John Conklin

Professional Information


Instructor, Radiology


MD Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
MS Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario, Canada,
BASc Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada,

Martinos Faculty


Mailing Address

55 Fruit Street, Blake SB Room 0029A
Boston, MA 02114 USA

General Contact Information



Dr. Conklin is an Attending Radiologist and Director of Emergency MRI at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and an affiliated faculty member at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. His research focuses on the development and translation of MRI methods to improve the quality, speed, and robustness clinical MR imaging. Additional interests include the application of advanced MRI techniques in the clinical neurosciences, including the use of high-resolution diffusion MRI as a biomarker for cerebral small vessel disease activity. Dr. Conklin has received funding from the Radiological Society of North America to develop and optimize ultra-fast brain MRI methods for detection of acute intracranial pathology in emergency and inpatient settings. He also teaches MRI principles to MGH radiology residents as Co-Director of the Advanced MRI rotation at the Martinos Center.