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Shepherd Research Lab

John Shepherd

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John Shepherd, PhD


University of Hawai’i Cancer Center
701 Ilalo Street, Suite 522
Honolulu, HI 96813
Office: 808-440-5230
Omni: 415-891-7437

I am a Researcher/Professor at the UH Cancer Center, a Fulbright Scholar and an expert in mining biomarkers from medical imaging using advanced machine learning techniques; Co-I San Francisco Mammography Registry 1999-2018; PI of the NIH-funded 3-Component Breast Imaging Study. ; Director of the  Artificial Intelligence Precision Health Institute; , the Body Composition Exercise Physiology and Energy Metabolism CORE lab, and the Shepherd Research Lab; 2017 President of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry;  ISCD’s John Bilezikian Global Leadership and Oscar Gluck Humanitarian Awards for his IAEA contributions. I have chaired  10 international workshops on quantitative imaging and have over 200 peer-reviewed publications that have been referenced over 10,000 times.