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Robert H. Posteraro MD MBI FACR

Assistant Professor, Clinical Practice Management


  • 2005 Master of Biomedical Informatics - Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
  • 1973 Doctor of Medicine - Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1969 Bachelor of Science: Biology - Fordham College, Bronx, New York


1987 – 1988:  Fellow in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

1978 – 1979: Winchester Chest Fellow in Radiology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut

1976 – 1978: Resident in Radiology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut

1975 – 1976: Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut

1974 – 1975: Assistant Resident in General Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

1973 – 1974: Junior Assistant Resident in General Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.


  • Informatics
  • Distance Education


Coppola, M.N., Pasupathy, R., Posteraro, RH., Fulton, L.V., and Aliff, M.M. (2012 - in press Summer 12). Barriers and Stakeholder Dynamics to Health Policy Reform. International Journal of Food, Nutrition and Public Health.

Hirsch G, Sackler JP, Posteraro RH, Peng JJ, Blackwell DE, Leo JS. The disposable umbrella catheter:  an alternative to the standard balloon enema catheter. Radiology . 1984 Aug;152(2):533-4.

Posteraro RH, Magill HL, Sackler JS. Arterial thromboembolism of the upper extremity - a late complication of traumatic arterial injury. Vascular Surgery 1984;18(2):96-100.

Peng JJ, Hirsch G, Posteraro RH, Leo JS, Blackwell DE. Radiologic evaluation of the liver in the alcoholic patient. Neurobehav Toxicol Teratol. 1985 Mar-Apr;7 (2):107-12.

van Dalen JT, Leo JS, Posteraro RH. Optic nerve atrophy and CT scanning:  the target sign. Ann of Ophthalmol. 1986 Apr;18(4):127-8, 130-1.

Posteraro RH, Blackwell DE, Huddleston A.TECHSCORE: a program for tabulating the results of multiple choice questions and correcting multiple choice examinations. Comput Biol Med. 1986;16(4):259-65.

Posteraro RH, Hirsch G, Peng J. Displacement of mediastinal clips by postoperative mediastinal hemorrhage. South Med J. 1986 Mar;79(3):363-5.

Huddleston AL, Posteraro RH, Sackler JP, Dunn SE. Determination of multiple- and single-scatter fractions in Compton-scatter densitometry. - International Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes.1986;37(11):1095-1102.

Posteraro RH, Ravin CE. Magnetic resonance imaging in critically ill patients. Critical Care:  State of the Art. 1988 Mar; vol. 9 Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Posteraro RH, Bergin C, Sostman HD. Hilar masses: evaluation with CT-guided biopsy after negative bronchoscopic examination. Invest Radiol. 1988 Sep:23(9):699-700.

Bergin C, Posteraro R, Sostman, D. Proton magnetic resonance imaging to stage activity of interstitial lung disease. Invest Radiol. 1988 Aug;23(8):648-50.

Posteraro RH, Blinder RA, Herfkens RJ. MR-tutor: a program for teaching the interdependence of factors which influence signal intensity in magnetic resonance imaging. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 1989 Sep-Oct;13(5):393-406.

Posteraro RH, Sostman HD, Spritzer CE, Herfkens RJ.Cine-gradient -refocused MR imaging of central pulmonary emboli.  - Am J Roentgenol. 1989 Mar;152(3):465-8.

Senatore F, Shankar H, Chen JH, Avantsa S, Feola M, Posteraro R, Blackwell E. In vitro and in vivo studies of heparinized-collageno-elastic tubes.  J Biomed Mater Res. 1990 Jul;24(7):939-57.

Senatore F, Shankar H, Ho CH, Avantsa S, Allon M, Posteraro R. Effect of soluble and immobilized plasmin on fibrinogen and platelets . Thromb Haemost. 1990 Nov 30;64(3):445-9.

Cobb TK, Dalley BK, Posteraro RH, Lewis RC. Establishment of carpal contents/canal ratio by means of magnetic resonance imaging.  J Hand Surg [Am]. 1992 Sep;17(5):843-9.

Cobb TK, Dalley BK, Posteraro RH, Lewis RC. The carpal tunnel as a compartment. An anatomic perspective. Orthop Rev. 1992 Apr;21(4):451-3.

Cobb TK, Dalley BK, Posteraro RH, Lewis RC. Anatomy of the flexor retinaculum.  J Hand Surg [Am]. 1993 Jan;18(1):91-9.

Shankar H, Senatore F, Ho CH, Avantsa S, Posteraro R. Heparinized glutaraldehyde tanned collagen graft: platelet studies . Surgical Research Communications. 1992;13:111-122.

Posteraro, R.H. Radiographic Evaluation of Pedal Osseous Tumors. Clin in Podiatr Med Surg. 1993 Oct;10(4):633-53.

Ciliberti, E. F., Posteraro, R. H., Haik, B. G. Intraorbital Foreign-Body Detection by Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  Ophthalmology 1993

Reddy PK, Posteraro RH, Schenck RC Jr. The role of MRI in evaluation of the cruciate ligaments in knee dislocation . Orthopedics. 1996 Feb;19(2):166-70.