Stephen Boppart

Interim Director, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute

Director, GSK Center for Optical Molecular Imaging

Research Areas: Biomedical Imaging Technology, Breast Cancer
Research Program: Cancer Measurement Technology and Data Science
Strategic Theme: Imaging

Stephen Boppart, MD, Ph.D., is an Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering with appointments in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering, Medicine, and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. His Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory focuses on developing novel optical technologies and translating these for cancer imaging. Professor Boppart received his Ph.D. in Medical and Electrical Engineering from MIT, his MD from Harvard Medical School, and his residency training at the University of Illinois in Internal Medicine. He has published over 350 invited and contributed publications and has over 45 patents related to optical biomedical imaging technology. He strongly advocates integrating engineering and medicine to advance human health and our healthcare systems.