Ashley E. Prosper, MD

Ashley E. Prosper, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Radiological Sciences





Nuclear Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 2016
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Imaging and Intervention, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 2016 - 2017


Internal Medicine, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, 2011 - 2012


MD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 2011
BA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 2007


Diagnostic Radiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 2012 - 2016

Board Certifications

Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2017
Nuclear Medicine, American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 2016

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Scientific Interests

Dr. Ashley E. Prosper's research focuses on improving the early detection of lung cancer including: improving non-invasive approaches to distinguishing benign from malignant indeterminate pulmonary nodules on CT chest imaging, understanding the general health and psychological barriers to lung cancer screening faced by high risk current and former smokers and improving reconstruction techniques for low dose chest CT lung screening exams.

Highlighted Publications

Hassani C, Ronco A, Prosper AE, Dissanayake S, Cen SY, Lee C. Forward-projected model based iterative reconstruction in screening low-dose chest CT: Comparison with adaptive iterative dose reduction 3D. Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Sep;211(3):548-556. PMID: 30040468

Prosper AE, Inoue K, Brown K, Bui AA, Aberle D, Hsu W. Association of Inclusion of More Black Individuals in Lung Cancer Screening With Reduced Mortality. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(8):e2119629. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.19629

Prosper A, Brown K, Schussel B, Aberle D. Lung Cancer Screening in African Americans: The Time to Act Is Now. Radiol Imaging Cancer. 2020 Aug 21;2(5):e200107. doi: 10.1148/rycan.2020200107. PMID: 33778737; PMCID: PMC7983712.