Center for Imaging Research

Overview of Services

The Center for Imaging Research (CIR) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) facilitates multidisciplinary collaboration among imaging scientists and clinicians at academic institutions within the Midwest, through the provision of research imaging facilities and services.

Our Mission

The mission of the Center for Imaging Research is to unite basic and clinical scientists of various disciplines to further the development and application of imaging in health and disease.

Investigators from institutions across the Midwest utilize the resources available within the MCW CIR. Our state-of-the-art facilities and technical support infrastructure provide users with the tools required to perform basic and clinical imaging research studies. Investigative projects at the CIR span a wide variety of disease states and topics of technological development. 


Kevin M. Koch | Director, Center for Imaging Research

Andrew S. Nencka | Associate Director, Center for Imaging Research 

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm                        

8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Links and Resources


Name Role Phone Email Location
Matthew Runquist
Lead Research MRI Technologist
(414) 955-4777
MRI Building G2620
Amy Ostrowski
Research MRI Technologist/Safety Training Coordinator
(414) 955-4074
Premier 3T
Marlys Oravec
Research MRI Technologist/Safety Training Coordinator
(414) 955-4074
Premier 3T