Jonathan E. McconathyMD, PhD
Jonathan McConathy, M.D., Ph.D., received a B.S. degree in Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed the Medical Scientist Training Program at Emory University with a Ph.D. in Neuroscience under the mentorship of Mark Goodman, Ph.D., and Michael Owens, Ph.D. He pursued postgraduate training at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) in St. Louis, Missouri through a residency in Diagnostic Radiology followed by a fellowship in Nuclear Medicine. Dr. McConathy then joined the faculty of MIR in July 2010 where he served as the Co-Director of the Radiology Research Residency.
Dr. McConathy joined UAB Department of Radiology in December 2015 and serves as the Director of the Division of Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics. In addition to clinical practice in Nuclear Medicine, he remains actively involved in the development and application of positron emission tomography (PET) tracers for oncology and neuroimaging as well as the use of simultaneous PET/MRI for both clinical indications and research.