Sharmila Majumdar, PhD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||1700 4th Street|
San Francisco CA 94158
|Yale University||PhD||1987||Engineering and Applied Sciences|
|International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine||2016||Gold Medal|
|Academy of Radiology Research ||2013||Distinguished Investigator |
|Biennial International Society of Arthroscopy,Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Congress ||2009||Patellofemoral Research Excellence Award|
|International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)||2008||Fellow|
|Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators||2007||Excellence in Direct Teaching and/or Excellence in Mentoring and Advising|
|American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers (AIMBE)||2004||Fellow|
|Chancellor and Deans of the University of California, San Francisco||2002||Celebrating Women Faculty Award and Recognition|
|European Congress of Radiology||1993||Gold Medal for Outstanding Presentation: "Quantitative Analysis of Trabecular Bone Structure"|
Sharmila Majumdar, PhD, is a UCSF Professor and the Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and Professor in the Departments of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Orthopedic Surgery at UCSF and Bioengineering at UC Berkeley. She is Director of the Musculoskeletal Research Interest Group at UCSF, an interdisciplinary group consisting of faculty, post-doctoral scholars and students. She obtained her PhD degree in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University in 1987, where she stayed as a post-doctoral researcher and Assistant Professor until 1989, when she joined UCSF.
Her research work on imaging, particularly magnetic resonance and micro computed tomography, and development of image processing and analysis tools, has been focused in the areas of osteoporosis, osteo-arthritis and lower back pain. Her research, which is supported by grants from the NIH and corporate entities, and is diverse ranging from technical development to clinical trials. She currently heads an NIH Center of Research Translation focused on Osteoarthritis and Imaging, a joint effort between UCSF and UC Davis.
Dr. Majumdar was selected as a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers in 2004 and a fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 2008. In 2007 she was awarded the “Excellence in Direct Teaching and/or Excellence in Mentoring and Advising Award” by the UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.
She has published extensively in the Journal of Bone Mineral Research, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, and other highly regarded journals. She also serves as a reviewer and is on the editorial board of scientific journals, and is a recognized expert in the area of imaging.
Bioengineering, Quantitative Imaging, Image Processing, Musculoskeletal
Musculoskeletal and Quantitative Imaging
Radiology, magnetic resonance imaging, image processing, computer-assisted, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, knee, hip, imaging, bioengineering, cartilage, bone, inter-vertebral disc, musculoskeletal
Education and Training:
• Masters of Science: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut - Engineering
• Masters of Philosophy: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut - Applied Science
• Doctor of Philosophy: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut - Engineering and Applied Science
, magnetic resonance imaging
, image processing
, inter-vertebral disc
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