Kim Butts Pauly, Ph.D.

Kim Butts Pauly, Ph.D., is a professor of radiology, and a professor of bioengineering and electrical engineering by courtesy, at Stanford University. She obtained a B.S. degree in physics from Duke University and a Ph.D. in biophysical sciences from Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, where she specialized in magnetic resonance imaging.

After completing her postdoctoral training at Stanford University, she joined the Stanford faculty in 1996. Dr. Butts Pauly's research has evolved from magnetic resonance (MR)-guided interventions, to MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS), and to MRgFUS-based neuromodulation.

She is the co-director of the Radiological Sciences Laboratory and director of the Center for Biomedical Imaging at Stanford.

Jan. 09, 2015