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Averi Gibson, MD, PhD

Averi Gibson, MD, PhD - UMMS Radiology Resident

Averi Gibson, MD, PhD

Chief Resident

Internship: Transitional Year at Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School:  Washington University in St. Louis
Hometown:  Shelburne, VT
Clinical Interests:  Women's imaging, breast imaging, ultrasound


Gibson, A., Watkins, J., Agrawal, A., Tyminski, M., DeBenedectis, C. (2022). Shedding Light on T2 Bright Masses on Breast MRI: Benign and Malignant Causes. Journal of Breast Imaging. Posted online June 3, 2022. DOI: 10.1093/jbi/wbac030
Gibson, A., Chen, B., Rosen, M., Paez, S., Lo, H. (2020). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department CT for suspected diverticulitis. Emergency Radiology. 27(6):773-780. PMCID:
Hui Mingalone, C., Lui, Z., Hollander, J., Garvey, K., Gibson, A., Banks, R., Zhang, M., McAlindon, T., Nielsen, H., Georgajoudi, I., Zeng, L. (2018). Bioluminescence and second harmonic generation imaging reveal dynamic changes in inflammatory and collagen landscape in early osteoarthritis. Laboratory Investigation. 98(5):656-69. PMCID: PMC7735372.
Gibson, A., Hui Mingalone, C., Foote, A., Uchimura, T., Zhang, M., Zeng L. (2017). Wnt7a inhibits IL- 1β induced catabolic gene expression and prevents articular cartilage damage in experimental osteoarthritis. Scientific Reports. 7:41823. PMCID: PMC5292965.
Lucey, B.P., Leahy, A., Rosas, R., Shaw, P.J. (2015). A new model to study sleep deprivation-induced seizure. Sleep. 38(5):777-85. PMCID: PMC4402675.
Leahy, A.*, Esfahani, S.*, Foote, A., Hui, C., Rainbow, R., Nakamura, D., Tracey, B., Mahmood, U., Zeng, L. (2015). Analysis of the trajectory of osteoarthritis development in a mouse model by serial near-infrared fluorescence imaging of matrix metalloproteinase activities. Arthritis and Rheumatology. 67(2):442-53. PMCID: PMC4312249.
Gupta, D., Leahy, A., Monga, N., Peshavaria, M., Jetton, T., Leahy, J. (2013). PPARγ and its target genes are downstream effectors of Fox01 in islet β-cells: mechanism of β-cell compensation and failure. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 288(35):25440-9. PMCID:  PMC3757206.
Donlea, J.*, Leahy, A.*, Thimgan, M.S., Suzuki, Y., Hughson, B.N., Sokolowski, M.B., Shaw, P.J. (2012). Foraging alters resilience/vulnerability to sleep disruption and starvation in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109, 2613-2618. PMCID: PMC3289360.


  • Selected for Introduction to Academic Radiology Program (ITAR), RSNA 2020
  • Paul M. Jaffray Award, 2020
  • Medical Class of 1928 Award in Anatomy, 2018
  • F30 NIAMS Individual Predoctoral Fellowship, 2014 – 2018
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, 2009