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Raleigh Johnson, Ph.D. (2008 )
Associate Professor (School of Medicine)
Radiology

Raleigh F. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology. Currently, he is the Director of the Radiological Sciences Section and the 3D Imaging Lab. After finishing his Ph.D. physics degree from Purdue University, Dr. Johnson joined the Radiology Department at Duke University and helped develop the emerging physics specialty called medical physics. He also began developing methods for 3D imaging from radiology images. Dr. Johnson joined UTMB as a faculty medical physicist with a specialty in Nuclear Medicine in the Department of Radiology. After the first MRI system was delivered to UTMB in 1984, Dr. Johnson broadened his interest in all imaging modalities in radiology and became a Director in the MRI Section. He has developed and provided medical physics training curriculums for radiology residents and fellows in the department in addition to developing local and distance based training in nuclear medicine, radiation oncology and MRI for medical technologists. In addition to teaching, Dr. Johnson specialized in 3D imaging, providing 3D clinical CT and MR images for diagnosis, treatment planning and for academic purposes such as teaching anatomy to medical students using 3D radiology images. Dr. Johnson appeared on Good Morning America, a national TV program, describing a new and innovative 3D method of visualizing and teaching the anatomy of the inner ear.

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