Advanced Medical Imaging

  • Course Type: Graduate Course
  • Semester Offered: Spring
Course Number: 
OPTI 638
Distance Course: 
Course Description: 
This course will describe the physical principles behind the medical cross-sectional imaging modalities of magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, ultrasound, positron emission tomography and single photon emission computed tomography.
OPTI 512R, OPTI 604 or equivalent
Russell S. Witte
External Instructor(s): 
Luca Caucci, Medcial Imaging; Manojkumar Saranathan, Medical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering
  • Luca Caucci: | 626-4162 | Room 233, BioSciences Research Laboratory (BSRL)
  • Srini Vedantham: | 626-6641 | Floor B, Room 62, Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB)
  • Manoj Saranathan: | 626-6531 | Floor B, Room 24, Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB)
  • Russell Witte:  | 626-0346 | Room 248, BioSciences Research Laboratory (BSRL)
Course Syllabus: 
Academic Integrity

According to the Arizona Code of Academic Integrity, “Integrity is expected of every student in all academic work. The guiding principle of academic integrity is that a student’s submitted work must be the student’s own.” Unless otherwise noted by the instructor, work for all assignments in this course must be conducted independently by each student. Co-authored work of any kind is unacceptable. Misappropriation of exams before or after they are given will be considered academics misconduct.

Misconduct of any kind will be prosecuted and may result in any or all of the following:

  • Reduction of grade
  • Failing grade
  • Referral to the Dean of Students for consideration of additional penalty, i.e., notation on a student’s transcript re: academic integrity violation, etc.
Students with Learning Disabilities

If a student is registered with the Disability Resource Center, he/she must submit appropriate documentation to the instructor if he/she is requesting reasonable accommodations.

The information contained in this syllabus may be subject to change with reasonable advance notice, as deemed appropriate by the instructor.