Faculty Members

Faculty Department Interests
Mark J.. Adams, M.D.  
Professor of Imaging Sciences Political and business aspects of health care; PACS, networking and information systems; Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and MR.
Asish Basu, Ph.D.  
Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences Applying trace elements, major elements and isotopes in studying Earth processes
Shweta Bhatt, M.B.B.S.  
Assistant Professor of Imaging Sciences
Paul E.. Bigeleisen, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Virtual reality animation and biomedical engineering
Stephen J.. Burns, Ph.D.  
Professor of Mechanical Engineering Fracture Mechanics Applied to Grinding, Polishing, Adhesion and Slitting
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Edwin L.. Carstensen, Ph.D.  
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Biomedical ultrasound, bioelectric phenomena, studies of the interaction of acoustic and electric fields with biological material
Alfred Clark, Jr., Ph.D.  
Professor of Mechanical Engineering Mathematical modeling of epidemics, and the mathematical modeling of infection dynamics in a host
Diane Dalecki, Ph.D.  
Director

Professor of Biomedical Engineering Biomedical ultrasound, acoustics, lithotripsy, biological effects of ultrasound.
Robert S.. Davis, M.D.  
Professor of Urology Impotence: Peyronie's Disease, penile prosthesis, Infertility: sperm retrieval, varicocelectomy, microsurgery, electroejaculation, Spinal cord injury: neurogenic bladder dysfunction, bladder augmentation and drainage procedures
P. Anthony. di Sant'Agnese, M.D.  
Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine development of prostate cancer, surgical pathology, application of immunohistochemistry to diagnostic surgical pathology; and the standardization of the reporting of surgical specimens
Vikram Dogra, M.D.  
Professor of Imaging Sciences Photoacoustic imaging for medical diagnosis, Application of High resolution ultrasound for Bladder tumor detection and follow-up. High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for hemostasis.
Marvin Doyley, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Tissue characterization, inverse problems, breast imaging, elastography, cardiovascular disease, molecular imaging, ultrasound, and MRI
James P.. Eichelberger, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Medicine Valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, noninvasive cardiology (echocardiography, nuclear cardiology), general clinical cardiology
Erdal N.. Erturk, M.D.  
Professor of Urology Kidney stone disease (ESWL-endourology), extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, kidney transplant, kidney cancer, hematuria (blood in urine), vasectomy, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery
Steven Elliott. Feldon, M.D., M.B.A.  
Professor of Ophthalmology thyroid-associated eye disease. Cranial nerve palsies, disorders of the optic nerve, visual field loss, and eye movement problems
Thomas H.. Foster, Ph.D.  
Professor of Imaging Sciences Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer and Microbial Infections
Charles W.. Francis, M.D.  
Professor of Hematology Oncology Interaction of angiographic factors with fibrin(ogen); vascular effects of low intensity ultrasound; diagnosis of hypercoagulability
Irwin Frank, M.D.  
Professor of Urology Urology
Sheryl M.. Gracewski, Ph.D  
Professor of Mechanical Engineering general area of solid mechanics, more specifically in wave propagation and vibrations in elastic media
Maria Helguera, Ph.D.  
Faculty of Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology Medical imaging system characterization
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Andrew Hesford, Ph.D.  
Research Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Fast algorithms in acoustic and electromagnetic scattering and imaging
Denise C.. Hocking, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology Regulation of cell behavior by the extracellular matrix
Jean V.. Joseph, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Urology Laparoscopic/minimally invasive urology (prostatectomy, nephrectomy), reconstructive urology, hematuria, genitourinary cancers, kidney stones, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), urethral strictures, vasectomy, vasectomy reversal
Scott D. . Kennedy, Ph.D.  
Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics NMR imaging and spectroscopy; Tumor biology; RNA structure determination; anion transport
Nina B.. Klionsky, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences Diagnostic and Pediatric Radiology
Amy L.. Lerner, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Orthopaedic biomechanics, bone growth and development, cartilage mechanics, medical image-based finite element modeling, knee biomechanics
Robert M.. Lerner, M.D.  
Faculty of Radiology at Rochester General Hospital Radiology, Diagnostic
Stephen A.. McAleavey, Ph.D  
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Development of Novel, Clinically Applicable Ultrasound Imaging Techniques
Morton W. . Miller, Ph.D.  
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology In vitro mammalian cell culture techniques (monolayer, suspension, multicell spheroids), chick embryo, human eye (in vivo) e-field exposure
Richard K.. Miller, M.D.  
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology Reproductive and perinatal toxicology, Normal development of the embryo/fetus
Jack Mottley, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering The development of realistic models of the interaction of ultrasound with inhomogeneous media and to construct measurement systems based on quantifiable ultrasonic parameters
Jeanne H. Sullivan. O'Brien, M.D.  
Assistant Professor of Urology Male infertility, microsurgery, varicoceles and general Urology
Tulin Ozcan, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine
Kevin James. Parker, Ph.D.  
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Medical imaging, digital imaging, halftoning, and novel scanning techniques using Doppler shift effects
Alice P.. Pentland, M.D.  
James H. Sterner Professor of Dermatology Phospholipases and cyclooxygenases in epidermal function and their role in carcinogenesis and cell differentiation, digital imaging and virtual reality for dermatology
Renato Perucchio, Ph.D.  
Professor of Mechanical Engineering Computational solid and structural mechanics and in the development of engineering practices in Classical Antiquity
Daniel B.. Phillips, Ph.D.  
Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology Embedded systems, Biomedical instrumentation and signal processing, Assistive device technology, Human physiology, Advanced applied math techniques
Eva K.. Pressman, M.D.  
Associate Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology Medical complications of pregnancy
Navalgund Rao, Ph.D.  
Faculty of Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology Medical Imaging & Signal Processing
Deborah J.. Rubens, M.D.  
Associate Director

Professor of Imaging Sciences Ultrasound sonoelasticity; 3-dimensional imaging; contrast agents
Karl Quentin. Schwarz, M.D.  
Professor of Medicine Echocardiography
Janine Ruth. Shapiro, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography.
David H. . Stern, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology The effect of venodilation-based constant preload volume loading on hemodynamic variability in surgical patients. Crisis Management and Team Training for hospital-based resuscitation.Mechanism of radial arterial pressure changes following cardiopulmonary bypass.
John Gilbert. Strang, M.D.  
Professor of Imaging Sciences Diagnostic Radiology
Jefferson S.. Svengsouk, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine Emergency Ultrasound
Ralf G.. Thiele, M.D.  
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Susan L.. Voci, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences Diagnostic Radiology
Robert C.. Waag, Ph.D.  
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering The general objective of our work is the development of ultrasonic techniques that improve the utility of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool in medicine.
Richard E.. Waugh, Ph.D.  
Chair and Professor of Biomedical Engineering Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins
Eric P.. Weinberg, M.D.  
Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences Diagnostic Radiology
Jacek A. . Wojtczak, M.D., Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Ambulatory and Regional Anesthesia
James R.. Woods, Jr., M.D.  
Henry A. Thiede Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology Pregnancy loss, Oxidant stress, fetal heart rate monitoring.
Jianhui Zhong, Ph.D.  
Professor of Imaging Sciences Development and medical application of magnetic resonance imaging