Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Center for Magnetic Resonance & Optical Imaging

Key Personnel


 

Executive Committee

The Director is assisted by an internal Executive Committee comprised of four Associate Directors and two Clinical Directors. This committee meets once a month to oversee progress in each component of the Resource, i.e. collaboration, service, training and dissemination.

Director, CMROI
Ravinder Reddy, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Radiology

co-Clinical Director, CMROI
John Detre, M.D., Professor, Neurology and Radiology & Director, Center for Functional Neuroimaging, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology

Coreleader TR&D 3
Arjun Yodh, Ph.D., James M. Skinner Professor of Science and Director, LRSM

Associate Director (Training and Dissemination), CMROI
Ari Borthakur, Ph.D., M.B.A., Senior Research Investigator, Department of Radiology

Associate Director (Collaboration and Service), CMROI
Mark Elliott, Ph.D., Senior Research Investigator, Department of Radiology 

Associate Director (Tech Transfer), CMROI
Hari Hariharan, Ph.D., Senior Research Investigator, Radiology

Associate Director (Fiscal and Administrative), CMROI
Susan Colleluori, Administrator, Department of Radiology

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External Advisory Committee

Advises on yearly progress of the CMROI's goals.

David Alsop, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Jeff Duyn, Ph.D., Section Head, NINDS, National Institutes of Health

Oded Gonen, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Radiology;Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology Radiology, NYU

Timothy Roberts, Ph.D., Vice Chair of Research, Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Bruce Tromberg, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine

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Clinical Advisory Board

The Resource has a Clinical Advisory Board comprising of expert clinician scientists from UPenn who will advise the Resource on issues regarding human studies, safety, and associated regulatory issues. In addition, the Radiology department’s CAMRIS and SAIF committees provide support for human and animal experiments, respectively.

John Detre, M.D., Professor, Neurology and Radiology & Director, Center for Functional Neuroimaging, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology

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Faculty & Research Investigators

John Detre, M.D., Professor, Neurology and Radiology & Director, Center for Functional Neuroimaging, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology

Arjun Yodh, Ph.D., James M. Skinner Professor of Science and Director, LRSM

Ari Borthakur, Ph.D., M.B.A., Senior Research Investigator, Department of Radiology

Mark Elliott, Ph.D., Senior Research Investigator, Department of Radiology 

Hari Hariharan, Ph.D., Senior Research Investigator, Radiology

Brian Avants, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Julio A. Chirinos, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania & the Veteran's Administration Medical Center

C. Neill Epperson, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania

Victor A. Ferrari, M.D. , Director, Cardiovascular Imaging & Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Robert C. Gorman, M.D., Professor of Surgery & Director of Cardiac Surgical Research, University of Pennsylvania

Mohammad Haris, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Division of Translational Medicine, Sidra Medical and Research Center

James J. Pilla, Ph.D, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania 

Walter Witschey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Larry Dougherty, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania

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Postdoctoral Researchers

Puneet Bagga, Ph.D., Department of Radiology

David Busch, Ph.D., Department of Neurology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Yulin Chang, Ph.D., Department of Radiology

Sophie Chung, Ph.D., Department of Physics and Astronomy

Sudipto Dolui, Ph.D., Department of Radiology

Ashwin B. Parthasarathy, Ph.D., Department of Physics and Astronomy

Saurav Pathak, Ph.D., Department of Physics and Astronomy

Marta Vidorreta, Ph.D., Department of Radiology

Neil Wilson, Ph.D., Department of Radiology

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Graduate Students

Wesley Baker, M.S., Biomedical Optics

Han Ban, M. Sci., Physics and Astronomy

Sanghoon (Bryan) Chong, Biomedical Optics

Jeff Cochran, M.Sc., Department of Physics and Astronomy

Catherine Debrosse, B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group

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Fellows and Residents

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Research Staff

Kevin D’Aquilla, B.S., Research Lab Technician

Damodara Reddy, Ph.D., Clinical Research Assistant

Ravi P R Nanga, Ph.D., Department of Radiology

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