Dr. Bhujwalla’s work is dedicated to the applications of molecular and functional imaging to understand and target cancer and the tumor microenvironment. Her major focus areas are the tumor microenvironment, cancer-induced cachexia, and theranostic imaging. Dr. Bhujwalla is a Fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, the American Institute of Biomedical Engineers, and the World Molecular Imaging Society. Dr. Bhujwalla was awarded a Gold Medal from the World Molecular Imaging Society in 2017. She was awarded a Gold Medal from the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine in 2019.
Dr. Bhujwalla is currently associated with the editorial boards of Molecular Imaging, NMR in Biomedicine, Cancer Biology and Therapy, and Tomography. She serves as the Specialty Chief Editor-Cancer Imaging and Diagnosis, Frontiers in Oncology. Dr. Bhujwalla has over 240 publications in this field.
At the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Bhujwalla serves as Director of the Division of Cancer Imaging Research, Vice-Chair of Research, and Director of the MRB Molecular Imaging Center and Cancer Functional Imaging Core in the Dept. of Radiology. She also co-directs the Cancer Molecular and Functional Imaging Program of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (SKCCC).
Dr. Bhujwalla served as Chair of the Career Development Advisory Committee of the Department of Radiology from 2011-2022.