Regina J Hooley, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Departments & Organizations

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging: Breast Imaging | Ultrasound

Cancer Center: Breast Center

WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Regina Hooley MD is an Associate Professor & Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Hooley’s area of medical expertise includes all aspects of breast imaging and direct patient care, including screening and breast interventional procedures. Since Connecticut passed the nation’s first breast density inform law, she has done extensive research regarding breast density and supplemental screening ultrasound, for which she has also received grant support from the Women’s Health Research at Yale. Dr. Hooley has many publications, including scientific manuscripts, review articles, and book chapters and she has been a featured guest for the NYTimes, CBS News, and WNPR. She is a contributor to the popular radiology educational series, StatDx. Dr. Hooley is a co-author of the first tomosynthesis breast imaging textbook, to be published by Elsevier in November 2016. Dr. Hooley has been a faculty member at the Yale School of Medicine for over 15 years. She lives in Weston, CT where she and her husband are raising their four children.

Education & Training

MD University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1989)
BS Duke University (1985)
Resident Beth Israel Mt Sinai
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Board Certification AB of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology (1994)

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