Mitchell Schnall M.D. PhD2024-02-02T13:54:43-05:00



Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD
CIBR Chair

Dr. Mitchel D. Schnall received his undergraduate degree, medical degree, and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been on the faculty of the radiology department at the University of Pennsylvania since 1991 and became a full professor in 2002. From 1999-2007, he served as the Deputy Chair for the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) and in 2008 he assumed the role of Chair. He has played a critical role in efforts to organize translational imaging research not only in the U.S. but also internationally. His work has led to changes in the imaging approaches to breast and prostate cancer. 

Dr. Schnall has also had significant influence on emerging technologies, such as optical imaging. He has been elected a member of the American Society Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. He is currently the Eugene P. Pendergrass Professor & Chair of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania. He maintains an active membership in the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and other organizations in order to ensure effective integration of radiology research with other medical disciplines. He also serves as Co-PI of the Center for Magnetic Resonance and Optical Imaging, an NIH funded regional resource at the University of Pennsylvania.

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