University of Wisconsin–Madison

Departmental Promotions Announced

Posted on June 2019

The Department of Radiology is pleased to announce the following promotions, effective July 1, 2019:

Richard Bruce, MD, to Associate Professor (CHS) – Dr. Bruce joined the faculty in 2009 as both an Assistant Professor of Neuroradiology and the Medical Director of Radiology Informatics. He has received grants for his work in numerous areas of Clinical Decision support and medical informatics. Dr. Bruce earned his MD at the University of Texas – Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, and completed both his residency and neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Samuel Charles, MD, to Clinical Professor (CT) – Dr. Charles joined the faculty in 2007 as  Clinical Assistant Professor. He has served as the Associate Chief of Operations for the Community Division of the Department of Radiology. He became a Clinical Associate Professor in 2014. Dr. Charles completed both his residency and fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Peter Chase, MD, to Clinical Professor (CT) – Dr. Chase became a faculty member in 2007 as a Clinical Assistant Professor, and also served as CT Modality Chief and Associate Chief of Outreach. He became a Clinical Associate Professor in 2014. Dr. Chase completed his residency and abdominal imaging fellowship at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Mai Elezaby, MD, to Associate Professor (CHS) – Dr. Elezaby joined the UW Department of Radiology faculty in 2012, after completing her residency, honorary fellowship and fellowship in breast imaging at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She has served both as Associate Program Director of the Radiology Residency Program, as well as the Director of the Online Learning Center.

Carolyn Haerr, MD, to Clinical Professor (CT) – Dr. Haerr became a faculty member in 2002, as a Clinical Assistant Professor. She completed residencies in both pediatric radiology and diagnostic radiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospital in Denver, respectively. Dr. Haerr completed a musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis, MO. She has served in the Department as the Lead Interpreting Radiologist for Meriter Mammography Clinic and the Modality Chief of MSK for the Community Radiology Division.

Newrhee Kim, MD, to Clinical Professor (CT) – Dr. Kim joined the faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2007. He completed his residency at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY, and a fellowship in diagnostic neuroradiology at the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Kim has also serves as Vice Chair/Section Chief of the Community Radiology Division.

Kenneth Lee, MD, to Professor (CHS) – Dr. Lee joined the UW Department of Radiology faculty in 2008 as Assistant Professor. He completed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, and his musculoskeletal fellowship at the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Lee has also served as the Medical Director for Clinical Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Director of Ultrasound Research and the Medical Director of WIMR Translational Imaging.

Tyler Prout, MD, to Clinical Professor (CT)  – Dr. Prout joined the Department faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor in 2007. He completed both his residency and abdominal imaging fellowship at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Prout was active in the United States Navy where he was a US Naval Flight Surgeon at the Great Lakes Reserve Fleet Hospital, Great Lakes, IL. He also received his Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification at the UW–Madison School of Business. He has served as the Modality Chief of Ultrasound in the Community Section and as the Associate Vice Chair of Quality and Safety.

Jason Stephenson, MD, to Associate Professor (CHS) – Dr. Stephenson became a member of the Department of Radiology faculty in 2012. He completed both his residency and fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Stephenson is currently serving as the Director of Medical Student Education in the department, and as the Integrated Block Leader for the Mind & Motion Course in the Department of Medical Education.

Tim Szczykutowicz, PhD, to Associate Professor (CHS)  – Dr. Szczykutowicz became a Department of Radiology faculty member in 2014, as an Assistant Professor. He earned his Master of Science on Medical Physics at the UW–Madison, and his PhD in Medical Physics studying under Professors Charles Mistretta and Guang-Hong Chen. He received his certification by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Medical Physics in 2016.

The Department also has made the following appointments, effective July 1, 2019:

Jane Lyon, MD, to Clinical Associate Professor (CT) – Dr. Lyon joined the UW Department of Radiology faculty in 2017 as a Pediatric Radiologist. She completed her residency at the UMDNJ Cooper University Medical Center in Camden, NJ and completed her fellowship in pediatric radiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Lyon has served as the Modality Chief, Pediatric/Fetal MRI and the Chief of Pediatric Medical Student Education.

Joseph Tang, MD, to Clinical Associate Professor (CT) – Dr. Tang became a Department of Radiology faculty member in 2018, as a Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology in the Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention Section. He completed his residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, and his fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

The Department of Radiology congratulates our remarkable colleagues for their hard work and great accomplishments on this momentous occasion!