About Nuclear Medicine Staff

Attending Physicians

Marcelo F Di Carli, MD

Marcelo F Di Carli, MD

The Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine Founders’ Chair of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

Professor of Radiology and Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Sharmila Dorbala, MD

Sharmila Dorbala, MD

Director of Nuclear Cardiology

Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

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Hyewon Hyun, MD

Hyewon Hyun, MD

Program Director JPNM Residency Program

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

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Heather Jacene, MD

Heather Jacene, MD

Associate Program Director JPNM Residency Program

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director of Nuclear Medicine, DFCI

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Barbara J McNeil, MD, PhD

Barbara J McNeil, MD, PhD

Staff Radiologist

Professor, Harvard Medical School

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Matthew Robertson , MD

Matthew Robertson , MD

Staff Radiologist

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

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Viviany R. Taqueti, MD,MPH

Viviany R. Taqueti, MD,MPH

Staff Radiologist

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

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Victor H. Gerbaudo, PhD, MSHCA 
Senior Director, Nuclear Medicine, Molecular Imaging, and Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging
Director of Clinical Integration, Department of Radiology
Associate Scientific Director, Advanced Multimodality Image Guided Operating Suite (AMIGO)
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Phone: (617) 732-6290
Fax: (617) 582-6056
Email: gerbaudo@bwh.harvard.edu

Nuclear Medicine Physics

Mi-Ae Park, PhD
Director, Clinical Nuclear Medicine Physics
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School 
Phone: (617) 525-3039
Fax: (617) 582-6197
Email:  miaepark@bwh.harvard.edu


PhD Degree: Physics, Purdue University, IN, 1996
Post-doctoral Training: Theoretical Physics and Physics Education, Seoul National University, 1996-1998
Cancer Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 2003-2004
Board Certifications: American Board of Radiology in Medical Nuclear Physics, 2009
Diagnostic Medical Imaging, 2014
Clinical/Research Interests: Quality Assurance and Quality Control of x-ray, SPECT, and PET imaging systems, Radiation Safety, Optimization of clinical imaging protocols, Breast Imaging.
Quantitative Cardiac and Brain imaging, Nuclear Medicine imaging instrumentation. Preclinical PET imaging. Translational imaging.

Marie Foley Kijewski, ScD
Associate Physicist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Phone: (617) 278-0767
Fax: (617) 582-6197
Email:  mkijewski@bwh.harvard.edu


PhD Degree: Medical Radiological Physics, Harvard School of Public Health, 1984
Clinical/Research Interests: Cardiac amyloidosis. SPECT and PET physics; dynamic imaging; task-based assessment of imaging systems; tracer validation.

Clinical Managers

Jolene Fantony, CNMT
Charles Mauceri, CNMT

Cyclotron Facility

Peter Holton
Director of Operations

Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry

Justin M. Paolino, PharmD, BCNP
Nuclear Pharmacy Manager
Human Production Group Leader
Phone: (617) 732-7171
Fax: (617) 734-4757
Email:  jpaolino@bwh.harvard.edu


PharmD Degree: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA 2006
Board Certifications: Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist
Clinical/Research Interests: Radiopharmaceutical development for clinical and translational imaging

Jonathan K. Barlow, PharmD
Staff Radiopharmacist
Phone: (617) 732-7171
Fax: (617) 734-4757
Email:  jkbarlow@bwh.harvard.edu


PharmD Degree: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA 2012 
Clinical/Research Interests: Advancement of sterile compounding industry standards in radiopharmacy, Formulary management in supply-chain deficit, Drug Utilization Review pertaining to diagnostic agents, Development and progression of didactic and practical curriculum for Pharm.D. and M.D. professionals.

Shipra Dubey, PhD
Research Associate, Harvard Medical School
Phone: (617) 732-8236
Fax: (617) 264-5291
Email: sdubey1@bwh.harvard.edu


PhD Degree: Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University, 1997 
Post-doctoral Training: Organic conducting Polymer, University of Rennes, Rennes, France 1999
Designed and synthesized new family of cyclic peptides and pseudo peptide analogs as a potential Integrin antagonist, University of Louisville, KY, 2002-2004
Designed and synthesized tumor-avid porphyrin based photo sensitizers for photodynamic therapy (PDT) and conjugate them with tumor specific peptide moieties and heterocyclic compounds for improved photodynamic therapy and a candidate for PET imaging radiopharmaceuticals, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo NY 2005-2007
Clinical/Research Interests: Production and quality control of PET radiopharmaceuticals for clinical use.
Development of PET radiopharmaceuticals for clinical, preclinical imaging and translational studies; Automation of semi-automated system for rapid and reliable synthesis of radiotracers.

Michael T. Kukler, PharmD
Staff Radiopharmacist
Phone: (617) 732-7171
Fax: (617) 734-4757
Email:  mkukler@bwh.harvard.edu


PharmD Degree: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA 2011
Clinical/Research Interests: Production, quality assurance, and regulation of PET and SPECT radiopharmaceuticals.

Joseph M. Kukler
Senior Radiochemistry Technologist

Small Animal Imaging Facility

Mi-Ae Park, PhD
Shuyan Wang


John Byrne 
Ozgur Ustaoglu

Clinical Research

Courtney Foster, MS, CNMT
CV Imaging Program Coordinator and Clinical Trials
Research Coordinator

Laurel Campbell, BS, CNMT
Research Coordinator

Leanne Barrett
Research Assistant


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