Isabel Oliva

Isabel Oliva

Dr. Oliva graduated from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco in Brazil. She completed her internal medicine residency in the city of Recife and then moved to Sao Paulo, where she completed her Radiology residency. Dr. Oliva then moved to Boston and did 4 years of training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Harvard Medical School, including one year of fellowship in Cardiothoracic Imaging and another year in Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging. After her fellowship graduation, Dr. Oliva joined the Radiology department at Yale University as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine in July 2015.. In February 2013, Dr. Oliva joined the Department of Medical Imaging at University of Arizona at the Assistant Professor level and as the chief of the Cardiothoracic Imaging Section. Dr. Oliva clinical interests include all diseases of the chest, cardiac and pulmonary. Her research is focused on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, specially developing new and improving existing techniques to increase sensitivity and specificity in diagnostic imaging. Dr. Oliva’s research work is recognized worldwide and she has received several national and international awards including Certificate of Merit Awards in the RSNA Annual Scientific Meetings and a Bronze Medal at the ARRS Annual Scientific Meeting. Dr. Oliva has been a reviewer for several journals including Radiographics and Journal of Thoracic Imaging. She is also involved in several national committees including the ACR Appropriateness Criteria Vascular Panel. Dr. Oliva received several excellence in teaching awards from at Yale and University of Arizona. Dr. Oliva’s clinical and research work is recognized nationally and internationally; she has presented her work in meetings from several Societies including the Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR), North American Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), International Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (ISMRM), Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), The Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR), and International Society of Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE).

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Medical Imaging, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ


Authors: Aiden Abidov & Isabel Oliva & Frank Marcus Release Date: 10 Mar 2016
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