Krystal Archer-Arroyo, MD
Dr. Archer-Arroyo is a radiologist with over with over twelve years of experience in emergency and trauma radiology, including eight years at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Her research interests include the applications of dual-energy CT in the emergent and trauma setting.
Amir Davarpanah, MD
Dr. Davarpanah is an abdominal and cardiothoracic radiologist with a focus on oncologic imaging and cardiac MRI. His research interest involves development of new MR techniques for applications in abdominal and cardiac imaging. He completed his residency at Yale University and fellowships in abdominal and cardiothoracic imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Candace Fleischer, PhD
Dr. Fleischer is a spectroscopist with formal training in physical chemistry and biomedical engineering. Her research group is highly collaborative and focused on the development of new MR spectroscopy and imaging technologies for biomedical and translational applications. She earned her PhD in physical chemistry from Georgia Tech.
Judith Gadde, DO, MBA
Dr. Gadde is an adult and pediatric neuroradiologist with research interests in the imaging of both adult and pediatric epilepsy. She also has research interests in advancing the understanding of the pathophysiology and imaging of Chiari I deformity/malformation. Dr. Gadde has additional interest in healthcare leadership. She completed a fellowship in pediatric neuroradiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Joseph Graves, MD
Dr. Graves joined the Division of Emergency Radiology after his emergency radiology fellowship at Emory University. His interests include medical student and resident education, trauma imaging, and quality improvement in emergency imaging. He is an active member of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER).
Stephanie Hawkins, MMSc
Stephanie began her Emory career twenty years ago as an occupational therapist. She most recently worked in neurosurgery focusing on cranial and complex spine service before moving to her current position as a physician assistant, where she focuses on procedures with the Division of Abdominal Imaging. Stephanie earned her MMSc at Emory and splits her time between the main campus, EUH Midtown, and other areas as needed.
Jeranfel Hernandez, MD, MBA
Dr. Hernandez is a nuclear medicine and internal medicine board certified physician currently serving as the chief of Nuclear Medicine at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. He also serves as the acting chief of credentialing and privileging at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in nuclear medicine at Emory.
Kendall is beginning her career at Emory as Radiology’s communications coordinator. She recently earned a BA in both journalism and film studies from the University of Georgia and has experience working in digital marketing, communications, and content creation. She is looking forward to helping build Emory Radiology’s online presence and social media outreach into an even stronger and more diversified brand.
Ryan Peterson, MD
Assistant Program Director
Dr. Peterson is a neuroradiologist focused on resident and medical student education with clinical interests in neurotrauma and general neuroradiology. He is the faculty advisor for the Clinical Education Track (CET) residents in radiology and routinely lectures medical students during their CORE clerkships in neurology, surgery and psychiatry. His current projects include 3D printing, radiology education tools and resident curriculum/education development. He serves on the Education and Program committee for the Georgia Radiological Society. He completed his diagnostic radiology residency and neuroradiology fellowship at Emory.
Slavvy Petrov, MPH
Manager, Clinical OperationsSlavvy began working at Emory as a consultant in the EHI Project Management Office before moving to his current role as manager of clinic operations. He previously held positions at the Duke University Health System, working in the Ambulatory Surgery and Infection Control departments. Slavvy obtained a Master of Science from the Boston University School of Medicine and a Master of Public Health from Emory University and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Health Sciences degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He is also involved in the National Association for Healthcare Quality and is the Founder and President of P.A.N. International.
Marina Piccinelli, PhD
Dr. Piccinelli is a bioengineer whose research areas focus on the development of software tools for the diagnosis and treatment of vascular and cardiovascular diseases from a variety of imaging modalities, including positron emission tomography (PET), single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), invasive angiography, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR). She earned her PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Adam Prater, MD, MPH
Dr. Prater is a neuroradiologist with a research focus in stroke imaging and informatics. His current projects include machine learning applications in radiology, stroke workflow efficiency and business intelligence tool development. He is active in the American College of Radiology, serving on the Informatics Innovation Advisory Council and currently an associate editor for the Journal of Digital Imaging (JDI). He completed fellowships in neuroradiology and imaging informatics at Emory.
Cesar Santana, MD, PhD
Dr. Cesar A. Santana is an assistant professor of radiology and imaging sciences specializing in nuclear medicine at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and also Grady Memorial Hospital. His research is focused on nuclear cardiology. Dr. Santana is president of Nuclear Imaging Consultants, Inc. and a member of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC). He completed a fellowship in PET/CT imaging at Emory.
Ila Sethi, MD
Dr. Sethi is a nuclear medicine physician with research interest in head and neck imaging. After completing her residency and fellowship training at Emory, she joined Emory as an instructor in nuclear medicine in August 2017. Prior to starting her clinical training in the US, she completed research at University of Chicago for three years and worked in the field of virtual colonoscopy as well as MR imaging of the prostate.
HR Operations Support SpecialistKayla began working at Emory as an operations support specialist in Human Resources after graduating from Georgia Southern University with a bachelor's degree in justice studies. She is looking forward to assisting faculty with their human resources needs and undertaking the credentialing process and making it her own.
Smyrna Tuburan, MD
Dr. Tuburan is a clinical pediatric radiologist with interests in cardiac and fetal imaging. She serves on national committees including the Cardiac Imaging Committee of the Society for Pediatric Radiology and the Pediatric Certifying Committee of the American Board of Radiology. She completed her residency and a fellowship in pediatric radiology at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda, California.
Mona Vakil, MD
Dr. Vakil joined the Division of Emergency and Trauma Radiology after completing her residency at the University of California in Los Angeles and a fellowship in emergency radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her interests include trauma imaging as well as providing value-based imaging services in the ED to reduce imaging turnaround times and patient length of stay.