Yale PET Center Directory

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Center
Yale University School of Medicine
801 Howard Avenue
PO Box 208048
New Haven, CT 06520-8048
Ph: (203) 737-YPET - main, Fx: (203) 785-3107
Ph: (203) 785-2978 - scheduling, Fx: (203) 785-2994
For general questions on the PET Center: pet.center@yale.edu
For scheduling PET studies: pet.scheduling@yale.edu

PET Leadership

Assistant Professor    
Zhengxin "Jason" Cai, PhD 203-785-7691
Director Richard E Carson, PhD 203-737-2814
Co-Medical Director
Ming-Kai Chen, MD,PhD
203-737-4282
Associate Director of Imaging Section     
Ansel Hillmer, PhD
203-737-2302
Co-Director, PET Center Henry Huang, PhD 203-785-3193
Associate Director of Imaging Section
Chi Liu, PhD
203-785-4269
Assistant Professor    
Bernadette Marquez-Nostra, PhD
203-737-1376
Medical Director, PET Center David Matuskey, MD      
203-737-6316
Co-Director, Imaging Section Evan D. Morris, PhD 203-737-5752
Deputy Director of Chemistry Nabeel Nabulsi, PhD 203-785-2474

PET Faculty and Staff

Research Nurse Casual
Brenda Breault, RN 203-785-7172
Clinical Research Nurse    
Maria Ceneri, RN    
203-785-7172
Veterinary Technologist
Courtney Chabina
203-785-3289
Associate Professor Diagnostic Radiology Kelly Cosgrove, PhD 203-932-5711 x3329
Senior Administrative Assistant 
Allison Reh Cuahutle
203-785-3913
Research Nurse
Cynthia D'Amico, RN
203-785-7172
Research Assistant 2   
Mark Dias
203-737-6128
Clinical Assistant 2
Paul Emery
203-737-4078
Assistant Professor
Irina Esterlis, PhD
203-737-6820
Clinical Assistant 2
Zachary Felchner
203-737-4456
Assistant Professor Adjunct   
Sjoerd Finnema, PhD
203-xxx-xxxx
Research Development Technician
Kathryn Fontaine, PhD
203-785-5006
Veterinary Specialist        
Krista Fowles, BS, LATG
203-737-4281
Associate Research Scientist Jean-Dominique Gallezot, PhD 203-785-7271
Radiochemistry Technician 2
Hong Gao
203-737-4617
Veterinary Technician Amanda Harsche, CVT
203-785-4804
Clinical Project Manager/Supervisor 2 Shannan Henry 203-737-5278
Research Associate    
Daniel Holden, BA, RLATg
203-737-3435
Metabolite Technologist 2
Michael Kapinos 203-785-2106
Associate Research Scientist    
David Labaree, PhD
203-785-6792
Research Assistant 2
Supum Lee
203-785-5302
Associate Research Scientist
Songye Li, PhD 203-737-7987
Associate Research Scientist Keunpoong Lim, PhD 203-737-7056
Associate Research Scientist Yihuan Lu, PhD
203-737-1214
PET Scheduler/Administrative Assistant       
Samantha Massaro
203-785-2108
PET Scheduler/Sr. Administrative Assistant Mindy McQueen 203-785-2978
PET Engineer Tim Mulnix, PhD 203-785-2150
Associate Research Scientist Mika Naganawa, PhD 203-737-5582
Radiochemistry Technician 2 Soheila Najafzadeh, MS 203-785-6157
PET Technologist Nancy Nishimura, CNMT 203-737-1640
Senior Associate Scientist
Richard Pracitto
203-737-5538
Program Coordinator 2   
Maribel Rayas
203-737-4836
Associate Research Scientist, Lead Production Chemist Jim Ropchan, PhD 203-785-6388
PET Technologist Denise Ruggiero, CNMT, RT(R)(N)(CT)(MR) 203-785-2108
Veterinary Technician Supervisor
Cynthia Santaniello
203-737-6167
Systems Programmer 2
Zhongdong Sun, MS 203-785-6418
OEHS-PET Medical Health Physicist June Tamkin-Price
Research Assistant    
Kristen Torres
203-737-7496
Writer/Compliance Coordinator
Amy Turner 203-737-1931
Radiochemist 2
Clara Wong
203-785-2106
Associate Research Scientist    
Yunpeng Ye, PhD
203-785-6412
Financial Analyst
Tara Zalatimo 203-737-9738