P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Susie Huang, 2006

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Susie Huang is the child of immigrants from Taiwan

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Harvard University

Dr. Susie Huang was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (with her twin sister) to parents who emigrated from Taiwan.

Susie completed her BA and MA in chemistry summa cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa, from Harvard University in 2002. She received her PhD in physical chemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles, and her MD at the Harvard and MIT HST Program. She is now a radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a researcher with the Human Connectome Project.

While completing her PhD on a National Science Foundation graduate fellowship, Susie taught and mentored undergraduates and volunteered at the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center.

Susie has conducted extensive research in magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging, authored numerous publications, and given talks at international conferences. Susie envisions a career as a physician scientist working to improve cancer detection and therapy through molecular imaging.

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2010
  • BA Chemistry | Harvard University 2002
  • MA Chemistry | Harvard University 2002
  • PhD Physical Chemistry | University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Work History
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Radiology
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