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 research at the CIR spans a wide variety of disease states and topics of technological development. 


Kevin M. Koch | Executive Director, Center for Imaging Research

Andrew S. Nencka | Operations 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
Marlys Oravec
MRI Technologist Sr. /Safety Training Coordinator
(414) 955-4074
Soref 1 and 2
Erin Staege
MRI Technologist Sr.
(414) 955-4074
Soref 1 and 2
Lauren Williams
MR Imaging Assistant
(414) 955-5763
Front Desk
Jessica Fiore
MRI Technologist Sr.
(414) 955-4074
Soref 1 and 2
Jen Duller
MRI Technologist
(414) 955-4074
Soref 1 and 2