Dr. Yacoub is a full-time practicing radiologist, an associate professor of radiology and the medical director of MRI at his university hospital. He completed Medical school from Wake Forest University followed by residency in radiology at the University of Chicago. He was eager to learn more about MRI and therefore pursued body MRI fellowship at Northwestern University. He has authored multiple books, chapters and numerous journal articles including papers in premier radiology educational journals such as Radiographics and the Radiologic Clinics of North America. He is a regular invited speaker at multiple national and regional conferences and is always eager to learn and teach about radiology.