Hiroyuki “Hiro” Yoshida is the Director of 3D Imaging Research in the Department of Radiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and an Associate Professor of Radiology at the Harvard Medical School (HMS).
Dr. Yoshida’s research interest is in AI-aided diagnosis in medical images, quantitative medical imaging, and high-performance imaging informatics systems in general, and in particular, in the area of diagnosis of colorectal cancers with CT colonography, lung nodules with radiography, and breast cancers in mammography. In these research areas, Dr. Yoshida has been the principal investigator on 14 research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), received 16 awards from medical imaging societies, authored or co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed publications and 21 book chapters, and authored or edited 15 books. Dr. Yoshida is a Deputy Editor of the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery and serves as an editorial board member of several other clinical and technical journals.
Dr. Yoshida has also been an inventor or co-inventor of five issued patents and received two industrial awards on his work on informatics system developments: Innovation Award from Microsoft Health Users Group and Partners in Excellence for Leadership and Innovation from Partners HealthCare System.
Dr. Yoshida received his B.S. and M.S. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of Tokyo, Japan. He performed his postdoctoral work in the Department of Radiology at the University of Chicago until he became a faculty member of the department. He was a tenured Associate Professor when he left the university and joined the MGH and HMS.