Master of Science in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Faculty & Administration

The Master of Science in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (MSMRM) faculty is composed of leading experts throughout Cedars-Sinai, including a past president of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, many National Institutes of Health research grant awardees, and internationally renowned scientists and physicians. Most faculty members have joint appointments with clinical departments at Cedars-Sinai, which contribute to the broad clinical exposure that is a hallmark of the program.

Program Leadership

Debiao Li, PhD
MSMRM Program Director
Wafa Tawackoli, PhD
MSMRM Associate Program Director
Course Directors

Damini Dey, PhD
Introduction to Biomedical Imaging
Rohan Dharmakumar, PhD
Clinical Applications of MR Imaging
Zhaoyang Fan, PhD
MR Technical Developments and Advanced Imaging
Wei Gao, PhD
Functional Imaging and Image Analysis
Debiao Li, PhD
Physics of MR Imaging
Behzad Sharif, PhD
Principles of Biomedical Signals and Imaging
Wafa Tawackoli, PhD
Intro to Human Physiology and Anatomy, MR Imaging Planning, Construction and Management
Daniel S. Berman, MD
MRM 528/538/618 Clinical Rotations
Barry D. Pressman, MD
MRM 528/538/618 Clinical Rotations
Anthony Christodoulou
MRM 513 Principle of Biomedical Signals and MR Imaging
Yibin Xie, PhD
MRM 513 Principle of Biomedical Signals and MR Imaging, MRM 521 - MR Imaging: Clinical Applications , MRM 524 - MR Technical Developments and Advanced Imaging
Xiaoming Bi (Siemens)
Program Administration

Alysia Caldwell
MSMRM Program Coordinator
Faculty

Other Participating Members

  • Xiaoming Bi, PhD
  • Nader Binesh, PhD, MRM 535 - MRI: Planning, construction, and management
  • Anthony Christodoulou, PhD
  • Christopher Nguyen, PhD
  • Yibin Xie, PhD
  • Wensha Yang, PhD
  • Touseef Qureshi, DO
  • Randy Yang, MRM 521 - MR Imaging: Clinical Applications
  • Yi Zhang, PhD
  • Lirong Yan
  • Jimmy Zhou, PhD, MRM 512 - Introduction to Biomedical Imaging
  • Yong Yue, PhD, MRM 521 - MR Imaging: Clinical Applications
  • Yuhua Bill Chen, PhD, MRM 533 - Functional Imaging and Image Analysis 
  • Ivan Cokic, MD
  • Grant Dagliyan, DRSc, MRM 535 - MRI: Planning, construction, and management 
  • Frederic Commandeur, MD , MRM 512 - Introduction to Biomedical Imaging
  • Xiaoming Bi, PhD (Siemens), MRM 627 - Internship Rotation
  • Fei Han, PhD (Siemens), MRM 627 - Internship Rotation
  • Joe Zhou, PhD (UIC), MRM 535 - MRI: Planning, construction, and management
  • Michael Luu, PhD (CSMC-BioStat), MRM 536 - Experimental Design and Applied Biostatistics
  • Catherine Bresee, MSc (CSMC-BioStat), MRM 536 - Experimental Design and Applied Biostatistics
  • Galen Cook-Wiens, PhD (CSMC-Biostat), MRM 536 - Experimental Design and Applied Biostatistics

 

MRM 521 - MR Imaging: Clinical Applications 
Have Questions or Need Help?

For inquiries, please contact Wafa Tawackoli, PhD, Associate Program Director.

Office Location:
Pacific Theatres Building
116 N. Robertson Blvd.
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Mailing Address:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd.
PACT, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90048