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Stephen M. Humphries

Stephen M. Humphries, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Director at National Jewish Health. Dr. Humphries is in the Department of Radiology.

Special Interests

Stephen M. Humphries, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at National Jewish Health, is a medical physicist and imaging scientist with a major interest in quantitative CT of fibrotic and obstructive diffuse lung diseases. Dr. Humphries is Director of the Quantitative Imaging Laboratory at National Jewish Health, which provides image quality assurance, storage, and image analysis for multiple multi-center CT studies of COPD and pulmonary fibrosis.    



Connecticut College, BA, Physics
UCHSC, MS, Medical Physics
University of Colorado Denver, PhD, Bioengineering
University of Colorado Denver, MS, Bioengineering


Barnes H, Humphries SM, George PM, Assayag D, Glaspole I, Mackintosh JA, Corte TJ, Glassberg M, Johannson KA, Calandriello L, Felder F, Wells A, Walsh S. Machine learning in radiology: the new frontier in interstitial lung diseases. Lancet Digit Health. 2023 Jan;5(1):e41-e50. doi: 10.1016/S2589-7500(22)00230-8. Epub 2022 Dec 12. PMID: 36517410.
Humphries SM, Mackintosh JA, Jo HE, Walsh SLF, Silva M, Calandriello L, Chapman S, Ellis S, Glaspole I, Goh N, Grainge C, Hopkins PMA, Keir GJ, Moodley Y, Reynolds PN, Walters EH, Baraghoshi D, Wells AU, Lynch DA, Corte TJ. Quantitative computed tomography predicts outcomes in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respirology. 2022 Dec;27(12):1045-1053. doi: 10.1111/resp.14333. Epub 2022 Jul 25. PMID: 35875881; PMCID: PMC9796832.

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Quantitative Imaging Lab

Conflicts of Interest

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