Excellence in Research Award

The Excellence in Research Award is awarded to a Senior Faculty Member of the Department of Medical Imaging who has demonstrated sustained excellence in research throughout their career with a special focus on exceptional research achievement in the past 5 years.

The Excellence in Research Award replaces the Faculty Research Award. 

Photograph of Dr. Sangeet Ghai

2021-2022 Excellence in Research Awardee

Dr. Sangeet Ghai

Dr. Sangeet Ghai is an Abdominal Imaging Radiologist at the Joint Department of Medical Imaging – Toronto General Hospital and Professor within the Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto.  Dr. Ghai is also the Trachtenberg/Haque Chair in Image Guided Prostate Therapy Research at the University of Toronto. 

Dr. Ghai is an internationally renowned researcher with an h-index of 28, 119 documents and 2680 citations. Dr. Ghai’s research interest is in the diagnosis and treatment of localized prostate cancer.  Two non-surgical treatment methods, magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound and magnetic  resonance  guided focal  laser thermal therapy, have undergone significant investigation and clinical translation through Dr. Ghai’s research. Dr. Ghai’s international stature as a result of this research is reflected in a large number of speaking invites around the world to share the results of his work. 

Previous Recipients

Name  Hospital  Year
Elysa Widjaja The Hospital for Sick Children 2021
Mostafa Atri JDMI 2020
Masoom Haider JDMI 2019
Susan Blaser The Hospital for Sick Children 2018
Richard Aviv Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 2017
Andrea Doria The Hospital for Sick Children 2016
David Mikulis JDMI 2015