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Head, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Dr. Martin is a leader in quality control and patient safety with an emphasis on the development of non-invasive, non-harmful methods for early disease detection and screening. His current research includes development of a virtual liver biopsy; imaging of metabolic syndrome disease markers; imaging of kidney disease and function; bowel imaging, including inflammatory bowel disease markers; lung functional imaging and pulmonary vascular disease imaging; and tumor monitoring, including malignancies of the liver and pancreas. His collaborative research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and numerous industry grants.
He is chair of Continuing Medical Education-Body MRI for the American College of Radiology; has written several textbook chapters and two textbooks on abdominal and pelvic MRI; established an MRI clinical research fellowship; and delivered more than 100 lectures and seminars at national and international conferences and educational institutions. He is the author of more than 80 abstracts and has published nearly 100 scientific journal articles.
He also is a manuscript reviewer for a number of medical journals, including the American Journal of Radiology, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and European Journal of Radiology. He is co-editor of book reviews for the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and guest editor for Magnetic Resonance Imaging North America. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.