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Hadley DeBrosse awarded NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

09/21/2022

Hadley DeBrosse was recently awarded the F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Service Award (2022-2025) from the National Institute of Health. Congratulations, Hadley!

Chisondi Warioba awarded Carl B. Allendoerfer Award

09/21/2022

Chisondi Warioba was awarded the 2022 Carl B. Allendoerfer Award from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for his publication Segregation Surfaces with Dr. David Hunter in Mathematics Magazine (Link to Press Release). The award was presented as part of the 2022 MAA MathFest on August 3-6. Congratulations, Chisondi!

Congratulations Inna Gertsenshteyn, PhD Summer 2022

08/09/2022

Inna Gertsenshteyn successfully defended her dissertation: "Multi-Modal Imaging of Tumor Hypoxia to Improve Radiation Therapy”.  Inna’s co-advisors are Chin-Tu Chen and Howard Halpern.

Maryellen Giger, PhD receives 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award from SDAMMP

08/09/2022

Congratulations to Maryellen Giger, PhD, who was the recipient of the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award from SDAMMP (Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs). This well-deserved award is a testament to her tremendous career teaching and mentoring students, with a passion for these activities that is obvious to all who know her.

Inna Gertsenshteyn Awarded F31 on research to improve radiation therapy for hypoxic tumors

04/29/2021

Inna Gertsenshteyn has received an NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award for her project: "Correcting [18]F-Misonidazole PET with MRI and EPR to improve hypoxia-guided radiation therapy." Her advisors are Chin-Tu Chen and Howard Halpern. Congratulations Inna! 

Adam Hasse receives award for MRI Multiple Sclerosis research

04/29/2021

Congratulations to Adam Hasse (advisor, Tim Carroll) for being awarded the Dr. Bernard Smaller Award for research excellence. Adam is studying a novel MRI quantification method for multiple sclerosis.

Jordan Fuhrman awarded Computer-Aided Diagnosis Poster Award

04/29/2021

Congratulations to Jordan Fuhrman (advisor, Maryellen Giger) for being an Honorable Mention recipient of the Computer-Aided Diagnosis Poster Award for his paper, “Radiomic texture analysis for the assessment of osteoporosis on low-dose thoracic CT scans” (11597-106) at the virtual Medical Imaging 2021 Conference (SPIE). 

Isabelle Hu and Jordan Fuhrman selected as rising Data Science Stars

01/11/2021

Isabelle Hu and Jordan Furman (advisor Maryellen Giger) have been named as Rising Stars in Data Science by the Center for Data and Computing Science at the University of Chicago.

The University of Chicago is awarded a major federal contract to host a new COVID-19 medical imaging resource center

08/11/2020

Led by Maryellen Giger, PhD, of UChicago, along with leaders from the American College of Radiology (ACR), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), the Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) will create an open source database with medical images from thousands of COVID-19 patients. Funding is from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Congratulations Jennie Crosby, PhD, Spring 2020

08/04/2020

Jennie Crosby successfully defended her dissertation “Investigation of Deep Learning in Medical Imaging for Enhanced Workflow, Improved Diagnosis, and Explanatory Artificial Intelligence". Jennie's advisor was Maryellen Giger.