Hossein Jadvar

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering Director of Radiology Research
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Areas of treatment:

ET-CT
SPECT
Nuclear Radiology
Nuclear Cardiology

Specialties:

  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiology

Department:

  • Department of Radiology

Languages:

  • English
  • Farsi
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Hossein Jadvar, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering
Director of Radiology Research

Practicing location:

  • Keck Hospital of USC

About this doctor:

Dr. Hossein Jadvar is a tenured Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering and Director of Radiology Research at USC with a joint faculty appointment as Visiting Associate in Bioengineering at Caltech. He received his PhD in bioengineering from University of Michigan, MD degree from University of Chicago, MPH from Harvard, and Executive MBA from USC. His completed an internship in internal medicine at UCSF, residency in diagnostic radiology and nuclear medicine at Stanford, and fellowship in PET at Harvard Medical School. He is board certified by American Board of Nuclear Medicine and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. He holds eight patents and is a Fellow of the American College of Nuclear Medicine, American College of Nuclear Physicians and the USC Center for Excellence in Research. He is charter member of the NIH Medical Imaging (MEDI) review panel, and is on editorial boards of Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Molecular Imaging and Biology, and American Journal of Roentgenology. He is an NIH-funded investigator and has co-authored a book entitled Clinical PET and PET-CT. He is also the President of the Nuclear Medicine Section of the Los Angeles Radiological Society and on the Board of Directors of the Society of Nuclear Medicine PET Center of Excellence. His research interests include applications of PET and PET-CT in outcome research and in translational molecular imaging research in cancer with particular current interest on prostate cancer.

Education:

BS, Iowa State University, Chemical Engineering, 1982
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bioengineering, 1984
MSE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Computer Engineering, 1986
PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Bioengineering, 1988
MD, University of Chicago (Pritzker), Medicine, 1993
MPH, Harvard University, Public Health, 2005
MBA, University of Southern California (Marshall Executive), 2007

Internships:

University of California, San Francisco, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1994

Residencies:

Stanford University, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, 1994 - 1998

Fellowships:

Harvard Medical School, PET/CT, 1998 - 1999

Certifications:

American Board of Nuclear Medicine
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Professional society memberships:

Radiological Society of North America
Society of Nuclear Medicine
American College of Nuclear Medicine
American College of Nuclear Physicians
Academy of Molecular Imaging
Los Angeles Radiological Society (LARS)
LARS Nuclear Medicine Section
Society for Molecular Imaging

Awards:

1985-86 Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Sigma Xi National Honor Societies
1990-92 U.S. and European Patents (Total of 8 Patents)
1991 Medical Student Summer Research Award, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1993 Medical Alumni Prize, Best Oral Research Presentation, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1994 NIH Resident Research Award, Office of Education, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1997 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
1998 Resident Research Award, American College of Nuclear Physicians (ACNP)
2000 Marc Tetalman Young Investigator Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM)
2003 Fellow, American College of Nuclear Medicine (ACNM)
2005 Fellow, American College of Nuclear Physicians (ACNP)
2006 Senior Member, IEEE-Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
2007-10 Faculty Fellow, USC Center for Excellence in Research (CER)