Gregory J. Woodhead, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging - (Tenure Track)
Program Director, Interventional Radiology – Integrated Residency
Program Director, Interventional Radiology - Independent Residency
  • MD: Northwestern University School of Medicine
  • PhD: Northwestern University School of Medicine
  • Rush University Medical Center, Department of Surgery
  • The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
  • The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Nuclear Imaging
  • The University of Arizona, College of Medicine,Vascular & Interventional Radiology

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In Press

Woodhead, GJ., RA. Avery, and PH. Kuo, Extraosseous Findings and Mechanisms of Uptake in NaF-18 PET/CT, In Press.


Caskey, J. S., M. D. Kay, N. A. McMillan, P. H. Kuo, and G. J. Woodhead, "Miscalculated Lung Shunt Fraction for Planning of Hepatic Radioembolization.", J Nucl Med Technol, vol. 48, issue 2, pp. 184-186, 2020 Jun.


Hennemeyer, C., A. Khan, H. McGregor, C. Moffett, and G. Woodhead, "Outcomes of Catheter-Directed Therapy Plus Anticoagulation Versus Anticoagulation Alone for Submassive and Massive Pulmonary Embolism.", Am J Med, vol. 132, issue 2, pp. 240-246, 2019 02.


C, H., G. Woodhead, and C. Moffet, "Catheter-directed management for pulmonary embolism versus medical management: the new interventional radiology STEMI", J Vasc Interv Radiol, vol. ;29(4):S98-S99, 2018.


Woodhead, G. J., R. J. Avery, and P. H. Kuo, "Atlas of Extraosseous Findings Detected by 18F-NaF PET/CT Bone Scan.", Clin Nucl Med, vol. 42, issue 12, pp. 930-938, 2017 Dec.


Emerson, M., G. Woodhead, S. Desoky, and D. Gilbertson-Dahdal, An Introduction to PPB: A Case Report of Pleuropulmonary Blastoma, 05/2014.
Woodhead, G., P. Devis, S. Black, E. Krupinski, R. Jinday, B. Kalb, D. Martin, and CT. Hennemeyer, Oral Presentation - Society of Interventional Radiology 2014 San Diego, CA - Systematic MRI Characterization of Tissue Outcomes Following Irreversible Electroporation of Hepatic Tumors., 2014.


Zhang, J., G. J. Woodhead, S. K. Swaminathan, S. R. Noles, E. R. McQuinn, A. J. Pisarek, A. M. Stocker, C. A. Mutch, N. Funatsu, and A. Chenn, "Cortical neural precursors inhibit their own differentiation via N-cadherin maintenance of beta-catenin signaling.", Dev Cell, vol. 18, issue 3, pp. 472-9, 2010 Mar 16. PMCID: PMC2865854  PMID: 20230753


Woodhead, G. J., C. A. Mutch, E. C. Olson, and A. Chenn, "Cell-autonomous beta-catenin signaling regulates cortical precursor proliferation.", J Neurosci, vol. 26, issue 48, pp. 12620-30, 2006 Nov 29. PMCID: PMC2867669  PMID: 17135424