Skip to Content

Dr. Poonawalla Selected as One of Ten Hartwell Foundation Fellows

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

Aziz Poonawalla, PhD joined the University of Wisconsin Department of Radiology in spring 2009, with fellowship funding awarded to the Department from the Hartwell Foundation. The Hartwell Foundation provides funding for postdoctoral training in biomedical science at selected research institutions in the United States. He was chosen as an exceptional individual with high promise in the field of biomedical research. As the recipient, Dr. Poonawalla will be able to pursue specialized training in an area of science he is passionate about. He is an original alumnus of UW-Madison, graduating with his BSc in Physics, Math and Astronomy in 1995, After two years working for Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, MA, he moved to Houston for graduate study, obtaining his Masters and PhD in Medical Physics at MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2005. Upon completing his doctorate, Dr. Poonawalla undertook a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. In 2007, he moved to Wisconsin with his family and engaged in self-directed research, serving as an adjunct Associate Professor at UT. At UW, he will work under the supervision of Scott Reeder, MD PhD on the development, implementation and validation of novel MRI techniques aimed at quantifying disease features of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Examples include quantification of hepatic steatosis, and volumetric quantification of subcutaneous vs visceral fat depots for risk assessment in patients with metabolic syndrome.



More news:

Dr. Yu Named 2017 KL2 Scholar

Dr. Christiane Burton Receives Silvia Fedoruk Prize

Dr. Reeder 2011 Liver Fat Paper is Most-Cited in JMRI

Cai and Hernandez Developing New Ways to Gauge Diabetes Progression, Treatment

Dr. JP Yu New Associate Director of UW Medical Scientist Training Program

Dr. Hailey Allen Wins Best Educational Exhibit at Society for Pediatric Radiology

Dr. Pickhardt Receives Dean’s Award for Excellence in Medical Student Research Mentorship

Dr. Cho Receives Radiology Editor’s Choice Award

UW Study Ties Insurance Coverage to Greatly Increased Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate

Dr. Scott Nagle Featured in Interview by British Institute of Radiology

Cai and Cho Labs at SNMMI 2017

Interventional Radiology and Abdominal Imaging and Intervention Shine at WCIO

2017 Radiology Resident Graduation

CT Protocol Optimization Team Update - July 2017

Drs. Gentry and Pozniak Retiring After 30+ Years of Excellence

SIIM 2017 Wrap-Up

Dr. Burnside Appointed to Key Leadership Roles Within SMPH & ICTR

Patient Advisory Committee Provides Unique Perspective Towards Advancing Breast Cancer Screening Research

Dr. Reeder Contributes to Clinical and Research Guidelines for Gadolinium Deposition

The Inside View, #15, July 2017: Letter from the Chair

In Memoriam: John R. (jack) Thornbury

The Inside View, #15, July 2017: Comings, Goings, and Faculty Promotions


Last updated: 8/23/2017
Feedback, questions, or accessibility issues: radweb@uwhealth.org
© 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System