Theron W. Ovitt, MD

Professor, Medical Imaging
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1961 (B.A.)
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1965 (M.D.)
  • Santa Clara County Hospital, San Jose, California, 1966 (Internship)
  • Marquette University Medical School, Milwaukee, 1966 (Surgical Residency)
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1968-1971 (Radiology Residency)
Honors and Awards: 
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1987
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 1985
  • Member, Sarver Heart Center
  • Listed in "Best Doctors In America," 2003-2004
Major Areas of Research Interest: 
  • Digital radiology
  • Cardiac radiology
  • Radiologic physics
Student Opportunities Through Research: 
  • Interacting with strong basic radiological engineering and physics group that is in the forefront of developing total computerized radiological department
  • Pursuing own interests in clinical radiology arena
Selected Publications: 

Taljanovic MS. Hunter TB. Krupinski EA. Alcala JN. Fitzpatrick KA. Ovitt TW. Academic radiology: the reasons to stay or leave. Academic Radiology. 10(12):1461-8, 2003.

Krupinski EA. McNeill K. Ovitt TW. Alden S. Holcomb M. Patterns of use and satisfaction with a university-based teleradiology system. Journal of Digital Imaging. 12(2 Suppl 1):166-7, 1999.

Yocky DA. Seeley GW. Ovitt TW. Roehrig H. Dallas WJ. Computer-simulated lung nodules in digital chest radiographs for detection studies. Investigative Radiology. 25(8):902-7, 1990.

Gibby WA. Billings J. Hall J. Ovitt TW. Biodistribution and magnetic resonance imaging of cross-linked DTPA polysaccharides. Investigative Radiology. 25(2):164-72, 1990.

Rehm K. Seeley GW. Dallas WJ. Ovitt TW. Seeger JF. Design and testing of artifact-suppressed adaptive histogram equalization: a contrast-enhancement technique for display of digital chest radiographs. Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 5(1):85-91, 1990.

Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 

Bruce Hedgepeth (MSRP 1987): "Comparison of CRT displays for diagnostic efficacy."

Wednesday, March 7, 2018