Dr. Yoo is the Director of Nuclear Medicine at the Miriam Hospital and an Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging (clinical) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Yoo is Director of Medical Student Radiology Education and Co-director of the General Radiology Elective Biomed 629 and is involved in teaching radiology residents and medical students.
Dr. Yoo is a general radiologist with specialized training in nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET). His main area of interest is in oncologic applications of PET. He is involved in researching the role of PET in radiofrequency ablation of lung cancers.
Dr. Yoo is heavily involved in the annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society where he is a regular faculty member and also the Chair of the Education Compliance Subcommittee. Dr. Yoo is involved with the American College of Radiology where he is a regular faculty member for the American College of Radiology - Dartmouth PET/CT Course and the annual American College of Radiology PET/CT Symposium. Dr. Yoo is also the President of the New England Chapter of SNMMI.
|Ghaderi, Kimeya F., Yoo, Don C., Hart, Jesse PET/CT Helps Downgrade an Aggressive-Appearing Rib Mass to a Probable Benign Lesion in a 9-Year-Old Girl. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2016; 41 (3) : 221-223.|
|Dibble, Elizabeth H., Yoo, Don C., Noto, Richard B., Friedman, Joseph H. Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes With Very Poor Striatal Uptake on 123I-Ioflupane SPECT Imaging. Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 2015; 40 (2) : e152-e156.|
|Lim YY, Maruff P, Schindler R, Ott BR, Salloway S, Yoo DC, Noto RB, Santos CY, Snyder PJ Disruption of cholinergic neurotransmission exacerbates Aβ-related cognitive impairment in preclinical Alzheimer's disease.. Neurobiology of Aging/Neurobiology of aging. 2015; 36 (10) : 2709-2715.|
|Mayson, Sarah E., Yoo, Don C., Gopalakrishnan, Geetha The Evolving Use of Radioiodine Therapy in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. Oncology. 2015; 88 (4) : 247-256.|
Yoo DC, Noto RB, Mazzaglia PJ. Controversy over radioiodine ablation in thyroid cancer: who benefits? Surgical Clinics of North America. S2014 Jun;94(3):573-586
Yoo DC, Dupuy DE, Hillman SL, Fernando HC, Rilling WS, Shepard JA, Siegel BA. Radiofrequency ablation of medically inoperable stage IA non-small cell lung cancer: are early posttreatment PET findings predictive of treatment outcome? American Journal of Roentgenology 2011 Aug;197(2):334-40.
Consultant and author of the Nuclear Medicine Section. Reference Levels and Achievable Doses in Medical and Dental Imaging: Recommendation for the United States. National Council on Radiation Protection & Measurements. NCRP Report No. 172. Bethesda MD Sept. 30, 2012
|1998||MD||State University of New York|
1990-1994 Foundation Scholarship. Tuition merit scholarship, Brooklyn College.
1993 Merck Research Fellowship. Best science research project and academic achievement, Brooklyn College.
1994 Jack and Mae Rimmer Chemistry Award. Excellence in chemistry, Brooklyn College.
2007 Teacher of the Year, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
2009 Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
|Movson, Jonathan||Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator|
|Noto, Richard||Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator|
2003-Present American College of Radiology
Continuous Professional Improvement Nuclear Radiology Panel, 2007-Present
CME Review Subcommittee, 2011-Present
CME and SAMs Review Subcommittee "Specialized" Item Writer Reviewers 2013-Present
Nuclear Medicine/PET Accreditation Reviewer, 2013-Present
Secretary of Rhode Island Radiological Society, 2011
Treasurer of Rhode Island Radiological Society, 2012
Vice President of Rhode Island Radiological Society, 2013
President of Rhode Island Radiological Society, 2014-Present
Appropriateness Criteria Panels --- Commission on Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Representative, 2014
2000-Present Radiological Society of North America
Radiographics Committee RSNA, 2013-Present
2000-Present Society of Nuclear Medicine
Northeast Regional Meeting Planning Committee, 2008-Present
Chair of Bylaws Committee New England Chapter, 2010-Present
President New England Chapter, 2014-Present
Councilor of Rhode Island, 2009-Present
Committee on Finance, 2013-Present
2006-Present American Roentgen Ray Society
Instructional Courses Committee, 2007-2013
Case-based Course Committee, 2006-2010
Scientific Program Subcommittee, 2007-2011
Continuing Medical Education, 2008-Present
Education Evaluation Subcommittee, 2011-2014
Chair, Education Evaluation Subcommittee, 2014
Chair, Education Compliance Subcommittee 2014 - Present.
2013-Present ECOG-ACRIN GYN Committee
ECOG-ACRIN GYN Liason to EA Biomarker Committee
Director of Medical Student Radiology Education
Co-Director of Biomed 629: General Introduction to Radiology
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Four week elective serving as a general introduction to Diagnostic Imaging for third and fourth year medical students. Includes both clinical observation and didactic education sections
Biomed 392: Clinical Nuclear Medicine
Brown University School of Medicine
One to four week elective in all aspects of clinical Nuclear Medicine for third and fourth year medical students.
RI Hospital School of Nuclear Medicine Technology
Two hours of lecture covering various topics in Nuclear Medicine as they pertain to the Nuclear Medicine Technologist.