Diego R. Martin, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Head, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Arizona College of Medicine

Professor of Medicine

E-Mail Address: 
Phone Number: 
(520) 626-1069
(520) 1069
Short Bio: 

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.

Clinical Information
Medical Imaging
Clinical Focus: 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Body and Abdominal Imaging
Medical Informatics
Diagnostic Radiology
Body Tomography

Clinical Practice Sites: 
The University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus
Research Information
Research Program: 
2. Cancer Imaging
Member Status: 
Research Member
Year of Membership Acceptance: 
Professional Information
Board Certifications: 

American Board of Radiology
Canadian Board of Radiology

Academic Information
University of Toronto School of Medicine, Abdominal/Body Imaging
University of Toronto School of Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology
Medical School: 
University of Toronto, 1993