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Jonathan  Lewin


Jointly Appointed, Health Policy and Management

Executive Vice President for Health Affairs | Emory University
Executive Director | Woodruff Health Sciences Center 
President, CEO & Chairman of the Board | Emory Healthcare

Dr. Jonathan Lewin was appointed the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Emory University; Executive Director, Woodruff Health Sciences Center; and the President, CEO and Chairman of the Board,  Emory Healthcare, in February 2016. Prior to his Emory appointment, Dr. Lewin served as the Senior Vice President for Integrated Healthcare Delivery and Co-Chair for Strategic Planning for Johns Hopkins Medicine, as well as the Martin Donner Professor and Chairman of the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science at Johns Hopkins University and the Radiologist-in-Chief at Johns Hopkins Hospital, with secondary appointments as Professor of Oncology, Neurosurgery and Biomedical Engineering.

Prior to his position at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Lewin was the Director of the Division of Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the University Hospitals of Cleveland and Vice Chairman for Research and Academic Affairs in the Department of Radiology at Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Lewin received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Brown University in 1981 and his Doctor of Medicine from Yale University in 1985.

Following his internship in pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital and residency in diagnostic radiology at University Hospitals of Cleveland, he completed a magnetic resonance research fellowship in Germany, a neuroradiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, and additional training in head and neck radiology at the Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital. 

Dr. Lewin has been a pioneer in interventional and intraoperative MR imaging and has published approximately 200 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and more than 60 chapters, reviews, commentaries and other invited papers on topics, including the basic science and clinical aspects of interventional MR imaging, functional MR imaging, head and neck imaging, MR angiography, small animal imaging and the imaging of acute stroke. 

Dr. Lewin is an inventor on more than 25 patents, and has been PI and co-PI on NIH and other federal and state grants with awards of more than $10 million in direct costs, as well as a co-investigator on a number of other grants and projects. He is a Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and of the American College of Radiology, and has given more than 150 invited lectures on a number of topics in magnetic resonance imaging, intervention and neuroradiology. He has served on numerous national committees, editorial boards and grant review groups for foundations and the NIH, and on the task force on minimally invasive cancer therapy for the National Cancer Institute. 

He is currently president of the American Roentgen Ray Society (North America’s oldest Radiology professional organization), president of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology, president-elect of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments, and immediate past-president of the Association of University Radiologists and of the Academy for Radiology Research.

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1440 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

Phone: 404-778-4432


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