Jeffrey L. Duerk, Ph.D. received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 1987, following BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and The Ohio State University, respectively. From 1986-1988 he was a member of the Clinical Science group of Picker International’s NMR Division (now Philips Medical Systems). Thereafter, he joined the faculty of Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland’s Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering where today he is the Director of the Case Center for Imaging Research. Recently he was the Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering at CWRU. He is a full tenured professor in the Departments of Radiology and BME and currently the Co-Chair of the Research Committee (School of Medicine). He was also the founding leader of the Cancer Imaging program in the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. On January 1, 2012 he was named the Leonard Case Professor of Engineering and Dean of the Case School of Engineering.
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