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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Howard A. Rowley, MD, earned his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and completed his residency at the University of California in San Francisco.



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University Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Neurology
Department of Radiology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Residency University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Internship University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Medical School Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

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PubMed Articles
Pierot L Jayaraman MV Szikora I Hirsch JA Baxter B Miyachi S Mahadevan J Chong W Mitchell PJ Coulthard A Rowley HA Sanelli PC Tampieri D Brouwer PA Fiehler J Kocer N Vilela P Rovira A Fischer U Caso V van der Worp B Sakai N Matsumaru Y Yoshimura SI Anxionnat R Desal H Biscoito L Pumar JM Diaz O Fraser JF Linfante I Liebeskind DS Nogueira RG Hacke W Brainin M Yan B Soderman M Taylor A Pongpech S Tanaka M Karel T Asian-Australian Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (AAFITN), Australianand New Zealand Society of Neuroradiology (ANZSNR), American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), Canadian Society of Neuroradiology (CSNR), European Society of Minimally Invasive Neurological Therapy (ESMINT), European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), European Stroke Organization (ESO), Japanese Society for NeuroEndovascular Therapy (JSNET), The French Society of Neuroradiology (SFNR) Ibero-Latin American Society of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (SILAN), Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS), Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN), World Stroke Organization (WSO), World Federation of Interventional Neuroradiology (WFITN). Standards of practice in acute ischemic stroke intervention: international recommendations. J Neurointerv Surg . 2018 Nov;10(11):1121-1126
[PubMed ID: 30154252]
McDonald RJ Levine D Weinreb J Kanal E Davenport MS Ellis JH Jacobs PM Lenkinski RE Maravilla KR Prince MR Rowley HA Tweedle MF Kressel HY Gadolinium Retention: A Research Roadmap from the 2018 NIH/ACR/RSNA Workshop on Gadolinium Chelates. Radiology . 2018 Nov;289(2):517-534
[PubMed ID: 30204075]
Kecskemeti S Samsonov A Velikina J Field AS Turski P Rowley H Lainhart JE Alexander AL Robust Motion Correction Strategy for Structural MRI in Unsedated Children Demonstrated with Three-dimensional Radial MPnRAGE. Radiology . 2018 Nov;289(2):509-516
[PubMed ID: 30063192]
Vesperman CJ Pozorski V Dougherty RJ Law LL Boots E Oh JM Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Ma Y Bendlin BB Asthana S Sager MA Hermann BP Johnson SC Cook DB Okonkwo OC Cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates age-associated aggregation of white matter hyperintensities in an at-risk cohort. Alzheimers Res Ther . 2018 Sep 24;10(1):97
[PubMed ID: 30249285]
Betthauser TJ Cody KA Zammit MD Murali D Converse AK Barnhart TE Stone CK Rowley HA Johnson SC Christian BT In vivo characterization and quantification of neurofibrillary tau PET radioligand [<sup>18</sup>F]MK-6240 in humans from Alzheimer's disease dementia to young controls. J Nucl Med . 2018 May 18;
[PubMed ID: 29777006]
Vilela P Rowley HA Brain ischemia: CT and MRI techniques in acute ischemic stroke. Eur J Radiol . 2017 Nov;96:162-172
[PubMed ID: 29054448]
Rivera-Rivera LA Schubert T Turski P Johnson KM Berman SE Rowley HA Carlsson CM Johnson SC Wieben O Changes in intracranial venous blood flow and pulsatility in Alzheimer's disease: A 4D flow MRI study. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab . 2017 Jun;37(6):2149-2158
[PubMed ID: 27492950]
Hoscheidt SM Kellawan JM Berman SE Rivera-Rivera LA Krause RA Oh JM Beeri MS Rowley HA Wieben O Carlsson CM Asthana S Johnson SC Schrage WG Bendlin BB Insulin resistance is associated with lower arterial blood flow and reduced cortical perfusion in cognitively asymptomatic middle-aged adults. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab . 2017 Jun;37(6):2249-2261
[PubMed ID: 27488909]
Dougherty RJ Schultz SA Boots EA Ellingson LD Meyer JD Van Riper S Stegner AJ Edwards DF Oh JM Einerson J Korcarz CE Koscik RL Dowling MN Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Bendlin BB Asthana S Hermann BP Sager MA Stein JH Johnson SC Okonkwo OC Cook DB Relationships between cardiorespiratory fitness, hippocampal volume, and episodic memory in a population at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Brain Behav . 2017 Mar;7(3):e00625
[PubMed ID: 28293467]
Clark LR Berman SE Rivera-Rivera LA Hoscheidt SM Darst BF Engelman CD Rowley HA Carlsson CM Asthana S Turski P Wieben O Johnson SC Macrovascular and microvascular cerebral blood flow in adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement (Amst) . 2017;7:48-55
[PubMed ID: 28239641]
Berman SE Clark LR Rivera-Rivera LA Norton D Racine AM Rowley HA Bendlin BB Blennow K Zetterberg H Carlsson CM Asthana S Turski P Wieben O Johnson SC Intracranial Arterial 4D Flow in Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment is Associated with Cognitive Performance and Amyloid Positivity. J Alzheimers Dis . 2017;60(1):243-252
[PubMed ID: 28826187]
Rivera-Rivera LA Turski P Johnson KM Hoffman C Berman SE Kilgas P Rowley HA Carlsson CM Johnson SC Wieben O 4D flow MRI for intracranial hemodynamics assessment in Alzheimer's disease. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab . 2016 Oct;36(10):1718-1730
[PubMed ID: 26661239]
Racine AM Koscik RL Berman SE Nicholas CR Clark LR Okonkwo OC Rowley HA Asthana S Bendlin BB Blennow K Zetterberg H Gleason CE Carlsson CM Johnson SC Biomarker clusters are differentially associated with longitudinal cognitive decline in late midlife. Brain . 2016 Aug;139(Pt 8):2261-74
[PubMed ID: 27324877]
Clark LR Racine AM Koscik RL Okonkwo OC Engelman CD Carlsson CM Asthana S Bendlin BB Chappell R Nicholas CR Rowley HA Oh JM Hermann BP Sager MA Christian BT Johnson SC Beta-amyloid and cognitive decline in late middle age: Findings from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention study. Alzheimers Dement . 2016 Jul;12(7):805-14
[PubMed ID: 26806386]
Dougherty RJ Ellingson LD Schultz SA Boots EA Meyer JD Lindheimer JB Van Riper S Stegner AJ Edwards DF Oh JM Koscik RL Dowling MN Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Bendlin BB Asthana S Hermann BP Sager MA Johnson SC Okonkwo OC Cook DB Meeting physical activity recommendations may be protective against temporal lobe atrophy in older adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement (Amst) . 2016;4:14-7
[PubMed ID: 27489874]
Ly M Adluru N Destiche DJ Lu SY Oh JM Hoscheidt SM Alexander AL Okonkwo OC Rowley HA Sager MA Johnson SC Bendlin BB Fornix Microstructure and Memory Performance Is Associated with Altered Neural Connectivity during Episodic Recognition. J Int Neuropsychol Soc . 2016 Feb;22(2):191-204
[PubMed ID: 26888616]
Racine AM Koscik RL Nicholas CR Clark LR Okonkwo OC Oh JM Hillmer AT Murali D Barnhart TE Betthauser TJ Gallagher CL Rowley HA Dowling NM Asthana S Bendlin BB Blennow K Zetterberg H Carlsson CM Christian BT Johnson SC Cerebrospinal fluid ratios with Aβ42 predict preclinical brain β-amyloid accumulation. Alzheimers Dement (Amst) . 2016;2:27-38
[PubMed ID: 26955655]
Melah KE Lu SY Hoscheidt SM Alexander AL Adluru N Destiche DJ Carlsson CM Zetterberg H Blennow K Okonkwo OC Gleason CE Dowling NM Bratzke LC Rowley HA Sager MA Asthana S Johnson SC Bendlin BB Cerebrospinal Fluid Markers of Alzheimer's Disease Pathology and Microglial Activation are Associated with Altered White Matter Microstructure in Asymptomatic Adults at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis . 2016;50(3):873-86
[PubMed ID: 26836182]
Caine C Deshmukh S Gondi V Mehta M Tomé W Corn BW Kanner A Rowley H Kundapur V DeNittis A Greenspoon JN Konski AA Bauman GS Raben A Shi W Wendland M Kachnic L CogState computerized memory tests in patients with brain metastases: secondary endpoint results of NRG Oncology RTOG 0933. J Neurooncol . 2016 Jan;126(2):327-36
[PubMed ID: 26511494]
Berman SE Rivera-Rivera LA Clark LR Racine AM Keevil JG Bratzke LC Carlsson CM Bendlin BB Rowley HA Blennow K Zetterberg H Asthana S Turski P Johnson SC Wieben O Intracranial Arterial 4D-Flow is Associated with Metrics of Brain Health and Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimers Dement (Amst) . 2015 Dec 1;1(4):420-428
[PubMed ID: 26693176]