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Junji Morishita Last modified date:2020.03.09

Professor / Department of Health Sciences
Department of Health Sciences
Faculty of Medical Sciences

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Medical Image Engineering, Radiological Technology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
Education: Image evaluation, Radiological Technolohy
Research: Image evaluation, Image Dsiplay Device for Medical Imaging, Development of Image Matching
Research Interests
  • Image evaluation of digital radiography
    keyword : digital radiography, image quality
  • Development of an automated patient recognition method
    keyword : image matching, automated recognition, radiography
    2000.01I am developing methods for automated patient recognition of chest radiographs by using image information. Final goal of the study is to develop an automated warning system to prevent a filing error in the PACS environment..
Current and Past Project
  • Practical skill enhancement -oriented and team-based medical care acceleration proram
Academic Activities
1. Junji Morishita, Kiyoshi Dogomori, Shiro Hatanaka, Takeshi Hiwasa, Yasuhiko Nakamura, Noriyuki Hashimoto, Yoshiharu Higashida, Fukai Toyofuku, Masafumi Ohki, Effect of test patterns on measurement of the luminance of LCD devices by use of a telescopic-type luminance meter, Radiological Physics and Technology, Vol.1            p.95-p.99, 2008.01.
2. Junji Morishita, Hideyuki Watanabe, Shigehiko Katsuragawa, Nobuhiro Oda, Yoshiharu Sukenobu, Hiroko Okazaki, Hajime Nakata, Kunio Doi, Investigation of misfiled cases in the PACS environment and a solution to prevent filing errors for chest radiographs, Academic Radilogy, 10.1016/j.acra.2004.11.008, 12, 1, 97-103, Vol.12 No.1
PP97-103, 2005.01.
3. Junji Morishita, Shigehiko Katsuragawa, Yasuo Sasaki, Kunio Doi, Potential usefulness of biological fingerprints in chest radiographs for automated patient recognition and identification, Academic Radiology, Vol.11 No.3 PP.309-315, 2004.03.
4. Junji Morishita,Kunio Doi,Shigehiko Katsuragawa,Laurence Moninier-Cholley,and Heber MacMahon, Computer-aided diagnosis for interstitial infiltrates in chest radiographs: optical-density dependence of texture measures, Medical Physics, Vol.22 No.9
p.1515-p.1522, 1995.09.
5. Junji Morishita,Kunio Doi,Romain Bollen, Philip C. Bunch,Dietmar Hoeschen, Gerard Sirand-rey,and Yoshiharu Sukenobu, Comparison of two methods for accurate measurement of modulation transfer functions of screen-film systems, Medical Physics, Vol.22 No.2
p.193-p.200, 1995.02.
1. Development of an automated search method to find lost images in PACS environment by use of biological fingerprints and image-matching technique.
  • Feasibility study of the effective utilization of image features extracted from X-ray CT imaging for personal identification in forensic cases
Educational Activities
Image engineering (School of health sciences) Apr.2004-
Image processing (Dept. of Health Sciences, School of Medicine) Oct.2004-
Equipment for radioisotope examination (Dept. of Health Sciences, School of Medicine) Apr.2005-
Equipment for diagnostic imaging (Dept. of Health Sciences, School of Medicine) Apr.2005-
Computer-aided diagnosis (Dept. of Health Sciences, School of Medicine) Apr.2006-2010
Health Science Research (Dept. of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences) Apr.2007-
Medical Image Sciences (Dept. of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences) Apr. 2007-
Radiographic technique 2 (Dept. of Health Sciences, School of Medicine) 2010-
Other Educational Activities
  • 2014.05.
  • 2016.04.
  • 2010.04.
  • 2008.10.
  • 2007.10.
  • 2004.01.
  • 2003.09.
  • 2003.01.
  • 1999.12.
Professional and Outreach Activities
A lecturer of an extension of Dept. of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Kyushu University for 2004 (July 10, 2004)..