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Jihong Wang, PhD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Research Interests

  • Functional diffusion tensor imaging in the diagnosis and assessment of treatment response of cancer
  • Human perception in medical imaging and softcopy display devices

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1994 University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, PHD, Medical Physics
1986 University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, MS, Solid State Physics
1984 University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, BS, Physics

Board Certifications

6/1998 American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiological Physics)

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Physics - Patient Care, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1/2014
Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2002-2004
Associate Professor, Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and UT Arlington, Dallas, TX, 1998-2004
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 1996-2002

Professional Memberships

AAPM MRI Subcommittee
Member, 2010-present
AAPM RSNA Education Committee
Member, 2010-2012
American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Southwest Chapter
President, 2004
Chinese Food and Drug Administration
Advisory Panel for the Standardization of Electronic Medical Records, 2003-2005
Chinese Society of Medical Physics, Beijing, China
Consultant, 2011-present
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Member, RSNA Research and Development Committee, 2012-present
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Member, RSNA Structured Reporting Committee, 2012-2014

Selected Publications

Letters to the Editor

1. Wang J. Issues with radiofrequency heating in MRI. Journal of Applied Clinical Med Phys 15(5):275-277, 5/2014.

Last updated: 9/25/2014