Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD
Matthew J. Wilson Professor of Radiology in the Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(MRI) section of the Department of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD, is the Matthew J. Wilson
Professor of Radiology in the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) section of the
Department of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
He has been affiliated with Penn since 1978 when he enrolled as an
undergraduate Physics student. Dr. Schnall received his BA in 1981 and
continued on to earn a dual MD, PhD in 1986 in Biophysics. In that same
year, he performed his Internship at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, PA. After
a year, Dr. Schnall came back to Penn as a Resident from 1987-1991, at which
time he was also named an Assistant Instructor in the Department of Radiology.
He has since risen through the ranks at Penn, becoming a full Professor of
Radiology in 2002. Dr. Schnall is board-certified by the American Board of
Radiology and is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. He
holds numerous positions in national societies including the Radiological
Society of North America, American College of Radiology and International
Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. He is the Chair of ACRIN, an NCI
funded multicenter trial group for imaging. During the past five years, he has
been invited to give more than 85 lectures across the country on MRI and its
medical significance. His research is internationally known and his studies
have been published in leading peer-reviewed journals.