Joyce C. Mhlanga, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology

Clinical Expertise:
Abdominal Nuclear Medicine
Joyce C. Mhlanga, MD, is an assistant professor of radiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Mhlanga joined the MIR faculty in 2017 and currently has appointments in abdominal imaging and nuclear medicine. She completed a nuclear medicine residency and a pediatric radiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University prior to joining the diagnostic radiology department at Oregon and Health Sciences University in 2014. Mhlanga’s research interests include imaging the molecular basis of disease and quantitative imaging in cancer and inflammatory conditions. Mhlanga is a member of several professional organizations and societies, including the Children’s Oncology Group and Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. She earned her medical degree and completed internal medicine residency, diagnostic radiology residency and body imaging fellowship training in the United Kingdom.

Clinical Interests

PET/CT, PET/MR, adult and pediatric nuclear medicine, targeted radionuclide therapy, abdominal imaging

Research Interests

Molecular and quantitative imaging, cancer response assessment

Link to Publications

Education History


Johns Hopkins University Hospital


Diagnostic Radiology, University of Nottingham; Nuclear Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Medical Degree

University of Liverpool School of Medicine


University of Liverpool


Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Radiologists
Radiological Society of North America
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Neuroendocrine Disease Focused Panel, Society of Abdominal Radiology
The Children’s Oncology Group
Radiological Society of North America
North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society