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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address JT N383 Zip 6830
Phone  (205) 934-1369
E-mail  rek@uab.edu
Other websites http://medicine.uab.edu/radiology/67485/

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Radiology   Radiology Chair Office Professor Emeritus

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Koehler received his undergraduate degree in 1964 from Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree in 1968 from Cornell University Medical College. He was an exchange student in tropical medicine at the University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil before commencing two years of postdoctoral training in Internal Medicine at Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. From 1970 to 1972 Koehler served in the U.S. Public Health Service as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. He then completed residency training in Diagnostic Radiology and fellowship training in Gastrointestinal Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco. After a brief period on the radiology faculty at UCSF, he moved back to St. Louis as assistant professor of radiology at Washington University, where he rose to associate professor in 1976. Koehler came to UAB as professor of radiology in 1982.