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1. University Hospital

1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-1161
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: (573) 882-4141
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Get Directions




Education & Training

Medical School

University of Ilorin


Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital


Hartford Hospital, Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University

Board Certification

American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology


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Academic Profile

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.