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Paul Kinahan

Adjunct Professor

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Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
BASc and MASc, Engineering Physics, University of British Columbia
Professor of Radiology and Adjunct Professor of Physics
Head, Imaging Research Laboratory, University of Washington
Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers
IEEE-NPSS Young Investigator Medical Imaging Science Career Award

Paul Kinahan works in both clinical and advanced medical imaging methods. His research includes the physics of multimodality medical imaging, the use of statistical image reconstruction methods, scanner optimization and the use of quantitative analysis in oncology imaging. He was an assistant professor of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh where he worked on a team that developed the first PET/CT scanner. In 1997 he was awarded the IEEE-NPSS Young Investigator Medical Imaging Science Career Award. He joined the UW in 2001. Read more about Kinahan’s work on the UW website.

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