Program Directors

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Gene Barry Southers

Associate Professor of Clinical, Advanced Medical Imaging Technology Program, CAHS Clinical & Health Info Sciences

215B French East


Barry Southers is an Associate Professor - Educator and the MRI Program Director/Faculty Instructor in the University of Cincinnati Advanced Medical Imaging Technology (AMIT) program. He has 23 years of clinical imaging experience in the medical field, with 19 years specifically in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). During his career, he has worked in several hospitals, clinics, and research centers, as well as over three years in medical imaging education.
He is an award-winning author of research posters and abstracts, has national and international experience lecturing on MRI topics, is the current President of an international MRI society (ISMRM-SMRT), and President of the Kentucky SMRT Chapter.
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Stephanie Ann Hug

Asst Professor - Educator, CAHS Clinical & Health Info Sciences

155 HSB


Stephanie Hug is an Assistant Professor - Educator and the Nuclear Medicine Program Director for the University of Cincinnati Advanced Medical Imaging Technology (AMIT) program. She has 18 years of clinical experience focused on the imaging fields of nuclear medicine, PET imaging, and sonography. Stephanie has over a decade of experience in focused clinical instruction and a year of experience in didactic education for post-secondary students.  Additionally, she has assisted with research involving PET imaging in collaboration with UC Health. 

Faculty & Staff

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Elizabeth Anne Gilkey

Program Coordinator


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Benjamin Russell Stenger

Instructor - Adj Rep


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Jimmy S Stringer

Graduate Assistant