Education

Fellowship
Radiology / Nuclear Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1983
Residency
Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1981
Internship
Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1978
Degree
MD, PhD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1976

Medical Board Certifications

Nuclear Medicine
American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 1984
Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1983

Gender

Male

State License

G37023
  • About Me

    About Me

    John C. Mazziotta, MD, PhD
    Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences
    Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Interim Co-President, UCLA Faculty Practice Group
    Chair, UCLA Faculty Practice Group Clinical Chairs

    As Interim Co-President of the UCLA Faculty Practice Group, Dr. John C. Mazziotta provides oversight of external activities with the campus, Office of the UC President, other UC medical campuses, regional referral sites and national opportunities. Dr. Mazziotta also serves as the Chair of the FPG Clinical Chairs, an elected position representing the Clinical Departments.

    In addition, Dr. Mazziotta is Chair of the Department of Neurology in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. An expert in brain imaging, Dr. Mazziotta is the founder and Director of the UCLA Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. He has been the principal investigator of the International Consortium for Brain Mapping, which has the goal of developing the first comprehensive atlas of the structure and function of the normal adult human brain.

    Dr. Mazziotta earned his M.D. and Ph.D. in neuroanatomy and computer science from Georgetown University. Following an internship at Georgetown, he completed neurology and nuclear medicine training at UCLA and joined the faculty here in 1983.

    Dr. Mazziotta has published more than 260 research papers and eight texts. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Oldendorf Award from the American Society of Neuroimaging, the S. Weir Mitchell Award and the Wartenberg Prize of the American Academy of Neurology, and the Von Hevesy Prize from the International Society of Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Mazziotta also has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and he is a member of the Royal College of Physicians.

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  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Nuclear Medicine
    American Board of Nuclear Medicine, 1984
    Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1983

    Education

    Fellowship
    Radiology / Nuclear Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1983
    Residency
    Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1981
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1978
    Degree
    MD, PhD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1976
  • Clinical Interests
    • Brain Atlases
    • Brain Metabolism
    • Huntington's Disease
    • Neuro Imaging
    • Normal Brain Function
  • Research

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    Dr. Mazziotta has published over 260 research papers and eight books.  Among his numerous awards and distinctions, he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 2006, and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians.  He received the Oldendorf Award from the American Society of Neuroimaging, the S. Weir Mitchell Award and the Wartenberg Prize from the American Academy of Neurology, the Van Hevesy Prize from the International Society of Nuclear Medicine, the 1996 Medical Science Award from the UCLA Medical Alumni Association, and an honorary doctorate from Universite de Caen.

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