3195 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 737-3211
(888) 738-3211


Our Staff

Ruth Tesar, Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, Ruth provides leadership to Northern California PET Imaging Center, the first free-standing, non-academic PET center established in the US in 1993. She has been instrumental in gaining insurance coverage for PET procedures by private payers and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Ms. Tesar has authored multiple peer-reviewed papers and abstracts on the subjects of clinical PET, the cost benefits of using PET in clinical practice, and the payment for PET procedures. She is an invited speaker on the subjects of reimbursement and marketing for PET and clinical PET. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University, Nuclear Medicine Technology Training from the University of California at Davis, and completed graduate work in health administration and health policy at the University of Southern California.

Jan Cronin, Market Development Manager

As Market Development Manager and physician liaison, Jan is involved in all aspects of operations and marketing for the imaging center. Her experience in both x-ray and nuclear medicine has helped her develop comprehensive physician and patient education programs to promote the appropriate use of PET/CT in the communities we serve.

Our Office Staff and Technologists

Our fabulous front office staff: Kelli, Tonya, Jackie, Judi


Our compassionate technologists: Richard, Bruce, Julie, Desmond


Our IT Network Engineer and Editor: Matt, Kelli