Medical Center names new radiology department chair

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical center has chosen Dr. Timothy J. Mosher to serve as Kenneth L. Miller Chair of the Department of Radiology. He will assume his new role effective July 1.

Mosher currently serves as vice chair and professor for radiology research, chief of the Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology and chief of the MRI Clinical Service Unit at Penn State Hershey. He received his undergraduate education from Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., before earning his master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Virginia. Mosher earned his medical doctor degree from Penn State College of Medicine, followed by a residency in diagnostic radiology at Penn State Hershey. He was a post-graduate research fellow in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with Dr. Michael B. Smith at Penn State and a clinical fellow in MRI under former National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Elias Zerhouni at Johns Hopkins University.

Mosher became a member of the faculty at Penn State Hershey in 1996. He was recognized by Penn State with the Distinguished Professor Award in 2010.

“Dr. Mosher brings to his new role considerable research experience, a deep commitment to teaching and mentorship and a record of distinguished service to the academic and scientific community,” said Dr. Harold L. Paz, chief executive officer of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Health System, Penn State’s senior vice president for health affairs, and dean, Penn State College of Medicine.

Mosher’s research has focused on the development and application of quantitative MRI techniques to the study of osteoarthritis and cartilage injury.

Mosher currently serves as deputy editor for Mechanic Resonance in Medicine and associate editor for Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, and Radiology. He has published more than 50 manuscripts, books and book chapters.

Mosher succeeds Dr. Kathleen D. Eggli, who is retiring after leading the department for the past decade.

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Last Updated May 06, 2014