Founder of Project Concern International
1993 Global Fellow
Marta Heilbrun, MD, MS is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah and a member of the Imaging, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics Program. Dr. Heilbrun’s clinical expertise is in abdominal imaging with an emphasis in imaging the genitourinary tract. Her research is in developing decision support tools through data-mining, natural language processing, and cost-effective analysis. She has developed a cost-effective model for adding needle biopsy to the diagnostic workup of suspected kidney cancer patients. She is part of national radiologic society efforts to develop and test structured radiology reporting, chairing the RSNA’s Abdominal CT template development group. Additionally, she is a member of the group expanding abdominal content of the codified representation of the language of radiology (RadLex). Locally she is involved in research in prostate imaging and pelvic organ prolapse with advanced MRI techniques.