John C. Mazziotta, MD, PhD

John C. Mazziotta, MD, PhD

Neurology

About

John C. Mazziotta, MD, PhD
Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences
CEO, UCLA Health

Dr. John C. Mazziotta has been Vice Chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences and CEO of UCLA Health since 2015. A member of the David Geffen School of Medicine faculty since 1983, Dr. Mazziotta also has served as Dean of the medical school, Associate Vice Chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences and Executive Vice Dean. In addition, he was chair of the Department of Neurology and founding director of the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center.

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 has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine and the Royal College of Physicians.

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certifications

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

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 1983

Residency

UCLA School of Medicine, 1981

Internship

Georgetown University Medical Center, 1978

Degrees

Georgetown University Medical Center, PhD, 1977
Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD, 1976

Recognition

  • 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.

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Research

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.