PA) - Erik K. Insko, MS, MD, PhD, has been appointed
an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology,
division of Abdominal Imaging, at the University of
Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
In 1987, Dr. Insko completed his undergraduate education
at the University of California, Berkley, where he earned
his BA (with Honors) in Physics. He went on to earn
his MS degree in Physics, MD, and PhD from the Department
of Structural and Molecular Biology, at the University
of Pennsylvania. Dr. Insko completed his clinical medicine
and surgery internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center;
residency in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP);
and fellowship in Body and Musculoskeletal MRI, also
As a radiologist, Dr. Insko's research focuses on new
applications of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
(MRI), including vascular MRI -also known as magnetic
resonance angiography or MRA-and cardiac MR, which is
one of the newest methods for noninvasive cardiac evaluation.
He is a member of the International Society of Magnetic
Resonance in Medicine, Radiological Society of North
America (RSNA), American Roentgen Ray Society, and the
Association of University Radiologists. He has been
the recipient of several honors including the Medical
Scientist Training Program Scholarship and the RSNA
Roentgen Research Award.
Dr. Insko has been published in peer-reviewed journals
and book chapters such as the Physical Review, Physical
Review Letters, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Radiology,
Journal of Applied Physiology, Magnetic Resonance Medicine,
Clinical MRI and Thoracic and Visceral Vascular
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