Jay P. Heiken MD, FACR, is Professor of Radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine, where he also is Director of Abdominal Imaging. He earned his bachelor's degree at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where he graduated magna cum laude before receiving his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Heiken completed his internship in internal medicine at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia, and his residency in radiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He completed a fellowship in abdominal radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dr. Heiken is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists (SGR) and the Board of Trustees of the International Cancer Imaging Society (ICIS). He is a past President of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT/MR) and has served as Chair of the Gastrointestinal Subcommittee of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Scientific Program Committee. He currently serves on the American College of Radiology Committee on Body Computed Tomography. He is an examiner for the American Board of Radiology and a member of the editorial board of Abdominal Imaging and the Korean Journal of Radiology.
Dr. Heiken has co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, 60 book chapters and invited publications, and has edited and co-authored six books. He has presented scientific papers at conferences across the United States, lectured as a visiting professor in more than 40 national and international universities, and has taught more than 190 courses and symposia. Dr. Heiken has received the Cum Laude Award and the Hounsfield Award of the SCBT/MR for scientific papers. He has received the Resident's Distinguished Teaching Award from the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology and the Visiting Professor Award from the Society of Gastrointestinal Radiologists.
Dr. Heiken is a consultant for x-ray contrast media for Covidien/Mallinckrodt, Inc.