Faezeh Sodagari, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
University Hospitals
Cancer Imaging Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

I am a recent graduate who recently joined the Division of Breast Imaging in the Department of Radiology at University Hospitals as an Assistant professor of Radiology at Case Western Reserve University. My research is focused on harnessing technology and health services research to improve patient access to high-value breast imaging services and patient safety in radiology.  

In my journey through medical training, postdoctoral research, and graduate medical training, I have cultivated a deep-rooted commitment to advancing imaging through research, innovation, and a focus on health services research and improving patient access and safety. My academic training and research background have provided me with a strong foundation in research methodology and secondary data analysis. Although my primary focus during residency and fellowship training was acquiring clinical expertise in radiology and breast imaging, I remained actively engaged in numerous research projects within radiology and health services research. I have also maintained active involvement in various radiology organizations and have been honored with multiple academic and professional service awards.

I am particularly enthusiastic about my ongoing and recent projects on developing and using artificial intelligence in breast cancer imaging-based risk assessment and opportunistic use of breast cancer screening in evaluating cardiovascular risk.

My long-term research and academic goals involve establishing an independently funded research program dedicated to creating high-value, accessible imaging-based tools and techniques for breast cancer screening and treatment response assessment. I strive to build collaboration with my clinician-scientists and expert colleagues working on breast cancer at Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.