Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD


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Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, is Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. Prior to joining Emory, Dr. Krupinski was a Professor at the University of Arizona in the Departments of Radiology, Psychology and Public Health, and was also Vice Chair of Research in Radiology. She is past chair of the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference, past president of the American Telemedicine Association, and past chair of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine.

Dr. Krupinski is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control research program at Winship Cancer Institute.


Dr. Krupinski received her PhD from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.


Dr. Krupinski is an experimental psychologist with research interests in medical image perception, observer performance, medical decision making, and human factors as they pertain to radiology and telemedicine. The goal of her research is to improve our understanding of the perceptual and cognitive mechanisms underlying the interpretation of medical images in order to reduce errors, improve training, and optimize the reading environment, thereby improving patient care and outcomes.


Dr. Krupinski serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals in both radiology and telemedicine, and on review panels for National Institute of Health, Department of Defense, US Food and Drug Administration and Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center.

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