Terry Takatoshi Yoshizumi


Professor of Radiology

Major research focus relates to the following areas:
New radiation detector development and evaluation;
2-D radiochromic film dosimetry in CT;
Development of 3-D dosimetry model in CT;
Application of Presage 3D dosimetry in CT;
Irradiator dosimetry;
Stack monitoring of radioactive tritium gas and radioactive iodine;
Shielding design of modern x-ray machines;
MDCT and cone-beam CT dosimetry;
Application of MOSFET technology in diagnostic radiology and interventional/cardiac cath lab;Small animal dosimetry; Breast dosimetry in tomosynthesis;
Radiation shielding calculations in accelerator facilities;
Radiation safety program administration and policy development;
Regulatory compliance;
Radiological emergency responses.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Professor of Radiation Oncology

Contact Information:

  • Office Location: 2214 Elder Street, Rm 103, Durham, NC 27705
  • Office Phone: (919) 684-2194
  • Email Address: terry.yoshizumi@duke.edu


  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1981
  • Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, 1980
  • M.S. University of California at Los Angeles, 1975

Courses Taught:

  • MEDPHY 714: Clinical Dosimetry Measurements
  • MEDPHY 718: Clinical Practicum and Shadowing (Medical Health Physics)