Radiology and Imaging Sciences

Curriculum Vitae for Ronald M. Summers, MD, PhD

Current Appointment

Senior Investigator and Staff Radiologist
Chief, Clinical Image Processing Service
Chief, Imaging Biomarkers and Computer-Aided Diagnosis Laboratory
Specialty: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computer Tomography (CT) Image Processing

Research Interests

  • Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Multiorgan multi-atlas image registration for abdominal CT
  • Computer aided detection of abnormalities on abdominal CT

Education & Training

Degree / Year 
BA, 1981
MD & PhD, 1988

Institution and Field 
University of Pennsylvania, Physics
University of Pennsylvania
Radiology Residency, University of Michigan
MRI Fellowship, Duke University

Summers Lab Tag Cloud indicating the frequency of occurrence of various words in the lab's publications
Summers Lab Tag Cloud indicating the frequency of occurrence of various words in the lab's publications (View larger version of Tag Cloud)

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