jonathan m. rubin, md, phd

Professor, Radiology
Section Head for Ultrasound and Abdominal Interventional Radiology


Jonathan M. Rubin received a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Utah in 1969.  He received his M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1974, and his Ph.D. in Biophysics and Theoretical Biology from the University of Chicago in 1977.  From 1979-1984, Dr. Rubin was the director of the Section of Body Computed Tomography and Ultrasound Imaging in the Department of Radiology at the University of Chicago.

He has been at the University of Michigan since 1984 where he is now a Professor of Radiology and the Section Head for Ultrasound and Abdominal Interventional Radiology.  His research interests include ultrasound blood volume flow measurement, ultrasound perfusion imaging, ultrasound artifacts, elasticity imaging, and photoacoustic imaging.

He has over 200 peer-reviewed publications, over 125 invited presentations, and 10 patents.  He was awarded the U of M Medical School Innovation Award in 2005, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Joseph H. Holmes Clinical Pioneer Award in 2007, and Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Lawrence Mack Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.