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Faculty Members

Member Specialty Interests
Mark J.. Adams, M.D. Imaging Sciences

Political and business aspects of health care; PACS, networking and information systems; Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and MR.

Asish Basu, Ph.D. Earth & Environmental Sciences

Applying trace elements, major elements and isotopes in studying Earth processes

Shweta Bhatt, M.B.B.S. Imaging Sciences

Paul E.. Bigeleisen, M.D. Anesthesiology

Virtual reality animation and biomedical engineering

Stephen J.. Burns, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

Fracture Mechanics Applied to Grinding, Polishing, Adhesion and Slitting

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Edwin L.. Carstensen, Ph.D.
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Biomedical ultrasound, bioelectric phenomena, studies of the interaction of acoustic and electric fields with biological material

Alfred Clark, Jr., Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

Mathematical modeling of epidemics, and the mathematical modeling of infection dynamics in a host

Diane Dalecki, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical ultrasound, acoustics, lithotripsy, biological effects of ultrasound.

Robert S.. Davis, M.D. 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. 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. 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. Electrical & Computer Engineering

Tissue characterization, inverse problems, breast imaging, elastography, cardiovascular disease, molecular imaging, ultrasound, and MRI

James P.. Eichelberger, M.D. Medicine

Valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, noninvasive cardiology (echocardiography, nuclear cardiology), general clinical cardiology

Erdal N.. Erturk, M.D. 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. 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. Imaging Sciences

Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer and Microbial Infections

Charles W.. Francis, M.D. Hematology Oncology

Interaction of angiographic factors with fibrin(ogen); vascular effects of low intensity ultrasound; diagnosis of hypercoagulability

Irwin Frank, M.D. Urology


Sheryl M.. Gracewski, Ph.D Mechanical Engineering

general area of solid mechanics, more specifically in wave propagation and vibrations in elastic media

Maria Helguera, Ph.D.
Rochester Institute of Technology
Imaging Science

Medical imaging system characterization

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Andrew Hesford, Ph.D.
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Fast algorithms in acoustic and electromagnetic scattering and imaging

Denise C.. Hocking, Ph.D. Pharmacology & Physiology

Regulation of cell behavior by the extracellular matrix

Jean V.. Joseph, M.D. 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. Biochemistry & Biophysics

NMR imaging and spectroscopy; Tumor biology; RNA structure determination; anion transport

Nina B.. Klionsky, M.D. Imaging Sciences

Diagnostic and Pediatric Radiology

Amy L.. Lerner, Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering

Orthopaedic biomechanics, bone growth and development, cartilage mechanics, medical image-based finite element modeling, knee biomechanics

Robert M.. Lerner, M.D.
Rochester General Hospital

Radiology, Diagnostic

Stephen A.. McAleavey, Ph.D Biomedical Engineering

Development of Novel, Clinically Applicable Ultrasound Imaging Techniques

Morton W. . Miller, Ph.D. 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. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Reproductive and perinatal toxicology, Normal development of the embryo/fetus

Jack Mottley, Ph.D. 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. Urology

Male infertility, microsurgery, varicoceles and general Urology

Tulin Ozcan, M.D. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Kevin James. Parker, Ph.D. Electrical & Computer Engineering

Medical imaging, digital imaging, halftoning, and novel scanning techniques using Doppler shift effects

Alice P.. Pentland, M.D. 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. Mechanical Engineering

Computational solid and structural mechanics and in the development of engineering practices in Classical Antiquity

Daniel B.. Phillips, Ph.D.
Rochester Institute of Technology
Electrical Engineering

Embedded systems, Biomedical instrumentation and signal processing, Assistive device technology, Human physiology, Advanced applied math techniques

Eva K.. Pressman, M.D. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Medical complications of pregnancy

Navalgund Rao, Ph.D.
Rochester Institute of Technology
Imaging Science

Medical Imaging & Signal Processing

Deborah J.. Rubens, M.D.
Associate Director
Imaging Sciences

Ultrasound sonoelasticity; 3-dimensional imaging; contrast agents

Karl Quentin. Schwarz, M.D. Medicine


Janine Ruth. Shapiro, M.D. Anesthesiology

Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography.

David H. . Stern, M.D. 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. Imaging Sciences

Diagnostic Radiology

Jefferson S.. Svengsouk, M.D. Emergency Medicine

Emergency Ultrasound

Ralf G.. Thiele, M.D. Medicine

Susan L.. Voci, M.D. Imaging Sciences

Diagnostic Radiology

Robert C.. Waag, Ph.D. 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. Biomedical Engineering

Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins

Eric P.. Weinberg, M.D. Imaging Sciences

Diagnostic Radiology

Jacek A. . Wojtczak, M.D., Ph.D. Anesthesiology

Ambulatory and Regional Anesthesia

James R.. Woods, Jr., M.D. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Pregnancy loss, Oxidant stress, fetal heart rate monitoring.

Jianhui Zhong, Ph.D. Imaging Sciences

Development and medical application of magnetic resonance imaging