Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Case Center for Imaging Research (CCIR) faculty come from diverse fields, have a rich, collaborative culture and encourage serendipity of discovery. This long history of teamwork exists between researchers from broad scientific areas, including: pharmacology, cancer biology, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering and material engineering, as well as physicians (including radiologists, surgeons, urologists, and oncologists).

  • Norbert Avril, MD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Research Scholar
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine

    Email: norbert.avril@case.edu

    Phone: 216.286.3210

  • James P. Basilion, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Pathology
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Case Center for Imaging Research
    School of Medicine
    Member
    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Email: james.basilion@case.edu

    Phone: 216.983.3264

  • Elizabeth G. Damato, PhD, RN, CPNP

    Associate Professor
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurosciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: egd@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2597

  • Michael J. Decker, D.ABSM, RRT

    Associate Professor
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
    Associate Professor
    Department of Physiology & Biophysics
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurosciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: mjd6@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2912

  • Agata A. Exner, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine

    Email: agata.exner@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6727

  • Chris A. Flask, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Pediatrics
    School of Medicine
    Scientific Director
    Case Center for Imaging Research
    School of Medicine

    Email: caf@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.4963

  • Peter F. Faulhaber, MD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Director of Clinical PET
    University Case Medical Center

    Email: peter.faulhaber@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.5369

  • Mark Griswold, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine

    Email: mark.griswold@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.8085

  • Vikas Gulani, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Urology
    School of Medicine
    Member
    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Director of MRI

    Email: vikas@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.3112

  • Efstathios (Stathis) Karathanasis, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine

    Email: stathis@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4617

  • Zhenghong Lee, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Division of General Medical Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: zhenghong.lee@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.7920

  • Zheng-Rong Lu, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine

    Email: zxl125@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0187

  • Anant Madabhushi, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Pathology
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Urology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Division of General Medical Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: anant.madabhushi@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.8519

  • Raymond F. Muzic, Jr., PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Division of General Medical Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Scientific Director
    Quantitative Imaging Laboratory

    Email: raymond.muzic@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.3543

  • Ronald D. Novak, MPA, MPH, PhD

    Associate Professor, Radiology
    School of Medicine

    Email: rdn@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.7519

  • James K. O’Donnell, MD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Department of Nuclear Medicine
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center

    Email: Jamesk.odonnell@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.3319

  • Donna Plecha, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Director of Breast Imaging / Mammography
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Director of Breast Cancer Imaging
    UH Seidman Cancer Center

    Email: donna.plecha@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.5330

  • Tarun Podder, PhD, CEng, DABR, CRE

    Associate Professor
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Division of General Medical Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Director of Clinical Medical Physics Residency Program
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center

    Email: tarun.podder@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.2580

  • Andrew Rollins, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Division of General Medical Sciences
    School of Medicine

    Email: andrew.rollins@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.1017

  • Pablo R. Ros, MPH, MD, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Pathology
    School of Medicine
    Theodore J. Castele University Professor and Chairman
    Department of Radiology
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Radiologist-in-Chief
    University Hospitals Health System

    Email: pablo.ros@UHhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.983.4829

  • Nicole Seiberlich, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: nes30@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.6248

  • Nicole Steinmetz, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    Case School of Engineering
    Associate Professor x
    Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering
    Case School of Engineering

    Email: nicole.steinmetz@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4377

  • Jeffrey Sunshine, MD, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurological Surgery
    School of Medicine
    Vice Chairman
    Department of Radiology
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Chief Medical Information Officer
    University Hospitals Health System

    Email: jeffrey.sunshine@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.3112

  • Pallavi Tiwari, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine

    Email: pxt130@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0177

  • Yanming Wang, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Division of General Medical Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Department of Radiopharmaceutical Division
    Case Center for Imaging Research
    School of Medicine
    Secondary Faculty
    Department of Chemistry
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Email: yanming.wang@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.3288

  • David L. Wilson, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine

    Email: dlw@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.4099

  • Xin Yu, ScD

    Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Physiology & Biophysics
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine

    Email: xin.yu@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.3918