Published: July 18, 2013

Mukherji to lead Department of Radiology

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Suresh Mukherji has been appointed professor and chairperson of the Michigan State University Department of Radiology, a department affiliated with the colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Human Medicine.

His appointment is effective Aug. 1.

Mukherji was division director of neuroradiology at the University of Michigan for many years. He is a recognized expert in head and neck imaging, especially of head and neck cancers.

Mukherji has published 13 textbooks, 74 chapters in books, more than 300 scientific papers and has served as an investigator on 26 grants. He serves as senior editor for three professional journals.

“I am honored and humbled to be chosen to lead such a successful department,” Mukherji said. “There is an incredible opportunity for collaboration at MSU, with its statewide presence, so that clinical care, research and educational missions can reach even greater heights. Working together through all disciplines, we will continue to do great things.”

Mukherji received a B.A. from Duke University in 1983, an M.D. from Georgetown University Medical School in 1987, and is currently completing an MBA at the University of Michigan.

He is a fellow of the American College of Radiology.


Suresh Mukherji is professor and chairperson in MSU's Department of Radiology effective Aug. 1, 2013. Courtesy photo.

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