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Kenneth l. Weiss
University of Mississippi

Dr. Kenneth L. Weiss has joined the Medical Center faculty as professor of radiology, director of neuroImaging research and director of neuroImaging and biomarkers for the MIND Center.

After receiving the B.A. in general studies cum laude from Harvard College in 1977, Weiss earned the M.D. at the University of Michigan School of Medicine in 1981. He did a flexible internship at the University of Michigan affiliate Saint Joseph Hospital from 1981-82, a diagnostic radiology residency at Stanford University Medical Center from 1982-85, an MRI and neuroradiology fellowship at Ohio State University Hospitals from 1985-86 and a second-year fellowship as a neuroradiology instructor at the Medical College of Georgia from 1994-95.

Weiss joined the faculty of the Boston University Medical Center as an assistant professor of radiology and clinical director of MRI in 1986 before moving to Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif., where he served as a staff radiologist from 1987-88. He served as an assistant professor of radiology and neurology and director of MRI at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 1988-91, then joined Central MRI in Linwood, N.J., as director of MRI from 1991-94.

He served as an assistant professor of radiology and neurology at the Medical College of Georgia from 1995-97 and again as an assistant professor of radiology and neurology at the University of Michigan Medical Center from 1997-2001. Since 2001, he has been at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, initially serving as associate professor of radiology, psychiatry and BME and associate director for the Center for Imaging Research before being promoted to professor of radiology and director of neuro-MRI in 2009.

An active member of several professional organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society and the American Society of Neuroradiology, Weiss has given numerous invited presentations nationally and internationally. The coauthor of more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed publications and two book chapters, he numbers more than 70 scientific presentations and abstracts. He also holds multiple U.S. patents and copyrights.

His research interests include rapid automated neuroaxis MRI screening, DT-fMRI, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, cognition and dementia.