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Sun-Joo Jang, MD, PhD

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Sun-Joo Jang, MD, PhD


Dr. Sun-Joo Jang, MD, PhD is a Physician-Scientist in Cardiology. He joined Yale School of Medicine as a Clinical Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine with T32-research grant at Y-TRIC. Dr. Jang finished his internal medicine residency at Asan Medical Center (Seoul, Korea) and Yale University/Bridgeport Hospital. He has a PhD in Medical Science and Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) from KAIST (2012-2016). His thesis examined the development of high-speed, multifunctional optical coherence tomography (OCT). He continued his research as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School (Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2016-2018) and at Weill Cornell Medical College (Department of Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2018-2020). His research interests include molecular imaging using SPECT/CT, PET/CT and intravital microscopy, intravascular imaging and physiology (OCT, IVUS, FFR), cardiac CT/MRI, immersive media (AR/VR/MR) and artificial intelligence/machine learning in medical imaging.

Education & Training

  • Residency
    Yale New Haven Health/Bridgeport Hospital (2023)
  • Postdoctoral associate
    Weill Cornell Medical College (2020)
  • Postdoctoral research fellow
    Harvard Medical School (2018)
  • PhD
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Medical Science and Engineering/Mechanical Engineering (2016)
  • MS
    University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology (2012)
  • Residency
    Asan Medical Center (2012)
  • MD
    Korea University College of Medicine, Medicine (2007)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Fellows Abstract Competition FinalistTechnology and Heart Failure Therapeutics (THT) 2022
BCVS Abstract Travel GrantAmerican Heart Association2017
Best Mentor AwardHarvard Medical School2017
Best Graduate Paper AwardKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology2016
Outstanding Paper AwardOptical Society of Korea2015
International Mentoring Travel GrantAmerican Heart Association2014
Global PhD FellowshipNational Research Foundation2012
Alumni AwardAsan Medial Center2011
Chief of the yearAsan Medical Center2011
Achievement AwardAsan Medical Center2011
Best Medical ICU DoctorAsan Medical Center2010

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