UPMC Hillman Cancer Center In Vivo Imaging Facilities Personnel

IVIF Co-Directors

James Mountz
James Mountz, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh
Director of Neuro-Nuclear Medicine, UPMC

Carolyn J. Anderson
Carolyn J. Anderson, PhD
Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh
Director of Molecular Imaging, UPMC

Preclinical MRI Leadership

T. Kevin Hitchens, PhD, MBA
Associate Professor of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh
Director of Animal Imaging Center, McGowan Institute

Preclinical PET Leadership

Carolyn J. Anderson, PhD
Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh
Director of Molecular Imaging, UPMC
Co-Director, Hillman In Vivo Imaging Facility

Clinical MRI and PET Leadership

James Mountz, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh
Director of Neuro-Nuclear Medicine, UPMC
Co-Director, Hillman In Vivo Imaging Facility

PET and MRI Faculty Support

Tao Jin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

N. Scott Mason, PhD
Radiochemist and Assistant Professor of Radiology

Charles Laymon, PhD
Physicist and Assistant Professor of Radiology

Brian Lopresti, MSNE
Physicist and Instructor of Radiology

PET Technician

James Ruszkiewicz
PET Manager

PET Consultants

James Mountz, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh
Director of Neuro-Nuclear Medicine, UPMC
Co-Director, Hillman In Vivo Imaging Facility

Chester Mathis, PhD
Professor of Radiology, Senior Chemist, and Director of the PET Neuroscience program

MRI Consultant

Yijen L. Wu, PhD
Director, Rangos Research Center Animal Imaging Core, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Optical and Ultrasound Imaging Leadership

Stephen Thorne, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Optical Imaging Faculty Support

W. Barry Edwards, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology