Patient Safety Awareness Week is a recognition event held each March, intended to highlight the importance of healthcare safety for our patients.

UCSF Radiology is pleased to announce that Robin Ippisch, PhD has accepted the position of Director of the UCSF Radiopharmaceutical Facility (cyclotron). She began her appointment on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Nola Hylton, PhD and Duan Xu, PhD have been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows, Class of 2021. This is among one of the highest professional distinctions given to medical and biological engineers.

A team of radiologists and surgeons from the UCSF Departments of Radiology and Surgery - Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, CU Radiology and the Oregon Health Sciences University Department of Radiology (OHSU Radiology) recently collaborated on an article that describes the radiologist’s role in an important aspect of the care of gender diverse patients, namely preoperative FFS planning. 

Once Matthew Bucknor, MD realized the full potential of focused ultrasound technology, he knew that he wanted to help drive its advancement moving forward. Now, he is a lead radiologist at UCSF Radiology in performing focused ultrasound treatments and research.

Olga Tymofiyeva, PhD, along with her colleagues, embarked on the quest of trying to understand of the brain mechanisms that underlie potential smartphone dependence. The full article can be found in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.