Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Ilorin


Transitional Year

  • Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital


Diagnostic Radiology

  • Hartford Hospital

Internal Medicine

  • Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital


Musculoskeletal Radiology

  • Johns Hopkins University Hospital

Diagnostic Radiology

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


American Board of Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology


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Academic Information

Associate Professor, Clinical Radiology

Research Interests

  • Abdominal imaging (CT MRI Ultrasound)
  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Computer applications in radiology and imaging informatics

Areas of Expertise

  • Abdominal and oncologic imaging
  • Image guided musculoskeletal and abdominal procedures
  • Musculoskeletal and sports imaging

Awards & Honors

  • Young Investigator Travel Award for Abstract presented at the Society for Skeletal Radiology conference March 2013
  • Certificate of Merit from Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) for educational exhibit displayed at the RSNA conference Dec. 2012
  • Radiology faculty of the year award/RAD Awards (Residents Acknowledgement of Dedication) selected by the radiology residents, University of Missouri Healthcare
  • Competitive award for faculty development, awarded by Phillips to attend the Phillips/AUR (Association of University Radiologists) Staff Development Seminar 
  • University Scholar, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Best student in the graduating class in the areas of Surgery, Community Medicine, the Community Based experience and service program, and Hematology, University of Ilorin, Nigeria 1989


  • Del Grande F, Aro M, Jalali Farahani S, Cosgarea A, Wilckens J, Carrino JA. High-Resolution 3-T Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Shoulder in Nonsymptomatic Professional Baseball Pitcher Draft Picks. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016;40(1):118-25. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000327. PubMed PMID: 26529676.
  • Kim MS, Aro MR, Lage KJ, Ingalls KL, Sindhwani V, Markey MK. Exploring the Usability of Mobile Apps Supporting Radiologists' Training in Diagnostic Decision Making. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.07.021. PubMed PMID: 26482814.
  • Del Grande F, Aro M, Farahani SJ, Wilckens J, Cosgarea A, Carrino JA. Three-Tesla MR imaging of the elbow in non-symptomatic professional baseball pitchers. Skeletal Radiol. 2015;44(1):115-23. doi: 10.1007/s00256-014-2018-z. PubMed PMID: 25296899.
  • Del Grande F, Subhawong T, Weber K, Aro M, Mugera C, Fayad LM. Detection of soft-tissue sarcoma recurrence: added value of functional MR imaging techniques at 3.0 T. Radiology. 2014;271(2):499-511. doi: 10.1148/radiol.13130844. PubMed PMID: 24495264.
  • Del Grande F, Santini F, Herzka DA, Aro MR, Dean CW, Gold GE, et al. Fat-suppression techniques for 3-T MR imaging of the musculoskeletal system. Radiographics. 2014;34(1):217-33. doi: 10.1148/rg.341135130. PubMed PMID: 24428292; PubMed Central PMCID: PMCPMC4359893.
  • Fisher JP, Ogoh S, Ahmed A, Aro MR, Gute D, Fadel PJ. Influence of age on cardiac baroreflex function during dynamic exercise in humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007;293(1):H777-83. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00199.2007. PubMed PMID: 17449546.