"Medical imaging has revolutionized diagnosis and, with it, therapy."
Jacob Sosna, MD
Professor and Chairman, Dr. Israel J. and Dena B. Zimmerman Chair in Radiology, Department of Radiology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center | President, Israel Radiological Association (ISRA) - Jerusalem, Israel
Professor Jacob Sosna earned his MD from the Sackler Faculty of Medicine of Tel Aviv University with distinction in 1989. After an Internship at the Beilinson Medical Center in Petach Tikvah, he completed his residency in radiology at Hadassah in 2001. He traveled to Boston to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, for research and clinical fellowships in abdominal imaging and advanced cross-sectional imaging.
Professor Sosna returned to Hadassah as a Senior Radiologist, Head of CT, and Director of the 3D Imaging Laboratory in 2003. He has served as Radiology Research Coordinator since 2004, and he established and heads the Experimental CT and Applied Radiology Laboratories. In 2006, he advanced to Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Medicine and Adjunct Lecturer in Radiology at the Harvard Medical School, advancing to Associate Professor of Radiology at the Hebrew University in 2009. In December 2011 Professor Sosna was named Chairman of Radiology at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center.
Professor Sosna has published over 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is an active speaker in international conferences on radiology and diagnostic imaging. He was selected by the Board of Directors of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) as the Eyler Editorial Fellow for 2006, and is an Associate Editor for Radiology. He is currently President of the Israel Radiological Association. Professor Sosna’s research focuses on advancing clinical applications in cutting edge CT technology in collaboration with other experts in image-based diagnosis and therapy in the US and Europe. He also conducts ongoing research in quality assurance in collaboration with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the major radiological professional societies.