Christopher P. Hess, M.D., Ph.D. is the Alexander R. Margulis Distinguished Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Hess received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and completed his clinical residency and fellowship at UCSF, where he served as chief resident and NIH T32 postdoctoral research fellow prior to joining the faculty in neuroradiology in 2008. His clinical interests lie in MRI and image analysis, particularly in their translational application to brain degeneration, epilepsy, and neurovascular disease. He is a highly regarded lecturer nationally and internationally, and has published over 150 research manuscripts and book chapters on these subjects.
Dr. Hess participates in numerous Radiology and imaging science organizations, including the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, the American Society of Neuroradiology and the Radiological Society of North America. He is a member of the editorial board for Radiology and for the American Journal of Neuroradiology, and a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.