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Sonia Bobra

Neuroradiologist, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

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Sonia Bobra is an assistant professor of Neuroradiology at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. Bobra serves as education director for radiology residents and medical students and as a mentor to international medical students and women in medicine. As an active physician educator, she regularly leads interactive case-based conferences and lectures.

Bobra is committed to providing accessible and high-quality care for veterans. She is co-investigator on a research study evaluating transmagnetic stimulation and yoga for veterans with traumatic brain injury. An expert in advanced neuroimaging, Bobra has recently led an innovative 3D printing project for presurgical planning, patient education, and medical training.

Bobra has engaged in public and global health for more than 20 years, with internships at the World Health Organization and Physicians for Human Rights. As a lifelong advocate for the underserved, she has traveled to rural India to provide medical care and to Tanzania to teach radiology at Kilimanjaro Medical College. Active in her community, she’s organized a team to co-sponsor and mentor a refugee family in partnership with RefugeeOne.

Bobra earned her MD from Northwestern University Medical School and MPH from the University of Minnesota. She completed her radiology residency at University of Illinois at Chicago and her neuroradiology fellowship at Northwestern Medicine. Bobra is married and the mother of three young children.

Published on June 29, 2021