The Department of Radiology is excited to announce the following promotions, effective July 1, 2022.
Jonathon Engle, PhD, MS – Associate Professor (Tenure)
Jonathan W. Engle is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Departments of Medical Physics and Radiology at the University of Wisconsin. He completed his PhD from the University of Utah and his postdoctoral internship at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He specializes in radionuclide production, accelerator targetry and radiochemistry, as an analytical and preparative radiochemist in clinical and pre-clinical positron emission tomography (PET) scanning environments, in the construction of automated radiochemistry modules for routine and novel syntheses and bringing PET radiotracer production facilities from bare slab to routine production and research activities. Dr. Engle leads the Cyclotron Research Group.
Amy Fowler, MD, PhD – Associate Professor (Tenure)
Amy Fowler, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Breast Imaging Section of the Department of Radiology. She received undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering and biology from South Dakota State University. She is a graduate of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a doctoral degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. After finishing internship at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, she completed her radiology residency and breast imaging fellowship at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Fowler was selected for the RSNA Editorial Fellowship for Trainees in 2010 and received the RSNA Research & Education Foundation Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award in 2012. Her research interests include the investigation of molecular imaging biomarkers to assess early therapeutic response for breast cancer in preclinical and translational clinical studies.
Diego Hernando, PhD – Associate Professor (Tenure)
Diego Hernando, PhD is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Departments of Radiology and Medical Physics. He is originally from Valladolid, Spain, where he attended the Universidad de Valladolid, with a specific focus in Telecommunication Engineering. He continued his studies at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, earning his master’s degree in Computer Engineering, and earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Hernando is the Director of quantitative body MRI in the Department of Radiology and leads an active NIH-funded research group devoted to the development and translational validation of quantitative imaging techniques.
Nevein Ibrahim, MD – Clinical Associate Professor (CT)
Nevein Ibrahim, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Nuclear Medicine section of the Department of Radiology. She graduated from Cairo University School of Medicine, Fayoum branch in Egypt and completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency at the same institution. She joined the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to pursue a Nuclear Medicine residency followed by PET/Molecular imaging fellowship training. Her research interests include PET imaging in oncology with a focus on the applications of PET/MRI in oncology and inflammatory disease.
Tabassum (Tabby) Kennedy, MD – Professor (CHS)
Tabby Kennedy, MD is a Professor (CHS) and Section Chief of Neuroradiology in the Department of Radiology. Dr. Kennedy earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and residency at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis. She then completed a two-year Neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Dr. Kennedy’s clinical expertise is in head and neck imaging where she focuses on head and neck cancer, temporal bone, orbital and sinonasal imaging. Dr. Kennedy is a well-recognized trailblazer in medical student, residency, and fellowship education and has won numerous teaching awards for her efforts. She also currently serves as the Vice Chair of Communications.
Lori Mankowski Gettle, MD, MBA – Associate Professor (CHS)
Lori Mankowski Gettle, MD, MBA is an Associate Professor (CHS) in the Abdominal Imaging Section of the Department of Radiology. She earned her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University, then went on to complete her residency at Pennsylvania State University – Hershey and her Abdominal Imaging fellowship at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, she was a molecular biologist at the National Cancer Institute and led process improvement initiatives in software development for a defense contractor. These experiences culminated in a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in biotechnology. She also served ten years in the U.S. Naval Reserves. Most recently, she served as a Principal Investigator for the #HOPE4LIVER trial here at UW – Madison.
Maria Daniela Martin Rother, MD – Associate Professor (CHS)
Maria Daniela Martin Rother, MD is an Associate Professor (CHS) in the Thoracic Section and Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Department of Radiology. She earned her medical degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas, then went on to complete her residency at Rush University and her Cardiothoracic Imaging fellowship here at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Her areas of clinical expertise and interest include interstitial lung diseases, thoracic malignancies, lung cancer screening, and education at all levels of the health care system.
Vivek Prabhakaran, MD, PhD – Professor (Tenure)
Vivek Prabhakaran, MD, PhD is a Professor with Tenure in the Neuroradiology Section of the Department of Radiology. He earned his combined medical and doctoral degrees from Stanford University. He completed a combined residency-fellowship program in Neurology, Radiology, and Neuroradiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital with board certifications in both Radiology and Neurology. He has affiliate appointments in Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Prabhakaran’s research laboratory focuses on developing fMRI and other multimodal neuroimaging methods and tools for neurotranslational research involving characterization and treatment of different brain lesions such as vascular lesions-stroke, tumors, and seizure pathology. His research accomplishments include multiple peer-reviewed journal publications including high profile seminal papers in Nature, Nature Neuroscience, Journal of Neuroscience, and Journal of Neurophysiology. He has also given numerous presentations/symposia at various regional, national, and international meetings, which have made both an impact in the scientific as well as the public arena including coverage in NPR, BBC, CBS News, Scientific American, and other media.
Andrew Ross, MD, MPH – Associate Professor (CHS)
Andrew Ross, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor (CHS) in the Musculoskeletal Imaging & Intervention Section of the Department of Radiology. He earned his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University, then completed his residency at the University of Vermont and his Musculoskeletal Imaging fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include cost-effective imaging, rapid MRI protocols, intersection of public health and radiology.
Anand Narayan, MD, PhD – Associate Professor (CHS)*
Anand Narayan, MD, PhD was appointed Associate Professor (CHS) in the Breast Imaging Section in the Department of Radiology. Dr. Narayan completed his medical degree and residency at The Johns Hopkins University and his Breast Imaging fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He joined the University of Wisconsin – Madison as a Visiting Professor last year and serves as the Vice Chair of Equity. His research interests include reducing breast cancer disparities.