Mai-Lan Ho, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Mai-Lan Ho, MD, is Professor of Radiology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University and has additionally served as Director of Radiology Research, Director of the Translational Imaging Core, Director of the Advanced Neuroimaging Core, Faculty Lead of the Imaging Genomics Research Affinity Group, Chair of the Asian Pacific American Network, and Secretary of the Association for Staff and Faculty Women. She is an internationally recognized physician leader, scientist, and educator who specializes in translational advanced imaging and precision health. Dr. Ho completed her undergraduate degree in chemical engineering at Stanford University, graduate training at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and medical school at Washington University in St. Louis.  She then pursued a diagnostic radiology residency in the Scholar’s Track at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, with mini-fellowships in body MRI and musculoskeletal radiology.  Following pediatric and head/neck imaging experience at Boston Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Ho completed her neuroradiology training and a chief fellowship in pediatric neuroradiology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Ho is lead author of the textbook Neuroradiology Signs; editor of The AAWR Pocket Mentor and Pediatric Neuroimaging: State-of-the-Art; and engages broadly in diversity, inclusion, and global initiatives. Her society recognitions include the Anne G. Osborn International Outreach and International Imaging Series Professorships from the American Society of Neuroradiology; Collaborative Travel Grant from Karolinska Institutet; Women’s Pilot Workshop and Council of Early Career Investigators in Imaging from the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research; Pilot Award and Research Fellow Award from the Society for Pediatric Radiology; Siemens Healthineers Research Scholar Grant, William W. Olmsted Editorial Fellowship, Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, and Bracco Diagnostics Research Resident Grant from the Radiological Society of North America; William N. Hanafee Research Grant from the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology; Katherine A. Shaffer Award and Lucy Frank Squire Award from the American Association for Women Radiologists; Gabriel H. Wilson Award from the Western Neuroradiological Society; and Stephen A. Kieffer Award from the Eastern Neuroradiological Society.

See Mai-Lan Ho’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Anne G. Osborn International Outreach Professor and Honorary Member of Pernambuco Society of Radiology, American Society of Neuroradiology
  • Collaborative Travel Award, Karolinska Institutet
  • Gabriel H. Wilson Award, Western Neuroradiological Society
  • Lucy Frank Squire Distinguished Resident Award in Diagnostic Radiology, American Association for Women Radiologists
  • Stephen A. Kieffer Award, Eastern Neuroradiological Society
  • William N. Hanafee Award, American Society of Head and Neck Radiology
  • 1st Place, AUR-Philips Vydareny Film Interpretation Competition, Faculty Development Program, and Siemens-AUR Radiology Resident Academic Development Program, Association of University Radiologists
  • Paul Dyken Scholarship Lecture, Southern Pediatric Neurology Society
  • Innovation Fund Grant, American College of Radiology
  • Summa Cum Laude Educational Exhibit and Magna Cum Laude Electronic Educational Exhibit, American Society of Neuroradiology
  • Pilot Award and Research Fellow Award, Society for Pediatric Radiology
  • Siemens Healthineers / RSNA Research Scholar Grant, William W. Olmsted Editorial Fellowship, Roentgen Resident / Fellow Research Award, and Bracco Diagnostics / RSNA Research Resident Grant, Radiological Society of North America
  • Society for Pediatric Radiology Representative, Council of Early Career Investigators in Imaging, The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 04/01/2019

Board Certifications
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology
Fellowship University of California San Francisco Date Completed: 06/30/2015
Residency Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/2013
Internship St. Luke's Hospital Date Completed: 06/25/2009
Medical School Washington University in St. Louis Date Completed: 05/16/2008
Graduate School Massachusetts Institute of Technology Date Completed: 06/04/2004
Undergraduate School Stanford University Date Completed: 06/15/2003