Mark E. Mullins, MD, PhD

Titles and Roles

Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Radiology Medical Student Education
Emory University School of Medicine
Brain and Spine Tumors


Mark E. Mullins, MD, PhD, FACR, FAUR, a four-time graduate of Harvard University, is Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia where he serves as Vice Chair for Education and Director of Radiology Medical Student Education. He has previously served as Program Director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program. He holds American Board of Radiology certification in both Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology.

He has held several positions of leadership in local, regional and national groups, presented frequently at meetings, been an innovator in education, clinical research and practice and has published frequently as a resident, fellow and attending radiologist.


Dr. Mullins received his Medical Degree in the HST Program from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his PhD in Chemistry from Harvard University. He completed an Internship in Internal Medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital. For his postdoctoral training, Dr. Mullins was a Diagnostic Radiology Resident at  Massachusetts General Hospital and a Neuroradiology Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital.


Dr. Mullins' primary clinical research interests include stroke and brain tumor imaging. His PhD work centered on structure-function correlation with spectroscopy, a form of molecular imaging. He is very committed to excellence in education, having been a teacher for over 20 years in various contexts.


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Dr. Mullins has received the following awards and honors:

  • Association of Program Directors in Radiology (APDR) Achievement Award, 2023
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, American Board of Radiology, 2023
  • Eminent Physician, Emory University School of Medicine, 2023
  • Fellow of the Association of University Radiologists (FAUR), 2022
  • Outstanding Educator Award, Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), 2020
  • Distinguished Educator Award, American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), 2020
  • Outstanding Radiology Service (Senior Faculty), Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 2019
  • ACER (Alliance of Clinician Educators in Radiology) Achievement Award, 2018
  • A3CR2 (American Alliance of Academic Chief Residents in Radiology) Outstanding Teacher Award, 2017
  • Fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR), 2017
  • Outstanding Mentor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 2017
  • Dean’s Teaching Award, Emory University School of Medicine, 2016
  • Emory University Millipub Club, 2014
  • Valerie P. Jackson Fellow in Education, American College of Radiology, Reston, VA, 2007-2008
  • Educational Exhibit Cum Laude Award, RSNA annual meeting "MRI the movie: building an intuition" by Patti J, Jones S and Mullins M., 2004
  • Stanley Moore Wyman, M.D. Award, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2002
  • Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, Radiological Society of North America Research & Education Foundation, 2000

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