assistant professor of medical imaging, and Aubrey Frazzitta, MD, fourth-year resident, presented 3 oral national podium presentations and 1 educational exhibit at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)

Innovation Stories: Interventional Radiology

Congratulations to Interventional Radiology for their trailblazing work. Aiming to help patients with pelvic tumors, the IR team has begun to successfully treat patients with a procedure called Pudendal Nerve Cryoneurolysis. This new treatment involves cryoablation for pain management and is being pioneered by Interventional Radiology.

Congratulations to Bital Savir-Baruch, MD, FACNM

Congratulations to Nuclear Medicine Division Chief, Bital Savir-Baruch, MD, FACNM, who has been promoted to Professor of Medical Imaging.