Research Associate Professor, Radiology
Dr. Liu received his medical degree from the China Medical University, China in 1984 and continued his education at the China Medical University in pursuit of an MS degree in Medical Imaging, which was awarded to him in 1991. He began his career as a Medical Resident in 1984 at the Second University Hospital, China Medical University, China, and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Nuclear Medicine in 1991. Dr. Liu accepted a position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Dept. of Nuclear Cardiology at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, from 1995-2000. The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, extended an offer of Research Assistant Professor to Dr. Liu in 2000 to join the group of researchers in the Center for Gamma-Ray Imaging, funded by the National Institutes of Health. This opportunity allowed him to pursue his research in Nuclear Cardiology Imaging. Dr. Liu was promoted to Research Associate Professor in 2005 and has made considerable contributions to his research in publications and data collection. He was the winner of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine’s 2nd Paper Award for Basic Science Investigations, Society of Nuclear Medicine.