Andrew Karellas, PhD, DABR, FAAPM, FACR

Professor, Medical Imaging
Director, Biomedical Imaging Innovation / Clinical Translation in Next-Gen CT
Vice Chair, Faculty Development - DMI

Phone Number: 
(520) 626-7402
Professional Bio: 

Dr. Karellas brings a wealth of research experience. Dr. Karellas received his PhD from UCLA in Medical Physics. He has been Professor of Hematology and Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Acting Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Karellas has also received numerous honors and awards. He is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology (2012), a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (2001) and a member of Sigma Xi (1984. He has been a Reviewer “with Distinction” for Radiology Journal for 2009, he’s received a Dedicated Service Recognition Award as a Deputy Editor for Medical Physics, a Lifetime Achievement Award from Update New York Association of Physicists in Medicine and a Lifetime Service Award from the American Board of Radiology and he was elected as a “SPIE Senior Member” who has become distinguished through significant contributions in …, active involvement in…, service to the general optics and photonics community and contributions in relevant technologies.

Dr. Karellas has patents for Quantitative Radiographic Imaging Systems and Digital and Tomosynthesis Imaging and several current research support grants from NIH.

Research Information

Research Program: 
Cancer Imaging
Selected Publications: 

Professional Information

Positions and Honors: 

Fellow, American College of Radiology - 2012
Fellow, American Association of Physicists in Medicine - 2001
Dedicated Service Recognition Award as Deputy Editor for Medical Physics
Lifetime Achievement Award, Update New York Associate of Physicists in Medicine
Lifetime Achievement Award, American Board of Radiology
SPIE Senior Member
Member of Xigma Xi - 1984

Academic Information

Medical Physics, UCLA