Yi-Hwa Liu, PhD

Senior Research Scientist in Medicine (Cardiology); Associate Director of Cardiovascular Nuclear Imaging Core Laboratory, Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Yale Translational Research Imaging Center (Y-TRIC)

Office of Cooperative Research


Yi-Hwa Liu is an elected senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and a full member of Sigma Xi of The Scientific Research Society of North America. He is the leading editor of two text books: “Cardiovascular Imaging” (ISBN 978-1-84076-109-2, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK) and “Hybrid Imaging in Cardioavascular Medicine“ (ISBN 978-1-4665-9537-8CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK, and is also the co-inventor of Wackers-Liu CQÔ (WLCQ) Quantitative Analytic Method for Myocardial Perfusion Tomographic Imaging (FDA-approved Commercial Software Package). Dr. Liu earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY in 1991 and joined the faculty at Yale School of Medicine as Assistant Professor (1998 – 2004) and Associate Professor of Medicine (2004 – 2014). His primary research is focused on non-coherent image restoration, nuclear cardiac image reconstruction and quantification. He is one of the pioneers in the fields of fluorescence microscopic image restoration and nuclear cardiac image reconstruction and quantification.

Education & Training

PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Electrical, Computer and System Engineering (1991)
MS University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, Electrical and Computer Engineering (1987)
BS Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, Biomedical Engineering (1981)

Professional Service

  • Ministry of Science, Technology and Space, Jerusalem, Israel (2019) Co-Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Advanced Materials, Emerging Technologies Conference, Whistler, BC, Canada (2018) Chairperson

  • Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (2017 - Present) Editor

  • Faculty Advisory Council to the Dean of Yale School of Medicine (2015 - Present) Council Member

  • Medical Physics, AAPM, College Park, MD (2009 - Present) Associate Editor

  • National American Heart Association (AHA) (2004 - Present) Committee Member


  • Invited Speaking Engagements Chappaqua, United States (2017 - 2017)

  • Invited Speaking Engagements Taipei, Taiwan (2016 - 2016)

  • Peer-reviewed Presentation Madrid, Spain (2015 - 2015)

  • Symposiia Montreal, Canada (2006 - 2006)

  • Symposia San Diego, United States (2006 - 2006)

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Yi-Hwa Liu, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale Diagnostic RadiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste EP2-719D

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Internal MedicinePO Box 208056
333 Cedar Street, Dana-3

New Haven, CT 06520-8056

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