Sharp F. Malak, MD, MPH is the Director of the UAMS Mobile Mammography Program and the UAMS Breast Imaging Research Program. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine with a secondary appointment in the Department of Epidemiology in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. Dr. Malak is a faculty lecturer and member of the national Breast Cancer Screening Leadership Group sponsored by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Society of Breast Imaging. He serves on the national ACR Committee on Breast Screening and Emerging Technologies. He is the 2018-19 President of the Arkansas Radiological Society.
Dr. Malak earned a Master’s in Public Health from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and then served as an Epidemiologist for the Infectious Disease Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center as part of a CDC designated “Center of Excellence” program in the prevention of nosocomial infections. His Doctor of Medicine was obtained from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he also completed a 5-year residency in Diagnostic Radiology. He returned to New York to complete his Fellowship in Breast Imaging at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He joined the UAMS faculty in 2011 after completing his fellowship.
As an American College of Radiology board certified Breast Imager, his clinical expertise is in the early detection of breast cancer through screening mammography, adjunctive screening in high-risk women with breast ultrasound and MRI, and all aspects of diagnostic breast imaging including minimally invasive image guided breast biopsy techniques.