Graduate Outcomes

Graduates are employed in a variety of industries, often enjoying career advancement as a result of their studies in the bioimaging program.

Gait Jordan
Current Position: Clinical Research Specialist, Department of Emergency Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill

Nathan Sciortino
Current Position: Director of Operations at Massachusetts General Hospital
Previous Position: Project Manager, Bio-Imaging Technologies, Inc.; Research Coordinator, University of Pennsylvania

Colin Wilson
Current Position: Neuroimaging Research Technician, Massachusetts General Hospital
Previous Position: Chemist, National Institutes of Health

Marie Drottar
Current Position: Research Assistant, Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Development Science Center
Previous Position: Research Assistant, Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary

Felix Liu
Curren Positiont: Imaging Specialist/Programmer/Analyst, UCSF
Previous Positions: Research Engineer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Imaging Research Associate, PAREXEL/Perceptive Informatics; Research Student; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Andrew Dumas
Current Position: MIT Lincoln Labs
Previous Position: Research Technologist, Massachusetts General Hospital; Research Student, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Chimela Ohaji
Current Position: MD Anderson Cancer Research Center
Previous Positions: Boston Medical Center; Observership, Michael DeBakey VA Hospital, Houston; Observership, Renal Associates Texas

Corinna Bauer, PhD
PhD: Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University

Laura Rigolo, MS
Current Position: Research Assistant, Golby Lab, Harvard Medical School

James Sheehan
Current Position: Research Technologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Recent Publications:
Napadow V, Sheehan J, Kim J, LaCount L, Park K, Kaptchuk T, Rosen BR, Kuo B. The Brain Circuitry Underlying the Temporal Evolution of Nausea in Humans. Cerebral Cortex, 2012. In press.
Sheehan J, Gaman A, Vangel M, Kuo B. Pooled analysis of brain activity in irritable bowel syndrome and controls during rectal balloon distension. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011 Apr;23(4):336-46, e158. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2982.2010.01635.x. Epub 2010 Nov 30.

Khalid Alshamrani
PhD Student: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology Doctoral Program

DongHyun Hong
Submitted two abstracts to the RSNA-2013 and Accepted to two PhD programs
PhD Student: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Madgeburg, Germany
Research Center: Biomedical Magnetic Resonance ( )
Mentorship: Oliver Speck, PhD (

Vidhya Kumar
Medical School: College of Surgeons in Ireland (

A. Kassel Fotinos-Hoyer
Current Position: Imaging Operations Lead at Perceptive Informatics, Inc. (PAREXEL)
Past Positions: Senior Imaging Research Associate at Perceptive Informatics (Parexel); Imaging Assistant at Perceptive Informatics (PAREXEL); Engineering Intern at Pulmatrix, Inc.
Education: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University

Yanilka Hernandez-Orama
Current Position: Technical Recruiter at JVT Advisors
Past Positions: Account Executive at The Execu|Search Group; Contingent Staffing Coordinator at PAREXEL; Manager, Imaging Research at PAREXEL
Education: Boston University School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico

Kimberly A. Bettano
Current Position: Senior Imaging Research Scientist, Merck in Boston

Alexandra Shilo
Current Position: Clinical Trials Manager for Gamma Medica, Inc. in Salem, NH

Olga V. Mallett
Current Position: Forensic Imaging Analyst, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology-Armed Forces Medical Examiner System, Rockville, MD
Research: Retroactive analysis of common fracture patterns in Mounted Combat Casualties; Post-mortem angiography to assess pelvic and lower extremity vessels

Shweta Kumar
Poster presented at the Society of Biological Psychiatry (