Where Are They Now? Dr. Reed Omary

Posted on October 2013

The Department of Radiology would like to congratulate Reed Omary, M.D., M.S., former UW faculty member and Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering and Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Radiology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, who has been named chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences.

Omary, a 1991 graduate of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of New Mexico before moving to University of Virginia, where he completed a residency in diagnostic radiology while obtaining his master’s in epidemiology. He then returned to Northwestern as a fellow in cardiovascular and interventional radiology.

Dr. Omary was an Assistant Professor at Wisconsin from July 1998 to September 2000 and then continued as volunteer faculty from until June 2003.

During his time as a junior faculty member at the University of Wisconsin Department of Radiology, Dr. Omary wrote a K-series, career development grant aimed developing and evaluating advanced vascular imaging techniques in the body under the direction of Drs. Grist and Mistretta.

Omary’s career has involved appointments with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, including Director of the Interventional Radiology Research Laboratory and director of Research for the Department of Radiology. He also has held leadership roles with the American College of Radiology and the Radiological Society of North America, among others.

UW Radiology is proud to have been a part of Dr. Omary’s academic trajectory, and looks forward to his continuing work in the future.