Jonathan S. Lewin, MD

Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

Emory University

Executive Director

Woodruff Health Sciences Center

President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board

Emory Healthcare


Jonathan Lewin, MD is currently the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Emory University; Executive Director, Woodruff Health Sciences Center; and the President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Emory Healthcare.  He also serves as Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences and Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Medicine and Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Rollins School of Public Health.

Prior to his Emory appointment, Dr. Lewin served as the Martin Donner Professor and Chairman of the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science at Johns Hopkins University and the Radiologist-in-Chief at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 2004 until 2016, with secondary appointments as Professor of Oncology, Neurosurgery and Biomedical Engineering. From 2012-2016 he also served as Co-Chair for Strategic Planning and from 2013-2016 as Senior Vice President for Integrated Healthcare Delivery for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Before joining the faculty of Johns Hopkins, Dr. Lewin was the Director of the Division of Magnetic Resonance Imaging at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Professor and Vice Chairman for Research and Academic Affairs in the Department of Radiology at Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Lewin received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Brown University in 1981 and his Doctor of Medicine from Yale University in 1985. Following his internship in pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital and residency in diagnostic radiology at University Hospitals of Cleveland, he completed a magnetic resonance research fellowship in Germany, a neuroradiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, and additional training in head and neck radiology at the Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Hospital.

Dr. Lewin has been a pioneer in interventional and intraoperative MR imaging and has published more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and 60 book chapters, reviews, commentaries and other invited papers on topics including the basic science and clinical aspects of interventional MR imaging, functional MR imaging, head and neck imaging, MR angiography, small animal imaging and the imaging of acute stroke.

Dr. Lewin is an inventor on more than 25 patents, and has been PI or co-PI on NIH and other federal and state grants with awards of more than 10 million dollars, as well as a co-investigator on a number of other grants and projects. He is a Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and of the American College of Radiology, and has given more than 200 invited lectures on a number of topics in magnetic resonance imaging, interventional radiology, neuroradiology, and leadership in academic medicine. He has served on numerous national committees, editorial boards and grant review groups for foundations and the NIH, and on the task force on minimally invasive cancer therapy for the National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Lewin has served as president of the Society of Chairs of Academic Radiology Departments, American Roentgen Ray Society, the Association of University Radiologists, the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology, and the Academy for Radiology Research.