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
    CEO, UCLA Health

    Dr. John C. Mazziotta assumed the position of Vice Chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences and Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA on March 1, 2015. Dr. Mazziotta has been a member of the UCLA faculty since 1983. Before his appointment as Vice Chancellor and Dean, he served as Associate Vice Chancellor for health sciences and Executive Vice Dean of the school of medicine. Dr. Mazziotta also has been chair Department of Neurology and director of the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, of which he was the founder.

    Dr. Mazziotta earned his MD and PhD in neuroanatomy and computer science from Georgetown University. Following an internship at Georgetown, he completed neurology and nuclear medicine training at UCLA.

    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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