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Ronald D. Novak, PhD, MPH, MPA

Associate Professor, Radiology

rdn@case.edu 216.844.7519 (o)

Case Western Reserve University
Department of Radiology
Bolwell B112
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106

  • PhD, Occupational and Environmental Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston, 1989
  • MPH, Occupational and Environmental Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston, 1986
  • MPA, Public Administration, James J. Nance, College of Business Administration, Cleveland State University, 1982
  • Asbestos Imaging using Dual-Energy Subtraction Radiography
  • Utilization of Dual-Energy Subtraction Radiography for coronary artery calcium
  • Radiation dose reduction/elimination in diagnostic testing
  • Imaging technologies comparative effectiveness research
  • Communication issues in radiology
  • Inappropriate portable chest X-ray utilization in intensive care
  • Effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on radiology
  • Research climate survey in academic radiology
  • Coronary artery imaging
  • Cancer imaging
  1. Digital radiography with dual-energy subtraction: improved evaluation of cardiac calcification. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 Nov;183(5):1233-8.
  2. A Comparison of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD) Effectiveness in Pulmonary Nodule Identification Using Different Methods of Bone Suppression in Chest Radiographs. J Digit Imaging. 2013 Aug;26(4):651-6. doi: 10.1007/s10278-012-9565-4.
  3. Utilization of Dashboard Technology in Academic Radiology Departments: Results of a National Survey. J Am Coll Radiol. Apr;10(4):283-288.
  4. Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Academic Radiology Departments’ Clinical, Research and Education Missions. J Am Coll Radiol. Acad Radiol. 2013 Oct;20(10):1213-7. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2013.05.014.
  5. The cost of doing business in academic radiology departments. Radiology Management;35(5):26-37, Sept.-Oct. 2013.