Satoshi Minoshima, M.D., Ph.D. / Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Satoshi Minoshima, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor and Chair in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at the University of Utah. Dr. Minoshima is a radiologist specialized in Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. His scientific contributions in the field of Neuroscience include the discovery of very early sign of Alzheimer’s disease in the posterior cingulate cortex and worldwide dissemination of diagnostic statistical mapping technology. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, review articles, proceedings, and abstracts and given educational lectures extensively. He served as the President of the Brain Imaging Council for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), the chair of the SNMMI Scientific Program Committee, and the Chair of the Molecular Imaging Committee for the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), and currently serving as the SNMMI President Elect and the Chair of the SNMMI Value Initiative. He also works with the United Nations, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to advance the peaceful use of nuclear technology in medicine. Dr. Minoshima has received multiple awards including Tetalman Memorial Award in 1996 and Kuhl-Lassen Award in 2006 from the SNMMI; Gold Medal from the American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS) in 2013; Clinical Teaching Award of the Year in 2014; the University of Washington Presidential Entrepreneur Faculty Fellow Award in 2014; and the SNMMI Presidential Distinguished Service Award in 2016.